Everyday Science for Building School children's Informed Agency for Action

Boon, Helen J., and Rigano, Donna (2023) Everyday Science for Building School children's Informed Agency for Action. In: Thomas, Gregory P., and Boon, Helen J., (eds.) Challenges in Science Education: Global Perspectives for the Future. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, Switzerland, pp. 109-132.

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This chapter outlines the importance of raising primary teachers' agency and confidence to teach science in the primary context. Pre-service teacher participants enrolled in a context based science course really profited and appreciated the way science was translated to everyday contexts to engage learners and they reported greater confidence and agency for science teaching.

Item ID: 77957
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
ISBN: 978-3-031-18092-7
Keywords: science, teacher agency, elementary/primary, teaching
Copyright Information: © The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2023. G. P. Thomas, H. J. Boon (eds.), Challenges in Science Education.
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2023 23:26
FoR Codes: 39 EDUCATION > 3901 Curriculum and pedagogy > 390113 Science, technology and engineering curriculum and pedagogy @ 70%
52 PSYCHOLOGY > 5205 Social and personality psychology > 520505 Social psychology @ 30%
SEO Codes: 16 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 1603 Teaching and curriculum > 160303 Teacher and instructor development @ 100%
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