Teaching with Edible Plants
AUTHOR: Rice, Elizabeth and Krasny, Marianne
PUBLISHER: National Science Teachers Association
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Achieving science literacy for every student is the common goal of all science educators. It requires leaders from a broad specturm of the science educaiton field to band together and clearly define how to achieve this goal and provide the tools for getting there. The authors of the essays in Science Education leadership: Best Practices for the New Centruy make a compelling case for the importance of these leaders to forge a coalition and address issues of science education. They outline practical approaches needed for laying the foundation on which science education leaders at all levels can work together to develop a more science literate world. As such, this book will be invaluable to those who want to broaden the scope of their leadership roles.
The book shares the research, ideas, insights, and experiences of individuals representing a wide array of consistent groups, ranging from science teachers to science supervisors to university personnel to those who work for agencies representing the science education field. The chapters are organized around five themes: The Science Education Challenge; School and District Science Leadership for Building Instructional Capacity; Science Education Leadership; School Improvement Processes and Practices; and Leadership that Engages the Public Understanding of Science.
Science Education Leadership captures the best thinking and best practices for sicence education leaders. Science educators can use it to vitalize their work.
PUBLICATION DATE: 7/1/2006