The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of
an in-service project for teachers of the social studies (K-12). The
project was sponsored by the Region II Committee of the Oregon Council
for Curriculum and Instruction (O.C.C.I.) during the period from
November 1, 1966 to April 1, 1969....
Instructional time for social studies in elementary classrooms has decreased
since the passage of Goals 2000 and No Child Left Behind, with content contracted to align with reading goals. Consequently, opportunities for preservice teachers to observe and teach social studies lessons have diminished. This qualitative multiple case study examines the...
The purpose of this study was to statistically evaluate one kind
of new elementary science curriculum materials. The materials;
(1) are written at five reading levels to partially meet the reading
ability spread found in the intermediate grades, (2) provide ways to
stimulate class discussion, and (3) provide three levels...
Acquisition of divergent-productive thinking skills by using
elementary science materials constitutes the basic idea of this experiment.
The data collected was used to determine statistically if
the materials had a significant role in inducing such skills.
The Ss were fifth-grade students obtained from two public elementary
schools in Oregon. Those...
The purpose of this study was to statistically evaluate the
influence of student placement at reading level by means of an informal
reading inventory in one kind of elementary science materials. The
materials were written at five levels of reading difficulty to better
meet the reading ability spread found in...
Research was undertaken to describe the teaching and learning
of science in a non-Western village with particular attention paid to
cultural parameters. Cognitive elements in a Philippine (Tagalog)
village and school were analyzed.
The local language was studied for its capacity of transmitting
scientific information. Verbal interaction in the science...