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Gunckel, Kristin L. – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2011
This paper reports on one preservice teacher's use of the Inquiry-Application Instructional Model (I-AIM) to plan and teach an instructional sequence on photosynthesis to 5th-grade students. Analysis of the preservice teacher's planned and enacted instructional sequences and interviews shows that the preservice teacher was successful in leveraging…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Botany, Teacher Educators
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Seung, Eulsun; Bryan, Lynn A.; Butler, Malcolm B. – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2009
The purpose of this study was to investigate changes in preservice teachers' understanding of the nature of science (NOS) as a result of four activity-based interventions that represent three instructional approaches used in a middle grades science methods course. Ten participants' understanding of NOS and their perceptions about the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Methods Courses, Scientific Principles, Science Teachers
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Beyer, Carrie; Davis, Elizabeth A. – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2009
Critiquing and adapting curriculum materials are essential teaching practices but challenging for many preservice teachers. This study explores the use of educative curriculum materials--materials intended to support both teacher and student learning--to help preservice elementary teachers develop their pedagogical design capacity for critiquing…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Teaching Methods, Lesson Plans, Preservice Teacher Education