Best Practices for Teaching Science: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do

Best Practices for Teaching Science: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do

By: Randi B. Stone (editor)Paperback

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Join Randi Stone as she visits the classrooms of award-winning teachers to observe their tried-and-tested best practices for teaching science to elementary, middle school, and high school learners. Explore inquiry-based strategies for building student confidence and achievement as Stone's teachers demonstrate how to use robotics, rockets, straw-bale greenhouses, expedition learning, technology and music, independent research study, and much more. This book is packed with lessons that work and ideas that will expand the instructional repertoires of new and veteran teachers alike.

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About Author

Randi Stone is the author of nine Corwin Press books: Best Practices for Teaching Reading: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Social Studies: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Writing: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Mathematics: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, and Best Practices for Teaching Science: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do. She is a graduate of Clark University, Boston University, and Salem State College. She completed her doctorate in education at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.

Contents

Preface About the Author About the Contributors 1. Expeditionary Learning Receives Prestigious Toyota Tapestry Grant: Project Dracula - Peter M. Menth, California 2. Less Is More ... Really - Stanley A. Wawrzyniak, New Hampshire 3. More Than Just Rockets - Douglas L. Bailer, Alabama 4. Gravity - Carol J. Skousen, Utah 5. Making Microbes Fun - Jason E. Hughes, West Virginia 6. Building Our Curriculum as We Build a Straw-Bale Greenhouse - Sally Ogilvie, Utah 7. Real-World Science Engagement - Kim Reining Gray, Georgia 8. A Method for Inquiry Science - Mark Goldner, Massachusetts 9. Using Technology and Music to Motivate Science Students - Brenda Zabel, Nebraska 10. The Power of Building a Positive Classroom Climate - Cindy Corlett, Colorado 11. Mission Possible - Pam Roller, Indiana 12. Robots: From Science Fiction to Science Fact - Lindsey Prentice, Indiana 13. A Different Kind of Service - Deborah Perryman, Illinois 14. Environmental Studies Enhance Middle School Education - Nancy Elliott, Missouri 15. An Independent Student Research Program Implemented in a Rural Michigan Community - Jeff Shull, Michigan 16. An Inquiry-Based, Student-Centered Approach - Jeff Shull, Michigan 17. One Very Special Evening of Science - Frieda Taylor Aiken, Georgia Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 23/05/2007
  • ISBN13: 9781412924573
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 112
  • ID: 9781412924573
  • weight: 186
  • ISBN10: 141292457X

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