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ASSESSMENT

CHANGE

COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY FACULTY, GTAs

CURRICULUM

EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH

ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL

EVALUATION OF TEACHING

HOLMES GROUP

INQUIRY .

INSTITUTIONAL FACTORS

INTERNATIONAL

LEARNING

OUTREACH PROGRAMS

PARTNERSHIPS AND COLLABORATIONS

PHYSICS FIRST

PHYSTEC

POLICY STATEMENTS

PREPARATION OF TEACHERS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION

REFORM

RESOURCES, BIBLIOGRAPHIES, WEB SITES

SCIENCE EDUCATION

SECONDARY EDUCATION

STANDARDS

STATISTICS

TWO-YEAR COLLEGES

UNDERGRADUATE PHYSICS

 

 

ASSESSMENT                                                         (Return to list of Sections)

Learning About Assessment, Learning Through Assessment

Classroom Assessment and the National Science Education Standards (2001),

Knowing What Students Know: The Science and Design of Educational Assessment -- Executive Summary.Committee on the Foundations of Assessment, National Research CouncilNational Academy Press 2001.

Evaluation and Assessment  Paul Black

Inside the Black Box: Raising Sandards Through Classroom Assessment  Paul Black & Dylan Wiliam

Doing Assessment As If Learning Matters Most   T.A. Angelo

APS Statement On Student Assessment And Science

Sciencephobia (Assessment)

Field-tested Learning Assessment Guide (FLAG)

 

CHANGE                                                                   (Return to list of Sections)

A few excerpts from Cultural Patterns and Technical Change 

Margaret Mead, Editor    UNESCO 1955

Connected Education and Collaborative Change :A New Vision Worth Working Towards

Innovation and Change  Paul Black 

 

COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY FACULTY, GTAs           (Return to list of Sections)

Preparing Future Faculty

Training Tomorrow's Professorsscience.nextwave/2001/0711/1

The Education of Physics Graduate Assistants:Resource Letter EPGA-1

The Preparation of Excellent Teachers at All Levels   Lila M. Adair and Christopher J. Chiaverina

 

CURRICULUM                                                         (Return to list of Sections)

Teacher Education and the Implementation of Elementary Science Curricula 

L.C. McDermott

Guiding Curriculum Decisions for Middle-Grades Science

 

EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS                    (Return to list of Sections)

AAPT Programs

AAPT  Physical Sciences Resource Center

AAPT Area Committee Reports 2000

APS  Education and Outreach

APS Policy Satements

AIP  Programs

Project2061 UPDATE  2001-2002  American Association for the Advancement of Science

NSTA Standards for Science TeacherPreparation

Educational Organizations:  Annenberg/CPB List

New Accreditor Gaining Toehold in Teacher Ed. -- Education Week

 

EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH                                 (Return to list of Sections)

Improving Student Learning: A Strategic Plan for Education Research and its Utilization 

Physics Education Research Resource Letter PER-1

Connecting Research in Physics Education with Teacher Education

Physics Education Research:Selected references from PhysTec

Teacher Preparation Research: Current Knowledge, Gaps, and Recommendations  A research report

Research in the 90s: Implications for Urban Teacher Preparation 

Considering the Influence: A Framework for Research on the Effects of Nationally Developed Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education Standards

Committee on Understanding the Influence of Standards in Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education,  

Physics Education Research Conference 2000: Teacher Education

Applied Research And Development:Support for Continuing Improvement in Education  K.G. Wilson and C.K. Barsky

Theoretical Description of Teaching-Learning Processes: A Multidisciplinary Approach        C.M. Bordogna and E.V. Albano      Physical Review Letters87(11) 10 September 2001 

Improving Student Learning: A Strategic Plan for Education Research and Its Utilization

 

ELEMENTARY AND MIDDLE SCHOOL                        (Return to list of Sections)

Teacher Education and the Implementation of Elementary Science Curricula 

L.C. McDermott

A Perspective on Teacher Preparation in Physics and Other Sciences:The Need for Special Science Courses for Teachers       L.C. McDermott

The Annenberg Teachers' LabGreat Sites for Middle Grades Teachers 

Understanding the Culture of K-12 Schools and Teachers

The Preparation of Excellent Teachers at All LevelsLila M. Adair and Christopher J. Chiaverina

