ERIC Number: ED374001
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Idaho K-12 Science Content Guide and Framework.
A suggested common core of understandings relating to what students in Idaho should know and be able to do in science is presented. The intent of this framework is to provide information which supports educational equity, recognizes the cultural and historical effects on science, and promotes excellence for all students. The following sections are included: (1) Major Shifts in Emphasis for Current Programs; (2) Definitions; (3) A Vision for Science Education in Idaho; (4) Idaho Goals for Science; (5) Secondary Exit Performance Standards; (6) Questions/Answers on Performance Based Education; (7) Guidelines for Writing/Using Performance Scoring Guides; (8) Implementation; (9) Curricular Frameworks; (10) Curricular Alignment; (11) Science Goals/Exit Performance Standards Matrix; (12) The Science Framework; (13) Kindergarten Science Framework; (14) Grade 1 Science Framework; (15) Grade 2 Science Framework; (16) Grade 3 Science Framework; (17) Grade 4 Science Framework; (18) Grade 5 Science Framework; (19) Grade 6-8 Introduction; (20) Grade 6 Science Framework; (21) Grade 7 Science Framework; (22) Grade 8 Science Framework; and (23) Grade 9-12 Science Framework. Contains 16 references. (ZWH)
Descriptors: Competency Based Education, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Secondary School Science, State Curriculum Guides, State Standards
Idaho State Department of Education, Len B. Jordan Office Building, 650 West State Street, P.O. Box 83720, Boise, ID 83720-0027.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Idaho State Dept. of Education, Boise.