What teachers’ want: supporting primary school teachers in teaching science

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Fitzgerald, Angela and Schneider, Katrin. 2013. "What teachers’ want: supporting primary school teachers in teaching science." Teaching Science: The Journal of the Australian Science Teachers Association. 59 (2), pp. 7-10.
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What teachers’ want: supporting primary school teachers in teaching science

ERA Journal ID22303
Article CategoryArticle
AuthorsFitzgerald, Angela (Author) and Schneider, Katrin (Author)
Journal TitleTeaching Science: The Journal of the Australian Science Teachers Association
Journal Citation59 (2), pp. 7-10
Number of Pages4
Year2013
PublisherAustralian Science Teachers Association
Place of PublicationAustralia
ISSN1442-5556
1449-6313
1839-2946
Web Address (URL)https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;res=IELHSS;dn=687242434931066
Abstract

Impending change can provide us with the opportunity to rethink and renew the things that we do. The first phase of the Australian Curriculum implementation offers primary school teachers the chance to examine their approaches to science learning and teaching. This paper focuses on the perceptions of three primary school teachers regarding what support is required to foster science teaching in primary classrooms. In acknowledging these voices, implications for science teaching practice and leadership are proposed and positive actions to encourage change are identified.

Keywordsscience teaching; primary school science
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390113. Science, technology and engineering curriculum and pedagogy
390304. Primary education
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Byline AffiliationsMonash University
Institution of OriginUniversity of Southern Queensland
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