What successful science teachers do : 75 research-based strategies / Neal A. Glasgow, Michele Cheyne, Randy K. Yerrick ; foreward by Page Keeley
- 1. General Science Instruction -- 1. Encourage Students to Become More Involved and Interested in Science -- 2. Guide Students to Engage in Science-Appropriate Discourse -- 3. Utilize Graphic Organizers in Your Classroom -- 4. Increase Depth of Coverage to Improve Student Learning -- 5. Foster Self-Efficacy and Motivation in Your Students -- 6. Challenge Your Students With Different Levels of Questioning -- 7. Try Using the 5E Instructional Model -- 8. Support Your Students to Engage Effectively in Disciplinary Argumentation -- 9. Utilize Mind Mapping to Improve Student Achievement -- 10. Test Students' Ideas to Facilitate Reasoning Skills -- 11. Create an Emotionally Positive Science Classroom Environment -- 12. Engage Students Who Have a History of Poor School Achievement -- 13. Include Students With Special Needs in Student-Centered Instruction -- 2. Scientific Inquiry and Laboratory Experience -- 14. Engage Your Students in Inquiry-Based Science -- 15. Teach Model-Based Inquiry Over the Scientific Method -- 16. Use Problem-Based Learning to Introduce Students to Inquiry-Based Science -- 17. Implement Inquiry-Based Instruction in Low-Track Classes -- 18. Attain Educational Goals Through Laboratory Experiences -- 19. Convert Traditional Labs to Inquiry-Based Activities -- 20. Align the Goals of Dissection to the Curriculum -- 3. Collaborative Teaching and Learning -- 21. Fine-Tune Collaborative Student Relationships With the Socratic Seminar -- 22. Teach Your Students Collaborative Strategies and Skills -- 23. Utilize Formal Cooperative Learning Methods in the Classroom -- 24. Introduce Students to Constructive, Cooperative, and Academic Controversy -- 25. Communicate Beyond the Classroom by Using Electronic Pen Pals -- 4. Utilizing Technology for the Classroom and Professional Development -- 26. Add Technological Tools to Your Students' Learning -- 27. Put Your Students' Internet Skills to Use in the Classroom -- 28. Use Technology to Accommodate Students' Different Learning Styles -- 29. Give Students Opportunities to Use Media Production for Classwork -- 30. Incorporate Mobile Technology Into Student Assignments -- 31. Model Inquiry With Students Using Limited Resources -- 32. Update your Approach to Literacy-Related Content Activities -- 33. Foster Literacy Development Through Visual Texts and Media -- 34. Utilize Portable Media Players to Bring Exemplary Resources Into Teaching -- 35. Find Opportunities to Record Yourself Teaching to Share With Peers -- 5. Science Assessment -- 36. Look at Formative Assessment in a Coherent and Cohesive Way -- 37. Use Standards-Based Inquiry to Prepare Students for Standards-Based Tests -- 38. Align Instruction and Assessment Tools to State Curriculum Standards -- 39. Utilize Formative Assessment to Better Engage Students in Content and Instruction -- 40. Add a Classroom Response System for Instant Formative Assessment -- 41. Design Formative Assessment for Data to Inform Instruction -- 42. Encourage Assigned Textbook Reading by Giving Open-Book Tests -- 43. Focus on Students' Writing Strengths -- 6. Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning -- 44. Avoid Culturally Stereotyping Science Students -- 45. Make Academic Success Your First Priority for All Students -- 46. Reach Out to Students From Unfamiliar Cultural and Linguistic Backgrounds -- 47. Structure Homework for Success for Students From Nondominant Backgrounds -- 48. Develop Science Standards With a Multicultural Perspective -- 49. Broaden Discourse Opportunities to Invite a Diverse Range of Contributions -- 50. Provide Diverse Learning Opportunities for Student Discourse -- 51. Manage and Change Your Students' Misconceptions -- 52. Guide Students to Choose Authentic Problems to Solve -- 53. Utilize Meaningful Cues With Your English Language Learners -- 54. Provide ELLs With Opportunities for Extended Interactions in Group Work -- 7. The Complex Nature of the Gender Gap in Science -- 55. Examine the Evolving Nature of Gender Issues in Science Classrooms -- 56. Change the Opportunities and Experiences of Girls in the Science Classroom -- 57. Represent Science in Ways That Encourage Girls to Stay Interested -- 58. Improve Attitudes Toward Science Through STS Approaches -- 8. Science and Literacy -- 59. Address the Three Key Elements of Reading Fluency in Science Instruction -- 60. Use Scaffolding to Improve Science Reading Comprehension -- 61. Consider Reading as Inquiry With Primary Literature -- 62. Focus on Developing Scientific Literacy and Student Reasoning -- 63. Use Paraphrasing to Promote Reading Comprehension in Science Textbooks -- 64. Utilize Think-Alouds to Reveal Students' Thought Processes While Reading -- 65. Select Commercial Reading Programs That Can Improve Scientific Literacy -- 66. Use a Variety of Print Materials to Inspire Student Reading and Writing -- 67. Expand Vocabulary Instruction to Improve Comprehension and Motivation -- 68. Use Students' Native Languages in Science Literacy Instruction -- 9. Families and Science Instruction -- 69. Avoid the "Blame Game" Mindset -- 70. Involve Low-Income Parents in Their Children's Academic Learning -- 71. Understand How Homework Can Present Problems for Students and Families -- 72. Change Parents' Attitude Toward Science to Change Students' Attitudes -- 73. Involve Community Members in Learning to Explore Home-Based Discourse -- 74. Recognize the Diverse Needs of Language-Minority Students and Families -- 75. Consider Parental Responses to a Child's Learning Disability.
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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