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

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

Part 1Background for Teaching Science
Chapter 1The Nature of Science2
Chapter 2History of Science Education, National Standards, and Innovative Programs18
Chapter 3The Nature of Diverse Adolescent Learners and Their Schools38
Chapter 4Learning in Middle Grades and Secondary Schools62
Part 2Teaching Strategies and Classroom Management
Chapter 5Inquiry and Teaching Science88
Chapter 6Lecture, Discussion, and Demonstration106
Chapter 7Science, Technology, and Society130
Chapter 8Laboratory and Field Work148
Chapter 9Safety in the Laboratory and Classroom172
Chapter 10Computers and Electronic Technology198
Chapter 11Managing the Learning Environment216
Part 3Planning for Instruction
Chapter 12Planning and Teaching Science Lessons238
Chapter 13Planning a Science Unit256
Part 4Assessment in Science Teaching
Chapter 14Assessing Learning Outcomes274
Part 5Professional Development
Chapter 15Growing Professionally and Evaluating Teaching298
Appendices
ALittle Science Puzzlers311
BScience Demonstrations315
CScience Laboratory Activities323
Index331

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