High-School Biology Today and Tomorrow

High-School Biology Today and Tomorrow

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Biology is where many of science's most exciting and relevant advances are taking place. Yet, many students leave school without having learned basic biology principles, and few are excited enough to continue in the sciences. Why is biology education failing? How can reform be accomplished? This book presents information and expert views from curriculum developers, teachers, and others, offering suggestions about major issues in biology education: what should we teach in biology and how should it be taught? How can we measure results? How should teachers be educated and certified? What obstacles are blocking reform?The leadership team at Southside High School recognized during their own training in the curriculum that their role as teachers would ... She recommended that the leadership team spend the first year in planning and training. She alsoanbsp;...

Title:High-School Biology Today and Tomorrow
Author:Committee on High-School Biology Education, National Research Council, Division on Earth and Life Studies, Commission on Life Sciences
Publisher:National Academies - 1989-01-01


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