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written by Sarah Michaels, Andrew W. Shouse, and Heidi A. Schweingruber
published by the National Academy of Sciences
This book is designed to acknowledge and support the work of teachers while explaining the implications of new knowledge for classroom practice. Ready, Set, Science! is an account of groundbreaking research into teaching and learning science. It is designed to help practitioners make sense of new research and use this research to inform their classroom practice.
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Education Foundations
- Achievement
- Alternative Conceptions
- Cognition
= Cognition Development
- Learning Theory
- Student Characteristics
= Ability
= Affect
- Teacher Characteristics
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- Active Learning
= Inquiry Learning
= Modeling
= Problem Solving
- Curriculum Development
- Instructional Material Design
- Professional Development
- Teacher Preparation
- Middle School
- High School
- Elementary School
- Instructional Material
= Best practice
= Instructor Guide/Manual
- Reference Material
= Research study
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- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Lesson Plan
- Activity
- Laboratory
- Assessment
- New teachers
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K-8 pedagogy, applied educational research, designing science instruction, inquiry models, student learning, teaching science models
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S. Michaels, A. Shouse, and H. Schweingruber, (National Academy of Sciences, Washington, 2007), WWW Document, (https://www.nap.edu/catalog/11882/ready-set-science-putting-research-to-work-in-k-8).
S. Michaels, A. Shouse, and H. Schweingruber, Ready, Set, Science, (National Academy of Sciences, Washington, 2007), <https://www.nap.edu/catalog/11882/ready-set-science-putting-research-to-work-in-k-8>.
APA Format
Michaels, S., Shouse, A., & Schweingruber, H. (2008, January 1). Ready, Set, Science. Retrieved October 24, 2020, from National Academy of Sciences: https://www.nap.edu/catalog/11882/ready-set-science-putting-research-to-work-in-k-8
Chicago Format
Michaels, S, A. Shouse, and H. Schweingruber. Ready, Set, Science. Washington: National Academy of Sciences, January 1, 2008. https://www.nap.edu/catalog/11882/ready-set-science-putting-research-to-work-in-k-8 (accessed 24 October 2020).
MLA Format
Michaels, Sarah, Andrew W. Shouse, and Heidi A. Schweingruber. Ready, Set, Science. Washington: National Academy of Sciences, 2007. 1 Jan. 2008. 24 Oct. 2020 <https://www.nap.edu/catalog/11882/ready-set-science-putting-research-to-work-in-k-8>.
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