TITLE

Rewriting the Book on SCIENCE INSTRUCTION

AUTHOR(S)
Young, Betty
PUB. DATE
November 2007
SOURCE
Principal;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 87 Issue 2, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article examines science education in the U.S. by evaluating the curricula and teaching that is available to students from Kindergarten through eighth grade. The U.S. National Science Foundation has created teacher training programs and curricula that have improved science instruction. The role of technology and principals as a means of improving science instruction is explored.
ACCESSION #
27170897

 

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