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Becoming a Secondary School Science Teacher

Becoming a Secondary School Science Teacher - 99 edition

Becoming a Secondary School Science Teacher - 99 edition

ISBN13: 9780023313127

ISBN10: 0023313129

Becoming a Secondary School Science Teacher by Jazlin V. Ebenezer and Sharon M. Haggerty - ISBN 9780023313127
Edition: 99
Copyright: 1999
Publisher: Merrill Education/Prentice Hall
Published: 1999
International: No
Becoming a Secondary School Science Teacher by Jazlin V. Ebenezer and Sharon M. Haggerty - ISBN 9780023313127

ISBN13: 9780023313127

ISBN10: 0023313129

Summary

This book fully employs a constructivist, inquiry-based approach.

Journal activities promote reflective practice and explore personal conceptions about chapter concepts. Model lessons and a full unit of study give pre-service teachers samples of effective teaching plans. Margin notes provide definitions of important terms, guides for reflection on teaching strategies and National Science Teaching, Assessment and Professional Growth Standards.

Pre- and in-service secondary school science teachers.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

I. DEVELOPING A PRACTICAL PHILOSOPHY.

1. Windows into Science Education.
2. Science and Scientific Inquiry for Understanding.
3. Conceptions and Models of Teaching and Learning.
4. Developing Learners' Multiple Intelligences.

II. STRATEGIES FOR SCIENCE DISCOURSE.

5. Strategies for Scientific Inquiry.
6. Journal Writing and Research Reporting.
7. Novel Teaching and Learning Ideas.
8. Explanation, Evidence, Relevance.

III. SCIENCE CURRICULAR CONTENT, ISSUES, AND TRENDS.

9. Contextual Science from a Historical Perspective.
10. Interactive Learning with Computer Technology.
11. The Science-Technology-Society-Environment Connection.
12. Science for All Students.
13. Authentic-Assessment Practices in Science.

IV. Planning for Teaching Science.

14. Interactive Phases of Teaching and Learning.
15. Multiple Voices in Unit Planning.

Parting Message: Teacher Transformation.


Appendix A: Some Ideas for Your Teaching Portfolio.
Appendix B: Your Professional Portfolio.
Appendix C: Suggested PEOE Activities.
Appendix D: Practicing Science Safety.

References.
Name Index.
Subject Index.