Teaching Constructivist Science, K-8: Nurturing Natural Investigators in the Standards-Based Classroom / Edition 1

Teaching Constructivist Science, K-8: Nurturing Natural Investigators in the Standards-Based Classroom / Edition 1

by Michael L. Bentley, Edward S. Ebert, Christine K. Ebert
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1412925762

ISBN-13: 9781412925761

Pub. Date: 02/22/2007

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This reader-friendly book connects constructivist theory with science content standards, practical applications, teaching strategies, and activities.

Overview

This reader-friendly book connects constructivist theory with science content standards, practical applications, teaching strategies, and activities.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412925761
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/22/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.53(d)
Age Range:
5 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Activities
About the Authors
Preface
Acknowledgments
Part I. Foundations for Teaching Science
1. The World of the Scientist and the Nature of Science
2. The Content of K-8 Science
3. Characteristics of the Science Learner: Development in Childhood and Adolescence
Part II. Teaching Children Science: Approaches and Strategies
4. Developing the Classroom Curriculum
5. Engaging Students in Inquiry: Skills and Investigative Techniques
6. Designing Science Lessons for All: Differentiating Instruction
7. Making Real-World Connections
Part III. Planning, Management, Assessment, and Resources
8. Nuts and Bolts: Organizing and Managing the Classroom for Inquiry
9. Assessment and Evaluation
10. A Compendium of Resources
A Professional Development Bibliography
References
Index

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