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Designed to prepare middle and high school science teachers to help students become scientifically and technologically literate by first helping them understand the National Science Standards and other elements of science reform and then supporting their efforts. Topics include: The Nature of Science; History of Science Education, National Standards, and Innovative Programs; The Nature of Diverse Adolescent Learners and Their Schools; Learning in Middle Grades and Secondary Schools; Inquiry and Teaching Science; Lecture, Discussion, and Demonstration; Science, Technology, and Society; Laboratory and Field Work; Safety in the Laboratory and Classroom; Computers and Electronic Technology; Managing the Learning Environment; Planning and Teaching Science Lessons; Planning a Science Unit; Assessing Learning Outcomes; Growing Professionally and Evaluating Teaching. For middle and high school science teachers of science.
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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 Prentice Hall, 2001. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0130197343
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2001. Paperback. Condition: New. 5. Seller Inventory # DADAX0130197343
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # STRM-0130197343