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Teaching Children Science

Author : Donald A. DeRosa
ISBN : 0134742877
Genre : Science
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Provide the pedagogical and content knowledge needed to teach elementary school students science and scientific ways of thinking Teaching Children Science: A Discovery Approach encompasses everything pre-service elementary educators need to learn to effectively teach science to their students. Written in a clear, motivating style, this text helps aspiring elementary teachers become leaders who can inspire young children to experience science through the joys and challenges of inquiry and discovery. Additionally, six chapters devoted specifically to content knowledge in the areas of earth/space, life, and physical sciences provide readers with the foundations they will need as beginning science teachers. The 9th Edition further integrates the Next Generation Science Standards, new teaching vignettes, and engaging videos (in the Enhanced Pearson eText), in order to provide a realistic view of teaching science in today's classrooms. Also available with the Enhanced Pearson eText The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content with embedded videos and new self-check quizzes with feedback. Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; the Enhanced Pearson eText does not come packaged with this content. Students, if interested in purchasing this title with the Enhanced Pearson eText, ask your instructor to confirm the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and the Enhanced Pearson eText, search for: 0134691792 / 9780134691794 Teaching Children Science: A Discovery Approach, with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0134742877 / 9780134742878 Teaching Children Science: A Discovery Approach 0134742931 / 9780134742939 Teaching Children Science: A Discovery Approach, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card

Teaching Children Science

Author : Donald A. DeRosa
ISBN : 0133824624
Genre : Education
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NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. This access code card provides access to the new Enhanced Pearson eText The Eighth Edition of Teaching Children Science provides comprehensive coverage of elementary science methods focusing on “what to teach” and “how to teach it.” Using Abruscato's well known “discovery approach”, the book includes all three major components of teaching science—methods, content, and activities—organized in a format that allows teachers ultimate flexibility. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video. New to this Edition: Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) are integrated throughout the book. Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are addressed in Chapter 7's discussion of integrating science with other disciplines. Users of previous editions will notice restructuring of chapters 3 and 4 to better unify theory and practice as well as a new lesson example that models how the NGSS might inform lesson planning. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* This access code card provides access to the new Enhanced Pearson eText, a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText for 40% to 65% less than a print bound book. *The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7” or 10” tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later.

Teaching Children Science

Author : Donald A. DeRosa
ISBN : 0133783707
Genre : Education
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NOTE: Used books, rentals, and purchases made outside of Pearson If purchasing or renting from companies other than Pearson, the access codes for the Enhanced Pearson eText may not be included, may be incorrect, or may be previously redeemed. Check with the seller before completing your purchase. This package includes the Enhanced Pearson eText and the loose-leaf version The Eighth Edition of Teaching Children Science provides comprehensive coverage of elementary science methods focusing on "what to teach" and "how to teach it." Using Abruscato's well known "discovery approach", the book includes all three major components of teaching science-methods, content, and activities-organized in a format that allows teachers ultimate flexibility. The Enhanced Pearson eText features embedded video. New to this Edition: Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) are integrated throughout the book. Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are addressed in Chapter 7's discussion of integrating science with other disciplines. Users of previous editions will notice restructuring of chapters 3 and 4 to better unify theory and practice as well as a new lesson example that models how the NGSS might inform lesson planning. Improve mastery and retention with the Enhanced Pearson eText* The Enhanced Pearson eText provides a rich, interactive learning environment designed to improve student mastery of content. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. The new interactive, multimedia learning features were developed by the authors and other subject-matter experts to deepen and enrich the learning experience. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad® and Android® tablet.* Affordable. Experience the advantages of the Enhanced Pearson eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. *The Enhanced eText features are only available in the Pearson eText format. They are not available in third-party eTexts or downloads. *The Pearson eText App is available on Google Play and in the App Store. It requires Android OS 3.1-4, a 7" or 10" tablet, or iPad iOS 5.0 or later. 0133783707 / 9780133783704 Teaching Children Science: A Discovery Approach, Loose-Leaf Version with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0132824884 / 9780132824880 Teaching Children Science: A Discovery Approach, Loose-Leaf Version 0133824624 / 9780133824629 Teaching Children Science: A Discovery Approach, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card

Teaching Children Science

Author : Donald A. DeRosa
ISBN : 0132824884
Genre : Education
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This title is only available as a loose-leaf version with Pearson eText, or an electronic book. The Eighth Edition of "Teaching Children Science" provides comprehensive coverage of elementary science methods focusing on "what to teach" and "how to teach it." Using Abruscato's well known "discovery approach," the book includes all three major components of teaching science--methods, content, and activities--organized in a format that allows teachers ultimate flexibility. New to this Edition Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) are integrated throughout the book. Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are addressed in Chapter 7's discussion of integrating science with other disciplines.Users of previous editions will notice restructuring of chapters 3 and 4 to better unify theory and practice as well as a new lesson example that models how the NGSS might inform lesson planning. Enhanced Pearson eText. Included in this package is access to the new Enhanced eText exclusively from Pearson. The Enhanced Pearson eText is: Engaging. Full-color online chapters include dynamic videos that show what course concepts look like in real classrooms, model good teaching practice, and expand upon chapter concepts. Video links, chosen by our authors and other subject-matter experts, are embedded right in context of the content you are reading. Convenient. Enjoy instant online access from your computer or download the Pearson eText App to read on or offline on your iPad and Android tablets.* Interactive. Features include embedded video, note taking and sharing, highlighting and search. Affordable. Experience all these advantages of the Enhanced eText along with all the benefits of print for 40% to 50% less than a print bound book. *The Pearson eText App is available for free on Google Play and in the App Store.* Requires Android OS 3.1 -- 4, a 7" or 10" tablet or iPad iOS 5.0 or newer 0133783707 / 9780133783704 Teaching Children Science: A Discovery Approach, Loose-Leaf Version with Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card Package Package consists of: 0132824884 / 9780132824880 Teaching Children Science: A Discovery Approach, Loose-Leaf Version 0133824624 / 9780133824629 Teaching Children Science: A Discovery Approach, Enhanced Pearson eText -- Access Card

