Appendix A
WORKSHOP AGENDA

Workshop on Taking Stock of the National Science Education Standards: The Research

7:30 am

Welcome Breakfast

8:25 am

Introductions and Project Overview

Cary Sneider, Museum of Science, Boston, steering committee chair

9:00 am

Presentation of Findings by the Commissioned Authors Regarding the Influence of National Science Education Standards on:

• Curriculum – James Ellis, University of Kansas

• Teacher Development – Jonathan Supovitz, Consortium for Policy Research in Education, University of Pennsylvania

• Assessment and Accountability – Norman Webb, Wisconsin Center for Education Research, University of Wisconsin

• Teachers and Teaching Practice – Iris Weiss and Sean Smith, Horizon Research, Inc.

• Student Learning – Charles W. Anderson, Michigan State University

Followed by questions from participants

10:15 am

Discussion of Authors’ Findings by Members of the Steering Committee

• Ronald D. Anderson, University of Colorado

• Rolf Blank, Council of Chief State School Officers

• Enriqueta Bond, Burroughs Wellcome Fund

• James J. Gallagher, Michigan State University

• Brian Stecher, RAND Education

10:40 am

Directions and Focus for Small Group Discussions



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Appendix A WORKSHOP AGENDA Workshop on Taking Stock of the National Science Education Standards: The Research 7:30 am Welcome Breakfast 8:25 am Introductions and Project Overview Cary Sneider, Museum of Science, Boston, steering committee chair 9:00 am Presentation of Findings by the Commissioned Authors Regarding the Influence of National Science Education Standards on: • Curriculum – James Ellis, University of Kansas • Teacher Development – Jonathan Supovitz, Consortium for Policy Research in Education, University of Pennsylvania • Assessment and Accountability – Norman Webb, Wisconsin Center for Education Research, University of Wisconsin • Teachers and Teaching Practice – Iris Weiss and Sean Smith, Horizon Research, Inc. • Student Learning – Charles W. Anderson, Michigan State University Followed by questions from participants 10:15 am Discussion of Authors’ Findings by Members of the Steering Committee • Ronald D. Anderson, University of Colorado • Rolf Blank, Council of Chief State School Officers • Enriqueta Bond, Burroughs Wellcome Fund • James J. Gallagher, Michigan State University • Brian Stecher, RAND Education 10:40 am Directions and Focus for Small Group Discussions

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10:45 am Break 11:00 am Small Group Breakout Sessions 12:00 pm Lunch 1:30 pm Report Back – A moderated panel reports out key ideas from small groups, with a discussion of those ideas. I. What are the implications of this research for policy and practice? II. What are the most important researchable questions that still need to be answered? 2:40 pm Reflections Regarding Participants’ Responses to the Papers – Brian Stecher 3:00 pm Final Comments and Adjournment – Cary Sneider