Achieving Scientific Literacy: From Purposes to Practices / Edition 1

Achieving Scientific Literacy: From Purposes to Practices / Edition 1

by Rodger W Bybee
     
 

Achieving Scientific Literacy offers a broad vision for improving science education.See more details below

Overview

Achieving Scientific Literacy offers a broad vision for improving science education.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780435071349
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
07/03/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
265
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.56(d)
Age Range:
5 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

Rodger Bybee is executive director of the Center for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education (CSMEE) at the National Research Council, Washington, D.C. Between 1992 and 1995, he participated in the development of the National Science Education Standards, which included chairing the content working group of that project. Prior to this, he was associate director at the Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (BSCS). From 1972 to 1985, Dr. Bybee was a professor of education at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota.

Table of Contents

Contents

Looking at the Past Fifty Years

Contemporary Reform of Science Education

Searching for Scientific Literacy

Defining Scientific Literacy

Establishing National Standards

Creating a Vision of Scientific Literacy

Enriching the Science Curriculum

Improving Instruction

Implementing a Standards-Based Systemic Reform

The Year 2000 and Beyond

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