Every evaluation of new science curricula today is measured in opposition to these early “standards”. But in these evaluations are questions about actual necessity requested? Are questions about what Americans actually need to find out about science asked?
And America overhauled science education so we could beat the Soviets to the moon. As a result of America’s apparently deficient science education programs, tens of millions of dollars had been spent to reform science education. While the new programs had been effective, funding them could not be sustained long run by faculty districts within the hard economic instances of the recession years within the 1970’s they usually were eventually deserted. But the “standards” weren’t totally deserted but have been modified through the years.
I had a dialog lately with a colleague of mine who requested one of her AP Biology students why they didn’t seem to care about passing …Continue Reading