Teaching Science Creatively

Teaching Science Creatively

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How can you unlock your own creativity to help children learn science creatively? How do you bring the world of a€˜real sciencea€™ into the classroom? Where does science fit in a creative curriculum? Teaching Science Creatively explores how creative teaching can harness primary-aged childrena€™s sense of wonder about the world around them. It offers innovative starting points to enhance your teaching and highlights curiosity, observation, exploration and enquiry as central components of childrena€™s creative learning in science. Illustrated throughout with examples from the classroom and beyond, this book explores the core elements of creative practice supporting both teacher and children to develop their knowledge and skills. Key themes include: The importance of science in a creative primary curriculum The role of play in early scientific learning Developing childrena€™s own interests and ideas into creative enquiry How theories of learning can help you understand childrena€™s creative development Teaching science topics in innovative and creative ways - games, drama, role play, puppets, mini-safaris and welly walks! Using new technologies to enhance your science teaching in the classroom and outdoors Stimulating and accessible, with contemporary and cutting-edge practice at the forefront, Teaching Science Creatively introduces new ideas to support and motivate new and experienced primary teachers. It is an essential purchase for any professional who wishes to incorporate creative approaches to teaching science in their classroom.solving the various technical problems associated with the wide range of equipment developed their troubleshooting and problem-solving skills. ... much less working space than a class set of laptops and so can more easily be used alongside other equipment and resources. ... e-portfolios for each child, which can be subsequently uploaded to an online assessment forum for comparison across schools.

Title:Teaching Science Creatively
Author:Dan Davies
Publisher:Routledge - 2010-12-14


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