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The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools

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The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools

The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools
David Fulton Publishers | June 24, 2004 | ISBN-10: 1843121328 | 304 pages | PDF | 1.7 MB

Providing an up-to-date discussion of the many aspects of teaching primary science, this best-selling book contains a strong focus on constructivist learning and the role of social interaction in learning. Emphasising the use of process skills to develop children’s understanding through enquiry, the book also promotes the importance of fostering motivation for learning through enjoyment and giving children some control of their activities. Other features include:

using assessment to help learning
the nature of progression in understanding, skills and attitudes
creativity in learning science and what this means in practice
the development of children's thinking skills.