Uncovering Student Ideas in Primary Science, Volume 1
25 New Formative Assessment Probes for Years F–2
What ideas do young children bring to their science learning, and how does their thinking change as they engage in "science talk"? Find out using the 25 field-tested probes in the newest volume of Page Keeley's bestselling Uncovering Student Ideas in Science series, the first targeted to Years F - 2. This teacher-friendly book is
- Tailored to your needs.The content is geared specifically toward the primary grades, with an emphasis on simple vocabulary as well as drawing and speaking (instead of writing). The format of the student pages uses minimal text and includes visual representations of familiar objects, phenomena or ideas.
- Focused on making your lessons more effective. The assessment probes engage youngsters and encourage "science talk" while letting you identify students' preconceptions before beginning a lesson or monitor their progress as they develop new scientific explanations.
- Applicable to a range of science concepts. This volume offers eight life science probes, eleven physical science probes, and six Earth and space science probes that target F - 2 disciplinary core ideas.
- Ready to use. The book provides grade-appropriate reproducible pages for your students and details teacher notes for you, including clear and concise explanations, relevant research, suggestions for instruction and connections to the Australian Curriculum: Science.
Uncovering Student Ideas in Primary Science is an invaluable resource for classroom and preservice teachers and professional development providers. This book's age-appropriate probes will help you teach more effectively by starting with students' ideas and adapting instruction to support conceptual change.
|Publish date||2017-08-09 00:00:00|
|Partner Name||National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)|
|Key Learning Area||Science|