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Teaching High School Science: A Video Library, 9 - 12; Introduction

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Teaching High School Science: A Video Library, 9 - 12
Series Description

Asking questions, making discoveries, gathering data, analyzing explanations, and communicating scientific arguments are key ingredients in a classroom where vibrant inquiry is taking place. The Teaching High School Science library will help new and veteran science teachers integrate national science standards and inquiry learning into their curricula. Showing science classrooms around the country, the modules cover topics in life science, physical science, Earth and space science, and integrated science. They also show a range of teaching techniques and student/teacher interaction. Series release date: 1999

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Series description: WestEd; WGBH-TV; the Museum of Science, Boston; the Education Development Center; and Horizon Research, Inc. have produced a video collection and accompanying print materials entitled Teachers as Learners: Professional Development in Science and Mathematics.

These materials are based upon the book Designing Professional Development for Teachers of Science and Mathematics by Susan Loucks-Horsley, Peter Hewson, Nancy Love, and Kathy Stiles. The tapes provide images of a variety of professional development for teachers of science and mathematics for grades K-12.

Designed primarily to catalyze and inform discussion, the video collection includes 18 videotapes. The purpose of the collection is to inspire those who design teacher learning experiences to reflect on elements of effective practice and consider enhancements in their own programs.



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