Best Practices for Teaching Science: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do

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Randi Stone
Corwin Press, Mar 28, 2007 - Education - 89 pages
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Join Randi Stone as she visits the classrooms of award-winning teachers to observe their tried-and-tested best practices for teaching science to elementary, middle school, and high school learners. Explore inquiry-based strategies for building student confidence and achievement as Stone's teachers demonstrate how to use robotics, rockets, straw-bale greenhouses, expedition learning, technology and music, independent research study, and much more. This book is packed with lessons that work and ideas that will expand the instructional repertoires of new and veteran teachers alike.
 

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Contents

Less Is More Really
5
Making Microbes Fun
25
A Method for Inquiry Science
39
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Randi Stone is the author of nine Corwin Press books: Best Practices for Teaching Reading: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Social Studies: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Writing: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, Best Practices for Teaching Mathematics: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do, and Best Practices for Teaching Science: What Award-Winning Classroom Teachers Do. She is a graduate of Clark University, Boston University, and Salem State College. She completed her doctorate in education at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell.

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