Help! I'm Teaching Middle School Science

Help! I'm Teaching Middle School Science

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Like your own personal survival guide, Help IOCOm Teaching Middle School Science is a nontechnical how-to manualOCoespecially for first-year teachers. But even veteran teachers can benefit from the plentiful ideas, examples, and tips on teaching science the way middle-schoolers learn best. The book covers all the basics: .: .; what to do on the first day of school (including icebreaker activities), .; preparing safe and effective lab lessons, .; managing the classroom, .; working with in-school teams as well as parents. But its practicalOCoand encouragingOCoapproach doesnOCOt mean it shortchanges the basics of effective pedagogy. YouOCOll learn: how to handle cooperative learning and assessment; how to help students write effectively and; the importance of modeling for early adolescents.qEssay and Short-Answer Questions Most standardized tests our students take now include an essay question or short-answer question that requires them to write not only for me- chanics but also content. Middle school students learn best ifanbsp;...

Title:Help! I'm Teaching Middle School Science
Author:C. Jill Swango
Publisher:NSTA Press - 2003


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