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Primary Science for Teaching Assistants

1st Edition

By Rosemary Feasey

David Fulton Publishers

88 pages

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Packed with practical activities, ideas and strategies to help you to enhance your pupils’ scientific understanding, this easy-to-use and accessible book has been specifically written for teaching assistants.

Primary Science for Teaching Assistants:

  • analyzes how you can develop scientific skills and understanding
  • offers advice and guidance on pupil’s progression in science
  • shows how to use and build on children’s ideas by questioning
  • provides suggestions for practical work and cross-curricular links.

Use this book whether you’re studying for qualifications or just keen to improve the support you already provide.

Table of Contents

What is Primary Science?; The teaching assistant as a positive role model in primary science; Understanding the science lesson; The teaching assistant as an effective questioner in science; Understanding and supporting practical work; Understanding and supporting children’s ideas in science; Supporting numeracy and literacy in primary science; Using and adapting resources; Getting to know and supporting ICT in science; Supporting children communicating in science; Supporting the assessment and monitoring process in science; Conclusion; Glossary; References; Resources.

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