Teaching science 3 - 11: the essential guide
A handbook for newly qualifying teachers, this introductory book provides a comprehensive guide to the effective teaching of science in foundation-level and primary settings.
In particular it offers:
knowledge of the nature of the subject and the reasons for teaching it; guidance on how to meet requirements of the National Curriculum and early learning goals; an understanding of the planning, organization and delivery of the subject; advice on effective teaching methods and resources; understanding of the demands of assessment, recording and reporting; guidance on the role of equal opportunties and special educational needs and an introduction to the role of subject co-ordinator.
The text includes numerous examples from early years and primary settings as well as checklists and helpful advice. The result is a clear and accessible introduction to teaching Science in the 3-11 age range.
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