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Concept Paper 1: Using Indicator Data

Michael Lach of the University of Chicago details how district and state education leaders might use the indicator system to improve STEM education.

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Concept Paper 2: STEM Teacher Pipeline

Suzanne Wilson of University of Connecticut discusses how traditional measures of teacher preparation are only weakly related to student outcomes.

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Concept Paper 3: Science Assessment

Jim Pellegrino of the University of Illinois at Chicago presents a vision for a balanced and coordinated system of STEM assessments that work together, and with curriculum and instruction, to promote effective science teaching and learning.

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NGS Assessment

The Next Generation Science Assessment (NGSA) group is a multi-institutional collaborative that is applying the evidence-centered design approach to create classroom-ready assessments for teachers to use formatively to gain insights into their students’ progress on achieving the NGSS performance expectations.

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STEM Indicator Papers

A growing collection of publications on research related to the K-12 STEM Indicators.

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NAEP 2015 Math Assessment

NAEP has monitored how student performance in mathematics has changed over the last three decades.

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NAEP 2014 Technology and Engineering Literacy

The 2014 Technology and Engineering Literacy (TEL) assessment measured whether students are able to apply technology and engineering skills to real-life situations.

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AMS Blog

Read an American Mathematical Society blog entry by researchers PIs Yvonne Lai (University of Nebraska–Lincoln) and Heather Howell (Educational Testing Service).

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K-12 STEM Indicators Road Map

SRI developed a Road Map for measuring and reporting on the NRC’s 14 STEM Education Indicators.

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2016 EAGER Grant PI Convening

As the DC area thawed out from an ice storm, principal investigators (PIs) for the 15 EAGER grants that NSF awarded in support of a K-12 STEM Education Indicator System, along with other stakeholders, gathered for a two-day convening at SRI’s Arlington, VA office.

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