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  • Overcoming Students' Misconceptions in Scienceby Mageswary Karpudewan; Ahmad Nurulazam Md Zain; A.L. Chandrasegaran

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 140.09

    This book discusses the importance of identifying and addressing misconceptions for the successful teaching and learning of science across all levels of science education from elementary school to high school. It suggests teaching approaches based on research data to address students’ common misconceptions. Detailed descriptions of how these instructional... more...

  • Eurekaby Chad Orzel

    Basic Books 2014; US$ 24.00

    Even in the twenty-first century the popular image of a scientist is a reclusive genius in a lab coat, mixing formulas or working out equations inaccessible to all but the initiated few. The idea that scientists are somehow smarter than the rest of us is a common, yet dangerous, misconception, getting us off the hook for not knowingor caringhow the... more...

  • Sharing Realityby Jeff T. Haley; Dale McGowan

    Pitchstone Publishing 2017; US$ 7.99

    Religions are a natural outgrowth of the intuitive ways of knowing that evolved with human culture. Though many people continue to find value in religious identity and community, intuitive knowledge has been eclipsed by a more effective way of knowing—the scientific way. A better way of relating religion to politics called secularism is gradually replacing... more...

  • Biologyby Steven Daniel Garber

    Wiley 2002; US$ 21.95 US$ 19.50

    * A complete course, from cells to the circulatory system * Hundreds of questions and many review tests * Key concepts and terms defined and explained Master key concepts. Answer challenging questions. Prepare for exams. Learn at your own pace. Are viruses living? How does photosynthesis occur? Is cloning a form of sexual or asexual reproduction?... more...

  • After Methodby John Law

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 75.95

    John Law argues that methods don't just describe social realities but are also involved in creating them. The implications of this argument are highly significant. If this is the case, methods are always political, and it raises the question of what kinds of social realities we want to create. Most current methods look for clarity and precision.... more...

  • Examining Pedagogical Content Knowledgeby Julie Gess-Newsome; Norman G. Lederman

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 50.19

    Since its emergence over two decades ago, the construct of pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) has significantly impacted preservice and inservice teacher education, educational policy, and educational research. PCK has served to re-focus educators' attention on the important role of subject matter in educational practice and away from the more generic... more...

  • Models of Science Teacher Preparationby D.R. Lavoie; W.M. Roth

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 151.77

    1 Wolff Michael Roth & Derrick R. Lavoie² 1 2 University of Victoria, Virtual Institute for Learning Resources The current reform in science education requires a substantive change in how science is taught. Implicit in this reform is an equally substantive change in professional devel- ment practices at all levels. (NRC, 1996,p. 56) In a continuously... more...

  • Changing the Subjectby J. Myron Atkin; Paul Black

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 61.95

    Change in education is too often a process which enthusiasts, ranging from top policy makers to groups of teachers, plan and drive forward, but in which they all find unexpected pitfalls. Every innovation depends on the commitment of schools and teachers to make it work. But often that commitment is lacking, or is less than total, or it turns to fustration... more...

  • Research in science education in Europeby Geoff Welford; Jonathan Osborne; Phil Scott

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 173.95

    A range of topical issues and concerns at the forefront of research in science education in Europe are examined in this text. The contributors are science educators and researchers from throughout Europe. more...

  • Philosophy, Science, Education and Cultureby Robert Nola; Gürol Irzik

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 290.72

    Currents such as epistemological and social constructivism, postmodernism, and certain forms of multiculturalism that had become fashionable within science education circles in the last decades lost sight of critical inquiry as the core aim of education. In this book we develop an account of education that places critical inquiry at the core of education... more...