Improving Science Teaching in America's Schools
Here is an excerpt of a review of Science Teaching as a Profession: Why It Isn't, How It Could Be, a free online book. See hotlink below. The full review is available at Huffington Post, June 9, 2009.
The authors' recommendations for action include the following:
Science Teaching as a Profession [pdf file], published by Research Corporation Books, is available for downloading free of charge at http://www.rescorp.org. It deserves to be carefully read and discussed.
With the emphasis that President Obama has rightly placed on science, it is now incumbent upon Americans to insist that science teaching be upgraded as well.
James M. Gentile, Ph.D., is president and CEO of Research Corporation for Science Advancement, America's second-oldest foundation.
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