Primary Science: Teaching Theory and Practice

John Sharp, Graham Peacock, Rob Johnsey, Shirley Simon, Robin Smith, Alan Cross, Diane Harris

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An extensive knowledge of the primary Science curriculum is not enough for trainee teachers, they need to know how to teach Science in the primary classroom.

This is the essential teaching theory and practice text for primary Science that takes a focused look at the practical aspects of teaching. It covers the important skills of classroom management, planning, monitoring and assessment and relates these specifically to primary Science.

This 9th edition has been updated to include a new chapter on creative curriculum approaches.

Practical guidance, features and resources help students translate their learning to the classroom and understand the wider context of teaching:

- Online practical lesson ideas for the classroom

- The Primary National Curriculum for Science in Key Stages one and two

- Tips for planning primary Science

- Useful weblinks for primary Science teaching
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherSage Publications Ltd
Number of pages216
ISBN (Print)9781529718492
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2021

Publication series

NameAchieving QTS Series


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