This is a list of introductory texts originally offered as a starting point to Science PGCE students, and may be useful for experienced teachers who want to improve their own practise.

Bennett, J.

Teaching and Learning Science: A Guide to Recent Research and its Applications
Continuum, 2007

Bishop, K. and Denley, P.

Learning Science Teaching: Developing a Professional Knowledge Base
Open University Press, 2007
**Also available as an e-book

Driver, R., Squires, A., Rushworth, P. and Wood-Robinson, V.

Making sense of secondary science
Routledge, 1994
**Also available as an e-book

Frost, J. (ed)

Learning to Teach Science in the Secondary School: A Companion to School Experience
Routledge, 2010

Hart, S. et al.

Learning without limits
Open University Press, 2004
**Also available as an e-book

Monk, K. and Osborne, J. (eds)

Good Practice in Science Teaching What research has to say
Open University Press, 2000
**Also available as an e-book

Mortimer, E. F. and Scott, P. H.

Meaning Making in Secondary Science Classrooms
Buckingham: Open University Press, 2003
**Also available as an e-book

Ogborn, J., Kress, G., Martins, I. and McGillicuddy, K.

Explaining Science in the Classroom
Buckingham: Open University Press, 1996

Toplis, R. (ed)

How Science Works: Exploring Effective Pedagogy and Practicem
London: Routledge, 2011

Wellington, J. (ed)

Practical Work in School Science
Routledge, 1998
**Also available as an e-book

Wellington, J. and Ireson, G.

Science Learning, Science Teaching
Routledge, 2012
**Also available as an e-book

Wellington, J. and Osborne, J.

Language and Literacy in Science Education
Open University Press, 2001

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