Education: Science Education

  • Improving Subject Teaching: Lessons from Research in Science Education book cover

    Improving Subject Teaching

    Lessons from Research in Science Education, 1st Edition

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

    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…

    Paperback – 2006-09-14
    Improving Learning

  • The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools book cover

    The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools

    4th Edition

    By Wynne Harlen, 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,…

    Paperback – 2006-06-24
    David Fulton Publishers

  • Language Development for Science: Activities for Home book cover

    Language Development for Science

    Activities for Home, 1st Edition

    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,…

    Paperback – 2006-01-24
    David Fulton Publishers

  • Science Knowledge for Primary Teachers: Understanding the Science in the QCA Scheme book cover

    Science Knowledge for Primary Teachers

    Understanding the Science in the QCA Scheme, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2006-01-24
    David Fulton Publishers

  • Science Education book cover

    Science Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Professor John K. Gilbert

    Education in, about, and through, the sciences – physics, chemistry, biology, earth science – has grown rapidly in the last 150 years. Starting from the twin bases of an elective provision for those likely to become scientists and engineers and of informal provision for the general populace, it has…

    Hardback – 2005-12-08
    Major Themes in Education

  • Constructing Worlds through Science Education: The Selected Works of John K. Gilbert book cover

    Constructing Worlds through Science Education

    The Selected Works of John K. Gilbert, 1st Edition

    By John K. Gilbert

    Internationally renowned and award-winning author John Gilbert has spent the last thirty years researching, thinking and writing about some of the central and enduring issues in science education. He has contributed over twenty books and 400 articles to the field and is…

    Paperback – 2005-09-15
    World Library of Educationalists

  • Elementary Science Teacher Education: International Perspectives on Contemporary Issues and Practice book cover

    Elementary Science Teacher Education

    International Perspectives on Contemporary Issues and Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ken Appleton

    Co-Published with the Association For Science Teacher Education. Reflecting recent policy and standards initiatives, emerging research agendas, and key innovations, this volume provides a contemporary overview of important developments and issues that have that have in recent years shaped…

    Paperback – 2005-07-20

  • Science: Teaching School Subjects 11-19 book cover


    Teaching School Subjects 11-19, 1st Edition

    Edited by Vanessa Kind, Keith Taber

    In recognizing that new teachers often feel disempowered by the subject expertise they bring into teaching, this book not only covers the training standards for NQTs and the Induction Standards, but takes the reader beyond this by fully exploring issues relating to subject knowledge in learning to…

    Paperback – 2005-05-12
    Teaching School Subjects 11-19

  • Meeting the Standards in Secondary Science: A Guide to the ITT NC book cover

    Meeting the Standards in Secondary Science

    A Guide to the ITT NC, 1st Edition

    By Lynn D. Newton

    This practical, comprehensive and accessible book will prove invaluable for students on secondary initial teacher training courses, PGCE students, lecturers on science education programmes and newly qualified secondary teachers.It provides: the pedagogical knowledge needed to teach science in…

    Paperback – 2005-03-24

  • Understanding Mathematics and Science Matters book cover

    Understanding Mathematics and Science Matters

    1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas A. Romberg, Thomas P. Carpenter, Fae Dremock

    The research reported in this book provides reliable evidence on and knowledge about mathematics and science instruction that emphasizes student understanding--instruction consistent with the needs of students who will be citizens in an increasingly demanding technological world.The National Center…

    Paperback – 2005-02-17
    Studies in Mathematical Thinking and Learning Series

  • Learning in Science: The Waikato Research book cover

    Learning in Science

    The Waikato Research, 1st Edition

    By Beverley Bell

    Learning in Science brings together accounts of the five influential and groundbreaking Learning in Science Projects, undertaken by the author over a period of twenty years. Offering comprehensive coverage of the findings and implications of the projects, the book offers insight and inspiration at…

    Paperback – 2004-12-10

  • Everyday Matters in Science and Mathematics: Studies of Complex Classroom Events book cover

    Everyday Matters in Science and Mathematics

    Studies of Complex Classroom Events, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ricardo Nemirovsky, Ann S. Rosebery, Jesse Solomon, Beth Warren

    This book re-examines the dichotomy between the everyday and the disciplinary in mathematics and science education, and explores alternatives to this opposition from points of view grounded in the close examination of complex classroom events. It makes the case that students' everyday experience…

    Paperback – 2004-10-13

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