ERIC Number: ED394801
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994-Apr
Reference Count: N/A
Scientists, Educators, and National Standards: Action at the Local Level. Sigma Xi Forum Proceedings (Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, April 14-15, 1994).
Sigma XI, The Scientific Research Society.
This document contains conference papers on various aspects of science education. The document includes 12 plenary speeches, 11 workshop summaries, speaker vitas, breakout groups' conclusions and recommendations, and poster abstracts. Titles and authors of speeches and workshops are: "The National Education Reform Movement" (M. S. Smith); "Science Education Standards" (B. Alberts); "Teachers: The Vision Supported" (J. Tuomi); "K-12 Science Education: A Teacher's View" (P. Moore); "Undergraduate Education and Professional Development of Science and Math Teachers" (W. E. Kirwan); "State Infrastructure Support for Science Education Reform" (A. Buccino); "Helping Teachers Change Science Instruction" (G. Consuegra); "Nothing is Too Wonderful to be True" (P. Morrison); "An Attractive Remedy: Matching Scientists with Teachers" (I. Hayes); "Scientists and Science Education Reform: Myths, Methods, and Madness" (J. Bower); "Are We Serious? What It Takes for Real Change" (L. Williams); "Challenge to Action" (J. M. Atkin); "Strategies for Building University Partnerships" (C. Thorsen); "Lessons Learned from the Mathematics Standards" (L. Rosen); "Scientist Volunteers: Doing Science with Children" (G. Kirwan); "Science for All: What Will It Take?" (P. DeBerry); "Family Science: What Is It?" (B. Whitlow); "Princeton's Science Advisors: A Neural Network" (D. Rubenstein); "Sandia Scientists Enhancing K-12 Education: How We've Done It and What We've Learned" (K. Eckelmeyer); "Successful Collaborations Between Scientists and Schools" (T. Ostwald); "Effecting Change in Elementary School Science Education" (C. Parravano); "Beauty and the Beast: Aligning National Curriculum Standards with State Graduation Requirements" (B. Linder-Scholer); and "Strategies for Standards-Based Assessment" (E. Stage). (MKR)
Descriptors: Conference Proceedings, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, School Business Relationship, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Standards
Forum Coordinator, Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society, P.O. Box 13975, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 ($5).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: Sigma XI, The Scientific Research Society.