Perceptions of science in one-teacher schools

Lake, David (2008) Perceptions of science in one-teacher schools. Teaching Science, 54 (3). pp. 36-43.

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Science in rural and remote schools has received unenviable press around the world. The political and administrative spotlight has fallen on the inadequate physical resources available to rural schools (Hawkes, Halverson and Brockmueller, 2002), inadequate professional development (Howley, Chadwick and Howley, 2002), and the problems maintaining laboratories and computer-based resources (Lyons, Cooksey, Panizzon, Parnell, and Pegg, 2006). Even the advantage of smaller class sizes can negatively affect the delivery of science when senior sciences are more commonly taught in composite classes (Lyons et al, 2006).

Item ID: 7147
Item Type: Article (Research - C1)
ISSN: 1449-6313
Keywords: gifted and talented; science education; education policy; rural and remote
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Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2010 01:31
FoR Codes: 13 EDUCATION > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130212 Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy @ 100%
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