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Aspects of Teaching Secondary Science: Perspectives on Practice

Aspects of Teaching Secondary Science: Perspectives on Practice

by Sandra Amos, Richard Boohan
     
 

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This book's structure reflects the different dimensions to learning science. The first section focuses on the importance of talk in the science classroom, while the second explores the key role of practical work. The third section is concerned with the creative, theoretical aspect of science. Section four follows this by considering the communication of ideas and

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This book's structure reflects the different dimensions to learning science. The first section focuses on the importance of talk in the science classroom, while the second explores the key role of practical work. The third section is concerned with the creative, theoretical aspect of science. Section four follows this by considering the communication of ideas and how pupils learn to participate in the discourse of the scientific community. Section five emphasizes the place of science in the broader context, considering its moral and ethical dimensions and its place in a cultural context. Finally, section six explores the complexity of the task faced by science teachers, highlighting the knowledge and skills science teachers must acquire in order to create an environment in which students are motivated to learn science.

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'For teachers in training this is an excellent collection of seminal works from the recent past; for experienced secondary teachers it provides a good opportunity to access all those School Science Review articles that you meant to look at but never did.' - The Teacher

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781134508792
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
09/02/2003
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
320
File size:
7 MB

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