What it Takes: Design principles to broaden participation in SET

(Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C.) Building Engineering and Science Talent (BEST) today announced the results of its final assessment of best practices in pre-kindergarten through grade 12 math and science education to keep women, minorities and persons with disabilities on the educational path to careers in science and engineering.

The report, titled "What it Takes: Pre-K-12 Design Principles to Broaden Participation in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics" showcases nine programs with significant evidence of effectiveness and eleven that warrant further research, based on an in-depth evaluation of research evidence programs by the BEST Blue Ribbon Panel on Pre-K-12 Education and the American Institutes of Research (AIR).

The BEST assessment is among the first to require independent evaluation to prove effectiveness. The BEST panel, chaired by Dr. Shirley Malcom, head director for Education and Human Resources at the American Association for the Advancement of Science, screened 200 programs and selected 34 for detailed examination. Other panel leaders included Carlos Rodriquez, principal research scientist with the American Institutes for Research, and Linda Rosen, president of Education and Management Innovations, Inc.

The results are as significant for what was not found as they are for what was ultimately discovered: not a single program earned the highest possible rating of verified, as defined by five studies of acceptable rigor, proving that such evidence is hard to find. Most programs concentrate their limited resources on providing services and recruiting participants rather than on rigorous and costly impact studies. The BEST Panel developed a protocol that defined a rigorous study as one that provides meaningful research evidence comparing the outcomes of students who experience a given intervention and those who do not. Other category ratings include: probable, notable and meriting further research.

The follo

Contact: Brenda Sullivan
Building Engineering and Science Talent

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

Related biology news :

1. Design competition for new Antarctic Research Station
2. Design of composite materials that detect terahertz discovered
3. Designing a better catalyst for artificial photosynthesis
4. Designer diseases
5. Designer proteins
6. Designer molecules correct RNA splicing defects: New strategy for treating many diseases
7. Designer animals made easy
8. Designer diets: ACS symposium will explore relationships between diet and genes, August 28-29
9. Designer chemical offers Alzheimers hope
10. Designer solvents promise revolutionary pollution solution
11. Designer Molecules: Largest Protein Ever Created From Scratch Has Implications For Novel Drug Delivery And Diagnostics

Post Your Comments:

(Date:8/12/2020)... ... 2020 , ... Mosio recently announced its newly updated text ... of all sizes. With a focus on tracking symptoms and monitoring outbreaks as ... Mosio helps public health departments automate communications and provide more personalized care and ...
(Date:8/3/2020)... ... August 03, 2020 , ... Accumen Inc. is helping healthcare ... manufacturer, Spectrum Solutions, to provide COVID-19 saliva testing kits nationally. , “Accumen ... more than 10 years. Early in the COVID-19 crisis, we identified supply chain ...
(Date:7/18/2020)... ... July 16, 2020 , ... A study ... the Invictus Medical Neoasis™ active noise control device to attenuate typical noises in ... Neoasis™ device attenuated the alarm sounds from patient monitors, ventilators and other bedside ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:8/15/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... August 13, 2020 , ... True ... the creation of its Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) to research the medical potential of ... can be enhanced when combined with terpenes. The board is focused on expanding the ...
(Date:8/12/2020)... ... August 11, 2020 , ... The FSHD Society announced today ... Clinical Trial Research Network (FSHD CTRN), with consideration of follow-on funding ... of academic research centers in the United States and Europe with expertise in ...
(Date:8/12/2020)... ... August 12, 2020 , ... ... (EMMA International), a global leader in FDA compliance consulting has been named on ... private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies ...
(Date:8/3/2020)... ... August 03, 2020 , ... ERT, the global ... has been named one of the 100 most inspiring individuals in the life-sciences ... are selected based on how they have inspired their colleagues and affected positive ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: