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Teaching science for all children.

  • 430 Pages
  • 1.46 MB
  • English

Pearson A and B , Boston
Science -- Study and teaching -- Methodology., Science -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- Methodology., College students -- Training of., Teachers -- Training of., Constructivism (Educa
ContributionsMartin, Ralph E., 1951-, Martin, Ralph E., 1951-
LC ClassificationsQ181 .S3737 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 430 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3307557M
ISBN 100205431534, 0205412602
LC Control Number2004053392

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Teaching Science for Understanding begins with an overview of the changes in science education. It then presents a review of each major instructional strategy, information about how it is best used, and the effectiveness of the strategies for understanding and retention of.

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