Bringing Science and Mathematics to Life for All Learners

Bringing Science and Mathematics to Life for All Learners

ISBN-10:
9812791647
ISBN-13:
9789812791641
Pub. Date:
07/28/2008
Publisher:
World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated

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Bringing Science and Mathematics to Life for All Learners

Developing a positive attitude towards science and mathematics is essential to developing proficiency in these subjects. Recognizing this, Bringing Science and Mathematics to Life for All Learners provides interesting teaching methods and connects them to recent pedagogical approaches that span the scientific and mathematical curricula. It builds upon the expanding knowledge of what works in classrooms, and suggests how new approaches to teaching and learning can transform science and mathematics instructions.The book is designed to help students in learning science and mathematics. It has many research-based and standards-driven activities, lesson plans, and active learning techniques to reach diverse student groups. Active group engagement and continuity in scientific and mathematical experiences are stressed as motivating factors for students. Presented in a creative manner, the ultimate goal of this book is to deepen the collective conversation, challenge existing ways of thinking, and provide up-to-date tools for educators so that they can help improve the science and mathematics skill levels of others.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789812791641
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 07/28/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 276
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Preface     v
Helping All Students Learn Science and Math     1
Student Inquiry in Science and Mathematics     30
Collaborative Learning     62
Differentiated Instruction: Multiple Paths to Learning and Assessment     88
Science for All Students: Collaborative Inquiry and Active Involvement     120
Learning about Mathematics: Mathematical Reasoning and Collaborative Problem Solving     156
Project-Based Learning Projects, Thematic Units, and Collaboration     193
Technology, Science, and Math: The Motivating and Collaborative Possibilities of Powerful Tools     228

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