The U.S. is not exactly a world leader in producing top-tier performers in math and science.
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January 13, 2011
January 11, 2011
[Correction: This blog post should have said that the NAEP math items examined in the Brookings Institution study were, on average, two to three years below the 8th grade math recommended by the common-core standards. The algebra items were at about the 6th grade level. The items from the "numbers" ...
January 06, 2011
If you teach math, you might find a new guide to the common standards useful. Released today by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the guide tries to build a bridge between its own math standards, which are widely used in schools across the country, and the math in the common standards...
January 06, 2011
The legislation would pay teachers for each student who achieves a score of 3 or above on AP tests in math and science.
January 05, 2011
The America COMPETES Act reauthorization contains a variety of provisions to improve STEM education.
January 04, 2011
At a press conference last month, Obama highlighted some legislative victories, but failed to mention passage of the America COMPETES Act bill.
December 30, 2010
Interesting reading on a variety of curriculum issues, from flipping the order of high school science courses to aligning individual education plans with the common standards.
December 29, 2010
STEM, reading, and assessment top the list of most-read subjects on Curriculum Matters in 2010.
December 21, 2010
The legislation to reauthorize the America COMPETES Act was approved in the House today by a vote of 228-130, after winning Senate passage just days ago.
December 20, 2010
The bill includes a variety of provisions aimed at improving STEM education.