Teaching High School Science Through Inquiry and Argumentation
- Douglas Llewellyn - St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY
High School Teaching Methods | Science | Teaching Methods & Learning Styles
The second edition has been revised to include:
-More emphasis on developing the prerequisite attitude and mind-set for becoming an inquiry-based teacher
-Increased focus on scientific argumentation
-Updated list of recommended resources
The new edition of this best-seller ensures teachers have an up-to-date resource and solid guidance in integrating scientific argumentation into their lessons, and balancing the theory and practice of implementing an inquiry-based science classroom.
"This books in a valuable resource for advancing the scientific practices in the Next Generation Science Standards. Dr. Llewellyn's approach to situating argumentation into inquiry-based teaching and learning, will support teacher educators in realizing the central role argumentation plays in helping students make defensible connection between claims, data, evidence, and explanations. Not only is this a timely publication, but one that is sure to be well-used."
"Like his first edition, this book is essential reading for both new and veteran science teachers. With the publication of the new AP Biology curriculum and its inquiry based labs, as well as the soon to come Next Generation Science Standards, it has never been more important to integrate inquiry into our classrooms."
"This book is a comprehensive resource to aid teachers who are interested in initiating a 'student–centered' classroom and improving scientific literacy of their students in an effort to meet national science standards."
Sample Materials & Chapters
Chapter 1: Constructing an Understanding of Inquiry