Science Stories: Science Methods for Elementary and Middle School Teachers / Edition 3

Science Stories: Science Methods for Elementary and Middle School Teachers / Edition 3

by Janice Koch, Koch
     
 


SCIENCE STORIES helps teachers build their own instructional knowledge through the use of narratives about science in real-world classrooms that demonstrate important content, learning, and strategies in action. Expanding Meanings sections following the stories highlight the applicable Teaching Ideas, Science Ideas, and Science Standards. Author Janice Koch's… See more details below

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SCIENCE STORIES helps teachers build their own instructional knowledge through the use of narratives about science in real-world classrooms that demonstrate important content, learning, and strategies in action. Expanding Meanings sections following the stories highlight the applicable Teaching Ideas, Science Ideas, and Science Standards. Author Janice Koch's constructivist approach guides teachers in the discovery and exploration of their "scientific selves" so that they can learn from students' experiences and become effective scientific explorers in their own classrooms.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780618376476
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
04/19/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
429
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Part I: THE SCIENTIST WITHIN. 1. An Invitation to Teaching Science. 2. Locating Your Scientific Self. Part II: DOING SCIENCE WITH STUDENTS: INQUIRY IN PRACTICE. 3. Teachers and Students as Science Learners. 4. Science as Practice: Engaging Students in Science Process Skills. 5. Taking Science Outside the Classroom: Explorations in the Local Environment. 6. Exploring Properties of Matter: Messing Around with Everyday Materials. 7. Observations of Living Things: Inquiry Over Time. 8. Exploring Density: An Example of Learning Progressions. 9. Using Models and Engineering Design for Teaching and Learning Science. 10. Breaking Open the Science Box: Introduce Science Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK). Part III: CREATING THE SCIENCE EXPERIENCE IN YOUR CLASSROOM. 11. Science Content and Curriculum: The Big Ideas. 12. Surrounded by Science: Making Science Connections Across Disciplines. 13. Planning for Science: Instructional Strategies. 14. What's the Big Idea? Matching Assessment to Instruction. 15. Pulling It All Together.

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