ERIC Number: ED393683
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Reforming Science Education.
Donmoyer, Robert, Ed.; Merryfield, Merry M., Ed.
Theory into Practice, v34 n1 win 1995
This theme issue highlights the diversity of reform initiatives in order to provide a deep understanding of the complexities associated with educational reform in general and the reform of science education in particular. Systemic reform initiatives at the national and state levels along with locally-inspired efforts at reform are outlined. Articles include: "The Hidden Variable: How Organizations Influence Teacher Responses to Secondary Science Curriculum Reform" (Larry Cuban); "Is Systemic Reform the Answer for Schools and Science Education? Cautions from the Field" (James Joseph Scheurich and Edward Fuller); "Who Systematizes the Systematizers? Policy and Practice Interactions in a Case of State-Level Systemic Reform" (Reba Page); "The Rhetoric and Reality of Systemic Reform: A Critique of the Proposed National Science Education Standards" (Robert Donmoyer); "Inviting Adolescents into Academic Communities: An Alternative Perspective on Systemic Reform" (Lauren A. Sosniak); "Learning Environments as a Site of Science Education Reform" (Shirley Magnusson and Annemarie Palincsar); "Navigating Change in High School Science and Mathematics: Lessons Teachers Taught Us" (Patricia Wasley, Robert Donmoyer, and Laura Maxwell); "The Battle to Reform Science Education: Notes from the Trenches" (Natalie Hiller); "Site-Based Management, Shared Decision Making, and Science and Mathematics Education: A Tale of Two Districts" (Juanita Wagstaff); and "Reforming Science Education To Include Girls" (Charol Shakeshaft). (JRH)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Science Curriculum, Science Education
Ohio State University, College of Education, 146 Arps Hall, 1945 N. High Street, Columbus, OH 43210 ($10; quantity discounts; publication no. USPS-627260).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. Coll. of Education.
Identifiers: Reform Efforts