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For courses in Elementary Science Methods.Organized around the National Science Education Standards, this text takes a constructivist approach to teaching science methods that focuses on first-hand experience. It encourages students to become actively involved as they process information they will later transfer to their own elementary and middle school classrooms. Essentially, readers will learn to process information the same way their science students do.
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  • Paperback | 319 pages
  • 191.5 x 232.7 x 16mm | 503.5g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0130956279
  • 9780130956279

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1. Science as Inquiry. 2. A Brief History of Science Education: Where Have We Been and Where Are We Going? 3. Planning, Organizing, and Managing Inquiry-Based Science Experiences. 4. Guiding and Facilitating Inquiry-Based Science Learning. 5. Using Instructional Technology to Enhance Science Teaching and Learning. 6. The Multiple Roles of Assessment. 7. Types of Assessment Tools. 8. Inquiry-Based Teaching and Learning of Physical Science Concepts. 9. Inquiry-Based Teaching and Learning of Life Science Concepts. 10. Inquiry-Based Teaching and Learning of Earth and Space Science Concepts. 11. Inquiry-Based Teaching and Learning of Science and Technology Concepts. 12. Becoming an Effective Inquiry-Based Science Teacher.
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