National Science Foundation Knowledge Assets to Support the Science Instruction of Elementary Teachers (ASSET) is exploring a method for generating collective pedagogical content knowledge (C-PCK). This method will be tested through the creation of a web-based repository for elementary grades science teachers in two content areas: (1) properties and structure of matter and (2) ecosystems. […]
Bowling Green State University Bowling Green State University is partnering with Perkins Local Schools and the Sandusky City Schools in Ohio to improve student performance in science through adoption of “citizen science research.” Key innovations are: (1) students and teachers in grades 3 through 8 participate in science research projects led by professional scientists in […]
University of Florida Board of Trustees The University of Florida aims to improve students’ science outcomes by preparing and supporting teachers leaders in partnering school districts to effectively implement an inquiry–driven, problem–based, and standards–aligned science curriculum. Horizon Research, Inc. serves as the external evaluator for the U–FUTuRES project.
Northwestern University HRI serves as the external evaluator for a project involving Northwestern University, Michigan State University, the University of Texas at Austin, Wright State University, and the BEAR Center at the University of California at Berkeley. The project is producing an empirically-tested learning progression for scientific practices for grades 4—8 along with tested curriculum […]
National Science Foundation Horizon Research, Inc., in collaboration with Westat, conducted a national survey of science and mathematics teachers, the fifth in a series dating back to 1977. The study yielded accurate, up-to-date measures of key elements of the science and mathematics education system, and identified trends in these areas over time. The study collected data on teacher […]
National Science Foundation Project AIM is a collaboration among mathematics and literacy education faculty in the Elementary Education Department at North Carolina State University, Horizon Research, Inc., and the Wake County Public School System. The project’s goal is to promote mathematics communication in the classroom to support all students in the learning of meaningful mathematics […]