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  1. Science Education

    Learning to construct a new world

    By Michael J. Reiss

    Series: Foundations and Futures of Education

    Science education as currently undertaken in schools is generally too narrow in its conceptualisation and this is a major reason why it fails to engage many young people. This book provides a unified framework for understanding the scope, the purpose and the pedagogies of science education in the...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Learning Science Outside the Classroom

    Edited by Martin Braund, Michael Reiss

    This book shows how a wide range of contexts for learning science can be used outside of the classroom, and includes learning: at museums, science centres and planetaria from newspapers, magazines and through ICT at industrial sites and through science trails at zoos, farms, botanic gardens,...

    Published July 15th 2004 by Routledge

  3. Values in Sex Education

    From Principles to Practice

    By Mark Halstead, Michael Reiss

    Sex education is rarely out of the news. Despite this, there exist surprisingly few studies of the principles, policies and practice of sex education. This book provides such an examination, focusing on the values to which children are exposed in sex education. Sex education inevitably involves the...

    Published May 29th 2003 by Routledge

  4. Key Issues in Bioethics

    A Guide for Teachers

    Edited by Ralph Levinson, Michael Reiss

    Young people are increasingly being exposed to the huge and complex ethical dilemmas involved in issues such as genetic modification, animal rights and cloning, and they are bringing their views into the classroom. But how can teachers be sure they are sufficiently well-informed to help their...

    Published March 27th 2003 by Routledge

  5. The Multicultural Dimension Of The National Curriculum

    Edited by Anna S. King King Alfred's College, Winchester; Michael J. Reiss Department of Education, University of Cambridge.

    Given the National Curriculum Council's failure to issue any formal guidance on the subject, multicultural education is becoming increasingly marginalized and left to individual schools. This book provides guidance and advice to schools on issues of racial equality and cultural diversity. It helps...

    Published March 26th 1993 by Routledge

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