Professional Development for Primary Teachers in Science and Technology

The Dutch VTB-Pro Project in an International Perspective

ISBN: 978-94-6091-713-4 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-x

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 1-14

      Introduction to the Theme

  2. Knowledge and Skills in Science and Technology Professional Development

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 15-15

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      Pages 17-19

      Introduction to Part I

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      Pages 21-33

      Science and Technology Education for the Future

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      Pages 35-47

      What Everyone Should Know About Science and Technology

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      Pages 49-61

      A Science and Technology Knowledge Base for Primary Teachers

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 63-79

      "Having Eyes, Giving Eyes, Receiving Eyes"

  3. Professional Development and Attitudes Towards Science and Technology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 80-80

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      Pages 83-87

      Introduction to Part II

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      Pages 89-105

      Primary Teachers’ Attitudes Towards Science and Technology

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      Pages 107-119

      Explicit and Implicit Measures of Teacher Attitudes Towards Science and Technology

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      Pages 121-143

      Understanding the Physical World: Teacher and Pupil Attitudes Towards Science and Technology

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      Pages 145-155

      Preservice Primary Teachers’ Image of and Attitude Towards Science and Technology

  4. Professional Development for Primary Science and Technology Pedagogy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 156-156

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 159-166

      Introduction to Part III

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      Pages 167-180

      Concept Learning in Professional Development

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      Pages 181-198

      Preparing Teachers to Teach Robotics in Primary Schools

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      Pages 199-215

      High Quality Interaction in Science and Technology Education

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 217-227

      Kindergarten Talk about Science and Technology

  5. Impacts of Professional Development

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 228-228

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 231-236

      Introduction to Part IV

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 237-249

      Characteristics of Effective Professional Development for Primary Science and Technology

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 251-264

      Transparency in Storytelling

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 265-275

      Effects of a Digital Learning Environment on Knowledge and Attitude of Student Teachers

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 277-305