Description - Primary Science: Teaching the Tricky Bits by Neil Rutledge
Do you lack confidence in teaching the more difficult areas of primary science?
Do you want accessible, well structured support?
Yes? Then this handy book is for you...
It provides a combination of engaging, practical lesson ideas and subject knowledge to help you teach the trickiest parts of primary science such as materials and their properties, magnetism, circuits, forces and life processes.
Using strategies that have been successfully used in primary school classrooms, it explains the most difficult topics in a simple, non-technical style. It includes a range of accessible ideas, hints and tips with a focus on providing a skills-based, problem-solving approach to learning.
Each topic area includes advice on: How to link the topic with other areas of learning
Identifying and challenging common misconceptions
How to effectively pre-assess the learners' ideas to best meet their needs
Practical activities for challenging and developing children's ideas
Explanatory models to help pupils consolidate their understanding
This book provides friendly support and guidance to anyone teaching or training to teach primary science.
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(247mm x 176mm x 18mm)
Open University Press
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Author Biography - Neil Rutledge
Neil Rutledge is Senior Lecturer in Science at the University of Cumbria, UK and also runs science CPD programmes for Cumbria LEA and for the Science Learning Centre. He has been nominated for the National Teaching Fellowship scheme.