Browsing by Author "James, C. (Chrissie)"

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  • Alternative Conceptions: Heat and Temperature 

    Devereux, A. K.; James, C. (Chrissie); Dewan, A. K. (Arun Kumari) (TESS India, 2016)
    From an early age, children develop ideas and personal theories to explain the world around them and how it works. Children’s ideas form the basis of their predictions and rules for action; for example, they quickly learn ...

  • Brainstorming: Sound 

    Devereux, J. (Jane); James, C. (Chrissie); Dewan, H. (Hardy) (TESS India, 2016)
    This unit aims to help to develop your expertise in using the technique of brainstorming with your students. Brainstorming involves giving the students a topic or theme such as sound and asking them to give you all the ...

  • Concept Mapping: Water 

    Devereux, J. (Jane); James, C. (Chrissie); Dewan, H. (Hardy) (TESS India, 2016)
    You may have already learned about brainstorming as a way of eliciting students’ prior knowledge and ideas in the unit Brainstorming: sound. Concept mapping is a very different but complementary technique that is concerned ...

  • Developing the Learning Environment 

    Devereux, J. (Jane); James, C. (Chrissie); Dewan, A. K. (Arun Kumari) (TESS India, 2016)
    As a teacher, you want your students to achieve the best possible outcomes from their science education. This will provide them with insights and opportunities to extend their life chances and experiences. Many students ...

  • Discussion in Science: Malnutrition 

    Devereux, J. (Jane); James, C. (Chrissie); Dewan, A. K. (Arun Kumari) (TESS India, 2016)
    Discussion can be an effective way of enabling students to explore a range of scientific topics in elementary science, including those that are more sensitive, such as malnutrition. Often, we expect students to accept ...

  • Observing Patterns: Shadows and Night & Day 

    Devereux, J. (Jane); James, C. (Chrissie); Dewan, H. (Hardy) (TESS India, 2016)
    All scientific inquiry begins with the skill of observation. Observation is a fundamental part of the scientific method: it is involved in analysing, interpreting and concluding. This unit looks at ways to help students ...

  • Pair Work: Life Processes 

    Devereux, J. (Jane); James, C. (Chrissie); Dewan, H. (Hardy) (TESS India, 2016)
    Using pair work is a very simple strategy that enables all students, whatever the size of your class, to take part in the lesson. Encouraging students to talk and share their ideas on topics will stimulate their thinking ...

  • Practical Investigation: Change 

    Devereux, J. (Jane); James, C. (Chrissie); Dewan, H. (Hardy) (TESS India, 2016)
    Change is a fundamental concept in understanding the universe and the world we live in. In our day-to-day lives we observe many changes happening. This unit focuses on how you can develop your students’ understanding of ...

  • Pupils’ Questioning: Sorting and Classifying Things 

    Devereux, J. (Jane); James, C. (Chrissie); Dewan, H. (Hardy) (TESS India, 2016)
    There is much discussion and research into the kinds of questions that teachers use in lessons to assist learning. Another important dimension to asking questions is to examine the kind of questions or statements that ...

  • Teacher's Questioning: Forces 

    Devereux, J. (Jane); James, C. (Chrissie); Dewan, H. (Hardy) (TESS India, 2016)
    Many teachers ask a lot of questions during their lessons in school. But how many of these contribute significantly to students’ thinking? In fact, teachers often spend more than half their time in class asking questions. ...

  • Using Demonstration: Food 

    Devereux, J. (Jane); James, C. (Chrissie); Dewan, H. (Hardy) (TESS India, 2016)
    Teacher demonstration involves showing your students an experiment, process or phenomenon. It is a strategy that is often used in science teaching. This unit aims to help you to develop your understanding of how teacher ...

  • Using Games: Electricity 

    Devereux, J. (Jane); James, C. (Chrissie); Dewan, H. (Hardy) (TESS India, 2016)
    This unit explores how games can be used to teach and support your students to learn about electricity and provide a range of educational benefits. Games are a useful tool to use in science lessons to play, engage and ...

  • Using Groupwork: Floating and Sinking 

    Devereux, J. (Jane); James, C. (Chrissie); Dewan, H. (Hardy) (TESS India, 2016)
    This unit looks at how simple actions such as allowing students to talk to each other can help them understand scientific concepts better. It focuses on ideas related to water, with an emphasis on floating and sinking. ...

  • Using Stories: Environment 

    Devereux, J. (Jane); James, C. (Chrissie); Dewan, H. (Hardy) (TESS India, 2016)
    Storytelling has been an integral part of Indian culture for thousands of years, with many stories being passed on from one generation to another. Using such traditional tales told as a story or poem, as well as those ...

  • Using the Community: Envirionmental Issues 

    Devereux, J. (Jane); James, C. (Chrissie); Dewan, H. (Hardy) (TESS India, 2016)
    Children have a natural tendency to explore their world spontaneously. Outdoor learning is a creative, enjoyable and engaging form of learning. It is an integral part of good practice in all curriculum areas. The outdoor ...