Primary Science: Teaching Theory and Practice

Primary Science: Teaching Theory and Practice

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The Sixth Edition of this popular core text provides the essential teaching theory and practice for primary science. It promotes effective teaching through secure pedagogical knowledge, covering the key skills of planning, monitoring and assessment and class management, and relating these specifically to primary science. This Sixth Edition is linked to the 2012 Teachers' Standards. With full coverage of the theory and practice required for effective and creative science teaching, this text is an essential guide for all trainees working towards QTS. Throughout, practical guidance and features support trainees to translate this learning to the classroom, embed ICT in their lessons and to understand the wider context of their teaching. Trainees will find it helpful to use this book alongside Primary Science Knowledge and Understanding. About the Achieving QTS series All the books in this successful series support trainees through their initial teacher training and guide them in the acquistion of their subject knowledge, understanding and classroom practice. All new titles within the series link to the 2012 Teachers' Standards and take into account recent changes in Initial Teacher Training.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 144 pages
  • 171 x 246 x 12.7mm | 317.51g
  • Sage Publications Ltd
  • Learning Matters Ltd
  • Exeter, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • black & white tables, figures
  • 0857259032
  • 9780857259035
  • 946,693

Table of contents

IntroductionThe Nature of Science UnderstandingProcesses and Methods of Scientific EnquiryChildren's IdeasScience in the Foundation StageTeaching StrategiesPlanningClassroom Organisation and ManagementAssessment Recording and ReportingUsing ICT in ScienceHealth and SafetyGlossaryshow more

About Robin Smith

John Sharp is Professor of Education and Programme Leader for the BA/BSC (Hons) Education and Subject Studies degree at Bishop Grosseteste University College, Lincoln. He teaches undergraduate courses on both qualitative and quantitative research methods. Graham Peacock is Principal Lecturer in Education at Sheffield Hallam University. He has taught children across the primary and secondary age ranges. Rob Johnsey, formerly a primary school teacher, lectured in primary science in the Institute of Education at the University of Warwick for several years. Shirley Simon is Lecturer in the School of Education at King's College, London. Robin Smith is a Research Coordinator in the School of Education at Sheffield Hallam University.show more

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