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Primary Science: Audit and Test

Primary Science: Audit and Test

Third Edition

Other Titles in:
Elementary Science

80 pages | Learning Matters
This book supports trainees on primary initial teacher training courses where a secure knowledge and understanding of science is required for the award of Qualified Teacher Status (QTS). A rigorous test enables trainees to identify their strengths and weaknesses in science and this can be revisited in order to monitor and evaluate progress towards QTS. Trainees are able to direct their studies more usefully and quickly develop confidence in topics they find difficult. This edition is fully up to date with the 2007 QTS Standards.
Science Background
Interest in Science
Perceived Competence and Confidence in Science
Science Test
Answers to Test Questions
Targets for Further Development
Suggestions for Revision and Further Reading

"Buy these books if you are starting primary or secondary teaching, test yourself at home and enjoy the support they give you" (TES)

a useful tool for self-assessing current levels of subject knowledge in science; easy to use and helpful for setting targets for development

Dr Andri Christodoulou
School of Education, Southampton University
May 14, 2014

My students have used this book to test their subject knowledge when preparing for school teaching placements. It has also proved useful when auditing subject knowledge for weaker students on this course.

Roger Tapley
Faculty of Education, Canterbury Christ Church University
September 3, 2013

A must for students wishing to audit and develop their scientific knowledge.

Dr Colin Howard
Institute of Education, Worcester University
January 10, 2013

This audit is offered to students as an optional text which they may use to develop their science subject knowledge. It is clearly and helpfully presented and an accessible audit.

Mrs Sarah Hindmarsh
School of Education (Clifton), Nottingham Trent University
June 15, 2012

An excellent resource which allows students to reflect on their own knowledge and understanding of science topics and take ownership of their learning.

Ms Genea Rawcliffe
Institute of Education, Worcester University
January 28, 2012

slighlty too specific for our students just now will put forward for library list

Mrs Mary Stephen
School of Education, Aberdeen University
December 22, 2011

John Sharp

John Sharp is Professor of Higher Education and Head of the Lincoln Higher Education Research Institute (LHERI) at the University of Lincoln. More About Author

Jenny Byrne

Jenny Byrne is Programme Director of the Primary PGCE and a science tutor in the Schook of Education, University of Southampton. More About Author