Science Instruction in the Middle and Secondary Schools: Developing Fundamental Knowledge and Skills for Teaching / Edition 6

Science Instruction in the Middle and Secondary Schools: Developing Fundamental Knowledge and Skills for Teaching / Edition 6

by Eugene L. Chiappetta, Thomas R. Koballa
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131916564

ISBN-13: 9780131916562

Pub. Date: 06/15/2005

Publisher: Prentice Hall

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 elements of science reform and then supporting their efforts.

Features new to the fifth edition include:

  • Open cases and vignettes that illustrate
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Overview

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 elements of science reform and then supporting their efforts.

Features new to the fifth edition include:

  • Open cases and vignettes that illustrate how science teachers help students construct their own understanding
  • "Stop and Reflect" exercises throughout each chapter to help readers contextualize and reflect upon what was read
  • Expanded coverage of teaching students with special needs and equity in science teaching and learning
  • Discussion of a variety of alternative and authentic assessment methods

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131916562
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
06/15/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
8.28(w) x 10.82(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1Thoughts and actions of beginning science teachers2
Ch. 2The purpose of teaching science14
Ch. 3Planning to teach science28
Ch. 4Teaching science44
Ch. 5Managing the science learning environment56
Ch. 6Assessing science lessons74
Ch. 7The nature of science88
Ch. 8Diverse adolescent learners and their schools106
Ch. 9Learning in middle grades and secondary schools124
Ch. 10Inquiry and teaching science142
Ch. 11Discussion, demonstration, and lecture162
Ch. 12Science, technology, and society182
Ch. 13Laboratory work and fieldwork200
Ch. 14Safety in the laboratory and classroom224
Ch. 15Computers and electronic technologies246
Ch. 16Long-term planning and assessment262

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