The Effective Teaching of School Biology

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The Effective Teaching of Biology aims to identify the special dimensions of the subject, how it contributes to the curriculum as a whole and why the teaching of biology differs from the teaching of other subjects. Current legal and safety requirements are provided together with practical teaching ideas and sources of information. The book also covers contemporary issues which are the subject of extensive debate, such as the changing patterns of assessment of pupils, the use of living organisms in school and the ...

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Overview

The Effective Teaching of Biology aims to identify the special dimensions of the subject, how it contributes to the curriculum as a whole and why the teaching of biology differs from the teaching of other subjects. Current legal and safety requirements are provided together with practical teaching ideas and sources of information. The book also covers contemporary issues which are the subject of extensive debate, such as the changing patterns of assessment of pupils, the use of living organisms in school and the nature of learning difficulties which pupils experience.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780582095052
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/28/1995
  • Series: Effective Teacher Series
  • Pages: 208
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Editor's Preface
Series List
Author's Acknowledgements
Publisher's Acknowledgements
List of Abbreviations

1. Introduction
2. Biology in the science curriculum
3. Teaching with a practical emphasis
4. A variety of teaching approaches
5. Use of living organisims in biology teaching
6. Teaching about the structure of living organisms
7. Some ideas in biology are more difficult to learn than are others
8. Assessment in biology
9. Biology across the curriculum

Index

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