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Tools and Traits for Highly Effective Science Teaching, K-8

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ISBN-10: 0325011001

ISBN-13: 9780325011004

Edition: 2007

Authors: Jo Anne Vasquez, Page Keeley

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s A must-have for every elementary science teacher striving to be highly effective and for every support person addressing the needs of science teachers. - Linda Froschauer NSTA President 2006 - 2007 s This important book helps us understand the details of effective science instruction in the elementary grades. Our job is to learn from this work and use it as we prepare future teachers and support current teachers as they collaborate to become effective elementary science teachers. - George D. Nelson Director, Science Mathematics and Technology Education, Western Washington University s At last, we have a comprehensive resource that can help teachers, administrators, and anyone who deeply…    
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Book details

List price: $23.13
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 11/8/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Jo Anne Vasquez is the author of the Heinemann title Tools and Traits for Highly Effective Science Teaching, K - 8. An experienced elementary science educator who has taught primary through college level courses, she has achieved national prominence through her extraordinary contributions to science education as a keynote speaker and professional developer. She is a presidential appointee to the National Science Board, governing board of the National Science Foundation; a former president of the National Science Teachers Association; and a former president of the National Science Education Leadership Association. She has been recognized with many awards, including science education's…    

Page Keeley is the senior science program director at the Maine Mathematics and Science Alliance (MMSA). She directs projects in the areas of leadership, professional development, standards and research on learning, formative assessment, and mentoring and coaching, and consults with school districts and organizations nationally. She has been the principal investigator on three NSF-funded projects: the Northern New England Co-Mentoring Network, a school-based mentoring program that supported science and mathematics professional learning communities for middle and high school mentors and new teachers; Curriculum Topic Study- A Systematic Approach to Utilizing National Standards and Cognitive…    

Foreword
What Effective Teachers of Science Know and Are Able to Do. What Does the Research Say?
What is Inquiry Science?
Linking Literacy Development and Science
Probing Children's Thinking
Designing and Delivering Effective Science Instruction
Supporting All Learners
Administrative Support for Effective Elementary Science
Conclusion
Index