Bright Ideas Jamaica has been created especially for the Jamaican upper primary science curriculum. It promotes a modern, student-centred approach to science learning, formulated through a close collaboration between experienced Jamaican teachers and primary science specialists.
Provides comprehensive coverage of the syllabus
Relevant learning objectives from the Jamaican Primary Science syllabus are clearly stated at the start of each lesson to ensure every objective is covered
Syllabus ‘Focus Questions’ are highlighted on every page
End-of-unit and end-of-year tests to prepare students for their GSAT Science examination
Practical activities using everyday materials
Suggestions for group work to promote interactive learning
Review exercises to check progress
Internet links to promote independent research
Accompanying interactive CD-ROMs allow students to develop their understanding in the classroom and at home using games and experiments.
Workbooks complement the Student’s Books for each level of the course. The content is structured in lesson-sized topics clearly linked to the Student’s Books with additional assessment material.
Accompanying Teacher’s Books offer background information, extension activities and teaching notes on catering for mixed-ability classes.