Authors: Smith, P. Sean; Banilower, Eric R.; McMahon, Kelly C.; Weiss, Iris R.
Date: May 2002
This report focuses on trends in science and mathematics education, in most cases between 1993 and 2000, but in some instances dating back to 1977 or 1985. Areas addressed include: teacher backgrounds and beliefs, teachers as professionals, science and mathematics courses, instructional objectives and activities, instructional resources, and factors affecting instruction.
Copyright and Usage: Horizon Research, Inc. (HRI) holds the copyright on this report. HRI grants permission for unlimited use, whether the entire report or excerpts, for non-commercial purposes.
The report should be cited as follows:
Smith, P. S., Banilower, E. R., McMahon, K. C., & Weiss, I. R. (2002). The national survey of science and mathematics education: Trends from 1977 to 2000. Chapel Hill, NC: Horizon Research, Inc.