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Becoming an effective science teacher at the Department of Curricular Studies, University of Strathclyde

Blake, Allan and Smith, Colin and Mcnally, James (2009) Becoming an effective science teacher at the Department of Curricular Studies, University of Strathclyde. Science Teacher Education, 55. pp. 23-26. ISSN 0961-6152

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Abstract

In an article for the International section, Allan Blake, Colin Smith and Jim McNally from Strathclyde report on the start of a very important EU-funded project, involving 15 countries, which looks at how ‘inquiry-based science’ can be promoted in science teaching and the significance for teacher education. In their view, inquiry-based science is more about open-endedness and uncertainty of outcome than routine (prescribed) practical work. STE will keep track of this important project and we will report on its progress and outcomes in future issues.