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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 43 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. AQA Psychology

    AS and A-level Year 1, 6th Edition

    By Michael Eysenck

    AQA Psychology for AS and A-level Year 1 is the definitive textbook for the new 2015 curriculum. Written by eminent psychologist Professor Michael Eysenck, in collaboration with a team of experienced A-level teachers and examiner, the book enables students not only to pass their exams with...

    Published April 30th 2015 by Psychology Press

  2. Re-examining Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Science Education

    Edited by Amanda Berry, Patricia Friedrichsen, John Loughran

    Series: Teaching and Learning in Science Series

    Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK) has been adapted, adopted, and taken up in a diversity of ways in science education since the concept was introduced in the mid-1980s. Now that it is so well embedded within the language of teaching and learning, research and knowledge about the construct needs...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Learning to Teach Science in the Secondary School

    A companion to school experience, 4th Edition

    Edited by Rob Toplis

    Series: Learning to Teach Subjects in the Secondary School Series

    Learning to Teach Science in the Secondary School is an indispensable guide with a fresh approach to the process, practice and reality of teaching and learning science in a busy secondary school. This fourth edition has been fully updated in the light of changes to professional knowledge and...

    Published January 13th 2015 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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