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Garland, Eva R.; Garland, Harry T. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2006
A summer course was developed with the goal of preparing girls to succeed in secondary school chemistry. Group work and mathematical, logical, and laboratory skills were stressed in the course, with minimal emphasis on memorization. Students who took the summer course ranked statistically higher during their first semester of high school chemistry…
Descriptors: Summer Schools, Chemistry, Secondary School Science, Science Instruction
Ochoa, Alberto M. – 1994
The Accelerated Math and Science (AMS) Project is a 3 year program funded by the California Migrant Education Program Improvement Program. It targets 6th, 7th, and 8th grade low-achieving migrant students who are 2 to 4 years behind their language peer group. Two questions guided the second year evaluation study for the Region IX Migrant Education…
Descriptors: Affective Behavior, Hispanic Americans, Intermediate Grades, Junior High School Students
Southern Regional Education Board, Atlanta, GA. – 2000
This document provides a framework for academic and career/technical teachers who want to raise students' achievement through real-life projects reflecting the rigorous academic and technical standards needed for further learning in the workplace and postsecondary education. The document begins with definitions of the six A's of project-based…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Case Studies, Classroom Techniques