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Organized for utility, the book explores how the principles of learning can be applied in science at three levels: elementary, middle, and high school. Leading educators explain in detail how they developed successful curricula and teaching approaches, presenting strategies that serve as models for curriculum development and classroom instruction. Their recounting of personal teaching experiences lends strength and warmth to this volume.
This book discusses how to build straightforward science experiments into true understanding of scientific principles. It also features illustrated suggestions for classroom activities.
|2||Putting principles into practice : understanding history||31|
|3||Putting principles into practice : teaching and planning||79|
|4||"They thought the world was flat?" : applying the principles of How people learn in teaching high school history||179|
|5||Mathematical understanding : an introduction||217|
|6||Fostering the development of whole-number sense : teaching mathematics in the primary grades||257|
|7||Pipes, tubes, and beakers : new approaches to teaching the rational-number system||309|
|8||Teaching and learning functions||351|
|9||Scientific inquiry and How people learn||397|
|10||Teaching to promote the development of scientific knowledge and reasoning about light at the elementary school level||421|
|11||Guided inquiry in the science classroom||475|
|12||Developing understanding through model-based inquiry||515|