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Main Title Assessing schools for generation R (responsibility) : a guide to legislation and school policy in science education /
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Mueller, Michael P.,
Tippins, Deborah J.,
Stewart, Arthur J.,
Publisher Springer,
Year Published 2014
OCLC Number 853459914
ISBN 9789400727472; 940072747X; 9400794029; 9789400794023
Subjects Science--Study and teaching. ; School management and organization. ; Aufsatzsammlung.--(DE-588)4143413-4 ; Naturwissenschaftlicher Unterricht.--(DE-588)4041425-5 ; Schulpolitik.--(DE-588)4053532-0
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Table of contents
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ELBM  Q181.A78 2014 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 07/02/2019
Collation xxi, 449 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
1. Reclaiming community as we rethink assessment / Deborah J. Tippins, Arthur J. Stewart, and Michael P. Mueller -- Part I. Generation R (Responsibility) -- 2. Introducing Generation R / Michael P. Mueller and Rachel A. Luther -- 3. Civic responsibility and science education / Paul Theobald and John Siskar -- 4. Critical civic literacy and the limits of consumer-based citizenship / Cori Jakubiak and Michael P. Mueller -- 5. Fostering independence: assessing student development / Danielle V. Dennis -- 6. Assessing interdependent responsibility / Molly Ware and Rosalie Romano -- Part II. Responsibility with scientific literacy, environmental literacy and experiential learning -- 7. Thinking (scientifically) responsibly: the cultivation of character in a global science education community / Dana L. Zeidler, Marvin W. Berkowitz, and Kory Bennett -- 8. Assessment of socio-scientific reasoning: linking progressive aims of science education to the realities of modern education / Troy D. Sadler -- 9. Assessment across boundaries: how high-quality student work demonstrates achievement, shapes practice, and improves communities / Alison Rheingold, Jayson Seaman, and Ron Berger -- 10. The view from the top of the plateau / Fred N. Finley, Brad Johnson, and Hallie Kamesch -- 11. Benefits of elementary environmental education / Ryan J. Brock and David T. Crowther -- 12. Teaching earth smarts: equipping the next generation with the capacity to adapt / Bryan H. Nichols -- Part III. Responsibility with digital technologies -- 13. Digital technologies and assessment in the twenty-first-century schooling / Jing Lei, Ji Shen, and Laurene Johnson -- 14. New interoperable web tools to facilitate decision-making to support community sustainability / Elizabeth R. Smith, Anne C. Neale, C. Richard Ziegler, and Laura E. Jackson -- 15. Is there an app for that?: connecting local knowledge with scientific literacy / George E. Glasson -- 16. Developing collective decision-making through future learning environments / Gillian H. Roehrig, David Groos, and S. Selcen Guzey -- 17. GameWerks Camp: using gaming to foster learning by design / Lucas John Jensen, Gregory M. Francom, Deborah J. Tippins, and Michael Orey -- 18. The power of the globe and geospatial technologies to empower teachers and students in the digital age / Rita A. Hagevik -- Part IV. Developing lifelong relationships and responsibility -- 19. The importance of cultural studies for education: for teachers and policymakers in America / Barbara J. Thayer-Bacon -- 20. Culture, environment, and education in the Anthropocene / David A. Greenwood -- 21. Science education in and for turbulent times / Kenneth Tobin -- 22. A view through another window: free-choice science learning and Generation R / Lynn D. Dierking -- 23. Education for science literacy, citizenship, and sustainability: learning from native Hawaiian perspectives / Pauline W.U. Chinn -- 24. From local observations to global relationships / Xavier Faxio and Douglas D. Karrow -- 25. Our shared forests: Ecuador and the southeastern United States' migratory-bird partnership / Anne M. Shenk -- Part V. Responsibility with decisions, policymaking, and legislation -- 26. 'Frankenstein,' monsters, and science education: the need for broad-based educational policy / Bradley D. Rowe -- 27. School policy in science education / George E. DeBoer -- 28. Some challenges in planning educational programs for Generation R / J Myron Atkin -- 29. Re-imagining the goals of science education: what role should assessment play? / Maria S. Rivera Maulucci. This collection of essays provides insights on how science education can be designed to better engage students and help them solve important problems in the world around them. The book includes theories, research, and practices for envisioning how science and environmental education can promote personal, social, and civic responsibility. The book calls for a curriculum that equips students with knowledge, skills, attitudes and values to confront the complex and often ill-defined socioscientific issues of daily life.--