Intended for both pre-service and practicing teachers, qTeaching Children Science, Sixth Editionq provides elementary science methods, content, and activities using Abruscato's qdiscovery approachq presenting contemporary ideas in a motivating, engaging writing style that captivates future classroom teachers and enhances instruction in the science classroom. Allow your students to qdiscoverq science through this practical text. Each chapter begins with qA Look Aheadq and qGoing Further.q Each chapter concludes with a summary, qSuggested Readings, q and qReal Teachers Talking: A Starting Point for Thinking, Talking, and Writing.q In the first section, STRATEGIES AND TECHNIQUES, the author starts your students on a path to discovery by asking questions likeAA How Can I Use Key Ideas from Learning Theory to Create a Discovery-Based Classroom? How Can I Use the Science Process Skills as Starting Points for Discovery Unit and Lesson Planning? How Can I Use Cooperative Learning, Special Questioning, Active Listening and Other Strategies to Foster Discovery Learning? And moreA In the second section, EARTH/SPACE SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY: UNIT/LESSON PLAN STARTER IDEAS, SCIENCE CONTENT AND DISCOVERY ACTIVITIES, your students will learn how to adapt science curriculum, bring in content, and conduct activities in areas such as The Cosmos and The EarthAs Atmosphere. In the third section, LIFE SCIENCES AND TECHNOLOGY: UNIT/LESSON PLAN STARTER IDEAS, SCIENCE CONTENT AND DISCOVERY ACTIVITIES, your students will learn how to adapt science curriculum, bring in content, and conduct activities in areas such as Plants and Animals and The Human Body. qThis is an excellent resource for future teachers to have during their actual teaching.q Professor Russell Agne, qThe University of Vermontq qDr. AbruscatoAs writing style appeals to those who aspire to teach science as well as to those who have a desire to teach but are among the many who tend to be science shy.q Professor Jim Dawson, qRochester Collegeq Author bio: Dr. Joseph Abruscato received his Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Trenton State College and his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University. He presently teaches science curriculum and methods courses at the University of Vermont, Burlington. He was inspired by his own teachers to enter the teaching profession and his personal experience as a teacher has enhanced his professional work as a teacher educator. Dr. Abruscato has presented hundreds of speeches and workshops across the United States and Canada and has published a variety of science books for children and teachers including qTeaching Children Scienceq and qWhizbangers and Wonderments.q Other Texts to Consider:aquot;This is an excellent resource for future teachers to have during their actual teaching.
|Title||:||Teaching Children Science|
|Publisher||:||Allyn & Bacon - 2004|