Teaching with purpose

closing the research-practice gap by John E. Penick

Published by NSTA Press in Arlington, VA .
Written in

  • Science -- Study and teaching -- Research.,
  • Science teachers -- Training of.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby John E. Penick and Robin Lee Harris.
    ContributionsHarris, Robin Lee.
    LC ClassificationsQ181 .P3475 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3403460M
    ISBN 100873552415
    LC Control Number2005018612

    If you are a science teacher or someone interested in the study and teaching of science, "Teaching with Purpose" by John E. Penick is a must-read. Published in 2005, this book focuses on closing the research-practice gap in science education. With its insightful analysis and practical strategies, this book is a valuable resource for both new and experienced educators.

    What is "Teaching with Purpose" About?

    In his book, John E. Penick explores the disconnect between educational research and classroom practice, particularly in the field of science education. He highlights the importance of aligning research findings with effective teaching practices to improve student learning outcomes. "Teaching with Purpose" offers evidence-based strategies and recommendations for science teachers to bridge this gap and enhance their instructional methods.

    The Importance of Closing the Research-Practice Gap

    Science education research provides valuable insights into effective teaching strategies and methodologies. However, these research findings often do not reach the classroom or translate into improved teaching practices. This research-practice gap can hinder student engagement and achievement. By addressing this gap, educators have the opportunity to create meaningful learning experiences and foster a love for science in their students.

    Subjects Covered in "Teaching with Purpose"

    "Teaching with Purpose" covers a range of subjects related to science education. The book delves into the study and teaching of science, exploring the latest research in the field. It also addresses the training needs of science teachers, offering practical guidance on how to apply research findings in the classroom. Whether you are a science educator or a teacher in training, this book provides valuable insights into enhancing science instruction.

    Key Topics:

    • Effective teaching strategies in science education
    • Integrating research findings into classroom practice
    • Engaging students in scientific inquiry
    • Addressing common misconceptions in science

    Formats Available for "Teaching with Purpose"

    "Teaching with Purpose" by John E. Penick is available in multiple formats to suit your reading preferences. You can download the book in PDF, ePUB, MOBI, and TXT formats. Additionally, you have the option to read the book online for free. Whether you prefer to read on your computer, tablet, or eReader, "Teaching with Purpose" can be accessed in the format that works best for you.

    ISBN10 Codes

    The ISBN10 codes for "Teaching with Purpose" are as follows:

    1. PDF: 0873552415
    2. ePUB: 0873552415
    3. MOBI: 0873552415
    4. TXT: 0873552415


    "Teaching with Purpose" by John E. Penick is an essential resource for science teachers and anyone interested in science education. By reading this book, you can gain valuable insights into closing the research-practice gap and improving your teaching practices. Whether you choose to download the book or read it online for free, "Teaching with Purpose" offers a wealth of knowledge and strategies to enhance science instruction.