School-Scientist Partnerships Require Mutualism, Not Commensalism

Baumgartner, Erin
December 2010
NSTA Reports!;Dec2010, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p3
The article discusses the significance of school-scientist partnerships in the sense of mutualism. It notes the potential benefits of the partnership which include the enriched learning experiences for students and the provision for on-site professional development in science knowledge and skills for teachers. It also states that the establishment of mutual goals will contribute to the progress of the partnership as it will primarily determine mutual benefits and responsibilities.


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