Analysis of a New Teaching Approach to Teach Chemical Bonding to High School Spanish Students


  • M. Esther González Felipe IES Valera de Abajo
  • Raquel Fernández Cézar Universidad de Castilla La Mancha
  • Ana María Vazquez Moliní Universidad de Castilla La Mancha
  • Cosntancio Aguirre Pérez Universidad de Castilla La Mancha
  • J. Manuel Cortés Simarro Universidad de Castilla La Mancha



This report shows the design and implementation of a New Teaching Approach (NTA) for chemical bonding to 1st year high school students (16-18y). To design and test the proposal several key aspect regarding chemical bonding have been determined after taking into consideration the student preconceptions. The NTA has been implemented in one experimental group while the control one has been taught with traditional methodology. The same comprehensive test has been offered to both groups after being taught chemical bonding, and the answers have been analysed. In the findings it is observed that the proposed NTA and the used teaching strategies let students develop a higher thinking analysis and a deeper knowledge of chemical bonding, although still some aspects regarding the role of energy in bond formation should be improved in NTA.


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Biografias Autor

M. Esther González Felipe, IES Valera de Abajo

Profesora de Educación Secundaria

Raquel Fernández Cézar, Universidad de Castilla La Mancha

Profesora Ayudante Doctora en la Facutad de Educación de Toledo, Dpto Matemáticas, Área de Didáctica

Ana María Vazquez Moliní, Universidad de Castilla La Mancha

Profesora Titular, Facultad de Educación de Albacete, Dpto. Pedagogía

Cosntancio Aguirre Pérez, Universidad de Castilla La Mancha

Profesor Titular de Universidad, Facultad de Educación de Cuenca, Dpto de Pedagogía

J. Manuel Cortés Simarro, Universidad de Castilla La Mancha

Profesora en la Facultad de Educación de Albacete, Dpto. Pedagogía


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Felipe, M. E. G., Cézar, R. F., Moliní, A. M. V., Pérez, C. A., & Simarro, J. M. C. (2017). Analysis of a New Teaching Approach to Teach Chemical Bonding to High School Spanish Students. Da Investigação às Práticas: Estudos De Natureza Educacional, 7(1), 5–30.