Models of Providing Science Instruction in the Elementary Grades: A Research Agenda to Inform Decision MakersReport as inadecuate




Models of Providing Science Instruction in the Elementary Grades: A Research Agenda to Inform Decision Makers - Download this document for free, or read online. Document in PDF available to download.



Science Educator, v17 n2 p1-18 Fall 2008

This article describes the outgrowth of a recently held invitational conference, supported by the National Science Foundation, to define, describe, and examine existing models for the use of elementary science specialists. The authors explore the educational, policy, and financial issues that affect the use of science specialists as well as offer a research agenda to assess the quality and effectiveness of specialist-managed elementary science programs to ensure that students experience high-quality science teaching.

Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Models, Elementary School Science, Science Instruction, Science Programs, Specialists, Science Teachers, Comparative Analysis, Science Process Skills, Instructional Effectiveness, School Culture, School Administration, Job Training, Agenda Setting, Educational Research, Context Effect, Outcomes of Education

National Science Education Leadership Association. P.O. Box 99381, Raleigh, NC 27624-9381. Tel: 919-848-8171; Fax: 919-848-0496; Web site: http://www.nsela.org/publications/publications4.html





Author: Levy, Abigail J.; Pasquale, Marian M.; Marco, Lisa

Source: https://eric.ed.gov/?q=a&ft=on&ff1=dtySince_1992&pg=2633&id=EJ851871



DOWNLOAD PDF




Related documents