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ERIC Number: EJ851871
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 18
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 46
ISSN: ISSN-1094-3277
Models of Providing Science Instruction in the Elementary Grades: A Research Agenda to Inform Decision Makers
Levy, Abigail J.; Pasquale, Marian M.; Marco, Lisa
Science Educator, v17 n2 p1-18 Fall 2008
This article describes the outgrowth of a recently held invitational conference, supported by the National Science Foundation, to define, describe, and examine existing models for the use of elementary science specialists. The authors explore the educational, policy, and financial issues that affect the use of science specialists as well as offer a research agenda to assess the quality and effectiveness of specialist-managed elementary science programs to ensure that students experience high-quality science teaching.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A