Ideas for exciting and effective classroom instruction are revealed in this thorough and research-based introduction to teaching science. Secondary school teachers learn how to combine their knowledge of science with teaching methods that make the classroom a dynamic and collaborative place. Methodology and theory are also discussed in terms of controversies relating to science, equity, and integration. Lesson plans, lab and electronic resources, and assessment measurements are also provided to give this introduction practical value to current or aspiring science teachers.
The Art of Teaching Science is a thorough introduction to the theory and practice of science teaching in secondary schools.
Vaille Dawson is senior lecturer of science education at Edith Cowan University. Grady Venville
is a professor of science education at the University of Western Australia. Both have extensive experience as teacher educators and are the editors of “The Art of Teaching Science,”