Sponsored by the National Center for Improving Science Education
A new vision for preparing prospective teachers of grades K-6 in science content and pedagogya vision that will transform teachers from people who merely pass on someone else's knowledge to creative facilitators of children's learning through involvement in the process of science investigation.
About the Author
SENTA A. RAIZEN is director of the National Center for Improving Science Education. . ARIE M. MICHELSOHN is assistant professor of science education at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. He has served as project coordinator for the National Center for Improving Science Education.
Table of Contents
1. Improving Science Education:A Continuing Challenge
2. How Well Are Elementary Teachers Being Prepared in Science?
3. The Qualities of an Effective Teacher of Science
4. Educating Prospective Teachers in Science: A New Vision
5. Developing Science Content Knowledge
6. Learning How to Teach Science
7. Designing an Effective Preservice Program for Science