Best Practices for Teaching Science: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do

Best Practices for Teaching Science: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do

by Randi Stone

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ISBN-13: 9781632205452
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication date: 07/28/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Randi Stoneis the author ofnine Corwin Press books: Best Practices for Teaching Reading: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Social Studies: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Writing: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Mathematics: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, and Best Practices for Teaching Science: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do. She is a graduate of Clark University, Boston University, and Salem State College. She completed her doctorate in education at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.

Table of Contents


Preface     vii
About the Author     ix
About the Contributors     xi
Expeditionary Learning Receives Prestigious Toyota Tapestry Grant: Project Dracula   Peter M. Menth     1
Less Is More...Really   Stanley A. Wawrzyniak     5
More Than Just Rockets   Douglas L. Bailer     11
Gravity   Carol J. Skousen     15
Making Microbes Fun   Jason E. Hughes     25
Building Our Curriculum as We Build a Straw-Bale Greenhouse   Sally Ogilvie     29
Real-World Science Engagement   Kim Reining-Gray     33
A Method for Inquiry Science   Mark Goldner     39
Using Technology and Music to Motivate Science Students   Brenda Zabel     43
The Power of Building a Positive Classroom Climate   Cindy Corlett     47
Mission Possible   Pam Roller     51
Robots: From Science Fiction to Science Fact   Lindsey Prentice     55
A Different Kind of Service   Deborah Perryman     59
Environmental Studies Enhance Middle School Education   Nancy Elliott     67
An Independent Student Research Program Implemented in a Rural Michigan Community   Jeff Shull     71
An Inquiry-Based, Student-Centered Approach   Jeff Shull     75
One Very Special Evening of Science   Frieda Taylor Aiken     81
Index     87

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