ERIC Number: ED055911
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1961-Jun
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Review of Educational Research, Volume 31 Number 3: The Natural Sciences and Mathematics.
Review of Educational Research, v31 n3 Jun1961
This review is devoted to major efforts by professional societies, institutions of higher learning, and national committees to influence science and mathematics curriculums. The chapters include: (1) Science in Elementary Grades (history of elementary science, elementary science curriculum, children's learnings in science, and teaching aids); (2) Mathematics in the Elementary School (abilities and attitudes, number concepts, teaching fractions and problem solving, research on teaching methods, and teacher education); (3) Science in the Secondary Schools (junior and senior high curriculum, teaching methods, and achievement); (4) Mathematics in the Secondary School (curriculum, attitudes, concept formation, teaching methods, teacher education, programs for gifted students, television instruction, and college preparation); (5) Teacher Education in Science (preservice, inservice, and certification); (6) Teacher Education in Mathematics (research influence, course offerings, preservice, and certification); (7) College Science (teaching methods, teacher-student relationships, advanced students, and television instruction); (8) College Mathematics (methods, prediction and placement, curriculum, and programmed instruction); (9) Academically Talented (elementary and secondary school mathematics and science); (10) Research Methodology (surveys of opinions, attitudes, teacher background, textbook analysis and teaching conditions; experimental research; predictive and correlational studies; historical and philosophical studies; and large-scale studies and projects).
Descriptors: Curriculum, Elementary Education, Higher Education, Mathematics Education, Research Reviews (Publications), Science Education, Secondary Education, Talent, Teacher Education
American Educational Research Association, 1201 Sixteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 ($2.00)
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Authoring Institution: American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC.