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ERIC Number: ED020150
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1957-Apr
Pages: 36
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Reference Count: 0
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SCIENCE IN THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS.
CRAIG, GERALD S.
THIS DOCUMENT WAS DEVELOPED TO HELP ELEMENTARY SCHOOL TEACHERS KEEP PACE WITH THE CONTINUALLY ADVANCING FIELD OF EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH, PARTICULARLY AS IT APPLIES TO THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCIENCE PROGRAM. IT IS ONE IN A SERIES OF PAMPHLETS ON "WHAT RESEARCH SAYS TO THE TEACHER," PRODUCED JOINTLY BY THE NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL ASSOCIATION (NEA) DEPARTMENT OF CLASSROOM TEACHERS AND THE AMERICAN EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH ASSOCIATION. A COMPLETE SUMMARY OF RESEARCH IN THE AREA IS NOT INTENDED. RATHER, THE AUTHOR HAS ATTEMPTED TO DRAW FROM RESEARCH MATERIAL ON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCIENCE EDUCATION THE IDEAS WHICH PROMISE TO BE MOST HELPFUL TO CLASSROOM TEACHERS. DISCUSSED ARE (1) EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVES FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCIENCE, (2) THE DEVELOPMENT OF BEHAVIORS CONSISTENT WITH THE OBJECTIVES OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCIENCE, (3) THE NATURE OF THE PROGRAM CONTENT FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCIENCE, (4) THE NATURE OF STUDENT LEARNING AS IT APPLIES TO ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCIENCE, (5) INSTRUCTIONAL PROCEDURES AND MATERIALS, (6) THE NATURE OF SCIENCE ACTIVITIES FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL SCIENCE PROGRAMS, AND (7) THE EVALUATION OF LEARNING. ALL OF THE TOPICS HAVE DIRECT APPLICATION TO CURRICULUM PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT. THIS DOCUMENT IS ALSO AVAILABLE FROM THE NATIONAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, PUBLICATIONS SALES, 1201 SIXTEENTH STREET, N.W., WASHINGTON, D.C. 20036. (DS)
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Authoring Institution: American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC.
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