• A Teaching Unit on Water Project TACT (Thematic Approach to Chemistry Teaching) Marcelita C. Magno ISBN 971-8693-14-9 Published by UPISMED October 1993 No. of Pages: 60 ____________

    Project TACT stands for Thematic Approach to Chemistry Teaching. This approach presents chemistry through various contextual themes instead of the usual disciplinal topics. The three major themes selected are CHANGE, ENERGY, AND MATERIAL.

    This teaching unit is part of the theme CHANGE. It looks into the changes occurring in the water environment, particularly those brought about by the activities of man. It discusses the contribution of chemistry towards ensuring required water quality for certain uses. The chemistry of water, its nature, properties, and structure in as-relation to the uses of water.

  • A Turtle Tale Maria Helen D. Catalan ISBN 978-971-570-084-5 Published by NISMED September 2014

    No of Pages: 22


    This story is about newly hatched sea turtles that were guided to the sea by two children and their mother.

    This story is for Grade 3 and 4 pupils. It may be used as motivation, supplementary material or part of a science lesson.

  • An Exciting Journey: From Land to Sea to Air, Back to Land Lourdes R. Carale ISBN 971-570-095-0 Published by NISMED August 2001 No of Pages: 37 ____________ This story is about two boys who are transformed into two water particles before embarking on an exciting journey. They start off from cascading waterfall, travel down the river, and eventually reach the sea. From here, they are transformed up into the air until they become part of the clouds and finally fall down as rain. Through the vivid dream experiences of the boys young readers get to know about the water cycle. Intended for ages 8 to 10, the story can be used in science as well as in English and Filipino classes. It may be narrated by three children, two acting as the characters, and one as the story teller.
  • Ang Liwanag sa Dagat Jenny P. De Jesus Php 50.00
  • ISBN 978-971-570-148-8 Published by NISMED 2015

    No. of Pages: 61


    The Pupil’s Workbook is a compilation of 54 assessment tasks which are framed to elicit pupils’ understanding of selected mathematics concepts from Grade 1 to Grade 6.

  • ISBN 978-971-570-149-5 Published by NISMED 2015

    No. of Pages: 197


    Assessment for Teaching and Learning: K to 12 Elementary School Mathematics comes in a package – a 197-page teacher’s guide and a 61-page pupil’s workbook. The Teacher’s Guide highlights the analysis of pupils’ responses which may be used as inputs to instruction.

  • Assessment Items for Elementary School Science by UP NISMED Php 150.00 ____________ Assessment Items for Elementary School Science is a collection of multiple choice and constructed response items under the major content domains found in the Philippine Elementary Learning Competencies-Basic Education Curriculum (PELC-BEC) namely: People, Animals, Plants, Materials, Energy, Force and Motion, Earth, Weather, and Space. They are classified under the TIMSS cognitive domains of Factual Information and Conceptual Understanding for Grades 1 and 2 plus the third domain of Reasoning and Analysis from Grades 3 to 6.
  • A diagnostic Survey of Fifteen High Schools in Central Visayas, Philippines Anthony Somerset ISBN 971-570-103-5 Published by NISMED August 2002

    No of Pages: 104


    The test results showed that among public high school students, misconceptions concerning some of the basic elementary level number skills are widespread and persistent. Most students either failed to understand the given information well enough to develop a strategy, or they set up a strategy which was inappropriate to answering the given question. The recommendations given are as follows: remedial teaching, formative teaching in the classroom, correct misconceptions in textbooks, and subject-specific pedagogy, meaning teaching approaches in the key concepts of subjects.

  • Pupils’ Activities and Teaching Guide Lourdes R. Carale ISBN 978-971-570-137-2 Published by NISMED 2009 No of. Pages: 36 ____________ These teacher material and pupils' activities on Bones and Muscles were developed under the Science and Mathematics Education Manpower Development Project (SMEMDP) sponsored by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). They have been tried out in countless teacher training programs, and also with children in connection with a research project, reviewed by experts with regard to accuracy of content, and revised for classroom use.
  • ISBN 971- 570-083-7 December 1999 Published by ISMED

    No of Pages: 112


    This volume is a compilation of cases that are problem-based narratives of authentic teacher training and classroom situations. Each chapter of this casebook consists of a case narrative, questions for reflection and discussion and the response(s) from science and mathematics teacher educators. The first seven cases deal with teacher training situations; and the last three, to classroom issues.

  • Concept Development in Filipino Children: The Circulatory System ISBN 971 570 120 5 2003 110pp PHP 100.00 Published by NISMED
  • Lourdes R. Carale and Pia C. Campo ISBN 971-570-122-1 Published by NISMED October 2003

    No of Pages: 110


    This small book has been written to share the results of a research study on concept development with teachers, curriculum developers and researchers. The science concept involves the human circulatory system which teachers say is one of the most difficult topics to teach. The intervention activities were constructivist in nature, initiated by eliciting prior knowledge of students before engaging them in real-life experiences and the use of models and pictures.


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