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  1. Exploring the Landscape of Scientific Literacy

    Edited by Cedric Linder, Leif Östman, Douglas A. Roberts, Per-Olof Wickman, Gaalen Ericksen, Allan MacKinnon

    Series: Teaching and Learning in Science Series

    Scientific literacy is part of national science education curricula worldwide. In this volume, an international group of distinguished scholars offer new ways to look at the key ideas and practices associated with promoting scientific literacy in schools and higher education. The goal is to open up...

    Published September 7th 2010 by Routledge

  2. The Really Useful Elementary Science Book

    By Jeffrey W. Bloom

    Amongst the challenges that elementary teachers may often face as they introduce their students to science is the need to maintain a solid understanding of the many scientific concepts and details themselves. This indispensible resource, intended for pre- and in-service elementary school teachers,...

    Published August 9th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Innovating Science Teacher Education

    A History and Philosophy of Science Perspective

    By Mansoor Niaz

    How teachers view the nature of scientific knowledge is crucial to their understanding of science content and how it can be taught. This book presents an overview of the dynamics of scientific progress and its relationship to the history and philosophy of science, and then explores their...

    Published July 27th 2010 by Routledge

  4. Learning to Teach Science in the Secondary School

    A Companion to School Experience, 3rd Edition

    Edited by Rob Toplis

    Series: Learning to Teach Subjects in the Secondary School Series

    Learning to Teach Science in the Secondary School, now in its third edition, is an indispensable guide to the process and practice of teaching and learning science. This new edition has been fully updated in the light of changes to professional knowledge and practice – including the...

    Published March 30th 2010 by Routledge

  5. Designing and Teaching the Elementary Science Methods Course

    By Sandra K. Abell, Ken Appleton, Deborah L. Hanuscin

    Series: Teaching and Learning in Science Series

    What do aspiring and practicing elementary science teacher education faculty need to know as they plan and carry out instruction for future elementary science teachers? This scholarly and practical guide for science teacher educators outlines the theory, principles, and strategies needed, and...

    Published February 11th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Science Education from People for People

    Taking a Stand(point)

    Edited by Wolff-Michael Roth

    Contributing to the social justice agenda of redefining what science is and what it means in the everyday lives of people, this book introduces science educators to various dimensions of viewing science and scientific literacy from the standpoint of the learner, engaged with real everyday...

    Published March 31st 2009 by Routledge

  7. Contexts of Learning Mathematics and Science

    Lessons Learned from TIMSS

    Edited by Sarah J. Howie, Tjeerd Plomp

    Series: Contexts of Learning

    This book is the result of research from over fifteen countries, asking which background and environmental factors influence achievement in mathematics and science. This research is based on data from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), which was conducted under...

    Published April 1st 2008 by Routledge

  8. Interdisciplinary Language Arts and Science Instruction in Elementary Classrooms

    Applying Research to Practice

    Edited by Valarie L. Akerson

    Series: Teaching and Learning in Science Series

    This volume brings together evidence-based approaches to interdisciplinary language arts and science instruction. Firmly grounded in the research showing cognitive parallels between the two subjects, and reflecting the many recommendations in recent years for using interdisciplinary instruction at...

    Published July 18th 2007 by Routledge

  9. Learning to Solve Complex Scientific Problems

    Edited by David H. Jonassen

    Problem solving is implicit in the very nature of all science, and virtually all scientists are hired, retained, and rewarded for solving problems. Although the need for skilled problem solvers has never been greater, there is a growing disconnect between the need for problem solvers and the...

    Published June 10th 2007 by Routledge

  10. Science Education for Gifted Learners

    Edited by Keith S. Taber

    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 11th 2007 by Routledge