The Education Encyclopedia is a resource for professional educators as well as students in an education program. In the international arena, the United States ranks low among developed countries with respect to teachers’ salaries relative to the salaries of other college-educated workers. For primary school teachers, the U.S. ranking is 20th of 23 countries. For lower and upper secondary school teachers, the United States is 21st of 23 countries. E. 1981. What Research Says to the Science Teacher. Washington, DC: National Science Teachers Association.
An important opportunity provided by science centers concerns “talking to learn.” Conversation, whether with family members or peer groups leads to that articulation of ideas which is at the heart of assimilating them. Such social learning opportunities cannot readily be achieved in schools. The Government is providing funding for play-based apps that inspire curiosity and interest in STEM among preschool-aged children. The University of Canberra will … Read more