Models of Science Teacher Preparation

Models of Science Teacher Preparation : Theory into Practice

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This unique, edited book is a must for science educators who desire to improve upon traditional methods for science teaching and learning. It provides background, theoretical research-based frameworks, guidelines, and concrete examples for the implementation and assessment of innovative models of science learning, teaching, and professional preparation.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 227 pages
  • 163.6 x 247.9 x 18.5mm | 512.57g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • 2002 ed.
  • VII, 227 p.
  • 0792371291
  • 9780792371298

Table of contents

Introduction; W.-M. Roth, D. Lavoie. Section One: Collaboration and Apprenticeship Models. 1. Becoming-in-the-Classroom: Learning to teach in/as Praxis; W.-M. Roth. 2. TEAMS: A Science Learning and Teaching Apprenticeship Mod; C.P. Hargrave, A.D. Thompson. 3. A Problem-Based Learning Approach to Science Teacher Preparation; R.F. Peterson, D.F. Treagust. 4. Linking Schools and Universities in Partnership for Science Teacher Preparation; M.K. Fetters, P. Vellom. 5. The Dynamics of Collaboration in a State-Wide Professional Development Program for Science Teachers; J.P. Barufaldi, J. Reinhartz. Section Two: Special Issues-Driven Models. 6. Instructional Congruence to Promote Science Learning and Literacy Development for Linguistically Diverse Students; O. Lee, S.H. Fradd. 7. Gender Equity and Science Teacher Preparation; L.J. Rennie. 8. Assessment Models that Integrate Theory and Best Practice; M. Stein. 9. New Technologies and Science Teacher Preparation; D.R. Lavoie. 10. Preparing New Teachers for Integrated-Science Classrooms; R.E. Yager, et al. 11. Critical Multiculturalism and Science Teacher Education Programs; N. Thomson, et al. Portraits of Professional Development Models in Science Teacher Education: Synthesis of Perspectives and Issues; T.R. Koballa, D.J. Tippins. Index.
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