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ERIC Number: EJ1100510
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Feb
Pages: 3
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0276-928X
Pairing New Science Curriculum with Professional Learning Increases Student Achievement. Lessons from Research
Killion, Joellen
Journal of Staff Development, v37 n1 p70-72 Feb 2016
A randomized trial study, conducted over two school years in 18 high schools in Washington, finds that "An Inquiry Approach," a three-year, educative curriculum for high school science, has a positive impact on student achievement, teacher practice, and fidelity of implementation of the curriculum when the curriculum is paired with professional development for teachers. Well-designed, educative curriculum and materials, coupled with face-to-face professional development related to the curriculum, lead to more effective implementation of the curriculum, improved teacher practice, and student achievement
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Washington