EDEE275-Lecture-Week 1-2012

EDEE275-Lecture-Week 1-2012 - AnilaAsghar...

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Anila Asghar DISE, Faculty of Education McGill University
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Introductions Expectations and Course Overview Why Study Science? Perceptions of Science and Scientists Science Process Skills QEP Science Curriculum
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The course participants will be able to:   develop professional teaching competencies related to  science teaching (QEP) apply cognitive and sociocultural theories of learning to  classroom practice identify, analyze, and critique issues in science  teaching and learning understand the nature of scientific inquiry become reflective practitioners in science demonstrate effective oral and written communication  skills
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What is Science? Why Study Science? Pair-Share!
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Science is inseparable from humankind’s activities Science is a path to understanding the natural and  social worlds Scientific literacy goals  - Teachers’ appreciation and enthusiasm  
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What kind of health will you be in?  What kind of medical facilities will be available to  us? What kind of fuel will you use? Will you ride or walk? What kind of food will you eat and how will it be  preserved? How will you entertain yourself? How will you communicate your ideas about the  natural world? (Fritzer & Bristor, 2004)
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Scientific Literacy for  All   Students Scientific knowledge and  critical understanding for a  better world Global Unsolved Problems
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“ The  science-literate   person is one who is 
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