ERIC Number: EJ656458
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
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Learning To Teach Science for All in the Elementary Grades: What Do Preservice Teachers Bring?
Howes, Elaine V.
Journal of Research in Science Teaching, v39 n9 p845-69 Nov 2002
Describes characteristics that may assist prospective elementary teachers in developing effective, inclusive science instruction; link them to requirements for teaching; and suggest how science teacher educators might draw on the strengths of their own students to support teaching practices aimed at universal scientific literacy. Findings describe the research participants' strengths thematically as propensity for inquiry, attention to children, and awareness of school/society relationships. (Author/MM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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