Science Learning, Science Teaching (Hardback)Jerry Wellington (author), Gren Ireson (author)
Now fully updated in its third edition, Science Learning, Science Teaching offers an accessible, practical guide to creative classroom teaching and a comprehensive introduction to contemporary issues in science education.
Aiming to encourage and assist professionals with the process of reflection in the science classroom, the new edition examines the latest research in the field, changes to curriculum and the latest standards for initial teacher training. Including two brand new chapters, key topics covered include:
the science curriculum and science in the curriculumplanning and managing learninglearning in science - including consideration of current `fads' in learningsafety in the science laboratoryexploring how science works using ICT in the science classroomteaching in an inclusive classroomthe role of practical work and investigations in sciencelanguage and literacy in sciencecitizenship and sustainability in science education.
Including useful references, further reading lists and recommended websites, Science Learning, Science Teaching is an essential source of support, guidance and inspiration all students, teachers, mentors and those involved in science education wishing to reflect upon, improve and enrich their practice.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 726 g
Dimensions: 246 x 174 mm
Edition: 3rd New edition
An ideal book for a new entrant to the profession, especially for someone undertaking a Master's-level PGCE or starting an MA...A very effective book for new science teachers, with some excellent and thoughtful insights into the links between research, teaching and learning. I highly recommend it.
Steven Chapman, School Science Review
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