An electronic newsletter for the science education community
In this issue
I. Big Ideas in Science and Science Learning
At the 2006 Knowledge Sharing Institute hosted by the Center for Curriculum Materials in Science, researchers shared new findings in the areas of curriculum research and development, teacher development, education policy, assessment, and more. Read the full story.
II. Field Notes
In this ongoing series, educators from across the country offer their perspectives on the benefits and challenges of putting AAAS Project 2061 reform tools to work. In this issue, a Master Science Teacher in Indiana reports on developing learning goals. Read more.
III. Upcoming Atlas Workshops
AAAS Project 2061's popular "Using Atlas of Science Literacy" workshop gives K–16 educators a new perspective on standards-based reform and a new tool for the work that lies ahead. Fall 2006 workshops are scheduled for Washington, DC; Batavia, IL; and Portland, ME. A limited number of workshop scholarships are available. [Visit current workshop information page.]