Aims to unleash every elementary educator's inner science teacher. Through a plethora of classroom examples, interviews with award-winning elementary science teachers and science education experts, and a wide-ranging look at recent research examining the state of science education.
examines how ingenuity, creativity, and teamwork skills are part of an intellectual toolbox associated with math, science, and technology. The book provides new ideas, proven processes, practical tools, and examples useful to educators who want to encourage students to solve problems and express themselves in imaginative ways.
Compendium of articles drawn from NSTA's middle and elementary level journals Science Scope and Science and Children. Editor Eric Brunsell teaches his methods courses using only the articles, the "voice of the classroom teacher.
Providing timely and practical guidance about teaching science to all students, this text gives particular emphasis to making science accessible to populations who are typically pushed to the fringe, especially students of color and English language learners
Touching on current curriculum concerns and the wider challenges of developing high-quality science education, this book is an indispensable overview of important areas of teaching every aspiring primary school teacher needs to understand including: the role of science in the curriculum, communication and literacy in science teaching, science outside the classroom, transitional issues and assessment.