ERIC Number: EJ1046901
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Nov
Did We Have Science before 1988?
Peacock, Alan; Dunne, Mick
Primary Science, n135 p29-31 Nov 2014
In this "Primary Science" interview, science educators Alan Peacock and Mick Dunne reflect on their own experiences of what science was like in England before a National Curriculum was introduced. Among the topics covered are: earliest memories of science in school, teaching science before 1988 (pre-science curriculum for primary schools), developments made prior to the National Curriculum, challenges faced by science educators before 1988, and final thoughts about the establishment of the National Curriculum.
Descriptors: Science Education, Science Education History, Science Curriculum, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Experience, Elementary School Science, Educational Development, National Curriculum, Science Instruction, Performance Factors, Teacher Surveys, Interviews, Foreign Countries
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)
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