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ERIC Number: ED168900
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978-Sep
Pages: 202
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Early Adolescence: Perspectives and Recommendations to the National Science Foundation.
Katzenmeyer, Conrad G., Ed.; Rivkin, Mary S., Ed.
Contained in this publication is the final report of a panel of experts, convened by the Assistant Director for Science Education of the National Science Foundation, interested in science education for early adolescence. The document also contains three appendices. Appendix A lists members of the panel and their professional affiliation. Appendix B consists of the position papers by the panelists: (1) The Young Adolescent: Informal Learning and the Science Curriculum by Robert D. Barr; (2) Perspectives (Research) and Recommendations for the Science Education Directorate by Diana Baumrind; (3) Early Adolescence and the Science Curriculum by Paul DeHart Hurd; (4) Social Science Education of the Early Adolescent by O. L. Davis; (5) Perceptions (School) Relating to the Education of Adolescents by Fred D. Johnson; (6) Perspectives (Societal) and Recommendations for the Science Education Directorate by Joan S. Lipsitz; (7) Career Education by Barbara Preli; and (8) Strengthening Mathematics Programs for Early Adolescents by Eugene P. Smith. Appendix C presents a literature review of early adolescence and implications for programming. This review consists of three parts: I, The Early Adolescent Learner; II, The Learning Context; and Summary. A 19-page listing of references concludes the review. (PEB)
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402 (Stock Number 038-000-00390-9; $4.25)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Directorate for Science Education.