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  • Exploring Mathematics and Science Teachers' Knowledge

    Windows into teacher thinking, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hamsa Venkat, Marissa Rollnick, John Loughran, Mike Askew

    Globally, mathematics and science education faces three crucial challenges: an increasing need for mathematics and science graduates; a declining enrolment of school graduates into university studies in these disciplines; and the varying quality of school teaching in these areas. Alongside these…

    Hardback – 2014-05-01

  • Student Thinking and Learning in Science

    Perspectives on the Nature and Development of Learners' Ideas, 1st Edition

    By Keith S. Taber

    This readable and informative survey of key ideas about students’ thinking in science builds a bridge between theory and practice by offering clear accounts from research, and showing how they relate to actual examples of students talking about widely taught science topics. Focused on secondary…

    Paperback – 2014-04-25
    Teaching and Learning in Science Series

  • Teaching STEM in the Secondary School

    Helping teachers meet the challenge, 1st Edition

    By Frank Banks, David Barlex

    The skills, knowledge and understanding of the subjects involved in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) are vital for all young people in an increasingly science- and technology-driven society. This book looks at the purpose and pedagogy of STEM teaching and explores the ways…

    Paperback – 2014-04-09

  • Debates in Science Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mike Watts

    What are the key debates in science teaching and learning today? Debates in Science Education explores the major issues all science teachers encounter in their daily professional lives. It encourages critical reflection and aims to stimulate both novice and experienced teachers to think more…

    Paperback – 2013-12-10
    Debates in Subject Teaching

  • Success with STEM

    Ideas for the classroom, STEM clubs and beyond, 1st Edition

    By Sue Howarth, Linda Scott

    Success with STEM is an essential resource, packed with advice and ideas to support and enthuse all those involved in the planning and delivery of STEM in the secondary school.  It offers guidance on current issues and priority areas to help you make informed judgements about your own practice and…

    Paperback – 2013-11-22

  • Cross Curricular Teaching and Learning in the Secondary School... Science

    1st Edition

    By Eleanor Byrne, Marilyn Brodie

    Using a cross-curricular focus, this book brings together ongoing debates about personalised learning, creativity and ICT in education, and establishes a principled framework for cross-curricular teaching and learning in Science. It identifies a range of key issues and aims to strengthen in-school…

    Paperback – 2012-05-14
    Cross-Curricular Teaching and Learning in...

  • From 'Science in the Making' to Understanding the Nature of Science

    An Overview for Science Educators, 1st Edition

    By Mansoor Niaz

     The Nature of Science is highly topical among science teacher educators and researchers. Increasingly, it is a mandated topic in state curriculum documents. This book draws together recent research on Nature of Science studies within a historical and philosophical framework suitable for…

    Hardback – 2011-12-14

  • Teaching Psychology 14-19

    Issues and Techniques, 1st Edition

    By Matt Jarvis

    Teaching Psychology 14-19 - first published as Teaching Post-16 Psychology - is a core text for all training psychology teachers, as well as experienced teachers engaged in further study and professional development. Taking a reflective approach, Matt Jarvis explores key issues and debates against…

    Paperback – 2011-06-23

  • How Science Works

    Exploring effective pedagogy and practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rob Toplis

    How Science Works provides student and practising teachers with a comprehensive introduction to one of the most dramatic changes to the secondary science curriculum.  Underpinned by the latest research in the field, it explores the emergence and meaning of How Science Works and reviews major…

    Paperback – 2010-11-24

  • Epistemology and Science Education

    Understanding the Evolution vs. Intelligent Design Controversy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Roger S. Taylor, Michel Ferrari

    How is epistemology related to the issue of teaching science and evolution in the schools? Addressing a flashpoint issue in our schools today, this book explores core epistemological differences between proponents of intelligent design and evolutionary scientists, as well as the critical role of…

    Paperback – 2010-11-18

  • 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

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