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  1. 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 19th 2007 by Routledge

  2. 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 11th 2007 by Routledge

  3. 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 12th 2007 by Routledge

  4. Getting Science

    The Teacher's Guide to Exciting and Painless Primary School Science

    By Brian Clegg

    Science is rightly a fundamental part of primary school education, but that doesn’t make it easy to teach - especially for teachers without a science background. This straight talking book from an experienced science writer and communicator looks at how to make the most of it and give primary...

    Published April 5th 2007 by Routledge

  5. Handbook of Research on Science Education

    Edited by Sandra K. Abell, Norman G. Lederman

    This state-of-the art research Handbook provides a comprehensive, coherent, current synthesis of the empirical and theoretical research concerning teaching and learning in science and lays down a foundation upon which future research can be built. ...

    Published January 30th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Improving Subject Teaching

    Lessons from Research in Science Education

    By Robin Millar, John Leach, Jonathan Osborne, Mary Ratcliffe

    Series: Improving Learning

    In many countries, questions are being raised about the quality and value of educational research. This book explores the relationship between research and practice in education. It looks at the extent to which current practice could be said to be informed by knowledge or ideas generated by...

    Published September 14th 2006 by Routledge

  7. The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools

    4th Edition

    By Wynne Harlen OBE, Anne Qualter

    Providing an up-to-date discussion of the many aspects of teaching primary science, this best-selling book contains a strong focus on constructivist learning and the role of social interaction in learning. Emphasising the use of process skills to develop children’s understanding through enquiry,...

    Published June 24th 2006 by David Fulton Publishers

  8. The Really Useful Science Book

    A Framework of Knowledge for Primary Teachers, 3rd Edition

    By Steve Farrow

    Series: The Really Useful

    Written for classroom teachers and those in training, this book has been designed to support and extend teachers' and students' own knowledge and understanding of science, and should be of particular use to non-specialists. Throughout the book every effort has been made to interpret the ideas and...

    Published March 16th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Language Development for Science

    Activities for Home

    By Marion Nash, Jackie Lowe

    These simple play-based activities are ideal for teachers to copy and give out to parents who want to know how to help their child improve his or her science language skills and have fun at the same time. Activities are linked directly to the school-based Language Development Circle Time sessions,...

    Published January 24th 2006 by David Fulton Publishers

  10. Science Knowledge for Primary Teachers

    Understanding the Science in the QCA Scheme

    By Linda Gillard

    Specifically structured around the QCA schemes of work, this book focuses upon developing the science subject knowledge of the reader up to the standards needed for QTS. It provides: clear explanations of the major science "concepts" a primary teacher needs to teach the National Curriculum...

    Published January 24th 2006 by David Fulton Publishers