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Science Education in East Asia

by Myint Swe Khine
Publisher: Springer
Release Date: 2015-09-03
Genre: Science
Pages: 637 pages
ISBN 13: 3319163906
ISBN 10: 9783319163901
Format: PDF, ePUB, MOBI, Audiobooks, Kindle
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Synopsis : Science Education in East Asia written by Myint Swe Khine, published by Springer which was released on 2015-09-03. Download Science Education in East Asia Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Development. in. Science. Education: East. Asian. Perspectives. Myint Swe Khine ... This book attempts to bring together prominent science educators and researchers from the East Asia to share their experience and findings, ... -- This book presents innovations in teaching and learning science, novel approaches to science curriculum, cultural and contextual factors in promoting science education and improving the standard and achievement of students in East Asian countries. The authors in this book discuss education reform and science curriculum changes and promotion of science and STEM education, parental roles and involvement in children's education, teacher preparation and professional development and research in science education in the context of international benchmarking tests to measure the knowledge of mathematics and science such as the Trends in Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and achievement in science, mathematics and reading like Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA). Among the high achieving countries, the performance of the students in East Asian countries such as Singapore, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Hong Kong and China (Shanghai) are notable. This book investigates the reasons why students from East Asian countries consistently claim the top places in each and every cycle of those study. It brings together prominent science educators and researchers from East Asia to share their experience and findings, reflection and vision on emerging trends, pedagogical innovations and research-informed practices in science education in the region. It provides insights into effective educational strategies and development of science education to international readers.