ERIC Number: ED449962
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Project 2061: Science Literacy for a Changing Future. Update 1998-99.
American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC.
This booklet describes Project 2061 and the strategies and tools for the improvement of education. It is divided into five sections: (1) Clear and Specific Learning Goals, which explains scientific literacy and defines the benchmarks for science literacy; (2) Preparation and Support for Teachers, which explains Project 2061 professional development programs and lists resources for science literacy; (3) Textbook and Test Alignment, which explains the steps of curriculum material analysis according to Project 2061; (4) K-12 Curriculum Coherence, which discusses strategies and techniques for aligning the entire curriculum to the standards; and (5) Community-wide Commitment, which explains the blueprint of the reform movement. (YDS)
Descriptors: Community, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Professional Development, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Scientific Literacy
American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1333 H Street NW, P.O. Box 34446, Washington, DC 20005. Tel: 888-737-2061 (Toll Free).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Carnegie Corp. of New York, NY.; John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, Chicago, IL.; Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, New York, NY.; Pew Charitable Trusts, Philadelphia, PA.; National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC.