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Getting Science

Author : Brian Clegg
ISBN : 9781134101825
Genre : Education
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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 school children a good grounding in the topic. Getting Science sets out to engage the sense of wonder. The science in this book is not for the children, but for the adults who have to explain it. Starting with a whirlwind tour of the great milestones of modern science, Getting Science goes on to take each of the main curriculum topics and give it a new twist. It provides the information needed to understand the key topics better and be able to put them across with enthusiasm and energy. This book will help teachers to get children excited by science, to understand science rather than just answer questions. Getting Science makes science fun, approachable and comprehensible to those who just don’t get it.

Science 5 11

Author : Alan Howe
ISBN : 9781134995424
Genre : Education
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This third edition of the bestselling textbook Science 5–11 has been fully updated to provide a synthesis of research and best practice in teaching and learning that focuses on successful ways to engage and motivate young scientists. Responding to the new curriculum, particularly ‘Working Scientifically’, this edition now includes: New sections on whole-school assessment, mentoring, transitions and a topics-based approach. Reference to the ‘big ideas’ of biology, chemistry and physics with chapters clearly related to this new subject structure. Updated tables of progression in each topic area and reference to cross-curricular contexts. New self-assessment questions for teachers, the option for higher-level thinking and further reading. An updated chapter on subject leadership with an increasing emphasis on monitoring progress. Bringing together research undertaken from a range of activities in the field, this book forms a comprehensive and clear guide, outlining the subject knowledge that a teacher needs, the curriculum requirements and the best ways to go about teaching. A practical guide ideal for students, trainees, mentors and other practising teachers, the book provides information on appropriate science topics for Key Stage 1 and 2.

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Genre : American literature
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The Teaching Of Science In Primary Schools

Author : Wynne Harlen
ISBN : 1843121328
Genre : Education
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Providing an up-to-date discussion of the many aspects of teaching primary science, this best-selling book contains a strong focus on constructivist learning and the role of social interaction in learning. Emphasising the use of process skills to develop children s understanding through enquiry, the book also promotes the importance of fostering motivation for learning through enjoyment and giving children some control of their activities. Other features include: using assessment to help learning the nature of progression in understanding, skills and attitudes creativity in learning science and what this means in practice the development of children's thinking skills. Updated to include cross-curricular links and all the recent developments in ICT, this book is essential reading for all trainee and practising primary school teachers. "

Painless Science Projects

Author : Faith Hickman Brynie
ISBN : 0764105957
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Provides guidelines for preparing a science project, including choosing a topic, doing research, collecting and testing data, and presenting the final product.

Painless Math Word Problems

Author : Marcie F. Abramson
ISBN : 0764143352
Genre : Mathematics
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Discusses strategies for solving math problems involving whole numbers, fractions, decimals, ratios, proportions, percentages, statistics, probablility, geometry, and algebraic equations, and offers practice problems and internet ideas.

The Teaching Of Science In Primary Schools

Author : Wynne Harlen OBE
ISBN : 9781317914273
Genre : Education
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The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools provides essential information for all concerned with primary school education about all aspects of teaching science. It pays particular attention to inquiry-based teaching and learning because of the more general educational benefits that follow from using this approach. These benefits are often expressed in terms of developing general scientific literacy and fostering the ability to learn and the motivation to continue learning. This book also aims to help teachers focus on the ‘big’ or powerful ideas of science rather than teaching a series of unrelated facts. This leads children to an understanding of the nature, and limitations, of scientific activity. This fully expanded and updated edition explores: The compelling reasons for starting science in the primary school. Within-school planning in the context of less prescriptive national requirements. The value of having in mind the ‘big ideas’ of science. The opportunities for children to learn through greater access to the internet and social networking. The expanding sources of materials and guidance now available to teachers on-line. Greater attention to school and teacher self-evaluation as a means of improving provision for children’s learning. The importance for both teachers and learners of reflecting on the process and content of their activities. Other key aspects of teaching, such as:- questioning, the importance of discussion and dialogue, the formative and summative roles of assessment and strategies for helping children to develop understanding, skills, positive attitudes and enjoyment of science, are preserved. So also is the learner-centred approach with an emphasis on children learning to take some responsibility for their activities. This book is essential reading for all primary school teachers and those on primary education courses.

Social Studies Instruction In The Elementary School

Author : Richard E. Servey
ISBN : STANFORD:36105042758255
Genre : Social Science
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Painless American Government

Author : Jeffrey Strausser
ISBN : 1438081200
Genre : History
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Titles in Barron's Painless series are designed for middle school and high school students, helping them excel in subjects they might expect to be either hopelessly boring or excruciatingly difficult. The authors are all experienced teachers, adept at winning the hearts and minds of adolescents, and skillful in adding a light, humorous touch to even the heaviest and grimmest topics. This book opens with a general description of government and a comparison of democracy as practiced by the founding fathers and how it operates in today's America. The author goes on to discuss the Constitution as our basis of government, civil liberties and civil rights, the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the federal government, elections and political parties, how public policy is created and shaped, and how each citizen can become involved in the process of self-government. The book includes quizzes with answer keys.

Manual For Relatively Painless Medical Spanish

Author : Ana Malinow Rajkovic
ISBN : 9780292751460
Genre : Foreign Language Study
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Self-teaching guide to the grammar, pronunciation, and medical vocabulary of Spanish. Presented in a systematic and highly entertaining fashion, twelve lessons cover some of the most commonly encountered situations. These include the family clinic, the emergency room, appendicitis, the social chat, pregnancy, family planning, pelvic inflammatory disease and urinary tract infection, depression, children with asthma, patients with angina, explaining a venipuncture and a spinal tap, and patients with shortness of breath. Each lesson closes with a bilingual interview that includes vocabulary and grammar introduced in that lesson. A guide to the medical history and physical examination appears in English and Spanish in the appendix.

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