Dan Davies, Deb McGregor
Published December 8, 2010
Textbook - 160 Pages
ISBN 9780415561327 - CAT# Y105185
Series: Learning to Teach in the Primary School Series
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How can you unlock your own creativity to help children learn science creatively?
How do you bring the world of ‘real science’ into the classroom?
Where does science fit in a creative curriculum?
Teaching Science Creatively explores how creative teaching can harness primary-aged children’s sense of wonder about the world around them. It offers innovative starting points to enhance your teaching and highlights curiosity, observation, exploration and enquiry as central components of children’s creative learning in science.
Illustrated throughout with examples from the classroom and beyond, this book explores the core elements of creative practice supporting both teacher and children to develop their knowledge and skills. Key themes include:
Stimulating and accessible, with contemporary and cutting-edge practice at the forefront, Teaching Science Creatively introduces new ideas to support and motivate new and experienced primary teachers. It is an essential purchase for any professional who wishes to incorporate creative approaches to teaching science in their classroom.
Introduction 1. Can Science be Creative? 2. Teaching Creatively and Teaching for Creativity 3. Teaching Science Creatively in the Early Years 4. Cross-curricular Starting Points 5. Creative Exploration: the New Zealand Model Ian Milne 6. Collaborative Science Enquiry 7. Using Language Creatively in Science 8. Using New Technologies Creatively in Science 9. Using the Outdoors Creatively in Science 10. The Wider Role of the Creative Primary Science Teacher Conclusion
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