Teaching Science for All Children: Inquiry Methods for Constructing Understanding (with "Video Explorations" VideoWorkshop CD-ROM), MyLabSchool Edition / Edition 3 available in Other Format
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- Allyn & Bacon, Inc.
Use video to enhance your course!
The NEW! "VideoWorkshop" CD-ROM accompanying this text features over 60 minutes of brief, interactive video segments of classroom footage, insights from future teachers, and safety demonstrations. This video is integrated into the text through corresponding "Video Explorations" sections that provide a summary of each clip, "Tips for Viewing, Objectives, or What to Watch for," questions for exploration, and suggestions for application.
What's New To This Edition?
- An ALL NEW Chapter 8 discusses integrating science into math, language arts, and the social studies.
- An ALL NEW Chapter 5 promotes authentic assessment and provides numerous examples of how teachers assess and evaluate student performance.
- Featured 4-E Lesson Plans have been added to each chapter in Part I, illustrating the 4-E method of teaching. Each lesson describes a hands-on, classroom-tested activity.
- The Build a Portfolio (or E-folio) provides suggestions on how to keep a portfolio electronically.
- The Appendix is thoroughly revised and supports the reform efforts advocated by the National ScienceEducation Standards.
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Table of ContentsEach chapter begins with “Introduction” and concludes with “Chapter Summary.”
Preface.1. What Is Science?
How Do Children Perceive Science?
What Changes Have Occurred in Elementary Science?
The Nature of Science.
Three Essential Features of Science.
The Aims of Standards and Research-Based Education.2. Learning Science.
What Role Does Brain Development and Processing Play in Learning?
Where Do Children's Ideas Come From and How Do They Influence Learning?
What Is the Dominant Perspective About How Children Learn Science?
What Techniques and Roles Support Constructivist Learning?3. Inquiry for All Children.
Science For All.
Science for Exceptional Children.
How Can Parents Help Meet Children's Special Needs?4. Planning Inquiry Lessons.
Using the National Science Education Standards and Promoting Inquiry.
Planning Constructive Inquiry Science Lessons.5. Assessing Student Performance.
Evaluating Student Learning.
Selecting the Tool for the Task.6. Inquiry for Scientific Literacy.
What is Scientific Literacy?
Science as Inquiry for Literacy.
Methods that Use Inquiry to Promote Student Concept Formation.
Techniques for Promoting Student Cooperation.
Recommendations for Enhancing Student's Learning of Science.7. Questioning & Inquiry.
Questions on Questions.
What Are the Different Types of Questions?
What Are the Keys to Effective Questioning?
How Can You Improve Your Questioning?
Why Use Students' Questions.8. Integration.
What Is Integration?
Approaches to Integration.
Challenges to Integration.9. Science Safety.
Recommendations for Safe Science Experiences.
How Do You Plan for Safety?
What Are Your Legal Responsibilities?
Performing Safety Assessments.
What Materials are Necessary for the Activities?
A Final Thought.10. Using Educational Technology.
Why Use Educational Technology?
How Can Educational Technology Be Applied in the Context of Science Teaching?11. Resources for Best Practices.
Selecting and Using Textbooks.
Resources for Best Practices.
Appendix: National Science Education Standards: Contents Standards for Grades K-4 and 5-8.