Engaging Children in Science

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For undergraduate or graduate level Science Methods in Elementary School courses. The third edition of Engaging Children in Science maintains its inquiry-based constructivist approach while bringing fresh insights and updated material based on current research and best practice. In simple terms, this text explains the use of constructivism, inquiry-based instruction, authentic assessment, and identifying misconceptions in today's science classrooms. Illustrative examples translate these ideas into successful classroom practice that encourages pupils to become independent learners.