The Science Education MA aims to reflect contemporary theory in all aspects of practice in science education: international, formal and informal. In 1996, the U.S. National Academy of Sciences of the U.S. National Academies produced the National Science Education Standards , which is available online for free in multiple forms. Its focus on inquiry-based science , based on the theory of constructivism rather than on direct instruction of facts and methods, remains controversial. 36 Some research suggests that it is more effective as a model for teaching science.
Education was not common in Ancient Egypt; only few attended schools. Most people’s lives were so basic that what little knowledge was necessary could be passed on from the older to the younger in the local communities. Bazerman, C. (1988). Shaping written knowledge: The genre and activity of the experimental article in science. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press.
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