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Primary Science: Teaching Theory and Practice
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Primary Science: Teaching Theory and Practice

Ninth Edition


March 2021 | 216 pages | Learning Matters

An extensive knowledge of the primary Science curriculum is not enough for trainee teachers, they need to know how to teach Science in the primary classroom.

This is the essential teaching theory and practice text for primary Science that takes a focused look at the practical aspects of teaching.  It covers the important skills of classroom management, planning, monitoring and assessment and relates these specifically to primary Science. 

This 9th edition has been updated to include a new chapter on creative curriculum approaches.

Practical guidance, features and resources help students translate their learning to the classroom and understand the wider context of teaching:

-          Online practical lesson ideas for the classroom

-          The Primary National Curriculum for Science in Key Stages one and two

-          Tips for planning primary Science

-          Useful weblinks for primary Science teaching


 
Introduction
 
The nature of scientific understanding
 
Processes and methods of scientific enquiry
 
Children’s ideas
 
Science in the Foundation Stage
 
Teaching strategies
 
Planning
 
Classroom organisation and management
 
Assessment, recording and reporting
 
Using ICT in science
 
Health and safety
 
Creative curriculum approaches

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ISBN: 9781529718485
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