|Michael L. Bentley||University of Tennessee|
|Edward S. Ebert II||Coker College|
|Christine Ebert||University of South Carolina, USA|
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"Provides not just more, but why and how to! A much-needed book with wonderful strategies for setting up an inquiry-based classroom, choosing significant topics for investigation, differentiating within an inquiry-based classroom, and assessing learning."
Bena Kallick, Education Consultant
"One of the best I have read! A well-written and beneficial professional development resource for inservice elementary teachers wishing to expand their knowledge or refresh their memory."
Christine Anne Royce, Assistant Professor of Education
"So easy to follow, including the lists, figures, tables, and activities. The coverage of science methods includes everything I consider a priority to incorporate into a methods class, including the many real-life strategies and examples."
Jerry Clemens, Science Educator, Lake Zurich Middle School North, Hawthorn Woods, IL
Science Methods Instructor, National-Louis University
"Used for systemwide inservice, this book could serve as a framework for lesson development, critique, analysis, and modification. For those just starting out, there are copious useful materials included."
This book is a great price for our students and for the resources it includes I appreciate the sections on the Nature of Science, the websites at the back, as well as practical tips for classrooms. The students like the flow of the book and appreciate how clearly explained the 7E format is throughout.
Mrs Catherine Scott
Curriculum Instruction Dept, University of North Carolina - Greensboro
Oct 18 2010
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