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ERIC Number: ED011853
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 100
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NATIONAL DEFENSE EDUCATION ACT OF 1958, AS AMENDED, TITLE III, ANNUAL REPORT-FISCAL YEAR 1966. PART III, NARRATIVE REPORT, SCIENCE.
PILTZ, ALBERT; STEIDLE, WALTER
THE EFFECTIVENESS OF TITLE III OF THE NATIONAL DEFENSE EDUCATION ACT IN THE IMPROVEMENT OF SCIENCE INSTRUCTION IS CONSIDERED. INFORMATION FROM THE ANNUAL REPORTS OF STATE DEPARTMENTS OF EDUCATION IS DISCUSSED. CATEGORIES OF INFORMATION INCLUDE (1) CURRICULUM, (2) TEACHER EDUCATION, (3) EQUIPMENT, MATERIALS, AND FACILITIES, AND (4) STATE LEADERSHIP AND EVALUATION. THE STATE SCIENCE SUPERVISORS WERE UNANIMOUS IN THE VIEW THAT TITLE III OF THE NATIONAL DEFENSE EDUCATION ACT HAD IMPROVED SCIENCE INSTRUCTION BY PROVIDING IMPETUS FOR LOCAL SCHOOL DISTRICT PERSONNEL TO EVALUATE AND MODIFY THEIR INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAMS. SUPERVISORS ALSO INDICATED (1) A GREATER EMPHASIS ON ELEMENTARY SCIENCE PROGRAMS, (2) AN INCREASING AWARENESS FOR NEW TEACHING APPROACHES, (3) INCREASED USE OF LABORATORY EXPERIENCES, AND (4) MORE EFFECTIVE INSERVICE EDUCATION. EVIDENCE IS PRESENTED THAT INDICATES THE NATIONAL DEFENSE EDUCATION ACT TITLE III HAS LIAISON BETWEEN LOCAL EDUCATIONAL AGENCIES AND TEACHER PREPARATION INSTITUTIONS. (AG)
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Authoring Institution: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Identifiers: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA; National Defense Education Act Title III