ERIC Number: EJ586668
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Scope, Sequence and Coordination: The Iowa Project, A National Reform Effort in the USA.
Yager, Robert E.; Weld, Jeffrey D.
International Journal of Science Education, v21 n2 p169-94 Feb 1999
Reports on the Iowa Project, a broad effort in 20 school districts where a Science-Technology-Society (STS) approach was emphasized through a constructivist philosophy of teaching and learning. Results indicate the project's success in four areas: strengthening teacher confidence and knowledge base, encouraging teachers' use of innovative instructional methodologies, increasing student achievement, and meeting the needs of marginalized groups of learners. Contains 40 references. (Author/WRM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Iowa