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  • 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...

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

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 52.60

    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$ 159.05

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 304.66

    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...

  • Return of Gonzo Gizmosby Simon Quellen Field

    Chicago Review Press 2007; US$ 13.99

    This fresh collection of more than 20 science projectsfrom hydrogen fuel cells to computer-controlled radio transmittersis perfect for the tireless tinkerer. Innovative activities include taking detailed plant cell photographs through a microscope using a disposable camera; building a rocket engine out of aluminum foil, paper clips, and kitchen matches;... more...

  • Science Education For Citizenshipby Mary Ratcliffe

    McGraw-Hill Education 2003; US$ 44.00

    Explores the teaching and learning of issues relating to the impact of science in society. This title offers practical guidance in devising learning goals and suitable learning and assessment strategies. It helps teachers to provide students with the skills and understanding needed to address these multi-faceted issues. more...

  • How to...Write to Learn Scienceby Bob Tierney

    National Science Teachers Association 2004; US$ 12.95

    Make science an exhilarating process of discovery! Through a wealth of creative write-to-learn strategies, this book offers inspiring techniques to coax out the reluctant scientists in your classroom. Newly updated and expanded, this NSTA best seller is a storehouse of practical ideas and examples for use with students at all ability levels. It provides... more...