Award IV – Criteria Score Sheet

ASTE Award IV: Innovation in Teaching Science Teachers

This award seeks to encourage the development and dissemination of new designs for courses and curricula, new instructional methods and approaches, and other types of innovations in the pre- or in-service education of teachers of science. Papers may deal with practices for practices for preparation of elementary, middle school, or secondary teachers.


Committee member’s initials: __________ Rank order of Nominee: ________

Nominee: _____________________________________________________

Criteria Awarded Score/Possible Points

1. Evidence of Effectiveness:


2. Research/Theory Base:


3. Possibility for Replication/Expansion:


4. Clarity of Communication:


5. Responds to Recognized Weaknesses: