ERIC Number: EJ608899
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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How Good Is Your Child's Science Education?
Lacob, Miriam; Stix, Gary
Scientific American Explorations, v1 n1 p8-9 Fall 1998
Presents advice for parents to ensure their child's natural interest in science is nurtured and developed during crucial early years. Recommends that parents: (1) observe and volunteer in the classroom; (2) compare their child's education to published guidelines; (3) network for their child's school; (4) tap into opportunities for informal science learning; and (5) share their own enthusiasm for science with their children. (WRM)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Educational Change, Elementary Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Parent Participation, Parent Role, Parent School Relationship, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Science Education, State Standards
Published by Scientific American, Inc., 415 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10017-1111.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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