ERIC Number: ED392628
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Science Methods for Elementary and Middle School Teachers. First Edition.
Bluhm, William J.; And Others
This book is designed to provide elementary science methods teachers with a vehicle that will allow them to help their own students become scientifically literate. Chapters include: (1) "On Understanding Science and Technology"; (2) "Why Teach Science to Children"; (3) "The Process Side of Science"; (4) "The Product Side of Science"; (5) ""Models of Instruction"; (6) "Evaluation-Evaluating Students and the Effectiveness of Instruction"; (7) "Models for Action-Hands On Science Programs"; (8) "Science Textbooks-Analyzing and Modifying Them for Use in the Classroom"; (9) "Beyond the Textbook"; and (10) "Understanding and Teaching Environmental Education." Appendices include: a short history of elementary science methods; writing and analyzing instructional objectives; supplementary reading assignment; metric measurement; textbook appraisal; and safety in the classroom. (JRH)
Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Educational Strategies, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Education, Hands on Science, Middle Schools, Models, Science Curriculum, Science Instruction, Science Process Skills, Scientific Concepts, Scientific Literacy, Scientific Methodology, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Education, Technology, Textbooks, Theories
Stipes Publishing L.L.C., 10-12 Chester Street, Champaign, IL 61820.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A