educational value of certain after-school materials and activities in science.

by Morris Meister in New York

Written in English
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(Thesis, Ph.D. - Columbia University)

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Pagination175 p.
Number of Pages175
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Open LibraryOL15504290M

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Please do not remove it. The educational value of certain after-school materials and activities in science. This two-part book, Science in Elementary Education, combines practical methods, background information, and activities for teaching science to children.

Part I discusses the importance of elementary science education and introduces a broad cluster of teaching skills through step-by-step descriptions and the use of real-life examples.

The Value of Science Education A typical fret-grade classroom today. jects, the kind of manipula- tion so easily achieved in sci- ence lessons."5 Benchmarks for Science Literal, prepared by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), also shares this view: "For students in the early grades, the emphasis should overwhelmingly.

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The Importance of Science in Early Education. Governmental guidelines and tests often focus on middle and high school-level STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education. Yet, many educators believe science education should begin much earlier.

Project-based learning (PBL) is a student-centered pedagogy that involves a dynamic classroom approach in which it is believed that students acquire a deeper knowledge through active exploration of real-world challenges and problems. Students learn about a subject by working for an extended period of time to investigate and respond to a complex question, challenge, or problem.

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• Early education policies should define mathematics as more than counting and number, and science should be treated as more than learning lists of facts. • Pre-service and in-service educators need improved preparation to understand math and science content and to provide experiences integrating this content into their teaching practice.

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Science books every teacher should know about. See STEM books, Daily Warm-Ups: Science and more resources. Disagree with Callister - oddly all three others like it.

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