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  1. Precollege science and math 'lack focus' - Janet Raloff - Science News Online
    A National Science Foundation report finds no one at the helm of U.S. science and math education, with the result that students are exposed to smatterings of topics that vary regionally and encourage little in-depth learning. The analysis, released in ...more>>

  2. Radical Math
    A site for integrating issues of social justice into the classroom. Contribute your own resources, search them by keyword, or browse by math topic, title, or types such as lesson plans, article, charts, graphs, data sets, maps, books, websites, and more. ...more>>

  3. Research in Practice - Ben Blum-Smith
    A "math education research digest" by a former teacher, private tutor, and faculty member of Bard College's Master of Arts in Teaching program who went on to pursue his doctoral degree from the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University. ...more>>

  4. SABES: System for Adult Basic Education Support - Massachusetts Department of Elementary & Secondary Education
    SABES promotes high quality adult basic education services through training, support, and resources that improve the skills and knowledge of practitioners and strengthen programs. SABES strives to achieve this mission by: providing staff development that ...more>>

  5. Serendip - Bryn Mawr College
    An expanding forum and a continually developing set of resources for exploring and supporting intellectual and social change in education, social organization, and for making sense of life, organized into: Brain and Behavior, Complex Systems, Biology, ...more>>

  6. SERVE
    An education organization promoting and supporting the continuous improvement of educational opportunities for all learners in the Southeast United States. SERVE provides resources, services, and products in the program areas of assessment, accountability, ...more>>

  7. Skills and Competencies Needed to Succeed in Today's Workplace - NCREL: North Central Regional Educational Laboratory; Learning Point Associates
    Because the world of work is changing, the U.S. Departments of Labor and Education formed the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) to study the kinds of competencies and skills that workers must have to succeed in today's workplace. ...more>>

  8. Special Interest Groups: American Educational Research Association (AERA) - College of Education, Arizona State University
    Index and complete list of AERA SIGs, which provide a forum within AERA for the involvement of individuals drawn together by a common interest in a field of study, teaching, or research when the existing divisional structure may not directly facilitate ...more>>

  9. Teachable Moments International
    Non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring youth to act as "conscious global stewards" through domestic and international academic and cross cultural experiences. Teachable Moments International (TMI) sponsors free math and science workshops for high ...more>>

  10. Teachers Magazine - teachernet - Department for Children, Schools and Families (U.K.)
    A U.K. government-published magazine that aims to be balanced, inspiring and useful, with practical solutions and the inside track on Government education policy. ...more>>

  11. Teaching the SCANS Competencies - Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Dept. of Labor
    This PDF report compiles six articles that give education and training practitioners practical suggestions for applying SCANS in classroom and workplace: "SCANS in the Schools", "Implementing SCANS: First Lessons", "Students Use SCANS to Explore Changing ...more>>

  12. Technology in Hand - Texas Instruments, Inc. (TI)
    Texas Instruments has compiled 55 ideas from over 150 submitted on how educators are helping their students purchase technology. Use the link to "Creative Funding Ideas" to view them. In addition they have posted four "Educator Funding Stories," success ...more>>

  13. What Work Requires of Schools - Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS)
    The Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) was asked to examine the demands of the workplace and whether today's young people are capable of meeting those demands as they enter employment. In carrying out this charge, the Commission ...more>>

  14. Will it rot my students' brains if they use Mathematica? - Theodore W. Gray and Jerry Glynn
    Excerpts from the introduction to The Beginner's Guide to Mathematica V4. Jerry: "I have young students who reach for their calculators to get the answer to 5×6. My response, when I see that, is to explain that such behavior is socially unacceptable, ...more>>

  15. Workplace Essential Skills: Resources Related to the SCANS Competencies and Foundation Skills - Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Dept. of Labor
    This PDF report provides the results of a comparison of the workplace basic skills defined by the Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) with skill frameworks developed by a variety of national and international organizations. The ...more>>

  16. Young Children - National Association for the Education of Young Children
    The bimonthly, peer-reviewed journal of the NAEYC, intended to serve teachers, administrators, researchers, and those in related fields. Its website offers an overview of the current issue, a searchable index of article citations and synopses from 1985 ...more>>


 
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