Your Science Classroom
Becoming an Elementary / Middle School Science Teacher
- M. Jenice Goldston - The University of Alabama
- Laura Downey - Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education
Ignite student learning and teacher enthusiasm in the science inquiry classroom
Primary Teacher Training | Science | Teaching in Primary Schools
Focused on teaching methods, Your Science Classroom: Becoming an Elementary / Middle School Science Teacher is a core textbook for use in elementary / middle school science methods courses. Designed around a practical, 'practice-what-you teach' approach to methods instruction, the text is based on current constructivist philosophy and organized around 5E inquiry and guided by the National Science Education Teaching Standards. The text is purposely designed to prepare teachers to teach science in ways that foster positive attitudes and engagement in meaningful science learning for themselves and their students.
Great resource for SPED teachers
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 1: I Know What Science Is!
Chapter 8: Assessment and Evaluation