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Learning Science and the Science of Learning : Science Educators' Essay Collection,9780873552080

Learning Science and the Science of Learning : Science Educators' Essay Collection

Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 4/1/2002
Publisher(s): Natl Science Teachers Assn

Table of Contents

Preface ix
Acknowledgments xi
Introduction xiii
Harold Pratt
Part 1 How Do Students Learn Science?
How Students Learn and How Teachers Teach
Angelo Collins
Applying the Science of Learning to the Education of Prospective Science Teachers
Jose P. Mestre
Rodney R. Cocking
Part 2 Designing Curriculum for Student Learning
Scientific Inquiry, Student Learning, and the Science Curriculum
Rodger W. Bybee
Supporting the Science-Literacy Connection
Jeanne Rose Century
Joseph Flynn
Doris Santamaria Makang
Marian Pasquale
Karen M. Robblee
Jeffrey Winokur
Karen Worth
Reaching the Zone of Optimal Learning: The Alignment of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment
Stephen J. Farenga
Beverly A. Joyce
Daniel Ness
Part 3 Teaching That Enhances Student learning
Alignment of Instruction with Knowledge of Student Learning
Paul Jablon
Learner-Centered Teaching
Jeffrey Weld
Using the Laboratory to Enhance Student Learning
Michael P. Clough
Part 4 Assessing Student learning
Using Assessment to Help Students Learn
J. Myron Atkin
Assessing Student Learning
Anne M. Cox-Petersen
Joanne K. Olson
Part 5 Professional Development and the Science of Learning
Curriculum Reform, Professional Development, and Powerful Learning
Janet Carlson Powell
James B. Short
Nancy M. Landes
Professional Development and How Teachers Learn: Developing Expert Science Teachers
Katherine E. Stiles
Susan Mundry

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