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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 40 new and published books in the subject of Science — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  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...

    Published September 24th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Science Teaching

    The Contribution of History and Philosophy of Science, 20th Anniversary Revised and Expanded Edition

    By Michael R. Matthews

    Science Teaching explains how history and philosophy of science contributes to the resolution of persistent theoretical, curricular, and pedagogical issues in science education. It shows why it is essential for science teachers to know and appreciate the history and philosophy of the subject they...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Ethnographies of Science Education

    Situated Practices of Science Learning for Social/Political Transformation

    Edited by Carol B Brandt, Heidi Carlone

    Researchers who conduct ethnography in science education tend to have a deep commitment for transforming science to improve the lives of people in underserved communities. This edited volume explores how contemporary ethnographers in science education bring to light the local production of...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Teach Now! Science

    The Joy of Teaching Science

    By Tom Sherrington

    Series: Teach Now!

    Being taught by a great teacher is one of the great privileges of life. Teach Now! is an exciting new series that opens up the secrets of great teachers and, step-by-step, helps trainees to build the skills and confidence they need to become first-rate classroom practitioners. Written by a...

    Published May 6th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Exploring Mathematics and Science Teachers’ Knowledge

    Windows into teacher thinking

    Edited by Hamsa Venkat, Marissa Rollnick, John Loughran, Mike Askew

    Globally, mathematics and science education faces three crucial challenges: an increasing need for mathematics and science graduates; a declining enrolment of school graduates into university studies in these disciplines; and the varying quality of school teaching in these areas. Alongside these...

    Published May 1st 2014 by Routledge

  6. Student Thinking and Learning in Science

    Perspectives on the Nature and Development of Learners' Ideas

    By Keith S. Taber

    Series: Teaching and Learning in Science Series

    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

  7. Biotechnology, Education and Life Politics

    Debating genetic futures from school to society

    By Pádraig Murphy

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    What should individuals and society do when genetic screening becomes widely available and with its impact on current and future generations still uncertain? How can our education systems around the world respond to these developments? Reproductive and genetic technologies (RGTs) are increasingly...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Teaching STEM in the Secondary School

    Helping teachers meet the challenge

    By Frank Banks, David Barlex

    The skills, knowledge and understanding of the subjects involved in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) are vital for all young people in an increasingly science- and technology-driven society. This book looks at the purpose and pedagogy of STEM teaching and explores the ways...

    Published April 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Debates in Science Education

    Edited by Mike Watts

    Series: Debates in Subject Teaching

    What are the key debates in science teaching and learning today? Debates in Science Education explores the major issues all science teachers encounter in their daily professional lives. It encourages critical reflection and aims to stimulate both novice and experienced teachers to think more...

    Published December 10th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Success with STEM

    Ideas for the classroom, STEM clubs and beyond

    By Sue Howarth, Linda Scott

    Success with STEM is an essential resource, packed with advice and ideas to support and enthuse all those involved in the planning and delivery of STEM in the secondary school. It offers guidance on current issues and priority areas to help you make informed judgements about your own practice and...

    Published November 22nd 2013 by Routledge