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Brady, Ivan; Kumar, Alok – Science Education, 2000
Reviews the difficulties and prospects of sharing science within the academy and the ripple effect that such activities may have on the larger social context of attitudes toward science. Points out that crossing into other disciplines for any purpose raises special communication problems. Advocates the change of curricula to ensure the scientific…
Descriptors: Aesthetics, Art, Elementary Secondary Education, Humanities
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Wheatley, G. H. – Science Education, 1991
In this article, constructivism is examined as an epistemological basis for school science and mathematics instruction. The nature and process of constructing scientific and mathematical knowledge in school settings is also considered. A distinction is made between truth and feasibility, and the implications for science education are discussed.…
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Cooperative Learning, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Theories