ARLINGTON, Va.--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--By reading NSTA’s The New Science Teacher’s Handbook, teachers of grades K–12 will learn 12 specific steps that will help them on their way to becoming skilled classroom teachers. Authors Sarah Reeves Young and Mike Roberts make each chapter both helpful and fun to read by including lessons they have learned, solutions teachers can choose from to fit their concerns and school environment, and resources on how to create a successful classroom. Each chapter presents scenarios and time-tested ideas from both within and outside the classroom.
“we feel confident the ideas presented here will help you become the teacher you've always wanted to be.”
The New Science Teacher’s Handbook devotes attention to the day-to-day life of a teacher and reassures new teachers that their difficulties are shared by others beginning teaching careers. The book’s resources and action plans will prepare teachers to handle many classroom challenges and addresses areas that are often underrepresented by prevalent science methods pedagogy textbooks. "Whether you are on your way to becoming a science teacher or a teacher in your early years," the authors write, "we feel confident the ideas presented here will help you become the teacher you've always wanted to be."
You can browse sample pages of these books for free at the NSTA Science Store website at www.nsta.org/store.
For additional information or to purchase The New Science Teacher's Handbook: What You Didn't Learn From Student Teaching, visit the NSTA Science Store at www.nsta.org/store. To order by phone, call 800-277-5300 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET weekdays. The 164-page book is priced at $31.95 and discount-priced for NSTA members at $25.56. (Stock # PB342X, ISBN # 978-1-936959-49-5)
The Arlington, Va.-based National Science Teachers Association is the largest professional organization in the world promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all. NSTA's current membership includes more than 50,000 science teachers, science supervisors, administrators, scientists, business and industry representatives, and others involved in science education.
NSTA Press produces 25–30 new books and e-books each year. Focused on the preK–college market and specifically aimed at teachers of science, NSTA Press titles offer a unique blend of accurate scientific content and sound teaching strategies.