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ERIC Number: ED469115
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 271
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-85396-449-2
Teaching, Learning and Assessing Science, 5-12. 3rd Edition.
Harlen, Wynne
This book explains the importance of teaching science to children and presents a theoretical framework on how to teach it. Science education is analyzed from two perspectives, teaching and learning. Contents include: (1) "Teaching Science 5-12: Why and How"; (2) "The Goals of Science Education"; (3) "Children Learning"; (4) "Children's Ideas"; (5) "Changing Ideas"; (6) "Children's Learning Experiences"; (7) "The Teacher's Role: Overview"; (8) "Assessing for Learning"; (9) "Gathering Evidence about Children's Learning"; (10) "Interpreting Evidence for Formative Assessment"; (11) "Helping the Development of Scientific Ideas"; (12) "Helping the Development of Process Skills and Attitudes"; (13) "Gathering and Interpreting Evidence for Summative Assessment"; (14) "Choosing and Using Resources"; and (15) "The Whole-School Role." (Contains 111 references.) (YDS)
Paul Chapman Publishing, Sage Publications, Inc., 2455 Teller Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91320 (hardcover: ISBN-1-85396-448-4, $86.95; paperback: ISBN-1-85396-449-2, $27.95). Tel: 800-818-7243 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A
Note: This is a new edition of "Teaching and Learning Primary Science."