Five Easy Steps to a Balanced Science Program  for Secondary Grades-9781933196978

Five Easy Steps to a Balanced Science Program for Secondary Grades

For Grades 9-12: How can teachers build students who are powerful in science, can solve real-life problems, communicate their understanding to others, and perform well on standardized achievement tests? This book provides teachers with a proven, grade-specific model for 'balancing' reasoning skills with conceptual understanding and problem-solving activities in their science instruction. This model is used successfully with any science program already in place.
The book includes:
  • - Grade-specific practices, samples, and examples
  • - Guidelines for school leaders
  • - FAQs
This book outlines the 5-step model:
  • - Step One: Establishing an Effective Science Environment
  • - Step Two: Problem Solving
  • - Step Three: Conceptual Understanding
  • - Step Four: Mastery of Science Information
  • - Step Five: Common Formative Assessments

  • Grade: Kindergarten-12
  • Material Type: Teacher Materials
  • Format: Softcover, 320 Pages
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9781933196978
  • ISBN-10: 1933196971
  • Product Code: 1568270
  • National/State: National
  • Copyright Year: 2010

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