ISBN-10:
1305960726
ISBN-13:
9781305960725
Pub. Date:
01/01/2017
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Science Stories: Science Methods for Elementary and Middle School Teachers / Edition 6

Science Stories: Science Methods for Elementary and Middle School Teachers / Edition 6

by Janice Koch

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ISBN-13: 9781305960725
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/01/2017
Series: MindTap Course List Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 432
Sales rank: 730,438
Product dimensions: 8.40(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Janice Koch is Professor Emeritus of Science Education in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching at Hofstra University, Long Island, New York. She developed and taught science education courses to elementary, middle, and secondary pre-and in-service teachers. Additionally, she taught courses addressing: Introduction to Education, Action Research, Qualitative Research, and Gender Issues in the classroom. Dr. Koch shares her passion for teaching and learning through presentations as well as through her introduction to education text TEACH, 3rd Edition (2016, Cengage Learning). Her acclaimed textbook SCIENCE STORIES has been used by thousands of pre-service and in-service educators interested in creating meaningful science experiences for their students. She and her husband currently reside in Central Maryland, where she consults on education projects across the country and internationally and evaluates grant funded science education initiatives. She presented her work at Oxford University in 2014.

Table of Contents

1. Science Teaching and You: Locating Your Scientific Self. 2. Teachers and Students as Science Learners. 3. Engaging Students in Scientific and Engineering Practices. 4. Scientific Explorations Inside and Outside the Classroom. 5. Exploring Matter: Scientific Observations of Everyday Materials. 6. Plants and Animals and Extended Investigations. 7. Physical Science Explorations: Density and Its Implications. 8. Using Models and Engineering Design for Teaching and Learning Science. 9. Beyond the "Science Kit". 10. Content and Curriculum: Science Concepts and Your Scientific Self. 11. Surrounded by Science: Science Connections Across Disciplines. 12. Creating the Science Experience in Your Classroom: Planning and Letting Go. 13. What's the Big Idea? Matching Assessment to Instruction. 14. Pulling It All Together.

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