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,"
Contents..1. Nature of science and scientific enquiry..2. Constructivist views of teaching and learning..3. Conceptual change models of teaching and learning..4. Teaching strategies for science classrooms..5. Planning in an outcomes-focused way..6. Investigating in science..7. Accessing science curriculum resources..8. Assessment in science..9. Integration of science with other learning areas..10. Teaching and learning science with analogies..11. Equity and the inclusive science curriculum..12. Bringing controversial issues into science teaching
...an excellent selection of Australian science educators are represented by the book.Debra Panizzon, School Of Education, University of New England
Grady Venville, Vaille Dawson
ART OF TEACHING SCIENCE
Allen & Unwin Academic
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University of Western Australia, Australia
01 May, 2011
Great book on science teaching. So enjoyable to read and follow. I appreciate its 'to the point' approach. Recommended