TITLE

School-Scientist Partnerships Require Mutualism, Not Commensalism

AUTHOR(S)
Baumgartner, Erin
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
NSTA Reports!;Dec2010, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
56503446

 

Related Articles

  • DISTRICT IMPLEMENTION. Smith, Keith // District Administration;Dec2008, Vol. 44 Issue 13, p76 

    The article discusses the formation of the Coalfield Rural Systemic Initiative encompassing 18 school districts in West Virginia and Virginia. The securing of funds from the U.S. National Science Foundation to create the collaborative is noted. Also described is the collaborative's ability to...

  • a natural selection. Siegel, Marcelle A.; Mlynarczyk-Evans, Susanna; Brenner, Tamara J.; Nielsen, Katherine M. // Science Teacher;Oct2005, Vol. 72 Issue 7, p42 

    Describes how the Science and Health Education Partnership (SEP) program between high school teachers and scientists at the University of California in San Francisco helped in the development of science education in the school. Benefits of scientists-teachers partnerships on science education;...

  • On 'Alliances' And Science Education. Atkin, J. Myron // Education Week;4/11/1990, Vol. 9 Issue 29, p36 

    The article discusses the growing participation of companies and other entities in an effort to improve science and mathematics education in public schools in the U.S. Grassroots alliances are established to link these institutions to the schools. These alliances created programs that guarantee...

  • Teaching the Fourth 'R' of Science Education: Research. Moss, Frances; Solomon, J. D. // T H E Journal;Oct2005, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p42 

    The article reports on a partnership program between the Bronx High School of Science and Elsevier which introduces students to the world of scientific research through ScienceDirect. It is necessary that schools must be Invited by Elsevier in order for them to participate in the program....

  • A Rewarding Partnership. Abbott, Cheryl; Swanson, Marc // Science Teacher;Apr/May2006, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p32 

    The article reflects on the critical components of a successful collaborative scientist-student project. This type of partnership is beneficial for both students and scientists. Alaska Lake Ice and Snow Observatory Network (ALISON) is an example of this partnership. It is developed by Martin...

  • Scientists' and Teachers' Perspectives About Collaboration. Munson, Bruce H.; Martz, Marti Ann; Shimek, Sarah // Journal of College Science Teaching;Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p30 

    The emphasis on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education is resulting in more opportunities for scientists and teachers to collaborate. The relationships can result in failed collaborations or success. We recently completed a 6-year regional project that used several...

  • Regional science: back to the future? Bailly, Antoine S.; Coffey, William J.; Gibson, Lay J. // Annals of Regional Science;Jun96, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p153 

    After initiating a provocative discussion on �regional science in crisis� (Bailly and Coffey 1994; Gibson 1994; Plane 1994; Stough 1994; Anas 1994; Vickerman 1994; Casetti 1995), we now wish to present some additional thoughts on how regional scientists can simultaneously make their...

  • A study of the role of research scientists in K-12 science education. Druger, Marvin; Allen, George // American Biology Teacher;May98, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p344 

    Presents a study which aimed to find out the details about scientists' involvement in K-12 science education, along with their perception of K-12 science education. Description of a survey used to examine the role of research scientists in K-12 science education; Information on scientists'...

  • Decline in interest in studying science. Candidus // Chemical Business;Jun2001, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p12 

    Discusses the decline of interest in science among students in India between 1970 and 1990. Percentage of scientists who are on the verge of superannuation; Developments in science; Need for institutions which will accept the challenge of teaching only those topics taught in best universities.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics