Education Standards, Theory, and Assesssment
National Academy of Sciences - The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is a private, non-profit, self-perpetuating society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, dedicated to the furtherance of science and technology and to their use for the general welfare.
- National Science Education Standards - The National Science Education Standards present a vision of a scientifically literate populace. They outline what students need to know, understand, and be able to do to be scientifically literate at different grade levels. They describe an educational system in which all students demonstrate high levels of performance, in which teachers are empowered to make the decisions essential for effective learning, in which interlocking communities of teachers and students are focused on learning science, and in which supportive educational programs and systems nurture achievement. The Standards point toward a future that is challenging but attainable--which is why they are written in the present tense.
- Report Learning and Understanding: Improving Advanced Study of Mathematics and Science in U.S. High Schools (2002)
Revised on: 14 July, 2006