Review of Middle School Physical Science Texts  John L. Hubisz

Resources for Teaching Middle-School Science 

The Use and Impact of Explicit Instruction about the Nature of Science and Science Inquiry in an Elementary Science Methods Course

 

 

EVALUATION OF TEACHING                                          (Return to list of Sections)

Professional Evaluation of Teaching

 

HOLMES GROUP                                                                (Return to list of Sections)

Walking the Talk: The Holmes Group Principles in Action 

 

INQUIRY                                                                               (Return to list of Sections)

Inquiry and the National Science Education Standards:A Guide for Teaching and Learning

Inquiring into Inquiry Learning and Teaching in Science

 

INSTITUTIONAL FACTORS                                            (Return to list of Sections)

Barriers to Change and Innovation: A School System's Seven Learning Disabilities 

Epilogue:Institutional Impediments to Effective Training

To Touch the Future: Transforming the Way Teachers Are Taught: An Action Agenda for College and University Presidents

The Contributions of Institutions to the Improvement of the Teaching of Physics  Marisa Michelini 

 

INTERNATIONAL                                                               (Return to list of Sections)

From College to First-Year Teaching: How the United States Compares to Several Other Countries 

More Swimming, Less Sinking: Perspectives on Teacher Induction in the U.S. and Abroad 

"I love teaching but."International Patterns of Teacher Discontent 

The EuropeanCommission:  Education and Training

Green Paper On Teacher Education In Europe:High Quality Teacher Education for High Quality Education and Training

Pathways To Change: International Conference on Transforming Math and Science Education in the K-16 Continuum   April 18-21, 2002. 

The Contributions of Institutions to the Improvement of the Teaching of Physics   Marisa Michelini

World Conference on Higher Education - Towards an Agenda 21 for Higher Education

Schools Around The World:  What Do We Mean By "World Class Standards"?

F.L.A.P.  Flexible Learning Approach to Physics  (UK)

A Flying Start on a Learning Life: Education for the Age of Uncertainty  (UK)

Physics ��� Building A Flourishing Future  (UK)

The New Teachers: An Examination Of The Role, Skills And Qualities Of The Teacher In The 21st Century  (UK)

Opening Minds,Increasing Opportunities: The Future Of The School Curriculum (UK)

 

LEARNING                                                                            (Return to list of Sections)

The Mismeasure of Learning  L.B. Resnick

Improving Student Learning: A Strategic Plan for Education Research and its Utilization 

How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School: Expanded edition

How People Learn: Bridging Research and Practice 

Teacher Learning (The NCRTL Home Page) Findings on Learning to Teach: An Annotated Bibliography

Learning About Assessment, Learning Through Assessment

TheAuthentic Task Approach:  A Results Driven Professional Development Strategy to Promote Learning

Theoretical Description of Teaching-Learning Processes: A Multidisciplinary Approach        C.M. Bordogna and E.V. Albano  Physical Review Letters87(11) 10 September 2001

Student Work And Teacher Practices In Science   National Center For Education Statistics

Building a Digital Learning Community for Faculty on the Internet

School's Out: Get ready for the new age of individualized education

Inquiring into Inquiry Learning and Teaching in Science

Improving Student Learning: A Strategic Plan for Education Research and Its Utilization

 

 

OUTREACH PROGRAMS                                                  (Return to list of Sections)

Teacher-Scientist Alliance Institutes 

APS Education and Outreach Resources and Materials 

 

PARTNERSHIPS AND COLLABORATIONS                 (Return to list of Sections)

A 10-Step Reciipe for Starting a Partnership Program 

Educational Partnerships: Strategies for Success

Arizona Collaborative for Excellence in the Preparation of Teachers 

Physics teacher education coalition(PhysTEC)

Build a U - HS partnership in physicsJane Jackson

Essays on constructivism and educationCollected by the Maryland Collaborative for Teacher Preparation

Investing in Teaching: A Common Agenda

 

 

 

PHYSICS FIRST                                                                  (Return to list of Sections)

The State of Physics First ProgramsA Report for Project ARISE

Revolution in science education:Put Physics First!Leon Lederman

Push to Reorder Sciences Puts Physics First.

