ERIC Number: EJ528296
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Navajo Scientists of the Next Century--Laanaa Hasin.
Garrison, Edward R.; And Others
Journal of Navajo Education, v12 n3 p3-7 Spr 1995
Advocates teaching science education from both Navajo and Western perspectives, giving Navajo students the ability to expand on the scientific method by constructing alternative explanatory hypotheses. Suggests that drawing from both cultural backgrounds stimulates development of the highest level of scientific thinking, which could lead to superior Navajo scientists. (LP)
Descriptors: American Indian Culture, American Indian Education, Biculturalism, Culturally Relevant Education, Culture Conflict, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Hypothesis Testing, Navajo (Nation), Science Education, Science Instruction, Science Process Skills, Teacher Education, Thinking Skills, World Views
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue title: "Teacher Education for Navajos and Other American Indians."