TITLE

Focused Professional Development Exploring Changing Currents in Science Education

PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
NSTA Reports!;Feb2012, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the initiatives taken by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) to promote focused professional development in science education in the U.S. It is reported that, the NSTA has established Professional Development Institutes (PDIs) in the country, and in the year 2012 the PDIs will allow educators to learn from prominent experts and organizations nationally recognized as providers of high-quality professional development.
ACCESSION #
71870670

 

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