Implementing Hands-On Programs: These NSF-Supported Curriculum Centers Offer Valuable Online Resources. (the Online Edge)
Dyrli, Odvard Egil, District Administration
The National Science Foundation has arguably done more to improve K-12 science, mathematics and technology education in the United States than any other sponsoring agency. Starting decades ago, the NSF funded the development of large-scale programs that transformed the curriculum from didactic content presentations to laboratory-centered student inquiry. The programs were created through comprehensive research and development processes, were piloted and field tested extensively with diverse student populations, and published commercially for wide-scale implementation.
High school programs that originated through NSF funding include three approaches to biology developed by the Biological …
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Publication information: Article title: Implementing Hands-On Programs: These NSF-Supported Curriculum Centers Offer Valuable Online Resources. (the Online Edge). Contributors: Dyrli, Odvard Egil - Author. Magazine title: District Administration. Volume: 38. Issue: 5 Publication date: May 2002. Page number: 27. © 2007 Professional Media Group LLC. COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group.
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