Science Education: Linking Science and Society

Department of Teaching and Learning

Highlights from Opening Remarks by Pamela Fraser-Abder, Professor Science Education, NYU

"Educating Americans for the Twenty-First Century was the first national report to state that 'science education is for everyone’ . . . that 'all students can develop a useful understanding of math, science, and technology’ . . . that 'informal education is critical’ . . . that information technologies could revolutionize the education process and, most importantly, that 'professional teacher development needs much more attention.’  Discovering, as she tried to mobilize support for teacher education, that it was the 'black hole’ in STEM education, Cecily accepted the offer of a position in teacher education at NYU to truly 'walk the talk.’"

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