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National Academies Press, 2016
U.S. strength in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines has formed the basis of innovations, technologies, and industries that have spurred the nation's economic growth throughout the last 150 years. Universities are essential to the creation and transfer of new knowledge that drives innovation. This knowledge moves…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Labor Force Development, Change Strategies, Best Practices
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Curriculum Framework and Textbook Development Unit. – 1992
This document builds on the foundation laid by the 1985 edition of the "Mathematics Framework for California Public Schools" to describe the structure and organization of instructional programs that address the goal of developing mathematical power for all students. An introduction discusses the nature of the proposed reform and the…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Core Curriculum, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. – 1987
This document has been written to relate to the "Mathematics Framework for California Public Schools, Kindergarten through Grade Twelve" published in 1985. Part 1 of the document provides a brief summary of important characteristics of a strong elementary mathematics program. Part 2 of the document presents a portrait of a desired…
Descriptors: Algebra, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Functions (Mathematics)
Silver, Michael, Ed.; Zito, Michael, Ed. – Bridges, 2002., 2002
This document is comprised of the one issue in volume 7 of "Bridges," a publication produced by the California Head Start-State Collaboration Office to detail the activities of the educational partnership and to provide relevant information to programs participating in the partnership. The Summer 2002 issue focuses on several topics of…
Descriptors: Child Caregivers, Early Childhood Education, Educational Quality, Emergent Literacy
Dowell, Carol, Ed.; Kam, Katherine, Ed. – 1991
Focusing on the issue of culture and its impact on education in California, this document offers glimpses into the lives of individuals who ask the question, "Is there now or will there ever be a common American culture?" Organized into 10 articles, the first article, "Whose Culture is This? Whose Curriculum Will It Be?"…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Cultural Interrelationships, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development