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National Science Education Standards
|Type of Product:||Acquired Book
|Grade Level:||Elementary School, Middle School, High School
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The one book every science teacher must have! This book is the definitive source for science teaching, professional development, assessment, program, and content standards. In short, this is the road map to reform in science education as well as a detailed outline of what's expected these days—from you and your students.
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Scientific habits of mind
|Intended User Role:||Administrator, Curriculum Supervisor, Elementary-Level Educator, High-School Educator, Middle-Level Educator, New Teacher, Professional Development Provider, Teacher
|Educational Issues:||Achievement, Assessment of students, Curriculum, Instructional materials, Professional development, Teacher content knowledge, Teacher preparation, Teaching strategies
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National Standards Correlation
This resource has 12 correlations with the National Standards.
- Science as Inquiry
- Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
- Use data to construct a reasonable explanation.
- Identify questions that can be answered through scientific investigations.
- Think critically and logically to make the relationships between evidence and explanations.
- Context of Professional Development
- Learning Communities
- Organizes adults into learning communities whose goals are aligned with those of the school and district. (NSDC)
- Provide opportunities for teachers to learn and use various tools and techniques for self-reflection and collegial reflection, such as peer coaching, portfolios, and journals. (NSES)
- Process Standards for Professional Development
- Options that recognize the developmental nature of teacher professional growth and individual and group interests, as well as the needs of teachers who have varying degrees of experience, professional expertise, and proficiency. (NSES)
- Continuous program assessment that captures the perspectives of all those involved, uses a variety of strategies, focuses on the process and effects of the program, and feeds directly into program improvement and evaluation. (NSES)
- Integration and coordination of the program components so that understanding and ability can be built over time, reinforced continuously, and practiced in a variety of situations. (NSES)
- Clear, shared goals based on a vision of science learning, teaching, and teacher development congruent with the National Science Education Standards . (NSES)
- Introduce teachers to scientific literature, media, and technological resources that expand their science knowledge and their ability to access further knowledge. (NSES)
- Address issues, events, problems, or topics significant in science and of interest to participants. (NSES)
- Build on the teacher's current science understanding, ability, and attitudes. (NSES)
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