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Your Science Classroom : Becoming an Elementary / Middle School Science Teacher



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Focused on teaching methods, Your Science Classroom: Becoming an Elementary / Middle School Science Teacher is a core textbook for use in elementary / middle school science methods courses. Designed around a practical, ˘practice-what-you teach÷ approach to methods instruction, the text is based on current constructivist philosophy and organized around 5E inquiry and guided by the National Science Education Teaching Standards. The text is purposely designed to prepare teachers to teach science in ways that foster positive attitudes and engagement in meaningful science learning for themselves and their students.

Table of Contents

Nses Teaching Standards
The Nature of Science
I Know What Science Is! It?s an Experiment
Are you Scientifically Literate? Why We Teach Science
The Nature of the Learner
Children?s Construction of Science
Children?s Alternative Frameworks and Conceptual Change
The Nature of Science Teaching
Classroom Teaching Practices: Questioning and Inquiry
Inquiry Teaching Approaches and Science Process Skills
Inquiry Lesson Planning: 5E Instruction Model
Assessment or Evaluation: a Guide for Science Instruction
The Nature of Diversity in Science Teaching and Learning
Learning Styles and Diverse Learners
Addressing Student Diversity: Science for All
Interdisciplinary Connections: Science Across the Curriculum
How Do I Write an Instructional Objective?
Safety in Your Science Classroom
Science Inquiry Learning Centers
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