ERIC Number: ED360163
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Learning To Meet the Science and Technology Challenge.
President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, Washington, DC.
This report provides an analysis of issues and recommendations for further implementation of the National Education Goals and the America 2000 National Education Strategy related to education in mathematics, science, engineering, and technology. This report considers teachers and teaching at every level. The report focuses on the need to build a stronger foundation for understanding mathematics and science throughout society by placing special emphasis on the improvement of elementary and secondary education in these fields for all children. The titles of the chapters are: (1) "Background"; (2) "Education in Science and Mathematics: Meeting the National Education Goals"; (3) "Nurturing Special Aptitudes: Developing Superb Scientists and Engineers"; (4) "Who Shall Lead the Way? Teachers of Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology"; (5) "Learning Through Research"; and (6) "Recommendations." (PR)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Engineering Education, Federal Regulation, High Schools, Higher Education, Mathematics Education, National Programs, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Instruction, Science Teachers, Secondary School Science, Standards, Teacher Education, Teachers, Technology
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: President's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, Washington, DC.