ERIC Number: ED301408
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1988
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)
Descriptors: Demonstration Programs, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary School Science, Elementary Schools, Experimental Programs, Field Tests, Innovation, Science Curriculum, Science Education, Science Instruction, Validated Programs
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
Sponsor: Iowa Univ., Iowa City. Science Education Center.; National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Science Teachers Association, Washington, DC.