Art of Teaching Science by Jack Hassard
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Art of Teaching Science
By Jack Hassard

The Art of Teaching Science

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Art of Teaching Science by Jack Hassard

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The Art of Teaching Science emphasizes a humanistic, experiential, and constructivist approach to teaching and learning, and integrates a wide variety of pedagogical tools. Becoming a science teacher is a creative process, and this innovative textbook encourages students to construct ideas about science teaching through their interactions with peers, mentors, and instructors, and through hands-on, minds-on activities designed to foster a collaborative, thoughtful learning environment. This second edition retains key features such as inquiry-based activities and case studies throughout, while simultaneously adding new material on the impact of standardized testing on inquiry-based science, and explicit links to science teaching standards. Also included are expanded resources like a comprehensive website, a streamlined format and updated content, making the experiential tools in the book even more useful for both pre- and in-service science teachers. Special Features: * Each chapter is organized into two sections: one that focuses on content and theme; and one that contains a variety of strategies for extending chapter concepts outside the classroom * Case studies open each chapter to highlight real-world scenarios and to connect theory to teaching practice * Contains 33 Inquiry Activities that provide opportunities to explore the dimensions of science teaching and increase professional expertise * Problems and Extensions, On the Web Resources and Readings guide students to further critical investigation of important concepts and topics. An extensive companion website includes even more student and instructor resources, such as interviews with practicing science teachers, articles from the literature, chapter PowerPoint slides, syllabus helpers, additional case studies, activities, and more. Visit http://www.routledge.com/textbooks/9780415965286 to access this additional material.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780415965286
ISBN-10: 0415965284
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 178mm x 28mm)
Pages: 576
Imprint: Routledge
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jack Hassard

Jack Hassard is Professor Emeritus of Science Education at Georgia State University. Michael Dias is Assistant Professor and Coordinator of Biology Education at Kennesaw State University.

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