Early Explorations In Science

Author: Jane Johnston
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335225950
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This accessible and practical book supports good scientific practice in the early years. It helps practitioners to be creative providers, and shows them how to develop awe and wonder of the world in the children they teach.

Early Childhood

Author: Tina Bruce
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1848602243
Size: 44.80 MB
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Designed for students on Early Years Foundation Degrees and Early Childhood courses, Early Years professionals and Teaching Assistants, this engaging text provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of early childhood. Written and edited by experts in the field, the book clearly explains theory through illustrations of good practice, with case studies, reflective exercises and suggestions for further reading. Additional case studies and reflective questions for student or lecturer's use can be found on the SAGE website. Each chapter has been revised with an emphasis on encouraging reflective practice and there are new chapters on: - personal, social, and emotional development - EYPS - health and safeguarding children This brand new edition has also been updated in light of the new Early Years Foundation Stage, and addresses the needs of students working towards Early Years Professional Status (EYPS).

The Primary Science And Technology Encyclopedia

Author: Christopher Collier
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136834974
Size: 33.72 MB
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The book provides clear descriptions, definitions and explanations of difficult scientific concepts, carefully chosen to reflect the needs of those involved in primary science education.

Teaching And Learning Primary Science With Ict

Author: Warwick, Paul
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335218946
Size: 62.35 MB
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This book provides a range of insights into pupils' learning relevant to the use of information and communications technology (ICT) in primary science. The contributors, who are all experts in their field, draw on practical and theoretical perspectives and: Provide specific examples of software and hardware use in the classroom Consider innovative and creative uses of technology for pupils engaged in science activity in the primary and early years Indicate future possibilities for the use of computer-based technologies Key themes running through the book include: setting the use of ICT in primary science within theoretical perspectives on learning and on pedagogy; the importance of using ICT in developing talking and listening opportunities in the science classroom; and the potential of learning through ICT enhanced science investigations. Contemporary issues such as inclusion, creativity and collaborative learning are also examined, making Teaching and Learning Primary Science with ICT essential reading for students in science education, and for teachers who want to use new technology to improve learning in their science classrooms.

Exploring Science With Young Children

Author: Terry Russell
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1473979781
Size: 37.53 MB
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Science in the early years is about more than developing understanding of key scientific concepts. It is about encouraging imagination, creativity and curiosity and nurturing key scientific skills to form a firm base for learning. Understanding how best to do this for young children aged 3-7 is the focus of the book. By concentrating on practical and naturally occurring experiences the authors look at meeting the needs of the curriculum with children at the centre of their own learning. Chapters look at how to work with children to: · Find out and develop their own ideas · Get them inquiring scientifically · Use evidence to support their views This book will really help develop the whole child across the curriculum and make sure they have the skills they need for later learning.

Science Literacy In Primary Schools And Pre Schools

Author: Haim Eshach
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 140204674X
Size: 25.93 MB
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This well-written and thought-provoking book presents the state-of-the-art in science education for kindergarten and primary schools. It begins with a thorough theoretical discussion on why it is incumbent on the science educator to teach science at first stages of childhood. It goes on to analyze and synthesize a broad range of educational approaches and themes. The book also presents novel strategies to science teaching.