Sage South Asia
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Reflective practice is at the heart of effective teaching, and this book helps you develop into a reflective teacher of Science. Everything you need is here: guidance on developing your analysis and self-evaluation skills, the knowledge of what you are trying to achieve and why, and examples of how experienced teachers deliver successful lessons. It includes advice about obtaining your first teaching post, and about continuing professional development.
The book shows you how to plan creative lessons, how to make good use of resources and how to assess pupils` progress effectively. Each chapter contains points for reflection, which encourage you to break off from your reading and think about the challenging questions that you face as a new teacher.
If you are training to teach science this book will help you to improve your classroom performance, by providing you with practical advice, but also by helping you to think in depth about the key issues. It also supplements guidance on undertaking a research project with examples of the research evidence that is needed in academic work at Masters level, essential for anyone undertaking an M-level PGCE
Table of Contents
What is Science Teaching? Who are Science Teachers?
What are you expected to teach in a science lesson?
Planning to teach a science lesson
Elements of a science lesson
Managing learning in science
Managing Learning; measuring learning
Teaching different abilities; Teaching different pupils
Teaching different ages; Key Stage 3 to Post-16
Science Teaching Issues: science for all
Creativity and innovation in science teaching and learning
Science Outside the Classroom
reflective practice and professional development