NSTA Pathways to the Science Standards

NSTA Pathways to the Science Standards

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This book is designed for high school teachers and contains tools to guide teaching, professional development, assessment, program and curriculum, and interactions with the education system working towards the vision of the National Science Education Standards. The first three and last two chapters discuss the Standards that apply to all K-12 teachers: (1) Teaching; (2) Professional Development; (3) Assessment; (4) Program; and (5) System. Each chapter contains a list of pertinent articles, a list of the Standards, and a chart highlighting the shifts in emphasis envisioned by the Standards. The fourth chapter is devoted to the science content outlined in the Standards for students in grades 9-12 and is clustered into three sections: (1) Physical Science; (2) Life Science; and (3) Earth and Space Science. Examples of inquiry, science and technology, personal and social perspectives, and history and nature of science are included for each discipline. Also included are vignettes from exemplary programs and resources for more information. Appendices include the National Science Education Standards; designing high school science facilities; and information about an optional CD-ROM that accompanies qPathways to the Science Standards.q (JRH)Integrating. Life. Science. and. Other. Subjects. Earth and Space Science Energy in the Earth System A ... projects that integrate science, social studies, language arts, and mathematics to support a restructured secondary curriculum. ... the planning team relied on Benchmarks for Science Literacy from Project 2061 ( 1 993) and state outcomes to guide their move toward ... Similar rubrics were developed for content mastery of mathematics, chemistry, nutrition, food composition, limitinganbsp;...

Title:NSTA Pathways to the Science Standards
Author:Juliana Texley, Ann L. Wild
Publisher:National Science Teachers Assn - 1996-01-01


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