Hawker Brownlow Education

What Principals Need to Know About Teaching and Learning Science

Author: Eric Sheninger, Keith Devereaux

Availability: In Stock

Code: SOT6291

ISBN: 9781743306291

No of Pages: 132

Publish date: 15/11/2012

Price: $29.95

Description

Science awakens creativity and reveals to students an exciting world of innovation and exploration. Science provides the ideal platform from which to teach students the engagement skills they will need in the 21st century. What Principals Need to Know About Teaching and Learning Science (Second Edition) offers P–8 principals research-based strategies for increasing student achievement in science and fostering an environment that supports the science curriculum. Authors Eric C. Sheninger and Keith Devereaux guide school leaders through the aspects of an effective science program: inquiry, curricula, program evaluation, inquiry-based learning, assessment and professional development. With this straightforward resource, you will:



  • Obtain an overarching knowledge of science as it relates to standards, safety and instruction

  • Learn key principles to promote science literacy schoolwide

  • Evaluate your science program using practical reproducibles, checklists, assessments and tools

  • Create and sustain successful teacher teams

  • Learn essential strategies to support teachers in planning lessons

  • Discover how to focus science instruction on questioning and problem solving