For courses in Secondary Science Methods. Science Instruction in the Middle and Secondary Schools: Developing Fundamental Knowledge and Skills for Teaching has been thoroughly revised to provide the initial scaffolding needed by beginning teachers to understand and enact the basics of science teaching and learning. This new edition includes six new introductory chapters focusing on the basic functions of science teaching-purpose, planning, teaching, managing, and assessing.
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The updated edition of this popular, comprehensive methods text continues its tradition of offering prospective science teachers essential theoretical background along with numerous practical ideas for teaching science and promoting science literacy in middle and secondary schools. This text explores the history of science education in the United States, including the influence of such major learning psychologists as Gagne, Bruner, Piaget, and Ausubel. Individual chapters offer a wealth of instructional strategies for teaching science, as well as rationale and techniques for instructional planning at the lesson, unit, and course level.From the Back Cover:
This science methods textbook is designed to prepare middle and high school science teachers to help students become scientifically and technologically literate by first helping them understand the elements of science reform and then supporting their efforts.
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Book Description Merrill Pub Co, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 3 Sub. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0023235519
Book Description Merrill Pub Co, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0023235519
Book Description Merrill Pub Co, 1993. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110023235519
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