The Art of Creative Teaching: Primary Science: Big Ideas, Simple Rules

The Art of Creative Teaching: Primary Science: Big Ideas, Simple Rules

By: Alan Haigh (author)Paperback

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Concise, simple, yet motivating and inspiring, Haigh's book hones in on the essential 'big' ideas behind the craft of teaching primary science, condensing them into manageable bite-sized chunks and step-by-step rules which can be put into practice from Day One. In a world driven by testing and assessment, there is often very little opportunity or time to explore new, creative and more effective approaches to teaching science at a primary level. In response to this, Alan Haigh has written a book that will equip you with the science knowledge, skills and confidence to plan your own lessons, teach creatively and encourage a discovery approach to learning. This book will not only improve your teaching of science but will make it hugely enjoyable to boot.

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Contents

Section 1 Planning science Section 1a Lesson planning 1 Plan, hide and guide Section 1b Planning science topics and themes 2 Science learning is more effective when not taught in isolation Section 2 Teaching and assessing science 3 Teach children to intellectually engage with the discovery process 4 Teach children to become independent thinkers and learners 5 Use questioning and dialogue to lead children to understanding 6 You need to know what children have learned and understood before you progress 7 Make assessments work for you and your children Section 3 Science knowledge 8 Sc2 Biology 9 Sc3 Chemistry 10 Sc4 Physics Section 4 QCA and DIY science 11 Don't be a QCA slave

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/11/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781408228029
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 216
  • ID: 9781408228029
  • weight: 278
  • ISBN10: 1408228025

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