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Ms. Olga Manzanero

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Website:University of Belize
Employer:University of Belize
Other roles:Supervisor
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(Comment.gif: Dear Olga. Welcome to WikiEducator. Great progress. You are well on your way of becoming a WikiMaster. Kindly complete the information in the infobox to the right by going to Edit, making the entries and saving your entries at the bottom. Warm regards --Patricia 22:36, 8 January 2009 (UTC))


I am a teacher. I work at the University of Belize. I enjoy working with students.

University of Belize

  • Faculty of Education & Arts
    • Scie 304 - Science Methods for Primary Teachers
      • Course Outline

First Semester, 2008

  1. Office Location: Faculty of education & Arts
  2. Consultation Hours: Tuesday & Thursday: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
  3. Office Phone: 662-4350
  4. E-mail address:
  5. Class hours: Monday & Friday: 2:00 - 3:15 p.m.
  6. Class Code: Scie 304

Course Description

This course is designed to equip you, the student, with the knowledge and understanding of how children learn science and the importance of science in a developing country. it is designed to provide you with the skills and methodologies to effectively plan, deliver, assess, and evaluate science lessons.

Method of Instruction

The course will be presented using independent readings, discussions, and presentations. Microteaching will also be included.

Course Objectives

During the course, you will be able to:
  • Analyze the recent trends in science education policy and goals;
  • Examine personal beliefs and attitudes and reflect on the teaching and learning of science;
  • Justify constructivism as it relates to science education;

My Sandbox

  • Differentiate between the diverse science methodologies used in the teaching of science (investigations, discovery, field trips);
  • Design science lessons/activities that are developmentally appropriate and sensitive to the needs, values, and interests of students;
  • Model appropriate process skills, instructional strategies, and classroom management techniques that promote science learning in small group or whole-class settings;
  • apply alternative assessment strategies to evaluate knowledge and skills in science content and process; jamaica science education