ERIC Number: ED392593
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Facilitating Systemic Change In Science and Mathematics Education: A Toolkit for Professional Developers.
Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast & Islands, Andover, MA.
This document responds to the need for more people to acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to lead and support changes in how science and mathematics are taught in classrooms, schools, and districts. This document is a set of learning activities that helps those supporting reform efforts to deepen their knowledge about science and mathematics education, dissemination, professional development, and the change process. Further, the activities suggest strategies for engaging all of the necessary people and resources needed for reform to succeed. The activities are grouped under the following headings: setting the stage for reform, effective science and mathematics education, effective dissemination strategies, effective professional development, and effective change strategies. Appendices contain a listing of the Regional Educational Laboratories, techniques for engaging learners, and documentation and evaluation forms. (MKR)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Leadership Training, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Teachers, Professional Development, Science Education, Science Teachers
Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast and Islands, 300 Brickstone Square, Suite 950, Andover, MA 01810.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Administrators
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Regional Laboratory for Educational Improvement of the Northeast & Islands, Andover, MA.
Identifiers: Statewide Systemic Initiative