ERIC Number: EJ1093997
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Jul
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Targeted Courses in Inquiry Science for Future Elementary School Teachers
Steinberg, Richard; Wyner, Yael; Borman, Greg; Salame, Issa I.
Journal of College Science Teaching, v44 n6 Jul 2015
This study reports on targeted science courses for undergraduate childhood education majors. We describe an inquiry-oriented, three-course sequence spanning physical, life, and environmental science. All three courses are hands-on and are designed to reflect the content and pedagogy most important to future elementary school teachers.
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Undergraduate Students, Majors (Students), Early Childhood Education, Inquiry, Sequential Learning, Physical Sciences, Biological Sciences, Environmental Education, Hands on Science, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Early Childhood Education
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