offers a model for contextualizing language and promoting academic success for all students, particularly English learners in the K-5 science classroom, through a highly effective approach that integrates inquiry-based science lessons with language rich hand-on experiences.

Growing language through science, Strategies that work. by Judy Reinhartz.

It provides the busy professional with a range of tried and tested techniques to use drama as a support and aid to the teaching of science to young children.  The techniques within this book offer innovative and creative strategies for teaching a challenging area of the curriculum and broadening teachers' own scientific knowledge and understanding.

Dramatic science: Inspired ideas for teaching science using drama, ages by Debra McGregor and Wendy Precious

By providing a variety of strategies, scenarios, student samples, classroom video clips from across all science content areas, rubrics, and guidelines this book provides teachers with the tools to successfully support young scientists to use evidence to construct scientific explanations.

What's Your Evidence?: Engaging Children in Constructing Explanations in Science (Pearson Professional Development)

This reader-friendly book connects constructivist theory with science content standards, practical applications, teaching strategies, and activities.

Teaching Constructivist Science, Nurturing Natural Investigators in the Standards-Based Classroom: This reader-friendly book connects constructivist theory with science content standards, practical applications, teaching strategies, and activities.

Included are 75 research-based strategies, each with a concise description of the supporting research, classroom applications, pitfalls to avoid, and references for additional learning.

What Successful Science Teachers Do: 75 Research-based Strategies

Offers more than 40 teacher-friendly, ready-to-use analogies for science classrooms and shows teachers how to select analogies for instruction, gauge their impact, and improve their effectiveness.

Offers more than 40 teacher-friendly, ready-to-use analogies for science classrooms and shows teachers how to select analogies for instruction, gauge their impact, and improve their effectiveness.

cover strategies and techniques for teachers to incorporate cooperative learning, questioning, and active listening in their classrooms. The author also covers planning and managing discovery-based units, assessing students' learning and understanding, the preparation of Internet-based Science WebQuests, and integrating science across the curriculum.

cover strategies and techniques for teachers to incorporate cooperative learning, questioning, and active listening in their classrooms. The author also covers planning and managing discovery-based units, assessing students' learning and understanding, the preparation of Internet-based Science WebQuests, and integrating science across the curriculum.

The authors outline 20 proven brain-compatible strategies, rationales from experts to support their effectiveness, and more than 250 activities for incorporating them.

Science Worksheets Don't Grow Dendrites: 20 Instructional Strategies That Engage the Brain

Illustrates how to strengthen learners' problem-solving skills by incorporating problem-based learning (PBL) with Internet resources and presents projects that correlate to national science, mathematics, and technology standards.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Problem-based Learning Explained for Teachers + 6 Great Books to Read

The POE strategy allows students to reflect on their experiences with and understanding of a subject before making a prediction about the outcome of an experiment and discussing the prediction with classmates.

The POE strategy allows students to reflect on their experiences with and understanding of a subject before making a prediction about the outcome of an experiment and discussing the prediction with classmates.

Leading you through an argument-based approach to science writing that is grounded in highly effective practices, Negotiating Science: demonstrates what good science arguments look like through student samples.

Negotiating Science: The Critical Role of Argument in Student Inquiry, Grades

Explores the concept of mental models in relation to the learning of science, and how we can apply this understanding when we teach science. Practising science teachers at all levels who want to explore new and better ways to frame and model science will find value in this book.

“The movement toward explaining science through models and modeling is a logical outgrowth of developments in the cognitive sciences, where mental models are being used to conceptualize the processes and products of thinking. - Steven W.

Mixing it up : integrated, interdisciplinary, intriguing science in the elementary classroom

Mixing it up : integrated, interdisciplinary, intriguing science in the elementary classroom

This book encourages scientific literacy by showing you how to teach the understanding and thinking skills your students need to explore real-world questions.

NSTA Science Store :: It's Debatable! Using Socioscientific Issues to Develop Scientific Literacy :: NSTA Press Book

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