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Pedagogy of Science
Reflective Practices

First Edition
  • Jasim Ahmad - Faculty, Institute of Advanced Studies in Education, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi
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November 2019 | 376 pages | SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd

This engaging textbook on the pedagogy of science introduces teacher trainees to the various methods, approaches and models of teaching science and applying them in their teaching practice. The book focuses on the development of scientific knowledge through a clear understanding of the nature of science and a discussion on all the various pedagogical shifts in science teaching. Written as per the curriculum prescribed by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) and National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), this book is an ideal companion not only for teacher trainees but also for in-service teachers and researchers in related fields.

Key Features:

• Application-oriented approach that enables teachers to adopt a problem-solving technique to teaching science

• Examines the various modes and strategies of science teaching with focus on the 5Es constructivist approach, game-based teaching-learning and techniques for assessment in science

• Chapters aided with pedagogically engaging elements such as Check Your Progress and Points to Ponder; examples, activities and review questions for self-evaluation 

• Extensive summary at the end of each chapter to help the reader recapitulate better

 


 
Preface
 
Acknowledgements
 
Nature and Scope of Science
 
Science, Technology, Society and Environment
 
General Aims of Science Teaching and Learning
 
Objectives of Science Teaching and Learning
 
Exploring Learners
 
Linking Theory and Practice in Science Teaching
 
Pedagogical Shifts in Science
 
Science Teaching: Learner Centred Strategies
 
Science Teaching: Miscellaneous Strategies
 
Learning Resources in Science Teaching
 
Tools and Techniques for Assessment in Science
 
Planning for Teaching-Learning of Science
 
Lifelong Learning and Science Education
 
Professional Development of Science Teachers
 
School Science Curriculum
 
Science Education Projects and Curricular Reforms
 
Game-Based Teaching-Learning in Science
 
Bibliography
 
Online Resources
 
Index

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Key features

• Application-oriented approach that enables teachers to adopt a problem-solving technique to teaching science

• Examines the various modes and strategies of science teaching with focus on the 5Es constructivist approach, game-based teaching-learning and techniques for assessment in science

• Chapters aided with pedagogically engaging elements such as Check Your Progress and Points to Ponder; examples, activities and review questions for self-evaluation

• Extensive summary at the end of each chapter to help the reader recapitulate better


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