Should elementary schools spend more time on social studies, science?

10/11/2013 | Huffington Post, The

The era of standardized testing effectively has reduced time in elementary school for social studies, science and the arts, while devoting more time to literacy, Arthur Camins writes. In this blog post, Camins, director of the Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education at the Stevens Institute of Technology, writes that the reading of informational texts, "is a paltry substitute for active student engagement that models the practices of scientists and engineers, social scientists and historians, and artists of all types."

View Full Article in:

Huffington Post, The

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Data Coach - Literacy
Amplify
Remote, MS
K-12 Teachers Needed at Int’l Schools
The International Educator
Multiple Locations
Instructional Design Specialist
Insight Education Group
Los Angeles, CA
K-12 Education Content Marketing and Social Media Coordinator
Insight Education Group
Encino,CA, CA
Marketing Coordinator
Insight Education Group
Encino, CA