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Methods for Teaching Science as Inquiry

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ISBN-10: 0137147945

ISBN-13: 9780137147946

Edition: 10th 2009

Authors: Arthur A. Carin, Joel E. Bass, Terry L. Contant

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Book details

List price: $128.93
Edition: 10th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/9/2008
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 312
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Children, Science, and Inquiry: Some Preliminary Questions
What Does It Mean to Teach Science As Inquiry?
Why Should Children Learn Science?
U.S. Science Education: Where Have We Been, Where Are We Now, Where Are We Going?
What Shall We Teach in Science?
Science and Technology
Teachers and Inquiry
Processes and Strategies for Inquiry
Processes of Science
Descriptive, Classificatory, and Experimental Investigations
Teachers, Children, and Inquiry
Learning Science with Understanding
The New View of Learning
Enhancing the Understanding of Science
Children's Alternative Conceptions and Science Learning
Development, Learning, and Science Teaching
Teaching Science for Understanding: The 5-E Model of Instruction
Inquiry Instruction
The 5-E Model of Science Instruction
Guided Discovery, Textbook, and Direct Instruction
Approaches to Teaching Science
Research on the Effectiveness of Different Approaches to Science Instruction
Selecting Instructional Approaches for Teaching Science
Planning and Managing Inquiry Instruction
Planning Science Lessons
Managing Inquiry Instruction and Learning
Assessing Science Learning
Assessment and Evaluation
Assessment and Inquiry Science
Informal, Traditional, and Performance Assessments
Fitting Assessment Methods to Learning Objectives
Examples of Informal Assessments
Examples of Performance Assessment
Examples of Traditional Assessment Items
Characteristics of Items on Statewide Tests of Science
Effective Questioning
Questioning: An Essential Tool for Teachers
Questioning to Guide Inquiry Discussions
Responding to Student Ideas
Questioning Strategies in the Classroom: Properties of Air in First Grade
Some Considerations in Questioning
Technology Tools and Resources for Inquiry Science
Educational Technology
The Internet as a Technology Resource for Inquiry Science
Use Commercially Available Multimedia Packages to Enhance Science Inquiry
Use Instructional Software Packages
Use Computer-Based Laboratories to Collect and Process Data
Use Spreadsheets to Organize and Analyze Data
Communicate Through Multimedia Presentations
Managing Educational Technology in the Science Classroom
Take the Plunge-Join the Information Age
Connecting Science With Other Subjects
Connecting Science and Mathematics
Connecting Science and Literacy
Connecting Science and Social Studies
Science for All Learners
Students with Special Learning Needs
Science for Gifted and Talented Students
Science for Students from Linguistically and Culturally Diverse Backgrounds