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Increasing Scientific Achievement Through Professional Development and Instructional Program Coherence. Major Issues in Scientific Achievement. “ Everywhere I go, African American Boys are at the bottom” ( Carlton Jordan, Education Trust Senior Associate).

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Increasing Scientific Achievement Through Professional Development and Instructional Program Coherence

major issues in scientific achievement
Major Issues in Scientific Achievement

“Everywhere I go, African American Boys are at the bottom” (Carlton Jordan, Education Trust Senior Associate)

National Assessment for Educational Progress, 2000

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Trends In International Math and Science

Table 6. Average science scale scores of

eighth-grade students, by country: 2003

Table 2. Average science scale scores

of fourth-grade students, by country: 2003

what is blocking student achievement
What is Blocking Student Achievement?

Insufficient Background Knowledge

what is blocking student achievement5
What is Blocking Student Achievement?

Inappropriate Teaching Strategies

solutions suggested in the literature
Solutions SUGGESTED in the literature:
  • Differentiated Instruction (Carol Tomlinson)
  • Cooperative Learning
  • Understanding the influence of race, class and culture ( Snow and Williams)
  • Neuroscience factors that influence memory ( Jensen and Sprenger)
  • Understanding By Design ( Grant Wiggins & Jay McTighe)
  • Classroom Management ( Marzano et al)
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GESA

Generating Expectations for Student Achievement

solutions united kingdom
SolutionsUnited Kingdom

High Quality

Teachers

Assessment

Curriculum

Meeting Students Needs

“Taking a bun to market”

what have we done
What have we done?

Math, Science & Technology

Enhancement Program

(MSTEP)

needs assessment
Needs Assessment
  • Understanding impact of gender/culture on teaching and learning
  • Improving subject matter and classroom practices
  • Strategies for urban science curricula
  • Strategies for teaching science/math to At-Risk Students
guiding principles
Guiding Principles
  • Every child can learn and is capable of learning, if provided with the right teaching and learning environment
  • No two children are alike
  • Strategies that work with one child might not work with another
  • Students’ backgrounds and experiences should be considered when teaching basic academic concepts
  • Community members from various ethnic groups can assist teachers in confronting issues of ethnic differences and similarities
  • Teachers must confront their own cultural realities and explore ways that their interpretation of culture influences their teaching and interactions with students
intrinsic components
INTRINSIC COMPONENTS
  • Who are my students?
  • Attitude and Achievement
  • Science, Scientists, and the Scientific Enterprise
what makes great teachers great ken bain the chronicle for higher education
What Makes Great Teachers GREAT! (Ken Bain, The Chroniclefor Higher Education)
  • Create a Natural Critical Learning Environment
  • Get Students Attention and Keep IT!
  • Start with students rather than the discipline
  • Seek Commitments
  • Help students learn outside the classroom
  • Engage students in disciplinary thinking
  • Create diverse learning experiences