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Author Tweed, Anne.
Title Designing effective science instruction : what works in science classrooms / Anne Tweed.
Published Arlington, Va. : NSTA Press, NSTA Press, National Science Teachers Association/McREL, c2009.
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 Floor4  Q181 .T87 2009    IN LIBRARY
Description xxi, 222 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Building the framework -- Content. Identifying "Big ideas" and key concepts ; Unburdening the curriculum ; Engaging students with content ; Identifying preconceptions and prior knowledge ; Assessment : how do you know that they learned? ; Sequencing the learning targets into a progression -- Understanding. Engaging students in science inquiry ; Implementing formative assessments ; Addressing preconceptions and prior knowledge ; Providing wrap-up and sense-making opportunities ; Planning for collaborative science discourse ; Providing opportunities for practice, review, and revision -- Environment. Believe all students can learn ; Think scientifically ; Develop positive attitudes and motivation ; Provide feedback ; Reinforcing progress and effort ; Teach students to be metacognitive -- Teacher learning : a beginning.
Subject Science -- Study and teaching.
Curriculum planning.
ISBN 9781935155065
OCLC number 427757166