A Message from the NSTA President: Science Education—The Times They are A-Changin’

by: Page Keeley

Inspired by her favorite Bob Dylan song of 1964, “The Times They Are A-Changin”—NSTA President Page Keeley’s presidential theme during her 2008-09 tenure will be “From Transition to Transformation—Striving for a Science-Literate Nation.” When she listens to this timeless classic today, she hears the urgent call for change in science education—deep, transformative changes in teaching and learning and the public perception of science. Throughout her presidency she will address several of these transformative changes that she believes are important—beginning with formative assessment. Here she outlines five methods that can be used to transform your professional learning in this area.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 9/1/2008Stock # sc08_046_01_10Volume 046Issue 01

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