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Secondary Science Reflective Reader


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© 2006 | 128 pages | Learning Matters
This reader guides trainee teachers through challenging and topical theory, in order to develop their reflective learning and practice. It contains key extracts from classic and current writing, each accompanied by support materials including an analysis, pre- and post-reading activities, links to the QTS Standards, practical implications, and further reading. Trainees are helped to engage with theoretical concepts, reflect on their own understanding and principles, and apply this to classroom practice. Closely linked to the Secondary Professional Studies Reflective Reader, this book builds on much of that material, while providing a unique science perspective.
 
Introduction
 
Planning for effective learning in science
 
Addressing pupils’ learning styles
 
Inclusion and special needs in science
 
Assessment in science
 
Planning and assessing investigations in science
 
Health and safety in the science laboratory
 
The purpose of practical work
 
The nature of science
 
Citizenship and ethical issues in science education
 
Thinking skills in science
 
Classroom research
 
References
 
Index

Not suitable for Scottish curriculum.

Mr Nick Hood
Department of Educational Studies, Edinburgh University
December 11, 2012

useful focus on health and safety, good link to ethical issues.

Dr Liane Purnell
Department of Education, Newman University College
April 18, 2012

Very yseful for PGCE science secondary

Dr Nasser Mansour
The School of Education and Lifelong Learning, Exeter University
March 6, 2012

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ISBN: 9781844450657
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