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Title High-school biology : today and tomorrow / Committee on High-School Biology Education, Board on Biology, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council ; Walter G. Rosen, editor
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, [1989]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 346 pages) : illustrations
Contents Problems and issues in science-curriculum reform and implementation / Paul DeHart Hurd -- Changing practice in high schools : a process, not an event / Gene E. Hall -- Change in schools : a context for action / Deborah Muscella -- Creating and nurturing curriculum changes : some models that speak to the future / Francis M. Pottenger III
Messing about in science : participation, not memorization / Candace L. Julyan -- Biology teacher education : panacea or pitfall / Jane Butler Kahle -- Professional teachers for high-school biology / Alphonse Buccino -- Biology teacher training : preparing students for tomorrow / Patricia C. Dung -- Standards for the preparation and certification of biology teachers / William C. Ritz -- Current issues in biology education for teachers / Exyie C. Ryder -- Educational reform? : are we serious : no, but we had better be / John A. Moore -- Institutional barriers to school change / Peter W. Airasian -- State policy tools for education reform : barriers or levers for change? / Jane Armstrong -- Different schools : same barriers / Grace S. Taylor
Opening address / Evelyn E. Handler -- Changing conceptions of the learner : implications for biology teaching / Audrey B. Champagne -- Literacy, numeracy, and global ecology / John Harte -- "All is for the best in the best of possible worlds" / Archie E. Lapointe -- The scientific revolution in medicine : implications for teachers of high-school biology / Janet D. Rowley -- High-school biology training : a prospective employer's view / Harvey S. Sadow -- Issues in objectives and evaluation / James T. Robinson -- Assessing student understanding of biological concepts / Charles W. Anderson -- The advanced-placement biology examination : its rationale, development, structure, and results / Walter B. MacDonald -- The development of interest in science / Jon D. Miller
What high-school juniors know about biology : perspectives from NAEP, the nations's report card / Ina V.S. Mullis -- The NABT-NSTA high-school biology examination : its design and rationale / Barbara Schulz -- The evolution of biology and adaptation of the curriculum / Timothy H. Goldsmith -- Human ecology : restoring life to the biology curriculum / Joesph D. McInerney -- Developing a synthesis between seventh-gradelife science and tenth-grade biology / Wayne A. Moyer -- Biology education : asking the right questions / Frances S. Vandervoort -- To weed or cultivate : which? / Mary Budd Rowe -- Biology learning based on illustrations / Robert V. Blystone -- Teaching high-school biology : materials and strategies / Rodger W. Bybee -- A new kind of museum of natural history as an instrument of informal high-school education in biology / E. Kay Davis
Analysis Polystyrene
Notes Papers presented at a conference [held Oct. 1988 Washington, D.C.]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Biology -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Rosen, Walter G.
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on High-School Biology Education.
ISBN 0585144435 (electronic bk.)
9780585144436 (electronic bk.)