ERIC Number: ED398060
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science (Seattle, Washington, January 11-14, 1996).
Rubba, Peter A. Ed.; And Others
These conference proceedings include papers presented and summaries of presentations made at the 1996 Annual International Conference of the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science (AETS). Topics include: English-as-a-Second Language (ESL) Strategies in science methods courses; writing strategies; action research and equity issues; the Investigating the Universe Project; knowledge structures of teachers; embedded practicums; Science, Technology, and Society investigations; student and teacher questions; combining demonstration classrooms and inservice; preparation and evaluation of videocases; inclusion in the science classroom; using open-ended questions; using children's ideas and literature; the role of technology; using e-mail partners; Internet Exchange Project; professional development schools; self-evaluation of the implementation of the learning cycle; integration and use of technology; Project Prism; complex instruction; promoting primary science; interdisciplinary math and science; Project Simulate; Project Pride; coaching reflective practice; assessing change in teachers' knowledge; collaborative teaching; engineering physics; incorporating computer spreadsheets into the Robert Karplus Learning Cycle; meeting the needs of Hispanic learners; further validation of the Constructivist Learning Environment Survey; case studies of new teachers; science teachers' attitudes towards their presentation of inservice workshops; partnerships; science-fiction stories; teaching science methods in a language arts method course; college level science courses; model for elementary science inservice; learning inquiry-oriented science; rubric for scoring concept maps; analyzing the effect teachers have on their students' perceptions of and attitudes toward science; vee diagramming; traditional classroom assessment; and exploring traditional ecological knowledge. (JRH)
Descriptors: Action Research, Constructivism (Learning), Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Higher Education, Inquiry, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Partnerships in Education, Professional Development, Science and Society, Science Programs, Science Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Education, Technology, Writing Skills
Association for the Education of Teachers in Science, c/o Dr. Joseph Peters, Executive Secretary, University of West Florida, College of Education, 1100 University Parkway, Pensacola, FL 32514.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for the Education of Teachers in Science.