ANOVA Science Education Corporation Featured at the 2006 Illinois Statewide NCLB Conference; President and CEO to Deliver Keynote Speech on Science Education

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Neuroscientist and science education specialist Dr. Robert E. Landsman, President of ANOVA Science Education Corporation, will deliver a keynote speech at the 2006 Illinois NCLB: No Child Left Behind Annual Statewide Conference in Chicago in mid-February. The talk will address how scientific inquiry in education raises K-12 student achievement in science and other academic areas. Dr. Landsman will also present three workshops on scientific inquiry and the company will unveil its new book for K-12 teachers: “Look at Me Now! Motivate Young Minds to Think & Learn Through Scientific Inquiry.”

ANOVA Science Education Corporation (ANOVA Science; http://www.anovascience.com) announced today that Dr. Robert E. Landsman, its president and the developer of the Research Investigation Process (RIP™) scientific inquiry program for grades K-12, has been invited to deliver a keynote talk and will conduct three RIP workshops at the 2006 Illinois Statewide No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Conference.

The conference will be in Chicago from February 15-17. Landsman’s February 16th talk, “A Call to Revolutionize Science Education: Meeting the Growing Challenges Through Scientific Inquiry,” will directly address a primary theme of the conference—developing state science literacy. ANOVA Science will also feature its science education products at a booth for the approximately 3000 K-12 educators and administrators from across Illinois who are expected to attend. A new book for Grades K-12 teachers, “Look at Me Now! Motivate Young Minds to Think & Learn Through Scientific Inquiry,” will be premiered at this conference by the publishing division of the company, ANOVA Science Publishing.

Dr. James A. Zabel, the NCLB Conference Coordinator from The Center: Resources for Teaching and Learning, stated, “As the coordinator of an annual conference focusing on federal and state education initiatives, I am very enthusiastic about Dr. Robert Landsman as a keynote speaker. He is that rare science educator who can inspire his audiences and has a pedagogical approach that is based on solid research. He and the ANOVA Science Education Corporation have developed approaches to scientific inquiry that are award winning and accessible to all K-12 classroom teachers. Dr. Landsman’s ‘Research Investigation Process’ is an innovative and proven approach to science education that will be well-received at our upcoming conference both by the general K-12 educational community as well as science educators specifically.”

“The state of Illinois has been an innovative leader in revamping all arenas in education. This opportunity to share the vision of ANOVA Science in addressing the nation’s call to improve student achievement in science education is an honor,” commented Dr. Landsman.

Recently highlighted in the National Science Teachers Association’s Exemplary Science Monograph Series publication, “Exemplary Science in Grades 9-12,” this scientific research-based program is recognized as one of the Nation’s Exemplar Programs in high school science based on evidence of student success in education and life-long learning skills. Linking thirty years of scientific research experience and fifteen years of teaching, Dr. Landsman has culminated his varied expertise into this K-12 program that aligns with the National Science Education Standards.

ANOVA Science Education Corporation assists schools in implementing scientific research-based science education programs, providing students with critical thinking and decision-making tools for life-long learning skills that support economic growth and the maintenance of security in the USA. As sole distributor of products and services associated with the Research Investigation Process (RIP™) inquiry-based science education program for K-12 schools, the contribution of ANOVA Science’s vision, services, and products toward the nation’s movement for science education reform has been well-received by the National Science Teachers Association and other national and state education organizations. ANOVA Science’s activities and services include professional development workshops, seminars, and projects; teacher coaching and mentoring; curriculum development addressing state and national standards; and publishing education materials available online at http://www.anovascience.com. For more information, please call (808) 741-8512 or visit http://www.anovascience.com.

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