ERIC Number: ED406203
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Science Learning Matters: An Overview of the Science Report Card.
Berry, Richard; And Others
This interpretive overview of the "Science Report Card" provides a description of the ways in which science can empower and enrich the lives of students. This booklet also contains: (1) statistics which provide a picture of the state of science learning in the United States; (2) specific data that help provide a sense of the status of science learning for at-risk populations; (3) assessment of students' access to the opportunity to learn science; (4) discussion of the relationship between the amount of science instruction and proficiency in science; (5) explanation of science learning in the spirit of science; and (6) discussion of the discrepancy between the picture provided by the data of science learning and the model of science learning based both on research and effective practice. Data for this report were obtained from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP). (DDR)
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education, High Risk Students, Program Evaluation, Relevance (Education), Science Curriculum, Science Instruction, Standards, Statistical Data
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Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Assessment of Educational Progress, Princeton, NJ.; Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ.
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress