Importance Of Teaching Science

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Comprehensive Introduction Science must be taught in school because everything rotate around science. It teaches everything about the world. When teacher teaching science they must taught from a base. In the sequential manner of teaching, pupils will learn and take in information in a step by step way.A teacher also has to use teaching learning aids for both high flyers and slow learners so as to foster learning better. It is time consuming because the teachers have to take their time in preparing teaching aid so as to help deliver a suitable concept of the child’s ability. In about 1200-1500 words. Discuss ONE principle of teaching science. Then, discuss the implications for teachers. Further, suggest ways teachers can motivate learners…show more content…
Teachers may have difficulty finding or making aids for pupils to use especially manipulative aids or three dimensional aids. Teaching learning aids can also be somewhat bulky for teachers to carry. Hazards can also be found when teaching science subjects. For example teaching aids can have parts that may fall or loose off from them that small children can put in their mouth. Also there is danger when carrying learners on field trips because class might be too large for a teacher and learners may wonder off and get into trouble, learners can get injured or even bites from insects and animals. There might be dangerous objects like sharp or pointed objects or even exposed wires that are concealed or invisible to the eyes. Feedback and communication skills, this type of teaching brings more interaction and communication skills with both learner-learner and teacher – learner. There is also more feedback on what pupils have learnt and what they understand. Also brainstorming will assist learners and teachers to interact. It also help shy pupils to speak up and interact with others in the classroom and also lets them get a chance to give their inputs freely and openly. By using these skills teachers also get to know what aspect of the lesson they need to do over or if they need to use a different teaching strategy to deliver…show more content…
It helps learners to interact more with each other and share ideas that they would normally be afraid to share with teachers. It also helps shy and non-responsive learners to open up and interact more with others so that they can have their input into the lesson. Peer grouping also is used to help the weak learners get help from the high flyers and also good in peer teaching. Sometimes a learner may be shy or afraid to tell a teacher he or she does not understand but will tell their peers which will in turn assist the weak pupils and explain to them. Learners are able to express themselves better with each other than with their teacher. Peer grouping also helps the teacher in delivering his or her concepts. But a teacher must be careful that learners do not get carried away and do other things than what is needed in the lesson. Some ways that teachers can motivate learners is by making attractive teaching aids, use more manipulative aids, do more field trips, use games and songs to introduce lessons, have small quiz competitions among learners, do more experiments so that pupils can get hands on experience on the topics and concepts being taught. Teachers can use technology to deliver the lesson to learners’ example use televisions, computers and projectors to show learners videos. Also teachers can have pupils make scrap books and also
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