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Achievement in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) is a prime concern at the state and federal levels. With looks at successful approaches to STEM education and exploration of ways testing can support improvements in instruction and achievement, our work complements numerous other NRC reports on STEM learning, and its new framework for K-12 science education.
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Science Assessment mini cover Developing Assessments for the Next Generation Science Standards  (BOTA, BOSE)
2014


Assessments, understood as tools for tracking what and how well students have learned, play a critical role in the classroom. Developing Assessments for the Next Generation Science Standards develops... Read more

   
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Successful K-12 STEM Education: Identifying Effective Approaches in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (BOSE, BOTA)
2011

 

This report considers various STEM-focused school models, highlights research on effective STEM education practices, and identifies conditions that promote school- and student-level success. Read more

 

 

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

Successful STEM Education: A Workshop Summary  (BOSE,BOTA)
2011

What students learn about the science disciplines, technology, engineering, and mathematics during their K-12 schooling shapes their intellectual development, opportunities for future study and work,... Read more


Tech Tally: Approaches to Assessing Technological Literacy  (NAE)
2006

In a broad sense, technology is any modification of the natural world made to fulfill human needs or desires. Although people tend to focus on the most recent technological inventions, technology... Read more


Systems for State Science Assessment  (BOTA,BOSE)
2005

In response to the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 (NCLB), Systems for State Science Assessment explores the ideas and tools that are needed to assess science learning at the state level. This book... Read more



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