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April 16, 2009

Does 'Double-Dose' Algebra Work?

Across the country, one of the strategies schools are trying to help struggling students in algebra is essentially doubling the amount of time spent on that course. It's a popular tactic in other areas of math, and in reading, too. A new study, however, says that double-dose courses produced mixed ...

April 14, 2009

Bringing Together Teachers and Principals

When a principal at a school visits a teacher's classroom, it's easy for those visits to carry an aura of suspicion and anxiety, particularly for the teacher. The principal may be there to gather information for an evaluation of the teacher's work, or simply to check up on what's occurring in the cl...

April 13, 2009

The Other Korea

South Korea's curriculum and school system draws a lot of scrutiny and praise because of the country's top-notch performance on international tests. The Republic of Korea, as it is officially known, is continually found near the top of the rankings of nations in math and science, on the TIMSS and PI...

April 09, 2009

A Closer Look at Achievement Gaps in Math

Last month I attended an event marking the 20th anniversary of the National Assessment Governing Board, the independent panel that oversees the NAEP. There were a lot of good presentations, but one in particular that I've been meaning to write about was given by Peggy Carr, the deputy commissioner o...

April 08, 2009

What's a "Professional Learning Community" in Science?

The president of a major professional organization for science teachers has a new online essay on what seems like a familiar topic: "professional learning communities." Page Keeley, of the National Science Teachers Association, argues that too many learning communities are unfocused, and need to hav...

April 07, 2009

Math Institutes for the Super-Gifted?

The journal Science has an interesting item about a proposal, included in the $410 million budget measure approved by Congress last month, apparently aimed at identifying and cultivating supreme mathematical talent at the K-12 level. The article (subscription required) says that a $3 million earmar...

April 07, 2009

Lessons For Physics Teachers, In Baseball

It's common for science teachers to try to craft classroom lessons out of things that students see every day and can easily understand. I remember a lot of the science teachers I had during my school days talking about the physics of baseball, probably with good reason. It's a sport that's rich with...

April 03, 2009

Promoting Global Warming Lessons, at NSF

Congressman Mike Honda, a Democrat from California, is introducing a bill titled "The Global Warming Education Act." The legislation would create an education program on global warming at the National Science Foundation, an agency based in Arlington, Va., that is heavily involved in sponsoring resea...

April 01, 2009

Your Vision For the Future of Science Ed

The ASCD Express is soliciting essays on the topic of what science education should look like in the 21st Century, or "Science on the Bleeding Edge," as they call it. Here's what they're looking for: Considering that the space age began with the launch of Sputnik just over 50 years ago, what should...

April 01, 2009

"STEM" On The Hill

A couple of bills that take very different approaches to science, technology, engineering, and math ("STEM") education topics are in play on Capitol Hill. Here's a synopsis of both: —Yesterday, a sub-panel of the House Committee on Science and Technology approved a bill that seeks to improve c...

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