Science Education Products

  • Conceptual metaphor and embodied cognition in science learning

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09 
    Routledge

  • Supporting K-12 English Language Learners in Science

    Putting Research into Teaching Practice

    Edited by Cory Buxton, Martha Allexsaht-Snider

    The contribution of this book is to synthesize important common themes and highlight the unique features, findings, and lessons learned from three systematic, ongoing research and professional learning projects for supporting English learners in science. Each project, based in a different region of…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05 
    Routledge
    Teaching and Learning in Science Series

  • Taking Design Thinking to School

    How the Technology of Design Can Transform Teachers, Learners, and Classrooms

    Edited by Shelley Goldman, Zaza Kabayadondo

    Design thinking is a method of problem solving that relies on a complex set of skills, processes and mindsets that help people generate novel solutions to problems. Taking Design Thinking to School: How the Technology of Design Can Transform Teachers, Learners, and Classrooms uses an…

    Paperback – 2016-11-28 
    Routledge

  • Community Colleges and STEM

    Examining Underrepresented Racial and Ethnic Minorities

    Edited by Robert T. Palmer, J. Luke Wood

    As United States policymakers and national leaders are increasing their attention to producing workers skilled in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), community colleges are being called on to address persistence of minorities in these disciplines. In this important volume,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-16 
    Routledge

  • Towards a Convergence Between Science and Environmental Education

    The selected works of Justin Dillon

    By Justin Dillon

    In the World Library of Educationalists, international scholars themselves compile career-long collections of what they judge to be their finest pieces—extracts from books, key articles, salient research findings, major theoretical and/practical contributions—so the world can read them in a single…

    Hardback – 2016-09-30 
    Routledge
    World Library of Educationalists

  • The STEM Coaching Handbook

    Working with Teachers to Improve Instruction

    By Terry Talley

    Learn how to promote STEM integration in your school district and increase student achievement. In this helpful, easy-to-read book, author Terry Talley sheds light on the key responsibilities and accountabilities of a successful STEM coach and offers a wealth of practical advice for those new to…

    Paperback – 2016-09-28 
    Routledge

  • Teaching Science Creatively

    2nd Edition

    By Dan Davies, Deb McGregor

    How can you unlock your own creativity to help children learn science creatively? How do you bring the world of ‘real science’ into the classroom? Where does science fit in a creative curriculum? This second edition of Teaching Science Creatively has been fully updated to reflect new research,…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15
    Routledge
    Learning to Teach in the Primary School Series

  • Understanding Young People's Science Aspirations

    How students form ideas about ‘becoming a scientist’

    By Louise Archer, Jennifer DeWitt

    Understanding Young People's Science Aspirations offers new evidence and understanding about how young people develop their aspirations for education, learning and, ultimately, careers in science. Integrating new findings from a major research study with a wide ranging review of existing…

    Paperback – 2016-08-11
    Routledge

  • Innovations in Science and Mathematics Education

    Advanced Designs for Technologies of Learning

    Edited by Michael J. Jacobson, Robert B. Kozma

    The uses of technology in education have kindled great interest in recent years. Currently, considerable resources are being expended to connect schools to the Internet, to purchase powerful (and increasingly affordable) computers, and on other implementations of educational technologies. However,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-21
    Routledge

  • Strategic Journeys for Building Logical Reasoning, 6–8

    Activities Across the Content Areas

    By Tammy Jones, Leslie Texas

    Help your students develop logical reasoning and critical thinking skills. This new book from bestselling authors and popular consultants Tammy Jones and Leslie Texas offers authentic logic-building activities and writing strategies that can be used across all subject areas in grades 6-8. Filled…

    Paperback – 2016-07-19
    Routledge
    Strategic Journeys Series

  • Strategic Journeys for Building Logical Reasoning, 9-12

    Activities Across the Content Areas

    By Tammy Jones, Leslie Texas

    Help your students develop logical reasoning and critical thinking skills. This new book from bestselling authors and popular consultants Tammy Jones and Leslie Texas offers authentic logic-building activities and writing strategies that can be used across all subject areas in grades 9-12. Filled…

    Paperback – 2016-07-19
    Routledge
    Strategic Journeys Series

  • Qualitative Research in STEM

    Studies of Equity, Access, and Innovation

    Edited by Sherry Marx

    Qualitative Research in STEM examines the groundbreaking potential of qualitative research methods to address issues of social justice, equity, and sustainability in STEM. A collection of empirical studies conducted by prominent STEM researchers, this book examines the experiences and challenges…

    Paperback – 2016-07-19
    Routledge

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