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The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools download ebook

by Wynne Harlen OBE,Anne Qualter

The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools download ebook
ISBN:
0415465273
ISBN13:
978-0415465274
Author:
Wynne Harlen OBE,Anne Qualter
Publisher:
David Fulton Publishers; 5 edition (April 20, 2009)
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Pages:
352 pages
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1112 kb
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1985 kb
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This book is essential reading for all primary school teachers and those .

This book is essential reading for all primary school teachers and those engaged in studying primary education. Format Hardback 400 pages. Part 1: Compelling Reasons for Teaching Science in Primary Schools Chapter 1: The importance of primary school science Chapter 2: Primary school science curricula in the UK Chapter 3: Primary science in action Chapter 4: Experiences for learning science Part 2: About Children's Learning Chapter 5: What we know about children's learning Chapter 6: Children's ideas Chapter 7: Learning through

Wynne Harlen, Anne Qualter. The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools provides essential information for all concerned with primary school education about all aspects of teaching science.

Wynne Harlen, Anne Qualter. 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 & or powerful ideas of science rather than.

The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools.

item 2 The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools, Harlen OBE, Wynne, UsedVeryGood, Pap -The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools, Harlen OBE, Wynne, UsedVeryGood, Pap. £. 9. Emphasising the use of process skills to develop children's understanding through enquiry, it also promotes the importance of fostering motivation for learning through enjoyment.

Thefifth edition of this bestselling textbook provides an up-to-date discussion of the many aspects of teaching primary science, maintaining its strong focus on constructivist learning and the role of social interaction in learning. With emphasis on the child-centred approach, the book also promotes the importance of fostering motivation for learning through enjoyment and giving children some control of their activities.

Thefifth edition has been updated to reflect:

the move towards a cross-curricular approach in primary schools recent developments in the use of ICT by teachers and pupils how assessment and records can be used to help learning what recent studies of the brain can tell us about learning the widespread emphasis on teaching and learning through inquiry the recognition of the importance of discussion, dialogue and argumentation changes in curriculum management and planning.

The book opens with multiple case studies, four of which are new to this edition, offering cross-curricular examples of primary science in action. Each chapter is framed by an introduction and summary points. Suggestions for further reading are provided and there are numerous references to useful websites.

Combining theory and practice, The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools helps the reader to understand the rationale behind the practice. It continues to be essential reading for all trainee and practising primary school teachers, including students on PGCE Primary, BEd, BA Primary, Education Studies courses and those studying for further qualifications in education.