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Primary Science: Teaching Theory and Practice

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The essential teaching theory and practice text for primary science. Covering the skills of planning, monitoring, assessment and class management, it relates these specifically to primary science. 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 ...

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Overview

The essential teaching theory and practice text for primary science. Covering the skills of planning, monitoring, assessment and class management, it relates these specifically to primary science. 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. This 7th edition has been updated in line with the new National Curriculum.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781446295960
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 6/28/2014
  • Series: Achieving QTS Series
  • Edition description: Seventh Edition
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

John Sharp is Head of Research and Professor of Education Studies at the Centre for Educational Development and Research, Bishop Grosseteste University College.

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.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1

2 The nature of scientific understanding 6

3 Processes and methods of scientific enquiry 12

4 Children's ideas 25

5 Science in the Foundation Stage 37

6 Teaching strategies 53

7 Planning 66

8 Classroom organisation and management 81

9 Assessment, recording and reporting 94

10 Using ICT in science 108

11 Health and safety 122

Glossary 133

Index 136

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