ERIC Number: ED113181
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Current Activities and the Task Ahead. Report of the National Science Foundation PES/MIDS Project Directors Meeting (Airlie House, Warrenton, Virginia, September 13-15, 1974).
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Div. of Pre-College Education in Science.; American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC.
Presented is a report that includes condensations of papers presented on interdisciplinary curricula, evaluation and dissemination and of the reactions to these papers. The full papers and reactions are in the appendix. The report also includes the highlights of discussion sessions at which small groups reported. The final section summarizes the recommendations on future directions for pre-college science education that were made by small discussion groups and presented by a panel in the final session of a meeting of curriculum developers. The meeting was arranged by the staff of the Materials and Instruction Development Section of the Division of Pre-College Education in Science of the National Science Foundation. Papers presented related to such topics as: (1) Science, Schooling and Society: The Search for an Integrated Curriculum; (2) Pragmatism--The Key to Changing Schools in the Seventies; and (3) Value Systems, Approaches, and Accountability (a reaction to another author's paper on evaluation and curriculum development). (Author/EB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Div. of Pre-College Education in Science.; American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC.