ERIC Number: ED292669
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
The Science Curriculum. The Report of the National Forum for School Science (Crystal City, Virginia, November 14-15, 1986). This Year in School Science 1986.
Champagne, Audrey B., Ed.; Hornig, Leslie E., Ed.
The outgrowth of a conference on how science education can best meet the needs and expectations of society, this volume is designed to provide a source of information and ideas about the future of the school science curriculum. It contains 15 papers, including: "Critical Questions and Tentative Answers for the School Science Curriculum" (Audrey B. Champagne and Leslie E. Hornig); "The School Science Curriculum: Principles for a Framework" (P. J. Black); "A Match or Not a Match: A Study of Intermediate Science Teaching Materials" (Rosalie A. Cohen); "Project 2061: Education for a Changing Future" (F. James Rutherford, Andrew Ahlgren, Patricia Warren, and Janice Merz); "Data Resources to Describe U.S. Precollege Science and Mathematics Curricula" (Dorothy M. Gilford); "The Science Report Card: A Description of the 1985-86 NAEP Science Assessment and the Higher Order Skills Assessment Pilot Study" (Ina V. A. Mullis); "The Second International Mathematics Study: Major Findings and Implications" (Kenneth J. Travers); "The Current Status of Science Curricula: Insights from the Second International Science Study" (Willard J. Jacobson); "Science Curricula: An International Comparison Between the United States and the USSR" (Catherine P. Ailes and Francis W. Rushing); "Developing a National Indicator System for Monitoring Mathematics and Science Education" (Richard A. Shavelson, Jeannie Oakes, and Neil Carey); "Assessing the Quality of the Science Curriculum" (Senta A. Raizen); "What's Being Taught and Who's Teaching It" (Bill G. Aldridge); "The 1985-86 National Survey of Science and Mathematics Education" (Iris R. Weiss); "Updating the Science Curriculum: Who, What, and How?" (Joanne Capper); and "Reform in School Mathematics" (Thomas A. Romberg). (TW)
Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Curriculum, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Instruction, Secondary School Mathematics, Secondary School Science, Standardized Tests
American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1333 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 ($13.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers; Policymakers
Sponsor: Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC.
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