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View Resource TIMSS

Provided by the Eisenhower National Clearinghouse for Mathematics and Science Education, Tools for Discussion provides resources for using TIMMS (The Third International Mathematics and Science Study, discussed in the December 13, 1996 Scout Report) to find ways to improve mathematics and science education. The site includes the TIMSS Resource Kit and additional tools including publications, web...

https://nces.ed.gov/TIMSS/
View Resource Field-Tested Learning Assessment Guide (FLAG)

In today's educational system, most science and engineering graduate students enter teaching careers with little or no teaching experience, and then are buried with so many competing responsibilities that their teaching skills take many years to improve. At the same time, incoming college students bring years of accumulated learning experiences (and attitudes) to their learning expectations. This...

http://archive.wceruw.org/nise/
View Resource BIO2010: Transforming Undergraduate Education for Future Research Biologists

BIO2010: Transforming Undergraduate Education for Future Research is the product of the National Research Council's Committee on Undergraduate Biology Education to Prepare Research Scientists for the 21st Century. Offered by the National Academies Press as a free electronic report, BIO2010 details recommendations for "bringing undergraduate biology education up to the speed of today's research...

https://www.nap.edu/catalog/10497/bio2010-transforming-under...
View Resource Wanted: A National Teacher Supply Policy for Education: The Right Way to Meet the "Highly Qualified Teacher" Challenge

Part of George W. Bush's new No Child Left Behind Act requires that a "highly qualified teacher" must be present in all classrooms. Teacher quality has long been an area of interest for scholars in the field of education, and this most recent paper from the Educational Policy Analysis Archives looks at various techniques utilized by different states and school districts designed to strengthen...

https://epaa.asu.edu/ojs/article/view/261
View Resource National Science Foundation: Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

Established in 1983 by The White House and sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF), The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) Program "identifies outstanding mathematics and science teachers, kindergarten through 12th grade, in each state and the four U.S. jurisdictions." The website presents information about past awardees, the program, and its...

https://www.paemst.org/home/view
View Resource The NEA Foundation for the Improvement of Education

The National Education Association (NEA) has a number of laudable public outreach programs, but the NEA Foundation for the Improvement of Education may be one that is of special interest to teachers in particular. The primary function of the Foundation is to make grants that will improve public education across the nation, including those grants to honor teaching excellence and to create the...

https://www.neafoundation.org/