ERIC Number: ED518633
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2004
Abstractor: As Provided
From Vision to Skills: Developing Leaders for Mathematics and Science. R&D Alert. Volume 6, Number 2
White, Noel, Ed.
This issue of R&D Alert presents a sample what of works to strengthen mathematics and science education. The lead article describes the core principles of WestEd's National Academy for Science and Mathematics Education Leadership. After 5 years running the academy, WestEd staff have refined effective approaches for developing teacher leaders focused on these subjects. Another article shares new ideas for improving the preparation of mathematicians and scientists in higher education, drawing on an evaluation of the national "Preparing Future Faculty" program.
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Teacher Leadership, Science Education, Teaching Skills, Educational Objectives, Educational Principles, Science Course Improvement Projects, Classroom Techniques, Teaching Methods, Administrative Principles, Science Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Improvement, Educational Strategies
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Sponsor: Institute of Education Sciences (ED)
Authoring Institution: WestEd