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Student and Instructor Site for Your Science Classroom: Becoming an Elementary/Middle School Science Teacher
M. Jenice Goldston and Laura Downey
Your Science Classroom: Becoming an Elementary/Middle School Science Teacher


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About the Book

Focused on teaching methods, Your Science Classroom: Becoming an Elementary / Middle School Science Teacher is a core textbook for use in elementary / middle school science methods courses. Designed around a practical, “practice-what-you teach” approach to methods instruction, the text is based on current constructivist philosophy and organized around 5E inquiry and guided by the National Science Education Teaching Standards. The text is purposely designed to prepare teachers to teach science in ways that foster positive attitudes and engagement in meaningful science learning for themselves and their students.

Instructor Teaching Site

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Student Study Site

This Student Study Site is intended to enhance students' understanding of Your Science Classroom: Becoming an Elementary / Middle School Science Teacher. Please note that all the materials on this site are especially geared toward maximizing the potential for maximizing your understanding of the material.