Thinking Through Science Teacher's Resource Book by Arthur Cheney, Howard Flavell, Chris Harrison, George Hurst


Thinking Through Science Teacher's Resource Book by Arthur Cheney, Howard Flavell, Chris Harrison, George Hurst

This brand new course for Key Stage 3 Science brings together proven approaches to the development of pupils' thinking skills and the requirements of the National Curriculum for Science. Pupils learn to 'think about their thinking' whilst developing their knowledge and understanding of science within the context of the QCA Scheme of Work. The order in which specific skills are introduced is based on many years' research into pupils' cognitive development. Arises directly from the CASE project and cultivates a thinking skills approach to science. Highlights issues raised by the Science Strategy. Uses the latest ideas for effective learning in line with pupils' cognitive development. Prepares pupils for assessment of Sc1. Provides methods to promote peer interaction. Highlights the use of mental modelling in science. Teacher's notes for each chapter include: key learning objectives advice on timing links to other chapters and prior learning pupils' misconceptions skills covered teaching tips answers attainment level language for learning technician's notes including safety cross-curricular issues including numeracy and literacy There is also information on how this course fits in with CASE, and advice about formative assessment.

About the Author

Arthur Cheney, Key Stage 3 Science Consultant, East Riding. Howard Flavell, NOF Science trainer and OFSTED Inspector. Chris Harrison, Science Lecturer, Kings College, London, working in Initial Teacher Training, the Centre for Advancement of Thinking and Kings Formative Assessment. George Hurst, Key Stage 3 and Key stage 4 Science Curriculum Leader, Sandwell. Carolyn Yates, one of the originators of CASE (along with Professors Michael Shayer and Philip Adey). She has edited the new edition of CASE materials and has set up national cognitive acceleration training programmes in England, Scotland, Wales and overseas. All the authors are established CASE trainers.

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288 pages


Arthur Cheney, Howard Flavell, Chris Harrison, George Hurst
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Publication date

30th September 2005



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