Teaching Children Science

Author : Joseph Abruscato
ISBN : UVA:X004704530
Genre : Education
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Intended for both pre-service and practicing teachers,Teaching Children Science: Discovery Methods for the Elementary and Middle Grades, 2/epresents contemporary ideas in a motivating, engaging writing style that captivates future classroom teachers and enhances instruction in the science classroom. This text offers the first nine basic science teaching methods chapters highlighting strategies and techniques teachers need in order to incorporate cooperative learning, questioning and active listening in their classrooms. This truncated paperback volume is composed of strategies and techniques for teaching science derived from the Sixth Edition of Joseph Abruscato's successful comprehensive text,Teaching Children Science: A Discovery Approach. Allow your students to "discover" science through this practical text. New to This Edition: With a renewed focus on the NSE content standards, this text provides clear direction of what teachers need to know to be prepared for the classroom. Discusses implementation of the NSE K-8 Content Standards and provides curriculum responsive to those standards. Covers elementary science topics including earth and space science, life science, physical sciences, and technology in a lively and engaging style that students find accessible. Satisfies the NSE standards of "the human side of science" (all chapters). Continuing its strength in supportive pedagogy, this text guides students into discovery. Features such as "A Look Ahead," "Go Further," "Quick Checks," and "Demonstrations" provide students with tangible suggestions to bring into the classroom. "This is an excellent resource for future teachers to have during their actual teaching." Professor Russell Agne,The University of Vermont "Dr. Abruscato¿s 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." Professor Jim Dawson,Rochester College Author bio: Dr. Joseph Abruscatoreceived 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 includingTeaching Children ScienceandWhizbangers and Wonderments. Other Texts to Consider:

Guided Discovery Activities For Elementary School Science

Author : Arthur A. Carin
ISBN : 0135069408
Genre : Activity programs in education
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The activities in this book incorporate many of the latest classroomtested innovations in science education. Additional information for organizing and planning to teach science and technology in the elementary school using a hands-on / minds-on approach can be found in companion textbooks.

Data Mining

Author : Krzysztof J. Cios
ISBN : 9780387367958
Genre : Computers
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This comprehensive textbook on data mining details the unique steps of the knowledge discovery process that prescribes the sequence in which data mining projects should be performed, from problem and data understanding through data preprocessing to deployment of the results. This knowledge discovery approach is what distinguishes Data Mining from other texts in this area. The book provides a suite of exercises and includes links to instructional presentations. Furthermore, it contains appendices of relevant mathematical material.

Teaching Science Through Discovery

Author : Arthur A. Carin
ISBN : 0132340895
Genre : Science
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Showing teachers how a guided discovery approach to teaching science can ignite children's interest, this text offers activities to stimulate a child's natural curiosity and guided questioning techniques to elicit insights and personal discovery. The work provides resource information on planning, organizing and running a guided discovery science programme in pre-school, junior and secondary school settings. It suggests ways of integrating science teahing into oral and written language, social studies, art, mathematics, music and physical educaiton.

The Discovery Of The Child

Author : Maria Montessori
ISBN : 8187879238
Genre : Education, Preschool
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Maria Montessori (1870 1952), Italian Physician And Educationist, Born In Rome, The First Woman In Italy To Receive A Medical Degree (1894), She Founded A School For Children With Learning Disabilities (1899 1901), And Developed A System Of Education For Children Of Three To Six Based On Spontaneity Of Expression And Freedom From Restraint. The System Was Later Worked Out For Older Children, And Applied In Montessori Schools Throughout The World. She Opened The First Montessori School For Children In The Slums Of Rome In 1907.

Teaching Children To Read

Author : Douglas Ray Reutzel
ISBN : 0131121898
Genre : Education
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For Elementary Reading Methods courses. This comprehensive and balanced look at literacy practice has long been one of the most popular reading methods texts available. The text begins by introducing seven principles for comprehensive reading instruction, and then explains the theoretical foundations of teaching reading. Part I builds on those foundations with specific methods in Part II, and then in Part III it describes how to create a variety of learning centers, and how to plan developmentally appropriate reading curriculum for students in both K-3 and 4-8 classrooms, chapters 12 and 13 provide a continuum of knowledge by describing classroon organization and curriculum for grades 4-6 and 6-8.

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