Teaching Primary Science Constructively helps readers to create effective science learning experiences for primary students by using a constructivist approach to learning. Introductory chapters explain the principles of constructivism and their implications for learning and teaching. They also discuss core strategies for the development of science understanding and science inquiry processes and skills. An important new chapter assists readers to interpret the Australian Curriculum: Science with a constructivist mindset. Subsequent chapters then provide research-based ideas for implementing a constructivist approach within a number of content strands. This substantially revised edition incorporates recent research findings related to student learning, as well as teaching, from a constructivist perspective and highlights how teaching emphases have changed over the last few years. Throughout, it links strongly to the key ideas, themes and terminology of the Australian Curriculum: Science.This activity can be constructed in many ways depending on its purpose and placement in the learning sequence. ... utilises the whole classroom l as a board game, similar to the Mouse Trap board game; see Barlow, Kramer and Glass ( 1963)anbsp;...
|Title||:||Teaching Primary Science Constructively PDF|
|Author||:||Keith Skamp, Christine Preston|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning Australia - 2014-09-01|