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• The Guide to Math & Science Reform, 5th edition
The Guide to Math & Science Reform is a database of more than 1000 entries that describe projects and organizations dedicated to significantly improving K-12 mathematics and science education in America. The Guide was developed to share current information about science and mathematics education and to help interested individuals contact others with similar goals. Master teachers, curriculum coordinators, teacher educators, teacher trainers, researchers, parents, and community education leaders will all find The Guide to be useful.

• Mathematics Education: Math Education Reform
Selections from the Math Forum’s Internet Mathematics Library; includes links to full-text resources.

• Scientists and Science Education Reform: Myths, Methods, and Madness
By James M. Bower, Co-Director of Caltech Precollege Science Initiative, and Associate Professor of Biology, California Institute of Technology.
This essay outlines ten “myths” of science education reform as well as ways scientists can become involved in K-12 science education reform efforts.

• Third International Mathematics and Science Study
Contains the full text of the report, which presents findings from the tests, questionnaires, and curriculum analysis (for 4th grade). TIMSS is the largest, most comprehensive, and most rigorous international comparison of education ever undertaken.

Resources for learning about and discussing the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). The United States participated along with 40 other nations in this comparative achievement test of mathematics. Includes Data and reports from the 4th, 8th, and 12th grade studies, electronic sources for educators exploring TIMSS, reaction of education experts to TIMSS, and interactive strategies to discuss using TIMSS with groups of educators.


• Project 2061
“Project 2061 is the long-term initiative of the American Association for the Advancement of Science working to reform K-12 science, mathematics, and technology education nationwide.”
AAAS Project 2061
1333 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
Telephone: (202) 326-6666
Fax: (202) 842-5196
E-mail: project2061@aaas.org

• National Center for Improving Student Learning Achievement in Mathematics and Science
Wisconsin Center for Education Research
School of Education
University of Wisconsin-Madison
1025 West Johnson Street
Madison, WI  53076
Tel:  608/265-6240
Fax:  608/263-3406
E-mail: ncisla@mail.soemadison.wisc.edu