Creative teaching in primary science

Creative teaching has the potential to inspire deep learning, using inventive activities and stimulating contexts that can capture the imagination of children.

This book enables you to adopt a creative approach to the methods and content of your primary science teaching practice and confidently develop as a science educator.

Key aspects of science teaching are discussed, including:

  • Planning for teaching and learning
  • Assessing primary science
  • Cross-curricular approaches
  • The intelligent application of technology
  • Sustainability education
  • Outdoor learning. 

Coverage is supported by illustrative examples, encouraging the reader to look at their own teaching practice, their local community and environment, their own interests and those of their children to deepen their understanding of what constitutes good science teaching in primary schools.

This is essential reading for students on primary initial teacher education courses, on both university-based (BEd, BA with QTS, PGCE) and schools-based (School Direct, SCITT) routes into teaching. 

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Author(s)Roger Cutting, Orla Kelly
Age5-7, 7-11
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