Standards in Science and Technology Education


A major component of national education reform has been the setting of national goals and the development of national standards in many disciplines. Standards for teaching, learning, and professional development have been established to improve education and to meet the National Education Goals. (Goal Six of the National Education Goals specifically addresses adult literacy and lifelong learning.) An understanding of the standards and concepts in science and technology education is an essential guide for teaching and learning in adult literacy programs. The following resources are visionary, informative, and easy to read.