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Partnership for 21st Century Skills, 2008
This 21st Century Skills Map is the result of hundreds of hours of research, development and feedback from educators and business leaders across the nation. The Partnership for 21st Century Skills has issued this map for the core subject of Science.
Descriptors: Core Curriculum, Science Education, Skill Development, Critical Thinking
US Department of Education, 2006
This guide presents information on the procedures for peer review of grant applications. It begins with an overview of the review process for grant application submission and review. The review process includes: (1) pre-submission procedures that enable the Institute to plan for specific review sessions; (2) application processing procedures; (3)…
Descriptors: Science Education, Grants, Grantsmanship, Eligibility
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O'Loughlin, Valerie Dean – Advances in Physiology Education, 2006
In order for the efforts of scholarly teaching to be recognized, the work must become public and presented to peers for review. Scholarship of Teaching is not only improving instruction and learning but also methodically assessing whether specific teaching interventions have had the desired effect. In this paper, the author presents a step-by-step…
Descriptors: Guides, Educational Research, Classroom Research, Educational Assessment
District of Columbia Public Schools, 2006
DC Public Schools has adopted new learning standards for core subjects, including reading/English language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies. The new standards show what students should know and be able to do: (1) in each subject; (2) at each grade level; and (3) in every school. Standards tell all students that they are expected to…
Descriptors: English Instruction, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
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Dickson, Sabra M. – American Biology Teacher, 2004
Student writing can provide opportunities for reflection on concept mastery for both students and teacher, and the creation of a biology portfolio by each student can allow a teacher to assess the level of understanding achieved by each individual as well as timely correction of conceptual errors. The use of portfolio is an assessment tool, which…
Descriptors: Portfolios (Background Materials), Biology, Concept Formation, Comprehension
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Green, William J.; Elliott, Curtis; Cummins, R. Hays – Journal of Chemical Education, 2004
The importance of introducing various projects or activities as a motivation towards inquiry-based learning, also satisfies the need for first year chemistry students to transfer scientific theory into practice. This approach, combined with the traditionally written laboratory methods, develops creative skills, and the spirit of exploration…
Descriptors: Science Laboratories, Chemistry, Science Education, Teaching Methods
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Denyer, Gareth; Hancock, Dale – Journal of Chemical Education, 2002
Describes an easily implemented method that allows the generation and analysis of graded multiple-choice examinations. The technique, which uses standard functions in user-end software (Microsoft Excel 5+), can also produce several different versions of an examination that can be employed to prevent plagiarism. (MM)
Descriptors: Chemistry, Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Plagiarism
Davis, Barbara Gross; Humphreys, Sheila – 1985
This four-part book shows how teachers, counselors, directors, and administrators can assess and evaluate their mathematics and science programs. The examples provided are drawn primarily from programs for women, but the methodology is generalizable to interventions for various populations. The two chapters in part I give an overview of the…
Descriptors: Conferences, Costs, Evaluation Methods, Evaluation Utilization
Hollweg, Karen S. – 1988
This project was designed to give children opportunities to discover and to investigate plants, animals, and ecological relationships in their own neighborhoods. Through hands-on, natural science investigations, children have opportunities to find and observe a variety of plants and animals, look at them closely, sort them to analyze their…
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, Educational Strategies, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education
Gregory, Steven – 1982
This document is designed for policymakers, program planners, trainers, and coordinators who are considering the potential contribution of fresh water fisheries to the people for and with whom they work. Although based on materials generated by Peace Corps experiences, the document is intended for a broader audience. The specific topic area…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Financial Support, Fisheries, Job Skills
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Russell, Helen Ross – Nature Study, 1984
Discusses how school grounds can be used as a resource to relate textbook concepts to everyday life and to understand interrelationships which exist in the outdoors. Possible school ground learnings considered include topics related to weather and weather prediction; changes (aging, growth, decay); geology; temperature; water; and recycling. (BC)
Descriptors: Ecology, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Environmental Education
Strickler, Mervin K., Jr. – 1983
This publication is designed to provide both policy guidance and examples of how to work with various constituencies in planning and carrying out appropriate Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) aviation education activities. Information is provided on the history of aerospace/aviation education, FAA educational materials, aerospace/aviation…
Descriptors: Aerospace Education, Course Content, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
Chakroff, Marilyn; DuBois, Random – 1982
This guide was developed to aid Peace Corps volunteers interested in programming marine fisheries projects. Although these projects are not new to the Peace Corps, new staff members may not be aware of the history of marine fisheries efforts in their country. Chapter 1 discusses all past marine fisheries projects initiated by the Peace Corps in…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Developing Nations, Fisheries, Foreign Countries
National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. – 1984
This document provides information for individuals who want to submit proposals in areas funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). These areas include: (1) mathematical and physical sciences; (2) engineering; (3) biological, behavioral, and social sciences; (4) astronomical, atmospheric, earth, and ocean sciences; (5) scientific,…
Descriptors: Engineering, Engineering Education, Evaluation Criteria, Federal Programs
Mostertman, L. J. – 1983
Because of the uncertainty related to water resources development projects, and because of the multitude of factors influencing their performance, the systems analysis approach is often used as an instrument in the planning and design process. The approach will also yield good results in the programming of the maintenance and management of the…
Descriptors: Civil Engineering, College Science, Engineering, Hydraulics
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