This study follows a class of preservice teachers through an elementary science methods course. It describes the trajectories of eight focus preservice teachers' thinking about their learners. It also explores how the entire class made sense of a set of activities designed to foster consideration of learners' ideas.Studentsa#39; ideas are also relevant (though not an explicit focus) during the second semester courses as well. ... The three main goals for the course were to foster preservice teachers in leaming more about inquiry-oriented science instruction, ... There were two required books for the course: Teaching Science in Elementaryanbsp;...
|Title||:||Preservice Elementary Teachers' Development of PCK-readiness about Learners' Science Ideas|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|