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School Science and Mathematics | 12 |

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Harty, Harold | 12 |

Enochs, Larry G. | 1 |

Sachs, Rebecca | 1 |

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Journal Articles | 7 |

Reports - Research | 6 |

Guides - Non-Classroom | 1 |

Information Analyses | 1 |

Opinion Papers | 1 |

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Peer reviewed

Harty, Harold; Enochs, Larry G. – School Science and Mathematics, 1985

The literature on problems of inservice teacher education in general, and science inservice teacher education in particular, is synthesized, problems identified, and suggestions generated from the findings. These may also be generalized to mathematics teachers. (MNS)

Descriptors: Elementary Education, Inservice Teacher Education, Literature Reviews, Mathematics Teachers

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Harty, Harold; Sachs, Rebecca – School Science and Mathematics, 1977

An overall teacher preparation program is described. The content of the elementary science methods component, a list of proposed student competencies, and five assignments given to students are discussed in detail. (DT)

Descriptors: Curriculum, Elementary School Science, Higher Education, Instruction

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Harty, Harold; And Others – School Science and Mathematics, 1991

Presented are the results of a survey of elementary school principals designed to determine whether problem solving and critical thinking skills are an integral part of the science curriculum in elementary schools. Curriculum orientation, amount of problem solving, and problem-solving/higher-order thinking priorities are discussed. (CW)

Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Educational Improvement, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science

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Harty, Harold; And Others – School Science and Mathematics, 1989

Examines the influence of the use of hands-on materials in elementary school science instruction from a survey of 301 school principals. The rationale for the survey, questions used, and responses are provided. Lists 12 references. (YP)

Descriptors: Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Questionnaires, Science Activities

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Harty, Harold; And Others – School Science and Mathematics, 1988

Identifies some mathematics and science skills required for successful performance in entry-level positions filled by high school graduates and determines if a group of high school graduates in the work force have those skills by using a needs assessment technique. (YP)

Descriptors: Integrated Curriculum, Job Analysis, Job Skills, Mathematics Achievement

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Harty, Harold; And Others – School Science and Mathematics, 1988

Investigates superintendents' needs in mathematics and science instruction. Used was a Likert-type questionnaire covering teacher quality, teacher supply, minority access, materials and equipment, and curriculum for non-academic students. A follow-up telephone survey examined the types of materials and equipment most needed. (YP)

Descriptors: Elementary School Mathematics, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Mathematics Curriculum

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Harty, Harold – School Science and Mathematics, 1973

Reports favorable results of a process-promoting curriculum installation endeavor, involving time allotment increases, improvement of exercise teaching, pupil acquisition of desired behaviors and skills, and changes in teacher attitudes toward curricula and teaching styles. The use of a professor-consultant in elementary curriculum implementation…

Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Curriculum, Elementary School Science, Program Descriptions

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Harty, Harold; And Others – School Science and Mathematics, 1984

Significant positive Pearson correlation coefficients were found for students'(N=91) interest in and attitudes toward science (0.58), interest in science and curiosity (0.47), and attitudes toward science and curiosity (0.40). Implications for science instruction and curriculum development are addressed. (JN)

Descriptors: Curiosity, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Grade 5

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Harty, Harold; And Others – School Science and Mathematics, 1985

Data were collected from 293 fifth-grade students. Significant positive relationships were found between science achievement and all of the attitudinal tendencies tested. (MNS)

Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Research, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science

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Harty, Harold – School Science and Mathematics, 1972

The author poses problems and suggestions for possible solutions encountered in curriculum installation. (CP)

Descriptors: Curriculum Problems, Elementary School Science, Program Evaluation, Science Course Improvement Projects

Peer reviewed

Harty, Harold – School Science and Mathematics, 1972

Presents responses of New York and Pennsylvania elementary educators to questions concerning their actual science instruction prior to adoption of Science - A Process Approach, and their opinions concerning ideal elementary science programs. (DF)

Descriptors: Curriculum, Educational Research, Elementary School Science, Evaluation

Peer reviewed

Harty, Harold – School Science and Mathematics, 1976

Investigates the perceptions of teachers, principals, and consultants concerning the importance of identified inservice activities, provided by a consultant, to implementing teachers. One hundred-forty-five educators participated in a program in which Science--A Process Approach (SAPA) materials were introduced. Collectively, educators considered…

Descriptors: Curriculum, Elementary Education, Elementary School Science, Inservice Education