The Prepared Practitioner

Colburn, Alan
October 2009
Science Teacher;Oct2009, Vol. 76 Issue 7, p10
Academic Journal
The author comments on the constant tension surrounding the extent to which social issues should be integrated into typical science curricula. He examines how the idea of socially relevant curriculum has played out in the U.S. He discusses the changing educational strategies, structures and goals since the 1800s. He also notes the advent of scientific literacy and continuing quest for socially relevant science curricula.


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