Here is an update on the Conceptual Framework for New Science Education Standards Project from the Board on Science Education (BOSE) of the National Research Council (NRC). I am on the email list to be notified about the progress of this project. I’m looking forward to the publication of the new science standards framework, as [...]
To help our website visitors easily find and compare different curricula and resources, it is important that we classify every item that we review or describe by subject and topic. We need to develop a comprehensive list of subjects and topics and then use it consistently for classification of our textbook and resource reviews.
Title page of the public draft of A Framework for Science Education
Relevant to our recent discussion of science curriculum standards and benchmarks is a new initiative by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), and the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) to establish national science education [...]
In my previous message about embracing our mission, I proposed some guidelines for staying true to the primary mission of providing practical help to Christian homeschool science teachers. I acknowledged that the only sure way to win people’s trust about our attitude and approach is to produce some actual content that they can peruse (reviews, [...]
From the project leader, Douglas Hayworth, to home school parents and bloggers, curriculum publishers, Christian watchdogs, ASA volunteers and anyone else taking an early interest in the development of this website. Thank you for your participation.
I believe that this website can be a tremendous help to thousands of home educators, but this will be [...]