We have provided these online resources as a starting point for you learn more about how we can all work together to improve math and science education in our schools.
- Nation's Report Card: Mathematics
- This site hosted by the Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics includes the results of the 2000 mathematics assessments for grades 4, 8, and 12. Comparative performance data in many different interest areas including geography, gender and ethnicity are available.
- Nation's Report Card: Science
- This site hosted by the Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics includes the results of the 2000 science assessments for grades 4, 8, and 12. Comparative performance data in many different interest areas including geography, gender and ethnicity are available.
- Eisenhower National Clearinghouse
- This organization funded by the U.S. Department of Education provides a repository of articles, teaching materials and links for science and math teachers on its Web site. ENC publishes a free magazine called ENC Focus: A Magazine for Classroom Innovators, which may be ordered at their Web site.
- FREE - Math
- Online resources for mathematics teachers provided by 35 federal agencies.
- FREE - Science
- Online resources for science teachers provided by 35 federal agencies.
- National Academy of Sciences: Investigating the Influence of Standards: A Framework for Research in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education
- An extensive report that examines how to increase standards in math, science and technology education.
- Northwest Teacher Magazine
- Features the text and PDF versions of Northwest Teacher, a publication of the Northwest Eisenhower Regional Consortium for Mathematics and Science devoted to rigorous and imaginative learning.
- Northwest Educational Laboratory: Science Inquiry Model
- Provides resources and teaching strategies for K-12 educators considering implementing inquiry-based learning in their classrooms.
- National Institute for Science Education
- Funded by the National Science Foundation, this organization promotes research in effective science education.
- A non-profit organization dedicated to improving math, science and technology education. A variety of research papers, reports and articles are available on their Web site.
- Intel: Innovation in Education
- Tools, resources and programs in math, science and technology developed to help prepare students for tomorrow's careers.
- GE Grant Fund: Education
- GE offers a number of grants for teachers and scholarships for students.
- EiMC: Engineering in Mass Collaborative
- Funded by EMC, the mission of this organization is to increase the number of engineers in tomorrow's workforce by partnering with business leaders, schools and higher education institutions to collaborate on best practices in math, science, technology and engineering education for students in grades K-16.
WPI Programs and Initiatives
- Massachusetts Academy of Mathematics and Science at Worcester
- A public high school for students in grades 11 and 12, it is a collaborative effort among the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Worcester Polytechnic Institute and the high schools of Massachusetts to identify and nurture the potential of students with exceptional aptitude for mathematics and science. The Academy provides a challenging curriculum for academically motivated students.
- Summer Programs for Teachers at WPI
- A series of workshops for math and science teachers held at WPI each summer.
- Summer Programs for Middle School Students at WPI
- Residential and day camp programs designed for female and minority middle school students thinking about science and math careers.
- Summer Programs for High School Students at WPI
- Residential summer programs for high school students include programs specifically for minority and female students as well as an two-week educational and research program for all high school students.
- Master's in Mathematics Education
- The master's in math education (MME) program at WPI is designed to allow primary, secondary or junior college instructors of mathematics the opportunity to get an advanced degree which truly relates to their career, in a convenient and economical manner while still retaining their teaching position.
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