Science Education Products

  • Rethinking the Way We Teach Science

    The Interplay of Content, Pedagogy, and the Nature of Science, 1st Edition

    By Louis Rosenblatt

    Offering a fresh take on inquiry, this book draws on current research and theory in science education, literacy, and educational psychology, as well as the history and philosophy of science, to make its case for transforming the way science is taught. Re-thinking the Way We Teach Science addresses…

    Paperback – 2010-11-08
    Teaching and Learning in Science Series

  • Exploring the Landscape of Scientific Literacy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Cedric Linder, Leif Östman, Douglas A. Roberts, Per-Olof Wickman, Gaalen Ericksen, Allan MacKinnon

    Scientific literacy is part of national science education curricula worldwide. In this volume, an international group of distinguished scholars offer new ways to look at the key ideas and practices associated with promoting scientific literacy in schools and higher education. The goal is to open up…

    Paperback – 2010-09-08
    Teaching and Learning in Science Series

  • The Really Useful Elementary Science Book

    1st Edition

    By Jeffrey W. Bloom

    Amongst the challenges that elementary teachers may often face as they introduce their students to science is the need to maintain a solid understanding of the many scientific concepts and details themselves. This indispensible resource, intended for pre- and in-service elementary school teachers,…

    Paperback – 2010-08-10

  • Innovating Science Teacher Education

    A History and Philosophy of Science Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Mansoor Niaz

    How teachers view the nature of scientific knowledge is crucial to their understanding of science content and how it can be taught. This book presents an overview of the dynamics of scientific progress and its relationship to the history and philosophy of science, and then explores their…

    Paperback – 2010-07-28

  • Designing and Teaching the Elementary Science Methods Course

    1st Edition

    By Sandra K. Abell, Ken Appleton, Deborah L. Hanuscin

    What do aspiring and practicing elementary science teacher education faculty need to know as they plan and carry out instruction for future elementary science teachers? This scholarly and practical guide for science teacher educators outlines the theory, principles, and strategies needed, and…

    Paperback – 2010-02-12
    Teaching and Learning in Science Series

  • Science Education from People for People

    Taking a Stand(point), 1st Edition

    Edited by Wolff-Michael Roth

    Contributing to the social justice agenda of redefining what science is and what it means in the everyday lives of people, this book introduces science educators to various dimensions of viewing science and scientific literacy from the standpoint of the learner, engaged with real everyday…

    Paperback – 2009-04-01

  • Contexts of Learning Mathematics and Science

    Lessons Learned from TIMSS, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah J. Howie, Tjeerd Plomp

    This book is the result of research from over fifteen countries, asking which background and environmental factors influence achievement in mathematics and science. This research is based on data from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), which was conducted under…

    Paperback – 2008-04-02
    Contexts of Learning

  • Interdisciplinary Language Arts and Science Instruction in Elementary Classrooms

    Applying Research to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Valarie L. Akerson

    This volume brings together evidence-based approaches to interdisciplinary language arts and science instruction. Firmly grounded in the research showing cognitive parallels between the two subjects, and reflecting the many recommendations in recent years for using interdisciplinary instruction at…

    Paperback – 2007-07-19
    Teaching and Learning in Science Series

  • Learning to Solve Complex Scientific Problems

    1st Edition

    Edited by David H. Jonassen

    Problem solving is implicit in the very nature of all science, and virtually all scientists are hired, retained, and rewarded for solving problems. Although the need for skilled problem solvers has never been greater, there is a growing disconnect between the need for problem solvers and the…

    Paperback – 2007-06-11

  • Science Education for Gifted Learners

    1st Edition

    Edited by Keith S. Taber

    Science is central to our modern technological society, yet many of the most able pupils who could become the scientists of tomorrow turn away from science as soon as they have a choice in their studies. Science is often seen to be difficult or boring, and fails to engage or challenge those who are…

    Paperback – 2007-04-12

  • Getting Science

    The Teacher's Guide to Exciting and Painless Primary School Science, 1st Edition

    By Brian Clegg

    Science is rightly a fundamental part of primary school education, but that doesn’t make it easy to teach - especially for teachers without a science background. This straight talking book from an experienced science writer and communicator looks at how to make the most of it and give primary…

    Paperback – 2007-04-05

  • Handbook of Research on Science Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sandra K. Abell, Norman G. Lederman

    This state-of-the art research Handbook provides a comprehensive, coherent, current synthesis of the empirical and theoretical research concerning teaching and learning in science and lays down a foundation upon which future research can be built.         …

    Paperback – 2007-01-30

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