New Science Textbooks on Docket in Tennessee
- California Rejects Science Texts as `Watered Down'. Bridgman, Anne; Fallon, Michael // Education Week;9/25/1985, Vol. 5 Issue 4, p1
The article reports on the rejection of 24 7th- and 8th-grade science textbooks by the California Board of Education because of its undesirable treatment of evolution, human reproduction, and ethical consideration. Nevertheless, publishers have until October 15, 1985 to submit to the board...
- Current science textbook use in the United States. Tolman, Marvin N.; Hardy, Garry R.; Sudweeks, Richard R. // Science & Children;May1998, Vol. 35 Issue 8, p22
Offers information on the availability of Science, a Process Approach, Elementary Science Study, and Science Curriculum Improvement Study, focusing on the use of teaching materials in the classroom. Details on the use of elementary science textbooks; Details of a survey conducted; Statistics...
- 2003 Texas Social Studies: $248 Million Opportunity. // Educational Marketer;7/1/2002, Vol. 33 Issue 19, p2
Announces that Texas will offer a multi-million dollar sales opportunity for social studies textbooks. Order placement; Delivery of books for start of school in fall of 2003.
- MAKING CONNECTIONS. // Scholastic SuperScience (Teacher's Edition);Oct2000, Vol. 12 Issue 2, pT8
Presents science textbooks for elementary students provided by several publishing companies in the United States. Titles of the Macmillan/MacGraw-Hill books; Details of the Silver Burdett Ginn's Science Horizons; Topics in the books of Scholastic Co.
- A Comparison of urkish and English Primary Educational Systems from the Point of View of Textbooks and Educational Materials Used in the Social Studies Teaching. Kabapinar, Yucel // Educational Sciences: Theory & Practice;May2002, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p268
Deals with a study which examined primary-level Turkish and English Social Studies textbooks and educational materials in terms of the presentation of social issues and approaches adopted. Position of textbook authors; Social context presented in the Turkish textbooks; Implications of the...
- Changing texts, changing thinking: Comprehension demands of new science textbooks. Walpole, Sharon // Reading Teacher;Dec98/Jan99, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p358
Discusses changes in new elementary science textbooks and teaching techniques in the United States. Similarities and differences in some textbook chapters; Changes in format, organization, sentences, paragraphs, illustrations and summaries; Assessment of text knowledge; Techniques in building...
- How to read a scientific book: Introducing a well-planned approach. Rezaeian, Mohsen // Middle East Journal of Business;Oct2015, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p71
Reading a scientific book can be one of the most challenging endeavors especially for young students in non-scientific disciplines. Therefore, reading a scientific book needs a careful and well-planned approach. The chief aim of the present article is to outline such a careful and well-planned...
- Questioning the Author: Making Sense of Social Studies. Beck, Isabel L.; McKeown, Margaret G. // Educational Leadership;Nov2002, Vol. 60 Issue 3, p44
Describes the use of the Questioning the Author instructional approach to help students in textual comprehension of social studies textbooks. Characteristics of Questioning the Author; Key role of establishing goals for understanding; Examples of building understanding in geography and history.
- Inquiry dot Com. Bodzin, Alec M.; Cates, Ward Mitchell // Science Teacher;Dec2002, Vol. 69 Issue 9, p48
Discusses the contribution of Web-based inquiry (WBI) activities in providing opportunities for students to learn science. Advantages of technology-based instructional resources compared with textbooks; Qualification criteria of an effective WBI; Availability of real-time information on the...