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ERIC Number: ED011516
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 178
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Reference Count: 0
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SUPERVISION FOR QUALITY EDUCATION IN SCIENCE, REPORT ON A CONFERENCE ARRANGED BY THE SPECIALISTS FOR SECONDARY SCIENCE (JUNE 25-29, 1962).
ALEXANDER, UHLMAN S.
SPEECHES AND REPORTS FROM A U.S. OFFICE OF EDUCATION CONFERENCE FOR STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION SCIENCE SUPERVISORS CONSTITUTE THIS BOOKLET. THE CONTENT IS DIVIDED INTO THREE MAJOR SECTIONS WITH SEVERAL SPEECHES OR REPORTS IN EACH. SECTION 1, "EDUCATION IN AN AGE OF SCIENCE," CONSISTS OF THREE PRESENTATIONS CONCERNED WITH SUCH TOPICS AS THE QUALITY OF AMERICAN EDUCATION, MANPOWER NEEDS IN OUR CULTURE, AND REQUISITES FOR A SCIENCE PROGRAM. SECTION 2, "SCIENCE IN THE CURRICULUM," IS COMPRISED OF EIGHT REPORTS, TWO REPORTS EACH ON EARTH SCIENCE, BIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY, AND PHYSICS. THE FIRST REPORT ON EACH OF THE FOUR SUBJECT AREAS RELATES TO THE MAJOR FORCES IMPINGING UPON THE PARTICULAR SCIENCE AND THE TEACHING OF THAT SCIENCE AND THE SECOND REPORT FOR EACH SUBJECT AREA RELATES TO MATERIALS AND TEACHING RESOURCES. IN THE FINAL SECTION, "SUPERVISION FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF SCIENCE INSTRUCTION," SEVERAL PAPERS ARE PRESENTED ON THE GOALS OF SCIENCE EDUCATION AND DESIRABLE CHANGES IN TEACHING PRACTICES. INCLUDED IN THIS SECTION ARE BRIEF REPORTS OF CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES IN FLORIDA, GEORGIA, MISSOURI, AND PENNSYLVANIA. THIS BOOKLET IS AVAILABLE AS FS 5.229--29039 FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT OF DOCUMENTS, U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE, WASHINGTON, D.C. 20402, FOR $0.65. (RS)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA