Search results for author:"Joep van der Graaf"
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Scientific Reasoning Abilities in Kindergarten: Dynamic Assessment of the Control of Variables Strategy
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 43, No. 3 (May 2015) pp. 381–400
A dynamic assessment tool was developed and validated using Mokken scale analysis to assess the extent to which kindergartners are able to construct unconfounded experiments, an essential part of scientific reasoning. Scientific reasoning is one of...
Computers & Education Vol. 101, No. 1 (October 2016) pp. 168–178
Serious games have unique strengths that can be used to augment science education. For the current study, we developed and investigated a serious game to assess kindergartners’ discovery of the laws of physics in the so-called Hippo app. The...
Learning and Instruction Vol. 56, No. 1 (August 2018) pp. 1–9
The present study examined the development of and individual variation in scientific thinking in kindergarten. We measured experimentation, evidence evaluation, and domain knowledge at two times in kindergarten (T1 and T2) in a sample of 100 five to ...