This book focuses on the professional development of teachers and discusses issues related to science education reform. The content of the book is divided into two parts. Part 1, Professional Development: Implications for Science Leadership, chapters include: (1) qThe Role of the Science Leader in Implementing Standards-Based Science Programsq (Harold Pratt); (2) qMoving Teachers from Mechanical to Mastery: The Next Level of Science Implementationq (JoAnne Vasquez and Michael B. Cowan); (3) qLearning and Teaching Critical Thinking Skills in the Information Age: A Challenge in Professional Development for Science Teachersq (J. Preston Prather and Maurice Houston Field); (4) qBringing about School Change: Professional Development for Teacher Leadersq (Josephine D. Wallace, Catherine R. Nesbit, and Carol R. Newman); (5) qBuilding Capacity for Systemic Reform in Mathematics and Science Education: A Focus on a Develop-the-Developer Modelq (Karen J. Charles and Francena D. Cummings); and (6) qThe Precollege Program: A Collaborative Model of Student Enrichment and Professional Development in Mathematics and Scienceq (Patricia S. Moyer and Eric D. Packenham). Part 2, Professional Development and the Diverse Learner, chapters include: (1) qLEARN North Carolina: A Teacher-Directed Model of Technology Integrationq (David J. Walbert); (2) qTeaching Science to Diverse Learners: A Professional Development Perspectiveq (Paul Rowland, Donna Montgomery, Greg Prater, and Sam Minner); (3) qLeadership in a Multicultural World: Transforming Today's Science Classroomsq (Deborah J. Tippins and Sharon E. Nichols); (4) qKnowing Others and Other Ways of Knowing: Cultural Issues in the Teaching of Scienceq (M. Elaine Davis); (5) qReform and Museums: Enhancing Science Education in Formal and Informal Settingsq (Judith K. Sweeney and Susan E. Lynds); (6) qAccess to Technology: The Equity Dilemma for Science Educatorsq (Rebecca P. Butler); and (7) qPrinciples and Practices in Multicultural Science Education: Implications for Professional Developmentq (Gerry M. Madrazo, Jr., and Jack Rhoton). (YDS)This book focuses on the professional development of teachers and discusses issues related to science education reform. The content of the book is divided into two parts.
|Title||:||Professional Development Leadership and the Diverse Learner|
|Author||:||Jack Rhoton, Patricia Shane, Patricia Bowers|
|Publisher||:||NSTA Press - 2001-01-01|