Curious Learners in Primary Maths, Science, Computing and DT (STEM)

Teacher's Book

Sage Publication

Product Description

 

Whether it is in the British National Curriculum or the Teachers' Standards, promotion of children's curiosity is highlighted as a key part of effective teaching.

Curiosity has the potential to enhance learning in all curriculum subjects but it has a special connection with scientific thinking.  A curious approach can open up learning in science, computing, design technology and mathematics.  This text explores how teachers can harness the power of curiosity in their classroom. Full of practical teaching ideas for engaging learners and making lessons more exciting, it highlights the ways in which STEM subjects can be taught together.

Coverage includes:

  • the place of curiosity in subject teaching
  • how curiosity contributes to a learner's overall capability
  • examples of curiosity in primary STEM classes
  • case studies which exemplify curiosity.

“This text explores how teachers can harness the power of curiosity in their classroom. This book is full of practical teaching ideas for engaging learners, highlighting ways that STEM subjects can be taught together.”

- Miss Syreeta Charles-Cole School of Edu. Theology and Leadership, St Mary's University, Twickenham


     

    1. Introduction
    2. Curious learners in primary mathematics
    3. Ways to enhance curiosity in primary mathematics
    4. Curious learners in primary science
    5. Ways to enhance curiosity in primary science
    6. Curious learners in primary computing
    7. Ways to enhance curiosity in primary computing
    8. Curiosity in primary design and technology
    9. Ways to enhance curiosity in primary design and technology
    10. Harnessing curiosity across a whole school

     

    HK$ 260.00