 

PHYSTEC                                                                             (Return to list of Sections)

NSF Funds New Physics Teacher Preparation Program 

Physics teacher education coalition(PhysTEC)

Physics Education Research:Selected references from PhysTec

 

POLICY STATEMENTS                                                     (Return to list of Sections)

Testimony of Dr. Alan Greenspan

Before Its Too Late A Report to the Nation from the National Commission on Mathematics and Science Teaching for the 21st Century(Glenn Commission)

Statement on the Education of Future Teachers 

American Institute of Physics, American Physical Society, American Association of Physics Teachers American Astronomical Society, Acoustical Society of America, American Association of Physicists in Medicine, American Vacuum Society

Early Childhood Development and Learning: New Knowledge for Policy

Transforming the Federal Role in Education So That No Child is Left Behind 

Improving Teaching Quality: Issues & Policies 

Career-Long Teacher Development:Policies That Make Sense 

How Teaching Matters :Bringing the Classroom Back Into Discussions of Teacher QualityA Policy Information CenterReport

Effective Teacher Recruitment and Retention Strategies in the Midwest: Who Is Making Use of Them? May 2001     NCREL 

The Preparation of Excellent Teachers at All Levels    Lila M. Adair and Christopher J. Chiaverina

Current APS Policy Statements 

Quality and Price :Commentary

HR1.  �����No Child Left Behind Act of 2001�����.

Investing in Teaching: A Common Agenda

 

 

PREPARATION of TEACHERS and 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                  (Return to list of Sections)

 

The Preparation of Excellent Teachers at All Levels        Lila M. Adair and Christopher J. Chiaverina 

CNN.com - Speedy program trains teachers in weeks - July 13, 2001 

Does Professional Development Change Teaching Practice? Results from a Three-Year Study 

Science Teacher Preparation In An Era Of Standards-Based Reform 

Educating Teachers of Science, Mathematics, and Technology: New Practices for the New Millennium 

Lawrence Hall of ScienceProfessional Development Programs

Why Teacher Preparation?

The Physics Teacher Education program at Illinois State University

Statement on the Education of Future Teachers 

American Institute of Physics, American Physical Society, American Association of Physics Teachers,American Astronomical Society, Acoustical Society of America, American Association of Physicists in Medicine, American Vacuum Society

Models of Teacher Education: Report to the American Council on EducationPresidents Task Force on Teacher Education

To Touch the Future: Transforming the Way Teachers Are Taught An Action Agenda for College and University PresidentsAmerican Council on Education 

What Matters Most: Teaching for Americas Future

Report of the National Commission on Teaching & Americas Future

How Teaching Matters :Bringing the Classroom Back Into Discussions of Teacher QualityA Policy Information CenterReport

Building A Profession :Strengthening Teacher Preparation And Induction

Report Of The K-16 Teacher Education Task Force American Federation Of Teachers 

Teacher Preparation Research: Current Knowledge, Gaps, and Recommendations

TeacherLine is an innovative model of online professional development, currently offered through PBS member stations. 

Lifelines To The Classroom :Designing Support For Beginning Teachers 

Ensuring Teacher Quality: a Continuum of Teacher Preparation and Development

TheAuthentic Task Approach:A Results Driven Professional Development Strategy to Promote Learning

Career-Long Teacher Development:Policies That Make Sense 

Arizona Collaborative for Excellence in the Preparation of Teachers

ENC : Web Links : Professional Development 

Averting the Drought: Keeping Mathematics and Science Teachers Through Induction and Professional Development

As Teachers Tell It: Implementing All Aspects Of The Industry: The Case Studies

Promising Practices: New Ways to Improve Teacher Quality

Building Bridges: The Mission & Principles of Professional Development

CEO Forum: Teacher Preparation STaR Chart 

ISTE Nets:Essential Conditions for Teacher Preparation

How to Train and Retain TeachersVartan Gregorian 

Investing in Beginning Teachers--The California Model

A Model Physics Teacher Education Program At Illinois State University 

Professional Development: Learning From The BestA Toolkit For Schools And Districts Based On The National Awards Program For Model Professional Development

Bibliography for Best Practice in Teacher Development Programs

More Swimming, Less Sinking: Perspectives on Teacher Induction in the U.S. and Abroad

Reduce Your Losses: Help New Teachers Become Veteran Teachers 

Learning to Walk the Reform Talk: A Framework for the Professional Development of Teachers 

Findings On Learning To Teach: An Annotated Bibliography

Resources for Professional DevelopmentImproving America's Schools: Newsletter on Issues in School Reform 

Reforming Teacher Preparation and Licensing: What Is the Evidence? 

