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Berlin, Donna F., Ed.; White, Arthur L., Ed. – International Consortium for Research in Science and Mathematics Education (NJ3), 2011
The chapters in this book reflect the work of science and mathematics educators who have worked for many years at the international level. As members of the International Consortium for Research in Science and Mathematics Education, their work provides readers with issues, models, practices, and research results that have applicability and…
Descriptors: Science Education, Mathematics Education, STEM Education, Educational Innovation
Berlin, Donna F., Ed.; White, Arthur L., Ed. – International Consortium for Research in Science and Mathematics Education (NJ3), 2010
The chapters in this book reflect the work of science and mathematics educators who have worked for many years at the international level. As members of the International Consortium for Research in Science and Mathematics Education, their work provides readers with issues, models, practices, and research results that have applicability and…
Descriptors: Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Research and Development, Mathematics Education
National Academies Press, 2007
In a world where advanced knowledge is widespread and low-cost labor is readily available, U.S. advantages in the marketplace and in science and technology have begun to erode. A comprehensive and coordinated federal effort is urgently needed to bolster U.S. competitiveness and pre-eminence in these areas. This congressionally requested report by…
Descriptors: Competition, Public Policy, Federal Government, Technology
Colburn, Alan – 2003
This book presents 88 educational terms that every science teacher should know. It gives readers an introduction to each of these ideas, providing more than a dictionary or glossary but still something that can be read and understood quickly. Chapters include: (1) "Educational Outcomes"; (2) "General Instructional Approaches"; (3) "Instructional…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Glossaries, Keywords, Science Education
ERIC Clearinghouse for Science, Mathematics, and Environmental Education, Columbus, OH. – 2003
This CD-ROM provides a collection of Internet resources as well as K-16 related science materials and is divided into two sections. "Online Resources" includes information on the Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC), National Standards, AAAS Project 2061 Resources, U.S. Department of Education, Third International Mathematics…
Descriptors: CD ROMs, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Research Tools
Hartman, Hope J.; Glasgow, Neal A. – 2002
This book describes instructional strategies for science teachers based on educational, psychological, and social research findings and focuses on how these results can be applied to classroom settings. Chapters include: (1) "Instructional Strategies"; (2) "Developing Students' Scientific Thinking and Learning Skills"; (3) "Emotional Aspects of…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods
Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. – 2002
The Federal Superfund Program investigates and cleans up hazardous waste sites throughout the United States. Part of this program is devoted to informing the public and involving people in the process of cleaning up hazardous waste sites from beginning to end. The Haz-Ed program was developed to assist the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA)…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Environmental Influences, Hazardous Materials, Integrated Activities
Emery, Pamela, Ed. – 2002
This teacher guide provides resources for teaching about agriculture. The content of the book is divided into three sections. Section 1, "California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom Programs, Services, and Instructional Materials," provides information on the conferences, workshops, lesson plans, summer programs, and newsletters offered…
Descriptors: Agriculture, Elementary Secondary Education, Field Trips, Instructional Materials
Michigan State Dept. of Education, Lansing. – 2002
This CD-ROM was designed to encourage and support an equitable approach to achieving mathematical power and science literacy for all students. Issues addressed include examining beliefs and defining equity, designing equitable curriculum, linking teaching with learning, exploring instructional strategies, building upon successful educational…
Descriptors: CD ROMs, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Equal Education
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Watson, Silvana M. R.; Houtz, Lynne E. – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2002
This article examines ways to modify science instruction for students who are culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD). It first discusses the nature of the problem, suggests possible reasons CLD students struggle, and offers principles for planning science lessons. A sample thematic lesson plan in earth science is appended to illustrate…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Earth Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Lesson Plans
Carrasquillo, Angela L.; Rodriguez, Vivian – 2002
This book integrates current second language teaching and learning theories and instructional strategies, helping to make mainstream educators aware that language minority students, especially those who are not totally proficient in English, need special attention, appropriate assessment, an appropriate language environment, and a challenging…
Descriptors: Diversity (Student), Elementary Secondary Education, English (Second Language), Immigrants
Stone, Randi – 2002
These essays share award-winning teachers' strategies for adapting their classrooms to the ever-changing environment: "Professional Development Has Shaped Me and My Classroom" (Kay Wallace); "Teachers Go Back to School" (Steven T. Jackson); "Keeping Up With Change" (Caryn Smith Long); "Self-Reflection: Looking…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Class Size, Coping, Curriculum Development
Katz, Phyllis, Ed. – 2001
Science beyond the schoolhouse is the subject of this close-up look at informal science--education in non-traditional settings, including Boys and Girls Clubs, 4-H, zoos, aquariums, and public television. More than a dozen writers draw on personal experiences to tell why they became informal science educators and how they use the history and…
Descriptors: Community Cooperation, Educational Resources, Elementary Secondary Education, Informal Education
Robertson, William C. – 2001
Field trips don't have to be grueling. This practical guide helps teachers work together with science educators in the community to avoid common pitfalls that interfere with the many science-learning opportunities that exist in museums, parks, and science centers. The book offers tips and strategies on selecting community resources for field…
Descriptors: Community Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education, Experiential Learning, Field Trips
Thier, Herbert D. – 2001
This book provides guidance to beginning and experienced educational material developers. The targeted objectives are guiding developers on external funding, explaining the complex process of developing instructional materials, and pointing out the human interactions and issues involved in the development process. Chapters include: (1) "The…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation, Financial Support, Inquiry
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