ERIC Number: ED359055
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Decade of Achievement.
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Directorate for Education and Human Resources.
More than 20,000 kindergarten through 12th grade teachers and more than 6,000 college and university faculty are directly involved in National Science Foundation (NSF) education projects. Building on more than 4 decades of knowledge and experience, NSF today is able to provide vigorous leadership in the nation's efforts to strengthen science, mathematics, and engineering education. This profusely illustrated booklet describes the diverse and vigorous education and human resource programs the NSF has developed and supported over the last 10 years--activities that reach out to all, recognizing the needs of a changing U.S. population and a changing workplace. Sections in this booklet include: (1) Teachers and Faculty; (2) Classroom and Laboratory Tools; (3) Applying Technology to Education; (4) Learning How People Learn; (5) NSF Education Goals; (6) Leadership and Systemic Reform; (7) Beyond the Classroom; (8) Increasing Diversity; (9) Encouraging Excellence; (10) Monitoring Trends; (11) Coordinating a Federal Strategy; and (12) For Further Information. (PR)
Descriptors: College Faculty, Concept Formation, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering Education, Federal Aid, Federal Programs, Higher Education, Mathematics Education, Science Activities, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Laboratories, Science Materials, Science Teachers, Secondary School Science, Teacher Education, Technology
National Science Foundation, Washington D.C. 20550.
Publication Type: Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Directorate for Education and Human Resources.