ERIC Number: ED350174
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Making Science Matter in Elementary School.
Moore, G. Robert; Moore, Peggy
Here's How, v11 n1 Sept 92
Elementary principals who agree with the premise of Project 2061 of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) must find answers to the question, "How do you ensure that science becomes an integral part of the elementary school curriculum?" This document describes an elementary school principal's survey of her teachers in regard to their science teaching, and the development of a planning team to seek change. Staff development using on-site modeling and coaching was used to deal with methodology, concept development, classroom management, developing relevant lessons, and appropriate assessment techniques. An education professor modeled the use of the learning cycle in classroom instruction. Unit boxes were assembled that included material to conduct lessons based on unit objectives. Portfolios and profile sheets were developed to help teachers with assessment. (PR)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Principals, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Instruction
NAESP Educational Products, 1615 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314-3483 ($2.50 single issue, $2 each for orders of 10 or more).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Association of Elementary School Principals, Alexandria, VA.