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Cases in Middle and Secondary Science Education The Promise and Dilemmas

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ISBN-10: 0131127985

ISBN-13: 9780131127982

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Thomas R. Koballa, Deborah J. Tippins

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For Science Methods for the Secondary School and Middle Grades courses. This broad-based volume highlights dozens of situations and challenges associated with middle school and secondary school science teaching, along with the suggestions of experts for improving practice and stimulating creative thinking in a scientific vein. After an introduction to the case-based pedagogy, ten chapters present three to four cases each, all of which relate to a central theme. The final chapter delineates a methodology for creating engaging, instructional cases from one's personal teaching experience. Through a study of the cases, future and practicing science teachers can glean an understanding of…    
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Book details

List price: $56.80
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/30/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

List of Contributors
Classroom Case Narratives and Pedagogical and Research Tools in Science Education
Adolescent Learners in Science
Reform and Science Curriculum
Planning for Science Instruction
Organizing a Positive Learning Environment
Learning in the Science Classroom
Learning in the Laboratory and Informal Settings
Controversial Issues in the Science Classroom
The Role of Technology in Science Teaching and Learning
Assessment in Science
Student Teaching and Mentoring
Science Teacher Education: Exploring the Paradoxes and Possibilities of Case-Based Instruction