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Scientists in the Classroom: The Cold War Reconstruction of American Science Education

3.50  ·  Rating Details  ·  6 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
In response to Soviet advances in science and engineering education, the country’s top scientists with the support of the federal government in 1956 launched an unprecedented program to reform pre-college science education in the United States. Drawing on a wide range of archival material, John Rudolph traces the origins of two of the leading projects in this movement in h ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published May 3rd 2002 by Palgrave Macmillan
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Joshua Buhs
A nice little monograph.

It is not earthshaking, nor is it meant to be. It sets out what it intends to do, and does so nicely in a readable way. This is not always true of books put out by Palgrave.

John L. Rudolph is a historian of education, but here takes on the history of science, too. He is interested in the ways that scientists became involved with preparing curriculum for schools int he 1950s and 1960s and is especially impressed by the differences between then and now—at the time, science
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Kate Mollohan
Another required read, but since I'm not reading so much for fun anymore I thought I had to include something to prove why!
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