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ERIC Number: ED301408
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
Pages: 61
Abstractor: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-87355-073-0
Elementary Science Revisited. Focus on Excellence, Volume 4, Number 3. Number 3.
Penick, John E., Ed.; Bame, Mitzi, Ed.
In this report, the search is continued for exemplary elementary science programs. Included is a chapter explaining the excellence in elementary science concept which touches upon: (1) goals; (2) characteristics of an ideal curriculum; (3) resources and materials; (4) administrative leadership; (5) classroom environment; and (6) program evaluations. Thirteen programs are described relating individual program history, goals, instructional methods, and method of evaluation. The report concludes with a discussion of what makes an exemplary program. This, the second search for exemplary programs, was begun in 1985 by the National Science Teachers Association and is its first repeat of a search in a specific area. (ML)
National Science Teachers Association, 1742 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20009 ($7.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Administrators; Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: Iowa Univ., Iowa City. Science Education Center.; National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Science Teachers Association, Washington, DC.