Students benefit from hands-on science learning, teacher says

01/13/2010 | St. Petersburg Times (Fla.)

Students respond to hands-on learning, according to a Florida elementary-school science teacher who gives her students a chance to see and touch what they are learning about. Her classroom contains live and preserved animals, skulls, shells, feathers and other items that her students find interesting. "I just teach concepts, try to address common misconceptions, and I have the luxury of teaching the old-fashioned way," she said.

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