ERIC Number: ED446911
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Inquiry and the National Science Education Standards: A Guide for Teaching and Learning.
National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Center for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education.
This document is a guide for teaching and learning concerning inquiry education. It identifies scientific inquiry in correlation with the National Science Education Standards and discusses the various functions and strategies for assessment. Contents include: (1) Inquiry in Science and in Classrooms; (2) Inquiry in the National Science Education Standards; (3) Images of Inquiry in K-12 Classrooms; (4) Classroom Assessment and Inquiry; (5) Preparing Teachers for Inquiry-Based Teaching; (6) Making the Case for Inquiry; (7) Frequently Asked Questions about Inquiry; and (8) Supporting Inquiry-Based Teaching and Learning. (YDS)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation, Inquiry, Instruction, Learning, Motivation, Problem Solving, Science Education, Teaching Methods, Thinking Skills
National Academy Press, 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW, Box 285, Washington, DC 20055 ($21.95). For full text: http://www.nap.edu.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.; National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Academy of Sciences - National Research Council, Washington, DC. Center for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education.