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  1. Making Sense of Secondary Science

    Research into children's ideas, 2nd Edition

    By Rosalind Driver, Ann Squires, Peter Rushworth, Valerie Wood-Robinson

    Series: Routledge Education Classic Edition

    What ideas do children hold about the natural world? How do these ideas affect their learning of science? Young learners bring to the classroom knowledge and ideas about many aspects of the natural world constructed from their experiences of education and from outside school. These ideas...

    To Be Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Gun Crime in Global Contexts

    By Peter Squires

    Every year around three-quarters of a million people die (directly or indirectly) as a result of gun violence, with most deaths occurring in the poorest, yet also most highly weaponized parts of the world. Firearm proliferation -- 875 million global firearms -- is a direct contributor to both...

    Published June 26th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Rougher Justice

    By Peter Squires, Dawn Stephen

    Anti-social behaviour has become a major political preoccupation of government and combating it is now a major plank of criminal justice policy. Yet anti-social behaviour as a concept has been little studied, and the notion has often been accepted uncritically. This book aims to meet this need,...

    Published July 1st 2005 by Willan

  4. Making Sense of Secondary Science

    Research into children’s ideas

    Edited by Rosalind Driver, Peter Rushworth, Ann Squires, Valerie Wood-Robinson

    When children begin secondary school they already have knowledge and ideas about many aspects of the natural world from their experiences both in primary classes and outside school. These ideas, right or wrong, form the basis of all they subsequently learn. Research has shown that teaching is...

    Published November 11th 2004 by Routledge

  5. Gun Culture or Gun Control?

    Firearms and Violence: Safety and Society

    By Peter Squires

    n 1996 the shooting and killing of 16 young children in a Dunblane primary school provoked wide reaching parliamentary reform to British gun laws. Within months virtually all privately owned handguns had been outlawed. Gun Culture or Gun Control? presents the first substantial analysis of the...

    Published September 21st 2000 by Routledge

  6. Making Sense of Secondary Science

    Research into children’s ideas

    By Rosalind Driver, Ann Squires, Peter Rushworth, Valerie Wood-Robinson

    What ideas do children hold about the naturl world? How do these ideas affect their learning of science? When children begin secondary school they already have knowledge and ideas about many aspects of the natural world from their experiences both in primary classes and outside school. These...

    Published March 10th 1994 by Routledge

  7. Making Sense of Secondary Science

    Support material for teachers

    Edited by Rosalind Driver, Peter Rushworth, Ann Squires, Valerie Wood-Robinson

    When children begin secondary school, they already have knowledge and ideas about many aspects of the natural world from their experiences both in primary classes and outside school. This collection of support materials is designed especially for teachers of the early years in secondary school to...

    Published March 10th 1994 by Routledge

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