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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Office of Testing and Assessment
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Science Assessment
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.
Science Assessment mini cover Developing Assessments for the Next Generation Science Standards  (BOTA, BOSE)

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)


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











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