Implementing and sustaining science curriculum reform: A study of leadership practices among teachers within a high school science department

@inproceedings{Larkin2009ImplementingAS,
  title={Implementing and sustaining science curriculum reform: A study of leadership practices among teachers within a high school science department},
  author={Douglas B. Larkin and Scott C. Seyforth and Holly J. Lasky},
  year={2009}
}
This study presents a description and analysis of a ninth-grade integrated science curriculum developed and implemented by teachers within a high school science department and subsequently sustained for over 25 years. The Integrated Science Program (ISP) at Lakeside Southwest High School depicted here offers a unique example of longitudinal science education reform. In this study, we examined ISP as an artifact of teacher leadership. Findings affirmed the importance of shared philosophical… CONTINUE READING