A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, by National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social

By National Research Council, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, Board on Science Education, Committee on a Conceptual Framework for New K-12 Science Education Standards

Technological know-how, engineering, and expertise permeate approximately each aspect of recent lifestyles and carry the most important to assembly lots of humanity's so much urgent demanding situations, either current and destiny. to deal with the serious problems with U.S. competitiveness and to higher arrange the crew, Framework for K-12 technological know-how Education proposes a brand new method of K-12 technology schooling that would seize scholars' curiosity and supply them with the required foundational wisdom within the field.

Framework for K-12 technological know-how Education outlines a wide set of expectancies for college kids in technological know-how and engineering in grades K-12. those expectancies will tell the advance of recent criteria for K-12 technological know-how schooling and, consequently, revisions to curriculum, guideline, evaluate, improvement for educators. This publication identifies 3 dimensions that exhibit the disciplinary middle rules and practices round which technology and engineering schooling in those grades may be equipped. those 3 dimensions are: cross-cutting recommendations that unify the learn of technological know-how and engineering via their universal program throughout those fields; clinical and engineering practices; and center rules in 4 disciplinary parts: actual sciences, existence sciences, earth and house sciences, and engineering, expertise, and the functions of technology. The overarching objective is for all highschool graduates to have enough wisdom of technological know-how and engineering to have interaction in public discussions on science-related concerns; be cautious shoppers of medical and technological info; and feature the talents to go into the careers in their choice.

Framework for K-12 technological know-how Education is step one in a approach that might tell state-level judgements and supply a research-grounded foundation for making improvements to technology educating and studying around the nation. The e-book will advisor criteria builders, curriculum designers, overview builders, instructor educators, country and district technological know-how directors, academics, and educators who paintings in casual technology environments.

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