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National Academies Press, 2005
How do you get a fourth-grader excited about history? How do you even begin to persuade high school students that mathematical functions are relevant to their everyday lives? In this volume, practical questions that confront every classroom teacher are addressed using the latest exciting research on cognition, teaching, and learning. How Students…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, History Instruction, Mathematics Instruction, Science Instruction
Pacific Region Educational Lab., Honolulu, HI. – 1995
Based on research and the work of groups engaged in mathematics and science education reform, this document describes the teaching, assessment, and professional development necessary for practitioners in the Pacific region to bring about mathematical and scientific literacy by improving the interaction among students, teachers, and content. The…
Descriptors: Course Content, Cultural Influences, Educational Assessment, Elementary Secondary Education
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Language Services Branch. – 1994
This teachers guide is the French translation of the second cycle for the secondary science curriculum. The document is presented in six sections. The first section provides a historic overview of the secondary school science program that emphasizes the Science, Technology, and Society approach. The second section discusses what the science class…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Concept Formation, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Foreign Countries
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Sosniak, Lauren A.; Perlman, Carole L. – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1990
Maintains that U.S. education should not be studied as a single entity. Interviews 44 students to understand how their learning experiences vary across the subjects of mathematics, science, English, and history. Finds that, although instruction revolves around the textbook, it is used differently in each subject. Discusses these patterns of use,…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Course Content, Educational Research, Grade 10
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Day, Roger P., Comp. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1987
Provided is an annotated bibliography on spreadsheets and the use of spreadsheets for science and mathematics. Each reference includes the following information: (1) author; (2) title of article or publication; (3) date; and (4) abstract. (RH)
Descriptors: Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Gough, Annette Greenall; Robottom, Ian – Journal of Curriculum Studies, 1993
Reports on a project with five schools in which students and teachers engaged in participatory research of water resources and water quality. Describes the student-teacher interaction, a computer network linking the project to an international conference on water quality, and the impact on local public opinion about water resources. (CFR)
Descriptors: Citizenship Education, Cognitive Style, Community Action, Computer Uses in Education
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Hamilton, Michael S. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 1989
Describes research conducted on the organization of information from many disciplines to teach social issues raised by nuclear technology. States that the social sciences provided the organizational base for most courses examined, courses emphasized moral responsibility and political choice, and syllabi emphasized technological, strategic, and…
Descriptors: College Science, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Global Approach, Higher Education
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Tweeten, Paul W.; Gittinger, Jack D., Jr. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1988
Describes a program to improve computer expertise, encourage science teachers to use computers in science and technology, and to develop computer methods to enhance student achievement and understanding. Discusses participant selection, a summer institute, followup activities, and a network system. (MVL)
Descriptors: Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Networks, Programing