New Elementary-Level Books from NSTA Press

Science for English Language Learners: K–12 Classroom Strategies

Grades K–12

It’s a simple fact: To successfully teach do your best with linguistically and culturally diverse students, you need a strong foundation in how best to teach both science and language. That’s why you need Science for English Language Learners. This comprehensive guide will expand your expertise in the teaching of science content and processes, in language development and literacy, and in inquiry-based teaching.

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Start Young! Early Childhood Science Activities

Grades K–4

In a focus group at a recent NSTA convention, teachers of prekindergarten through second grade clamored for help. They want easy-to-do science activities they can use for everyday teaching. But they don’t want to be forced to adapt material meant for older children. So here’s the solution. Start Young! offers a wealth of simple educational activities designed to use right away with even the littlest scientists.

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Teaching Science in the 21st Century

Grades K–12

This collection of 21 provocative essays gives you a fresh look at today’s most pressing public policy concerns in science education, from how students learn science to the building of science partnerships to the ramifications of the No Child Left Behind legislation.

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Teaching With Purpose: Closing the Research-Practice Gap

Grades K–12

This book helps you create and implement a detailed, research-based teaching rationale that works even with students of varied needs in less-than-ideal facilities. The key is a method that this book’s authors and their colleagues have used to help more than 3,000 preservice and inservice science teachers achieve improved results in their classrooms.

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Uncovering Student Ideas in Science Vol. 1: 25 Formative Assessment Probes

Grades K–12

Before your students can discover accurate science, you need to uncover the preconceptions they already have. This book helps pinpoint what your students know (or think they know) so you can monitor their learning and adjust your teaching accordingly.

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