Science Education Products

  • The Really Useful Science Book, 4th edition

    A framework of knowledge for primary teachers

    By Steve Farrow, Amy Strachan

    This book provides an accessible and indispensable framework of subject knowledge for trainee and practising primary science teachers, with essential guidance on how to make direct links to the new National Curriculum. Divided into three parts, Biology, Chemistry and Physics, and with an extra…

    Paperback – 2017-01-20 

  • Environmental Education

    Edited by Alan Reid, Justin Dillon

    Addressing the need for an authoritative reference work to make sense of this rapidly growing subject and its multidisciplinary corpus of scholarly literature, ‘Environmental Education’ is a new title from the acclaimed Routledge series, Critical Concepts in the Environment. Edited by two of the…

    Hardback – 2017-01-11 
    Critical Concepts in the Environment

  • Biotechnology, Education and Life Politics

    Debating genetic futures from school to society

    By Pádraig Murphy

    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…

    Paperback – 2017-01-11 
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Climate Change Education

    Knowing, doing and being

    By Chang Chew Hung

    Climate change is a controversial topic; some people assert that climate change is not occurring, and others believe that reports are inaccurate, that whilst climate change is happening, it may not be caused by human activity. There are also climate alarmists who use IPCC reports to support their…

    Paperback – 2016-12-10 

  • 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 

  • 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 
    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 – 2016-11-22 

  • 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 

  • 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 – 2016-10-07
    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 – 2016-10-07

  • 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
    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

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