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Title The language of science education : an expanded glossary of key terms and concepts in science teaching and learning / edited by William F. McComas
Published Rotterdam : Sense Publishers, 2013


Description 1 online resource (124 pages) : illustrations
Contents "21 st -Century Skills" -- Academic Language in Science -- Action Research -- Advance Organizers -- Alphabet Soup Science Curriculum Projects -- Analogies in Science Teaching -- Argumentation in Science Teaching -- The Atlas of Science Literacy -- Authentic Science Learning Contexts -- Benchmarks in Science Teaching -- Benchmarks for Science Literacy -- Blended Science Instruction -- Classroom Discourse -- Cognitive Dissonance -- The Common Core Standards -- Computer Simulations -- Concept Map -- Conceptual Profile -- Constructivism -- Constructivist Teaching Practices -- Construction of Scientific Knowledge -- Context-based Science Education (CBSE) -- Controversial Science Issues -- Critical Thinking -- Crosscutting Concepts -- Culturally Relevant Pedagogy (CRP) -- Curriculum -- Deduction -- Diagnostic Assessments -- Didactic Instruction -- Differentiation -- Discovery Learning (Teaching) -- Discrepant Events (Puzzling Phenomena) -- Disciplinary Core Ideas -- Environmental Education (EE) -- Ethics in Science -- Experiential Learning -- Framework for K-12 Science Education -- Frameworks (General Definition) -- Formative Assessment -- Globalization of Science Education -- Hands-on Science -- Hypothesis -- Hypothetico-Deduction -- Inclusive Science Education -- Induction -- Inferences -- Informal (Free Choice) Science Learning -- Inquiry Instruction -- Laboratory and Science Teaching -- Law (Scientific Law or Principle) -- Learning Cycle -- Learning Progression -- Meaning Making and Science Learning -- Metacognition -- Micro-computer Based Laboratory -- Misconceptions -- The National Science Education Standards -- Nature of Science -- Outdoor Science Education -- Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK) -- Pedagogical Practices in Science Teaching -- Place-based Learning -- Prior Knowledge -- Probes and Probeware -- Problem Based Learning -- Problem Solving -- Process Orientated Guided Instruction (POGIL) -- Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) -- Project 2061 -- Project-based Instruction -- Questioning Strategies -- Reasoning -- Scaffolding -- Science and Engineering Practices -- Science Education -- Science Fairs, Exhibitions, and Research Competitions -- Science Notebooks -- Science Process Skills -- Science, Technology, and Society (S/T/S) -- Scientific Discourse (Rhetoric of Science) -- Scientific Literacy -- Scientific Method (Scientific Methodology) -- Scientific Model (Modeling) -- Scientific Openness -- Scientific Thinking Skills -- Scientific Writing Heuristic (SWH) -- Situated Learning -- Social Constructivism -- Socio-scientific Issue-based Instruction -- Standards (Academic Standards) in Science Teaching -- STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics -- Summative Assessments -- Teaching for Conceptual Understanding -- Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge -- Theory in Science -- Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) -- Urban Science Education -- Virtual Learning Environment
Summary The Language of Science Education: An Expanded Glossary of Key Terms and Concepts in Science Teaching and Learning is written expressly for science education professionals and students of science education to provide the foundation for a shared vocabulary of the field of science teaching and learning. Science education is a part of education studies but has developed a unique vocabulary that is occasionally at odds with the ways some terms are commonly used both in the field of education and in general conversation. Therefore, understanding the specific way that terms are used within science e
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Subject Science -- Study and teaching -- Glossaries, vocabularies, etc
SCIENCE -- Study & Teaching.
Sciences sociales.
Sciences humaines.
Science -- Study and teaching.
Genre/Form controlled vocabularies.
Controlled vocabularies.
Glossaries, vocabularies, etc.
Controlled vocabularies.
Vocabulaires contrôlés.
Form Electronic book
Author McComas, William F.
ISBN 9789462094970