One Cannot Teach What One Does Not Know: Training Teachers in the United States Who Know Their Subjects And Know How to Teach Their Subjects

The Standards-based Teacher Education Project (STEP)TM

The Council for Basic Education (CBE), and the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE),

A Perspective on Teaching Physics Courses for Future Elementary-School TeachersDavid E. Meltzer

The Need for Improved Physics Education for Teachers: FCI Pretest Scores for Graduates of High-School Physics Courses - Is it Finally Time To Implement Curriculum S?Richard R. Hake

Teachers of Physics in Our SchoolsL.C. McDermott and A.B. Arons

Teacher Education and the Implementation of Elementary Science CurriculaL.C. McDermott

A Perspective on Teacher Preparation in Physics and Other Sciences:The Need for Special Science Courses for TeachersL.C. McDermott 

Resource Kit for the New Physics Teacher 

Bridging Cultures in Our Schools: New Approaches That Work

Teachers Take Charge of Their Learning:Transforming Professional Development for Student Success

Creating Teacher-Led Professional Development Centers

Teacher Enhancement Programs:A Perspective on the Last Four Decades 

Engaging Public Support for Teachers' Professional Development

Creating a Teacher Mentoring Program

The Learning Curve:What We Are Discovering About U.S. Science and Mathematics Educaion

Graduate Schools Should Require Internships for Teaching

Reflections of a Teacher in Residence

Teaching Teleapprenticeships: Electronic network-based educational frameworks for improving teacher education

Designing Effective Professional Development: Lessons From The Eisenhower Program

Mentoring:Comment

Hands-on ProfessionalDevelopment

A Guide To Developing Teacher Induction Programs

Professional Development for Teaching Online

Professional Development For Teachers: Setting The Stage For Learning From Teaching

 

 

 

RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION                                 (Return to list of Sections)

Averting the Drought: Keeping Mathematics and Science Teachers Through Induction and Professional Development

Attracting Science and Mathematics Ph.D.s to Secondary School Education 

Promising Practices: New Ways to Improve Teacher Quality 

The Time Has Come to Make Teaching a Real ProfessionK. Heller on Teacher SalariesAPS Forum on Education Spring 2001 Newsletter

Reduce Your Losses: Help New Teachers Become Veteran Teachers 

Effective Teacher Recruitment and Retention Strategies in the Midwest: Who Is Making Use of Them? May 2001     NCREL

Before Its Too Late A Report to the Nation from the National Commission on Mathematics and Science Teaching for the 21st Century(Glenn Commission) 

Teacher Training: How to Produce Better Math and Science Teachers

Science . 289, pp 1454-1455 

National Science Teachers Association Launches Professional Development Institute 

Professional DevelopmentEducation Week

Retaining the Next Generation of Teachers: The Importance of School-Based Support

Revisiting What States are Doing to Improve the Quality of Teaching: An Update on Patterns and Trends

The Teachers We Need and How to Get More of ThemFordham Foundation

Hands-on Professional Development

From High School to Teaching: Who Makes It?

 

 

REFORM                                                                               (Return to list of Sections)

Learning to Walk the Reform Talk: A Framework for the Professional Development of Teachers 

Revisiting What States are Doing to Improve the Quality of Teaching: An Update on Patterns and Trends

Reforming Teacher Preparation and Licensing: What Is the Evidence?

Scientists and Science Education Reform: Myths, Methods, and Madness 

Reform Efforts

Teacher Education Must Become Colleges' Central PreoccupationV. Gregorian

Sticks, Stones, and Ideology: The Discourse of Reform in Teacher Education

 

 

RESOURCES, BIBLIOGRAPHIES,WEB SITES              (Return to list of Sections)

AAPT Programs 

AAPT  Physical Sciences Resource Center 

APS  Education and Outreach 

AIP  Programs 

Resource Kit for the New Physics Teacher 

ENC : Web Links : Professional Development 

The Annenberg Teachers' LabGreat Sites for Middle Grades Teachers 

The Guide Online:Web Sites For Teacher Preparation

Annenberg/CPBEducation Resources 

Findings On Learning To Teach: An Annotated Bibliography

Resources for Professional DevelopmentImproving America's Schools:Newsletter on Issues in School Reform

