Authors: Weiss, Iris R.; Pasley, Joan D.; Smith, P. Sean; Banilower, Eric R.; Heck, Daniel J.
Date: May 2003
This report summarizes findings from observations of and interviews with 364 science and mathematics teachers in schools across the United States. Areas addressed include: how science and mathematics are portrayed, the intellectual engagement of students in lessons, the accuracy of science and mathematics content, teacher questioning strategies, and factors that determine teachers’ choice of content and instructional strategies.
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The report should be cited as follows:
Weiss, I. R., Pasley, J. D., Smith, P. S., Banilower, E. R., & Heck, D. J. (2003). Highlights report, looking inside the classroom: A study of K—12 mathematics and science education in the United States. Chapel Hill, NC: Horizon Research, Inc.