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Raje, Sonali – Journal of Curriculum and Teaching, 2019
Cross-connections between the sciences and mathematics are emphasized through the Next Generation Science Standards and the Common Core State Standards in the United States. One topic that is a common bridge between math and science is the concept of measurement and unit conversions in the metric/English system. This article uses a mixed-methods…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, College Science, Metric System, Scientific Literacy
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Fischer, Sarah; Barnes, Robin Katersky; Kilpatrick, Sue – Educational Review, 2019
This paper reviews the literature on best practices to engage parents in order to equip them to support their children's higher education aspirations. Parents from low socio-economic status (SES) backgrounds, in common with other parents, report that they want "the best" for their children's future. Getting a good education is a part of…
Descriptors: Parent Role, Academic Aspiration, Higher Education, Low Income Groups
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Lanford, Michael; Corwin, Zoë B.; Maruco, Tattiya; Ochsner, Amanda – Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2019
This article draws upon two conceptual frameworks--institutional culture in education and innovation studies--to contextualize findings from a digital intervention for underrepresented students applying to college. The qualitative data that inform this study's findings include 88 open-response surveys with school teachers, as well as campus…
Descriptors: Barriers, Educational Innovation, Disproportionate Representation, College Applicants
Bonilla, Sade – Stanford Center for Education Policy Analysis, 2019
I examine a new generation of Career and Technical Education (CTE) models that has shifted from isolated courses to sequences of study that integrate academics and skills in specific career areas. I use data for a competitive grant administered by the California Department of Education (CDE) that incentives K-12 school districts to partner with…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, High Schools, Colleges, Labor Market
Schwartz, Robert B., Ed.; Loyd, Amy, Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2019
"Career Pathways in Action", a companion to "Learning for Careers" by Nancy Hoffman and Robert B. Schwartz, offers a detailed, on-the-ground exploration of the Pathways to Prosperity Network's efforts at state, regional, and local levels. This new book describes a strikingly wide range of systems and efforts that the Pathways…
Descriptors: Career Development, Geographic Regions, Partnerships in Education, State Policy