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According to the National Research Counsel, there are four things that students in the science classroom should know or be able to do (2007). These four goals include 1. Knowing, using and interpreting scientific explanations in the natural world ... ... middle of paper ... ...s and will include space for teacher driven information and personal reflection over their prior knowledge and what they have learned. The teacher given information will include strategies from the above listed literacy-based activities in order to promote literacy gains as well as scientific knowledge. Summary Each student has strengths and weaknesses when it comes to learning.
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Standard B shows representations of methods to use not only in the teaching of science but other subject areas. The best way to teach elementary school science is to use a variety of methods. If the teacher uses a variety of methods, the children can discover the content and process of science. Some methods work better than others. This is what the teacher must find out in each class.
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It is the key that a teacher uses to open the door to the minds of students who need to know how what they are learning applies to the real world. Problem-based learning as an instructional model is associated with the new... ... middle of paper ... ... Works Cited Beamon, Glenda W. “Guiding the Inquiry of Young Adolescent Minds.” Middle School Journal. 33.3 (Jan. 2002): 19-27. Goodnough, Karen Ph.D. “Preparing pre-service science teachers: Can problem-based learning help?” 22 April 2003. EBSCOHOST.
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