Perspectives on the Nature and Development of Learners' Ideas
This readable and informative survey of key ideas about students’ thinking in science builds a bridge between theory and practice by offering clear accounts from research, and showing how they relate to actual examples of students talking about widely taught science topics. Focused on secondary...
Published April 25th 2014 by Routledge
Science is central to our modern technological society, yet many of the most able pupils who could become the scientists of tomorrow turn away from science as soon as they have a choice in their studies. Science is often seen to be difficult or boring, and fails to engage or challenge those who are...
Published April 12th 2007 by Routledge
Stories from a Schools-University Partnership for Educational Research
Presenting the work of a highly innovative partnership between the University of Cambridge Faculty of Education and eight secondary schools, this book explores this networked learning community which has helped to define the use and production of educational knowledge and research within and...
Published September 5th 2006 by Routledge
Teaching School Subjects 11-19
Series: Teaching School Subjects 11-19
In recognizing that new teachers often feel disempowered by the subject expertise they bring into teaching, this book not only covers the training standards for NQTs and the Induction Standards, but takes the reader beyond this by fully exploring issues relating to subject knowledge in learning to...
Published May 12th 2005 by Routledge