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Title Improving mathematics and science education : a longitudinal investigation of the relationship between reform-oriented instruction and student achievement / Vi-Nhuan Le [and others].

Published Santa Monica, CA : RAND, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (xxiv, 91 pages) : illustrations
Series Books at JSTOR Open Access
Notes "Sponsored by the National Science Foundation."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 83-91).
Contents Introduction -- Sample selection and data collection -- Measures of teaching practices -- Relationships between reform- oriented instruction and student achievement in mathematics and science -- Implications.
Summary The term reform-oriented teaching describes a collection of instructional practices that are designed to engage students as active participants in their own learning and to enhance the development of complex cognitive skills and processes. This monograph presents the findings of a multiyear National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded study of the effectiveness of reform-oriented science and mathematics instruction. It builds on an earlier RAND study, called the Mosaic project, which found?a weak but positive relationship? between reform-oriented practices and student achievement. The present stu.
Other author Le, Vi-Nhuan.
JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States.
Science -- Study and teaching (Elementary) -- United States.
Education -- Aims and objectives -- United States.
Academic achievement -- United States.
Electronic book.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780833042460 (electronic bk.)
0833042467 (electronic bk.)