California NGSS K–8 Early Implementation Initiative

Learn about a large-scale demonstration initiative created to build districts' capacity to implement the NGSS in grades K–8 and make science a core subject.

Carnegie Math Pathways: Improving Student Learning and Success in Mathematics and Dramatically Increasing College Completion

Be part of the growing network of institutions that are empowering students to reach their college and career goals by transforming their mathematics learning experience.

Computer Science Pedagogical Content Knowledge: A Research Study

What do teachers need to know to teach computer science effectively? And how can they obtain that knowledge through an on-the-job professional development program?

Early Math Intervention

This two-year pre-kindergarten and kindergarten mathematics intervention project targeted at-risk and socioeconomically disadvantaged students.

Early Mathematics Training Network

Read about the Early Mathematics Training Network, designed to help preschool programs and families support mathematical development and learning in young children.

Improving Children's Understanding of Equivalence: An Efficacy Study

Second-grade students who understand the meaning behind the equal sign are better prepared to learn new math concepts in later grades.

In Touch With Molecules: Extending Learning With Cyber-Enabled Tangibles

WestEd researchers are exploring how new technology can help students visualize and interact with key concepts in molecular biology.

K-12 Alliance

Constantly evolving to meet the the changing needs of school districts and teachers, the K-12 Alliance develops and implements quality custom-designed science and/or math professional learning ...

Khan Academy Resources: A Postsecondary Mathematics Research Project

WestEd is conducting research on the effectiveness of Khan Academy’s resources for maximizing community college students’ mathematics achievement.

Making Sense of SCIENCE

Recognized nationally for its expertise in teacher professional development, Making Sense of SCIENCE connects hands-on science with integrated teaching and literacy supports, positively ...

Math Pathways & Pitfalls

WestEd's Mathematics Case Methods Project has developed Math Pathways and Pitfalls student lessons with proven success for English- and Spanish-speaking students from kindergarten through 8th grade.

National Research & Development Center on Cognition & Mathematics Instruction (Math Center)

This federally funded National Research & Development Center aims to enhance the conditions of instruction and improve learning outcomes for students in important and challenging mathematics ...

Pacific Islands Climate Change Education Partnership

This partnership develops culturally responsive K-14 education programs and resources focused on how climate change impacts the coastal ecosystems of the Pacific Islands region.

Ready To Learn Evaluations: Measuring the Effectiveness of Educational Digital Resources for Children & Families

WestEd is conducting extensive research on and evaluation of the design and learning impacts of Ready to Learn educational digital media content for children and their families. Access our ...


How can simulations enrich middle school science learning and assessment? SimScientists integrates the latest research findings and best practices from principled assessment design, model-based ...

WestEd/SVMI Mathematics Network

The WestEd/SVMI Mathematics Network supports Southern California educator leadership teams preparing students to be college and career ready in mathematics.