Readings - Curriculum & Instruction

California Department of Education - Content Standards .  

Center for Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Education (2000). Inquiry and the National Science Education Standards: A Guide for Teaching and Learning. Washington D.C: National Academy Press.

Ellis, J. (2004). The Influence of the National Science Education Standards on the Science Curriculum. in Hollweg, K. and D. Hill., eds. What is the influence of the National Science Education Standards? Steering Committee on Taking Stock of the National Science Education Standards: The Research, National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Science Education K-12, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education. 39-63

Gatthorn, Allan, and Jerry Jailall (2008). The Principal as Curriculum Leader: Shaping What Is Taught and Tested, Third Edition. Thousand Oaks, CA. Corwin Press. 

Herr, Norman (various articles on the Advanced Placement Program in the Sciences)

Herr, Norman (2008). The Sourcebook for Teaching Science - Strategies, Activities and Instructional Resources. San Francisco: John Wiley. 
National Research Council. (1996). National Science Education Standards. National Committee on Science Education Standards and Assessment, Read the pdf. (ISBN 0309053269)

Shapiro, Irwin. (1996). Private Universe. Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Science Education Department, Science Media Group. View the video online.




National Research Council. (1996). National Science Education Standards. National Committee on Science Education Standards and Assessment.


Prensky, Marc (2001). Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants. On the Horizon. MCB Press. Vol 9, No. 5. October 2001.


Wiggens, J. and J. McTighe (2006). Understanding by Design. Alexandria, Virginia. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. 


Wiggens, J. and J. McTighe (2008). Put Understanding First. Educational Leadership, May 2008 | Volume 65 | Number 8 Reshaping High Schools. 36-41