2061 Connections
An electronic newsletter for the science education community

November/December 2008

In this issue

I. Tracking Science Education Reform, at Home and Abroad
Addressing key groups in the U.S. and China this fall, Project 2061 lent its perspective on science education reform to the current state of standards, curriculum, and assessment. Read the full story.

II. New Workshop Expands Offerings for ‘09
Coming in March 2009 is a new Project 2061 workshop designed especially for science center and museum staff who work with school-based audiences. Returning to the schedule is our long-running Atlas of Science Literacy workshop for K-12 science educators and administrators. Learn more.

III. Nominate an Innovative High School Science Teacher
AAAS invites U.S. high school science department chairs and administrators to nominate teachers for the 2009 AAAS Leadership in Science Education Prize for High School Teachers. The $1,000 prize honors a high school science teacher who has advanced science education by developing and implementing an effective strategy, activity, or program. Access prize details, nomination forms, and application forms. Deadline: 24 April 2009.

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