Recommended Links & ResourcesCouncilfor Basic Education

Bibliography for Best Practice in Teacher Development Programs

Resources for Teaching Middle-School Science 

National Digital Library

Science EduNet Website

 

SCIENCE EDUCATION                                                     (Return to list of Sections)

The ERIC Review: K?8 Science and Mathematics Education 

Understanding the Culture of K-12 Schools and Teachers

Two Revolutions in K-8 Science EducationRamon E. Lopez and Ted Schultz 

Physics Today September 2001 

Essays On Constructivism And Education     Collected By The Maryland Collaborative For Teacher Preparation

Scientists and Science Education Reform: Myths, Methods, and Madness

Science Education Through the Eyes of a Physicist 

Teacher Education and the Implementation of Elementary Science Curricula 

L.C. McDermott 

A Perspective on Teacher Preparation in Physics and Other Sciences:The Need for Special Science Courses for Teachers  L.C. McDermott 

The Preparation of Excellent Teachers at All Levels   Lila M. Adair and Christopher J. Chiaverina

Pedagogical Context Knowledge: Towards a Fuller Understanding of What Good Science Teachers Know

School's Out: Get ready for the new age of individualized education

The Learning Curve:What We Are Discovering About U.S. Science and Mathematics Educaion

Reflections of a Teacher in Residence

Teach for America

Professional Knowledge Standards for ScienceTeacher Educators

 

SECONDARY EDUCATION                                              (Return to list of Sections)

Physics Teaching Resource Agent Program    Larry Badar and Jim Nelson

PTRA: The mission of the PTRA program is to improve the teaching and learning of physics and physical science in precollegiate education. 

Understanding the Culture of K-12 Schools and Teachers 

Attracting Science and Mathematics Ph.D.s to Secondary School Education 

The Preparation of Excellent Teachers at All Levels   Lila M. Adair and Christopher J. Chiaverina

The Need for Improved Physics Education for Teachers: FCI Pretest Scores for Graduates of High-School Physics Courses - Is it Finally TimeTo Implement Curriculum S? Richard R. Hake

Build a U - HS partnership in physics   Jane Jackson

Reflections of a Teacher in Residence

Scientific Worldviews: A Case Study of Four High School Science Teachers

 

 

 

STANDARDS                                                           (Return to list of Sections)

National Science Education Standards  (Full Text)

Classroom Assessment and the National Science Education Standards (2001) 

The Standards-based Teacher Education Project (STEP)TM

The Council for Basic Education (CBE), and the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE), 

Considering the Influence: A Framework for Research on the Effects of Nationally Developed Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education Standards

Committee on Understanding the Influence of Standards in Science, Mathematics, and Technology Education,

NSTA Standards for Science TeacherPreparation 

College Pathways to the Science Education Standards 

Schools Around The World:  What Do We Mean By "World Class Standards"?

Advancing Standards for Science and Mathematics Education:ViewsFrom the Field

Standards forScience Teacher Preparation

Making Standards Matter

 

STATISTICS                                                                        (Return to list of Sections)

National Center For Education Statistics : Projections Of Education Statistics To 2011

The Condition of Education 2001     National Center for Educational Statistics

National Center For Education Statistics:  Statistics In Brief May 2001 

Student Work And Teacher Practices In Science     National Center For Education Statistics 

Trends In Academic Progress Three Decades Of Student Performance     National Center For Education Statistics

AIP Statistical Research Center

 

TWO-YEAR COLLEGES                                                    (Return to list of Sections)

Vision for Tomorrow The Two-Year College in the Twenty-First Century 

Rethinking The Community College Role In Teacher Training

Council For Basic Education 

The Preparation of Excellent Teachers at All Levels

Lila M. Adair and Christopher J. Chiaverina 

Within State Transitions From 2-Year To 4-Year Public Institutions

 

 

 

UNDERGRADUATE PHYSICS                                          (Return to list of Sections)

National Task Force on Undergraduate Physics 

The Coming Revolution in Physics Education 

Reinventing Undergraduate Education: A Blueprint for America's Research Universities

The Boyer Commission on Educating Undergraduates in the Research University

College Pathways to the Science Education Standards

The Preparation of  Excellent Teachers at All Levels       Lila M. Adair and Christopher J. Chiaverina 

Welcome to MERLOT Physics!

Physics ��� Building A Flourishing Future  (UK)

Report of the Inquiry intos