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  • Promoting Curiosity in Primary Science

    Outstanding teaching and learning

    By Judith Roden, James Archer

    The biggest challenge for primary science teaching is breaking the cycle of bad practice being replicated. Promoting Curiosity in Primary Science seeks to tackle this issue by providing methods and examples for the student teacher to equip them to teach in a way that promotes curiosity and improves…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 
    Routledge

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

    Edited by Gregory J. Kelly, Judith 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…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Teaching and Learning in Science Series

  • The Teaching of Primary Science

    Policy and Practice

    Edited by Colin Richards, Derek Holford

    Originally published in 1983. This book provides the first overview of developments in primary science prior to and following the national survey of primary schools in 1978. Key issues central to contemporary policy and practice are identified, set in context and interrelated for teachers, students…

    Hardback – 2018-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Curriculum

  • Recipes for Science

    An Introduction to Scientific Methods and Reasoning

    By Angela Potochnik, Matteo Colombo, Cory Wright

    There is widespread recognition at universities that a proper understanding of science is needed for all undergraduates. Good jobs are increasingly found in fields related to Science, Technology, Engineering, and Medicine (STEM), and science now enters almost all aspects of our daily lives. For…

    Paperback – 2018-08-09 
    Routledge

  • Teaching Science in Elementary and Middle School

    A Project-Based Learning Approach, 5th Edition

    By Joseph S. Krajcik, Charlene M. Czerniak

    Teaching Science in Elementary and Middle School integrates principles of learning and motivation with practical teaching ideas for implementing them. Paralleling what scientists do, project-based learning (PBL) represents the essence of inquiry and the nature of science, and engages children and…

    Paperback – 2018-06-07
    Routledge

  • Teaching Biology in Schools

    Global Research, Issues, and Trends

    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

  • Science Fiction, Science Fact! Ages 8-12

    Learning Science through Well-Loved Stories

    By Jules Pottle

    Science Fiction, Science Fact! Ages 8–12 is a book for story-loving primary teachers who want to find a creative way to teach science. Contextualising science in a story that pupils know and love, the book contains a wide range of activities and investigations to help Key Stage 2 pupils engage…

    Paperback – 2018-05-30
    Routledge

  • Science Fiction, Science Fact! Ages 5-7

    Learning Science through Well-Loved Stories

    By Jules Pottle

    Science Fiction, Science Fact! Ages 5–7 is a book for story-loving primary teachers who want to find a creative way to teach science. Contextualising science in a story that pupils know and love, the book contains a wide range of activities and investigations to help Key Stage 1 pupils engage in…

    Paperback – 2018-05-30
    Routledge

  • The Need for Critical Thinking and the Scientific Method

    By Finlay MacRitchie

    The book exposes many of the misunderstandings about the scientific method and its application to critical thinking. It argues for a better understanding of the scientific method and for nurturing critical thinking in the community. This knowledge helps the reader to analyze issues more objectively…

    Paperback – 2018-05-14
    CRC Press

  • The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools

    7th Edition

    By Wynne Harlen, Anne Qualter

    Now in a fully updated seventh edition, The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools provides essential information for students, trainee, and practising teachers about the why, what and how of teaching primary science. Paying particular attention to inquiry-based teaching and learning, the book…

    Paperback – 2018-04-10
    David Fulton Publishers

  • Supporting Science and Technology (1998)

    A Handbook for those who Assist in Early Years Settings

    By Ann Montague-Smith, Lorna Winstone

    Published in 1998. The Desirable Outcomes for pre-fives and the National Curriculum for Key Stage 1 set out the requirements for learning from nursery through to the end of Key Stage 1 in both science and technology. This book will increase the confidence of the classroom assistants by offering…

    Hardback – 2018-03-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • A Teacher’s Guide to Science and Religion in the Classroom

    Edited by Berry Billingsley, Manzoorul Abedin, Keith Chappell

     A Teacher’s Guide to Science and Religion in the Classroom provides practical guidance on how to help children access positive ways of thinking about the relationship between science and religion. Written for teachers of children from diverse-faith and non-faith backgrounds, it explores key…

    Paperback – 2018-02-16
    Routledge

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