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Science, Medicine, and Animals: Teacher's Guide

Science, Medicine, and Animals explains the role that animals play in biomedical research and the ways in which scientists, governments, and citizens have tried to balance the experimental use of animals with a concern for ...

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Linking Mandatory Professional Development with High-Quality Teaching and Learning: Proceedings and Transcripts (CD-ROM)

This is a CD with the proceedings and transcripts from a workshop on Linking Mandatory Professional Development with High-Quality Teaching and Learning. This workshop was presented by the National Academies Teacher Advisory Council, Divisions of Behavioral and Social Sciences ...

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Learning and Instruction: A SERP Research Agenda

The Strategic Education Research Partnership (SERP) is a bold, ambitious plan that proposes a revolutionary program of education research and development. Its purpose is to construct a powerful knowledge base, derived from both research and practice, that will support the efforts of teachers, school administrators, colleges ...

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Next Steps in Mathematics Teacher Development, Grades 9-12:Proceedings of a Workshop (CD-ROM)

This is a CD of a workshop that explores high school mathematics teacher development. Specifically, this workshop focused on the mathematical knowledge needed by high school teachers of mathematics, how teachers come to acquire that knowledge, and the roles that ...

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Strategic Education Research Partnership

Envision a cadre of leading scientists and practitioners working collaboratively on a highly focused program of education research that is tightly coupled with practice. Much of the research is carried out in school settings. Research influences educational practice, ...

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Evaluating and Improving Undergraduate Teaching in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

Economic, academic, and social forces are causing undergraduate schools to start a fresh examination of teaching effectiveness. Administrators face the complex task of developing equitable, predictable ways to evaluate, encourage, and reward good teaching in science, math, engineering, and technology. ...

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Preparing Our Teachers: Opportunities for Better Reading Instruction

Today’s teachers face huge challenges, especially for teaching reading in the primary grades. They must understand as much as possible about how children develop and learn, what they know, and what they can do. They must be able to apply ...

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Helping Children Learn Mathematics

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Studying Classroom Teaching as a Medium for Professional Development:Proceedings of a U.S.- Japan Workshop

The Mathematical Sciences Education Board (MSEB) and the U.S. National Commission on Mathematics Instruction (USNCMI) took advantage of a unique opportunity to bring educators together. In August 2000, following the Ninth International Congress on Mathematics Education (ICME-9) in Makuhari, ...

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Improving Mathematics Education:Resources for Decision Making

Improving Mathematics Education has been designed to help inform stakeholders about the decisions they face, to point to recent research findings, and to provide access to the most recent thinking of experts on issues of national concern in mathematics education. ...

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