New High School NSTA Press Books on Science Teaching Today

Exemplary Science in Grades 9–12: Standards-Based Success Stories

Grades 9–12

In this collection of 15 essays, educators describe successful programs they’ve developed to fulfill the National Science Education Standards’ vision for the reform of teaching, assessment, professional development, and content at the high school level.

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Exemplary Science: Best Practices in Professional Development

Grade: College

This collection of 16 essays is ideal for staff development providers (university faculty, district supervisors, lead teachers, and principals) as well as preservice science methods instructors. Each essay describes a specific program designed to train current or future teachers to carry out the constructivist, inquiry-based approach of the Standards.

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Teaching High School Science Through Inquiry

Take a personal and professional journey to understanding inquiry-based instruction with Teaching High School Science Through Inquiry. This groundbreaking book draws from current research, case studies, and author Douglas Llewellyn’s own experience to help you create a complete plan for nurturing a culture of inquiry in grades 9–12.

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Science Curriculum Topic Study

Grades K–12

Need help making the connection among science standards, teacher practice, and increased student achievement? Science Curriculum Topic Study is your missing link.

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Community Connections for Science Education: Building Successful Partnerships

Grades K12

This practical guide helps teachers work together with science educators in the community to avoid common pitfalls that interfere with the many science-learning opportunities that exist in museums, parks, and science centers.

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