Promising Practices in Mathematics and Science Education

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DIANE Publishing, 1994 - 157 pages
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Includes 66 promising practices in math. and science education developed by the 10 regional educational laboratories funded by the U.S. Dept. of Education.

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Page iii - Its mission is to ensure equal access to education and to promote educational excellence throughout the Nation.
Page 27 - The percentage of all students who demonstrate the ability to reason, solve problems, apply knowledge, and write and communicate effectively will increase substantially.
Page 107 - Center for Social Organization of Schools, The Johns Hopkins University, 3505 North Charles St, Baltimore, Md. 21218 368 Center for the Study of Evaluation, University of California, Los Angeles, 145 Moore Hall, Los Angeles, Calif.
Page ix - ... than competitive — the goal was to be first in the world: Goal 5 : Mathematics and Science By the year 2000, United States students will be first in the world in mathematics and science achievement. Since then, voluntary nationwide standards have been developed by subject area experts to identify what all students should know and be able to do in mathematics and science.6 Scores of states and local school districts have followed suit. As we approach the year 2000, the American public is eager...
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Page ii - Diffusion Network shall be a national program that recognizes and furthers excellence in education...
Page 26 - Students are in the program for 35 minutes a day, 4 days a week, for 2 years. In the first part of the period, the teacher engages students in sophisticated conversations. Students are then given a challenge to solve using the computer.
Page 98 - The Curriculum and Evaluation Standards published by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.

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