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Commissioned Papers
Exploring the Intersection of Science Education and the Development of 21st Century Skills
Eric M. Anderman and Gale M. Sinatra

The BSCS 5e Instructional Model And 21st Century Skills


Rodger Bybee
Douglas Clark
Janet Kolodner
Joseph Krajcik

Towards a Framework for Assessing 21st Century Science Skills


Maria Araceli Ruiz-Primo
Christian Schunn
Mark Windschitl
These papers were commissioned for the Workshop on Exploring the Intersection of Science Education and the Development of 21st Century Skills.  The workshop was convened by the Board on Science Education on February 5-6, 2009 in Washington, DC with support from the National Institutes of Health Office of Science Education and the following members of the Partnership for 21st Century Skills: The National Education Association; SAP (no longer a member of the Partnership); the Pearson Company; Intel Corporation, Apple, Inc., and the Ford Motor Company Fund.  
Opinions and statements included in the paper are solely those of the individual author, and are not necessarily adopted or endorsed or verified as accurate by the Board on Science Education or the National Academy of Sciences, including the National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine, or National Research Council.


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