Successes and Continuing Challenges: Implementing the Changes in Professional Development for Teachers in the U.S.

Robert E. Yager
226 23

Abstract


The 1996 National Education Science Standards (NSES) in the U.S. provide descriptions of needed reforms for K-16 science teaching and improvements regarding indications of student learning. The goals indicate specifically the changes needed in teaching and improved ways for assessing student learning. This paper discusses how teaching and student assessment have changed the professional development and ways of accomplishing better learning with students. The emphasis is on teacher preparation and continuing work with in-service teachers which has improved U.S. teachers. It is important to note how such changes can provide additional evidence for accomplishments while also encouraging additional changes.

Keywords


Science Teaching, Assessment, Student Learning

Full Text:

PDF

Refbacks

  • There are currently no refbacks.


Copyright (c) 2017 International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology

Abstracting/Indexing

 

 
 
International Journal of Education in Mathematics, Science and Technology (IJEMST) 
 
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Editors: Ismail Sahin & Mack Shelley

Place of Publication: Turkey & Name of Publisher: Ismail Sahin

ISSN: 2147-611X (Online)