Education: Science Education

  • STEM Literacies in Makerspaces: Implications for Learning, Teaching, and Research book cover

    STEM Literacies in Makerspaces

    Implications for Learning, Teaching, and Research, 1st Edition

    By Eli Tucker-Raymond, Brian E. Gravel

    Providing an original framework for the study of makerspaces in a literacy context, this book bridges the scholarship of literacy studies and STEM and offers a window into the practices that makers learn and interact with. Tucker-Raymond and Gravel define and illustrate five key STEM…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

  • Teaching Gifted Learners in STEM Subjects: Developing Talent in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics book cover

    Teaching Gifted Learners in STEM Subjects

    Developing Talent in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keith S. Taber, Manabu Sumida, Lynne McClure

    This book offers an overview of programmes designed to support the learning of gifted and talented students in STEM subjects, both to allow them to meet their potential and to encourage them to proceed towards careers in STEM areas. The chapters from a range of national contexts report on…

    Paperback – 2019-01-23
    Routledge

  • Evidence-Based Science Activities in Grades 3–5: Meeting the NGSS book cover

    Evidence-Based Science Activities in Grades 3–5

    Meeting the NGSS, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Brown, James Concannon

    This new book shows elementary teachers how evidence-based science activities help students achieve deeper conceptual understanding. Drawing on a wealth of research, authors Patrick Brown and James Concannon demonstrate how direct, hands-on experience in the science classroom can enable your…

    Paperback – 2019-01-07
    Routledge

  • Theory and Methods for Sociocultural Research in Science and Engineering Education book cover

    Theory and Methods for Sociocultural Research in Science and Engineering Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory J. Kelly, Judith L. Green

    Introducing original methods for integrating sociocultural and discourse studies into science and engineering education, this book provides a much-needed framework for how to conduct qualitative research in this field. The three dimensions of learning identified in the Next Generation Science…

    Paperback – 2019-01-07
    Routledge
    Teaching and Learning in Science Series

  • Supporting Self-Directed Learning in Science and Technology Beyond the School Years book cover

    Supporting Self-Directed Learning in Science and Technology Beyond the School Years

    1st Edition

    By Léonie J. Rennie, Susan M. Stocklmayer, John K. Gilbert

    While much has been written about science education from pre-K through to postgraduate study, interaction with science and technology does not stop when schooling ends. Moving beyond scholarship on conventional education, this book extends the research and provides an original in-depth look at…

    Paperback – 2019-01-07
    Routledge
    Teaching and Learning in Science Series

  • Teaching Science Thinking: Using Scientific Reasoning in the Classroom book cover

    Teaching Science Thinking

    Using Scientific Reasoning in the Classroom, 1st Edition

    By Christopher Moore

    Teach your students how to think like scientists. This book shows you practical ways to incorporate science thinking in your classroom using simple "Thinking Tasks" that you can insert into any lesson. What is science thinking and how can you possibly teach and assess it? How is science thinking…

    Paperback – 2018-11-20
    Routledge

  • Conceptual metaphor and embodied cognition in science learning book cover

    Conceptual metaphor and embodied cognition in science learning

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tamer G Amin, Fredrik Jeppsson, Jesper Haglund

    Scientific concepts are abstract human constructions, invented to make sense of complex natural phenomena. Scientists use specialised languages, diagrams, and mathematical representations of various kinds to convey these abstract constructions. This book uses the perspectives of embodied cognition…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Policy and Practice in Science Education for the Gifted: Approaches from Diverse National Contexts book cover

    Policy and Practice in Science Education for the Gifted

    Approaches from Diverse National Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Manabu Sumida, Keith S Taber

    Gifted education has come to be regarded as a key national programme in many coutnries, and gifted education in science disciplines is now being recognised to be of major importance for economic and technological development. Despite these initiatives and developments internationally, there are…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge

  • Getting Started with STEAM: Practical Strategies for the K-8 Classroom book cover

    Getting Started with STEAM

    Practical Strategies for the K-8 Classroom, 1st Edition

    By Billy Krakower, Meredith Martin

    Learn effective ways to teach STEAM with this helpful book from educational technology experts Billy Krakower and Meredith Martin. Whether you have a dedicated STEAM class, or plan to integrate it into a regular classroom, you’ll find out how to create a structured learning environment while still…

    Paperback – 2018-07-25
    Routledge

  • Teaching Biology in Schools: Global Research, Issues, and Trends book cover

    Teaching Biology in Schools

    Global Research, Issues, and Trends, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kostas Kampourakis, Michael J. Reiss

    An indispensable tool for biology teacher educators, researchers, graduate students, and practising teachers, this book presents up-to-date research, addresses common misconceptions, and discusses the pedagogical content knowledge necessary for effective teaching of key topics in biology. Chapters…

    Paperback – 2018-06-01
    Routledge
    Teaching and Learning in Science Series

  • Narratives of Doctoral Studies in Science Education: Making the transition from educational practitioner to researcher book cover

    Narratives of Doctoral Studies in Science Education

    Making the transition from educational practitioner to researcher, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shirley Simon, Christina Ottander, Ilka Parchmann

    This book explores the ways in which small scale research studies arise from issues of practice, and how they are conceptualised, theorised and implemented using a variety of methodological approaches and frameworks. The narratives written by thirteen doctoral students tell real stories of projects…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Higher Education

  • International Perspectives on Science Education for the Gifted: Key issues and challenges book cover

    International Perspectives on Science Education for the Gifted

    Key issues and challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Keith S Taber, Manabu Sumida

    In the spirit of encouraging international dialogue between researchers and practitioners, often working within isolated traditions, this book discusses perspectives on science education for the gifted informed by up-to-date research findings from a number of related fields. The book reviews…

    Paperback – 2017-12-21
    Routledge

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