This engaging textbook on the pedagogy of science introduces teacher trainees to the various methods, approaches and models of teaching science and applying them in their teaching practice. The book focuses on the development of scientific knowledge through a clear understanding of the nature of science and a discussion on all the various pedagogical shifts in science teaching. Written as per the curriculum prescribed by the National Council for Teacher Education (NCTE) and National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT), this book is an ideal companion not only for teacher trainees but also for in-service teachers and researchers in related fields.
• Application-oriented approach that enables teachers to adopt a problem-solving technique to teaching science
• Examines the various modes and strategies of science teaching with focus on the 5Es constructivist approach, game-based teaching-learning and techniques for assessment in science
• Chapters aided with pedagogically engaging elements such as Check Your Progress and Points to Ponder; examples, activities and review questions for self-evaluation
• Extensive summary at the end of each chapter to help the reader recapitulate better