Science Instruction in the Middle and Secondary Schools
Appropriate for Science Methods for the Secondary School courses.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 National Science Standards and other elements of science reform and then supporting their efforts.
- Paperback | 337 pages
- 207.3 x 272.8 x 18.3mm | 712.15g
- 13 Aug 2002
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 5th edition
Table of contents
I. BACKGROUND FOR TEACHING SCIENCE. 1. The Nature of Science. 2. History of Science Education, National Standards, and Innovative Programs. 3. The Nature of Diverse Adolescent Learners and Their Schools. 4. Learning in Middle Grades and Secondary Schools. II. TEACHING STRATEGIES AND CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT. 5. Inquiry and Teaching Science. 6. Lecture, Discussion, and Demonstration. 7. Science, Technology, and Society. 8. Laboratory and Field Work. 9. Safety in the Laboratory and Classroom. 10. Computers and Electronic Technology. 11. Managing the Learning Environment. III. PLANNING FOR INSTRUCTION. 12. Planning and Teaching Science Lessons. 13. Planning a Science Unit. IV. ASSESSMENT IN SCIENCE TEACHING. 14. Assessing Learning Outcomes. V. PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT. 15. Growing Professionally and Evaluating Teaching. APPENDICES. A. Little Science Puzzles. B. Science Demonstrations. C. Science Laboratory Activities. Index.