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ERIC Number: ED011839
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1950
Pages: 207
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A HALF CENTURY OF TEACHING SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS.
ISENBARGER, KATHARINE U.; AND OTHERS
MAJOR DEVELOPMENTS IN SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS EDUCATION DURING THE PERIOD 1900-50 ARE REVIEWED. AN EARLY CHAPTER IS DEVOTED TO A DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE FORMATION AND SUBSEQUENT DEVELOPMENT OF THE CENTRAL ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS TEACHERS AND THE JOURNAL, "SCHOOL SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS." OTHER SECTIONS INCLUDE (1) MATHEMATICS, (2) THE BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES, (3) THE PHYSICAL SCIENCES, AND (4) THE PREPARATION OF TEACHERS. THE SECTION ON PHYSICAL SCIENCE IS SUBDIVIDED INTO PHYSICS, GENERAL SCIENCE, PHYSICAL SCIENCE, CHEMISTRY, AND GEOGRAPHY. DEVELOPMENTS IN SCIENCE TEACHING ARE RELATED TO EXISTING SOCIAL CONDITIONS AND THE STATUS OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. CHANGES IN EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES, PSYCHOLOGY, SCHOOL ORGANIZATION, COURSE OFFERINGS, AND TEACHING METHODS ARE INCLUDED. THE ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT OF RESEARCH IN SCIENCE TEACHING AND ITS EFFECT ON SCIENCE EDUCATION ARE CONSIDERED. THE SECTION ON TEACHER EDUCATION EMPHASIZES (1) EARLY PROGRAMS, (2) FACTORS RELATED TO CHANGE, (3) CURRENT STATUS, AND (4) RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FUTURE MODIFICATION OF PROGRAMS. (AG)
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Authoring Institution: Central Association of Science and Mathematics Teachers, Inc., Bloomington, IN.
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