ERIC Number: ED166034
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
The Status of Pre-College Science, Mathematics, and Social Studies Educational Practices in U.S. Schools: An Overview and Summaries of Three Studies.
Reported in one document are the highlights of the findings of three studies funded by the National Science Foundation to assess needs and practices in pre-college science, mathematics and social studies in the nation's schools. One study involved a questionnaire survey of state, district, and local school personnel. Highlights of these data are presented. A second study focused on 11 in-depth case studies in selected U.S. school systems and the executive summary of these case studies is included in this document. The third study was an extensive literature survey in science, mathematics and social studies. The executive summaries for each discipline are included here. In addition to this information, procedures for obtaining complete copies of each study are given for those readers wishing more data. (PEB)
Descriptors: Curriculum, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Higher Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Instruction, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Social Studies, State Federal Aid, Surveys, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 038-000-00383-6; $3.50)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Directorate for Science Education.