This essential guide for early years practitioners and teachers celebrates young children’s amazing capabilities as scientists, designers and technologists. Research-based yet practical and accessible, this book demonstrates how scientific and designing and making activities are natural to young...
To Be Published March 11th 2014 by Routledge
The transition from primary to secondary school can often be a difficult time for children, and managing the transition smoothly has posed a problem for teachers at both upper primary and lower secondary level. At a time when 'childhood' recedes and 'adulthood' beckons, the inequalities between...
Published May 24th 2011 by Routledge
Unique in its field, The Primary Science Encyclopedia brings together in one indispensable reference volume over 250 entries covering a wide range of topics and ideas. The book provides clear descriptions, definitions and explanations of difficult scientific concepts, carefully chosen to reflect...
Published December 13th 2010 by Routledge
A Guide for Teachers, 2nd Edition
This second edition of the bestselling textbook Science 5-11 provides a synthesis of ideas about teaching and learning that focuses on answering the question ‘How best should I teach science?’ Offering a practical and innovative guide which is ideal for students, trainee and practising...
Published April 20th 2009 by Routledge
A Guide for Teachers
Bringing together two important strands of qualified teacher status (QTS), this uniquely organized book presents the development of effective subject knowledge within the context of teaching. By linking key conceptual areas of science with appropriate pedagogic knowledge, issues and strategies, the...
Published July 5th 2005 by David Fulton Publishers
This book gives teachers, student teachers and other Early Years practitioners a clear understanding of how science and design and technology contributes to children's learning. It will help teachers make more focused, diagnostic observations of young children's play by identifying the scientific...
Published February 13th 2003 by Routledge
Creativity, Culture and Citizenship
This is a challenging new book for primary teachers interested in developing their teaching of Design & Technology, subject leaders in D&T, and for student teachers choosing this as their specialty. It will also appeal to in-service providers and LEA advisory staff. Children's creativity, cultural...
Published October 18th 2001 by David Fulton Publishers