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Teaching Science by Inquiry in the Secondary School
Teaching Science by Inquiry in the Secondary School Author:Robert B. Sund, Leslie W. Trowbridge Teaching Science by Inquiry in the Secondary School emphasizes the higher levels of learning, stressing questions which require critical thinking. Particularly helpful for the new teacher are chapters on discipline in the science classroom, on the psychology of learning in science (including research findings from Bruner and Piaget), on lesson p... more »lanning, on practice teaching, and on mathematics teaching in science. A chapter on facilities emphasizes flexibility and planning for the future--it makes practical suggestions on using teaching machines, writing a program for a machine, constructing an invitation to inquiry, making problem tests and self tests, and designing an open-end experiment.
Everyone concerned with the modernizing and re-shaping of the secondary science curriculum will profit by this modern and timely examination of new developments, recent research findings, and by its numerous, stimulating, practical examples.« less