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Difficulties in Integrating Math & Science By Jennifer Leon & Maritza Cuenca Historical Difficulties Conceptual Political Social Lack of Trained Teachers Beginnings of Change Technological Advancement Political Barriers Lifted Social Barriers Lifted Modern Difficulties

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Difficulties in Integrating Math & Science

ByJennifer Leon & Maritza Cuenca


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Historical Difficulties

  • Conceptual

  • Political

  • Social

  • Lack of Trained Teachers


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Beginnings of Change

  • Technological Advancement

  • Political Barriers Lifted

  • Social Barriers Lifted


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Modern Difficulties

  • Separate Standards for Science and Mathhttp://www.isbe.net/ils/science/stage_F/12DF.pdfhttp://www.isbe.net/ils/math/stage_F/6BF.pdf

  • Textbooks Don’t Foster Integration

  • Lack of Prepared Materials & Curriculum

  • Lack of Teachers Qualified to Teach Math & Science

  • Lack of Secondary Integrated Science & Math Courses


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Reasons to Integrate

  • Natural Connection Between Math and Science

  • Engage Students in Both Subjects

  • Better Understanding of Everyday Life

  • Technological Advancement

  • National Security


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Everyday Knowledge

  • Knowledge of Curiosity

    • What the Air is Made Of

    • Why Certain Objects Float or Sink

  • Practical Knowledge

    • What Soil is Best for Growing Crops

  • Informed Consumer Knowledge

    • What is In Our Foods

    • What Cars Are Best to Buy


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Tips for Integration

  • Adoption of Available Programs/Resources

  • Align State Standards to AAAS Benchmarks http://www.sciencenetlinks.org/benchmark_index.htm

  • Push for Textbooks that Integrate Science & Math

  • Educate Adminstration, Politicians, Community, Parents


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Better Training

  • Better Pre-service Training of Teachers Project 2061 : Blueprints On-Line-Teacher Education

  • Continuing Education-College LevelMastery Bonuses http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c107:S.648.IS:/

  • Professional DevelopmentTeachers Academyhttp://www.tams.org/about/Eisenhower National Clearing Househttp://www.enc.org/professional/?ls=hoMathematics & Science Consortiumhttp://www.learningpt.org/msc/services/index.html

  • Informal EducationSeminars & Workshops-(DMI) http://www2.edc.org/CDT/dmi/dmicur.html

  • Museums, Parks & Conservation GroupsCenter for Environmental Educationhttp://www.schoolsgogreen.org/ncr.htmlDistrict Science & Math Teacher MeetingsTeacher-Scientist-Researcher Networks IMSA Great Minds Programhttp://www2.imsa.edu/programs/greatminds/


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Curriculum Changes

  • Align District Curriculum K-12

  • Edit Curriculum to Conform to Benchmarks

  • Integrate Slowly-After School Programs, Extension, Added to Current Unit

  • Ongoing Assessment

  • Align Summative Assessments to Curriculum


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Logistical Changes

  • Resource Teachers

  • Block Scheduling

  • Team Teaching

  • In House Integration Training

  • Reallocate Unused Textbooks Funds to Material Funds including Supplies


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Locating Integrated Math & Science Materials

  • Modify Current Curriculum

  • Create Integrated Curriculum from Available Science Kits. Extend Available Activities

  • Share Project Materials with Same Grade Level Teachers

  • Locate Activities that use Cheap Materials

  • Utilize Internet Based Units Project Learning Tree http://pt3.cl.uh.edu/lessonplan/lessonplansee2.cfm?ID=467

  • Request Free Materials/Apply for GrantsEPA Publicationshttp://www.epa.gov/ncepihom/index.htmNumerous Resourceshttp://pt3.cl.uh.edu/resources.cfmGrants- National Science Teachers Assos.http://www.nsta.org/awardscomp


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Websites

  • http://www.isbe.net/ils/math/word/goal10.doc Math Goals

  • http://www.isbe.net/ils/math/stage_F/6BF.pdf Math Performance Standard

  • http://www.isbe.net/ils/science/word/goal13.doc Science Goals

  • http://www.isbe.net/ils/science/stage_F/12DF.pdf Science Performance Standard

  • http://www.tams.org/about/ Teachers Academy

  • http://www2.edc.org/CDT/dmi/dmicur.html The Developing Mathematical Ideas Curriculum

  • http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/query/z?c107:S.648.IS Project 2061 Teacher Education

  • http://www.project2061.org/publications/articles/articles/da.htm Project 2061 “Trimming the Overstuffed Curriculum

  • http://pt3.cl.uh.edu/lessonplan/lessonplansee2.cfm?ID=467 Project Learning Tree- Environmental Activity Lesson Plans

  • http://www.epa.gov/ncepihom/index.htm EPA Publications

  • http://pt3.cl.uh.edu/resources.cfm Numerous Resources

  • http://www.nsta.org/awardscomp Grants- National Science Teachers Assoc.

  • http://www.lhsgems.org/gems.html GEMS Professional Development

  • http://www.ascd.org/publications/ed_lead/200402/allen.html Web Wonders/Improving Achievement in Math and Science

  • http://scholar.lib.vt/edu/ejournals/JTEv14n1/panaabecker.html “Integrating Technology, Science, and Math at Napoleon’s School for Industry, 1806-1815”


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