This book primarily focuses on communication in the science classroom. The author dissects conversations between science teachers and students, discussing how the slight misuse of language can have major consequences for many students. The way "we talk science," strongly influences the perception of science and the desire to pursue it as a career or hobby. This book provides useful insight for science educators regarding the importance of teaching students the facts, concepts, and language of science in way that makes them comfortable.
%0 Book %A Lemke, Jay %D 1990 %T Talking Science: Language, Learning, and Values %P 276 %@ 0-893-91566-1 (Paperback),0-893-91565-3 (Hardback) %U http://www.abc-clio.com/ABC-CLIOCorporate/product.aspx?pc=D9533C
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