ERIC Number: ED381359
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Science: Ohio's Model Competency-Based Program. Scientific Literacy for the 21st Century.
Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus.
Ohio's Model Competency-Based Science Program is designed to provide direction for school districts in developing local competency-based science education programs. This guidebook provides direction for those responsible for developing district science programs. Section 1 is an introduction to competency-based education that covers the spirit and intent of the Model, and components of a local science program. Section 2 concerns the philosophy and goals of the Model. Section 3 focuses on developing a school science program and covers developing a scope and sequence framework, applying topics and units to the framework, developing grade-level instructional objectives, and developing performance objectives. Section 4 examines science instructional and performance objectives in grades pre-K through 12, and contains sample instructional objectives by strand and sample performance objectives. Section 5 looks at assessment and intervention services. The appendices cover learning episodes, science materials and equipment, health and safety issues, science education resources, and sample learning skills indexes. Contains a glossary and a 73-item bibliography. (LZ)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus.