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—2009 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 science educators can use to transform their professional learning in this area.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 9/1/2008Stock # tst08_075_06_10Volume 075Issue 06

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