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ERIC Number: ED012239
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966
Pages: 39
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Reference Count: 0
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A REVIEW OF NEW SCIENCE CURRICULUM MATERIALS.
O'HEARN, GEORGE T.
DESCRIBED ARE CURRICULUM MATERIALS PREPARED BY 22 ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCIENCE COURSE IMPROVEMENT STUDY GROUPS. AN INTRODUCTORY SECTION DEALING WITH THE NEW CURRICULUMS DISCUSSES THE FOLLOWING TOPICS--(1) CHANGES IN THE ACTIVITIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF TEACHERS AND STUDENTS, (2) COURSE CONTENT AND ORGANIZATION, (3) CURRICULUM MATERIALS DEVELOPMENT, (4) STUDENT ABILITY GROUPING, AND (5) IMPLICATIONS FOR TEACHER PREPARATION. ANOTHER SECTION IS DEVOTED TO INDIVIDUAL PROJECTS. INFORMATION CONCERNING THE PROJECTS INCLUDES (1) THE PROJECT TITLE, (2) THE PROJECT DIRECTOR'S NAME AS WELL AS THE LOCATION OF THE PROJECT CENTER, (3) THE RATIONALE OF THE PROJECT, AND (4) MATERIALS PRODUCED. TYPES OF MATERIALS INCLUDE TEACHER GUIDES, STUDENT TEXTBOOKS, LABORATORY MANUALS, SUPPLEMENTARY READINGS, PROGRAMED INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS, TESTS, SPECIAL EQUIPMENT AND KITS, AND FILMS AND OTHER AUDIOVISUAL AIDS. A FINAL SECTION INCLUDES AN EXTENSIVE LIST OF ARTICLES RELATIVE TO THE NEW SCIENCE CURRICULUMS. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FROM THE WISCONSIN STATE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTION, DIVISION OF INSTRUCTIONAL SERVICE, MADISON, WISCONSIN. (AG)
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Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison.
Identifiers: American Association for Advancement of Science