ERIC Number: ED433179
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Redesigning the Science Curriculum: A Report on the Implications of Standards and Benchmarks for Science Education.
Bybee, Rodger W., Ed.; McInerney, Joseph D., Ed.
This document presents the results of a project conducted by the Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (BSCS) on the implications of national science education standards documents for the science curriculum. This book features background papers and recommendations directed towards those responsible for curriculum reform, regardless of their roles in local school districts, state agencies, or national organizations. Sections cover the following topics: "Perspectives on Standards-Based Reform"; "Organizational Perspectives"; "Curriculum Perspectives"; and "Concerns and Recommendations." Appendices provide a list of participants in and the agenda for the "Rethinking the Science Curriculum" conference (Colorado Springs, CO, October 20-22, 1993). (Contains 54 references.) (Author/WRM)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Educational Change, Educational Innovation, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education, National Standards, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Scientific Literacy
Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, Pikes Peak Research Park, 5415 Mark Dabling Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80918-3842.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: Biological Sciences Curriculum Study, Colorado Springs.