Analysing exemplary science teaching
'Analysing exemplary science teaching' is a text that seeks to combine educational theory and practice through analysis of a series of teachers' descriptions of 'exemplary' science lessons. The book comprises edited chapters with a common goal; to explore features of high-quality learning and teaching in the sciences.
Early chapters describe classroom practice written by well-respected and insightful classroom teachers and students. Later chapters, authored by scholars of international standing, have a theoretical focus and utilise educational theory to discuss, define and analyse documented practice.
A unique feature is the use of annotated comments to cross-reference descriptions of practice with theoretical analysis. The text has an international flavour; the lessons described and analysed come from middle and secondary schools in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom.
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