Analysis of NAEP/NIES for American Indian and Alaska Native Students

The goal of this study was to identify malleable factors that, if changed, could improve teachers' practices in order to improve American Indian and Alaska Native student achievement in mathematics.

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 all students to reach their college and career goals by transforming their mathematics learning experience.

CCSSO Science Assessment Framework and Item Specifications Guidelines

Learn about the process documentation and prototypes WestEd produced to inform large-scale assessment development for the Next Generation Science Standards.

Center for Assessment and Evaluation of Student Learning (CAESL)

This project was designed to improve student learning and understanding in science through focusing on effective assessment.

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?

Cultural Validity in Assessment Project

This project contributed to attaining equitable testing in science and mathematics for linguistic and culturally non-dominant students.

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.

Framework and Specifications for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in Technological Literacy

WestEd developed the Framework and Assessment and Item Specifications for the 2014 NAEP in Technology and Engineering Literacy, the first assessment of its kind under NAEP.

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 Center for Improving Science Education (NCISE)

NCISE was created to improve science and mathematics education for K-12 students.

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.

Partnership for the Assessment of Standards-Based Science (PASS)

PASS works with states, districts, and other education groups to promote and provide low-cost, standards-based science assessments.

POLARIS: Pacific/Polar Opportunities to Learn Advance and Research Indigenous Systems

POLARIS fostered healthy communities in healthy environments; encouraged social and educational transformation; and brought a uniquely indigenous world view to new frontiers of knowledge.

Quantum Chemistry Tutors

The findings from this study contributed to a better understanding of the general effects of the use of intelligent tutoring software on student learning.

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 ...

SimScientists

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.

Analysis of NAEP/NIES for American Indian and Alaska Native Students

The goal of this study was to identify malleable factors that, if changed, could improve teachers' practices in order to improve American Indian and Alaska Native student achievement in mathematics.

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 all students to reach their college and career goals by transforming their mathematics learning experience.

CCSSO Science Assessment Framework and Item Specifications Guidelines

Learn about the process documentation and prototypes WestEd produced to inform large-scale assessment development for the Next Generation Science Standards.

Center for Assessment and Evaluation of Student Learning (CAESL)

This project was designed to improve student learning and understanding in science through focusing on effective assessment.

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?

Cultural Validity in Assessment Project

This project contributed to attaining equitable testing in science and mathematics for linguistic and culturally non-dominant students.

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.

Framework and Specifications for the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) in Technological Literacy

WestEd developed the Framework and Assessment and Item Specifications for the 2014 NAEP in Technology and Engineering Literacy, the first assessment of its kind under NAEP.

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 Center for Improving Science Education (NCISE)

NCISE was created to improve science and mathematics education for K-12 students.

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.

Partnership for the Assessment of Standards-Based Science (PASS)

PASS works with states, districts, and other education groups to promote and provide low-cost, standards-based science assessments.

POLARIS: Pacific/Polar Opportunities to Learn Advance and Research Indigenous Systems

POLARIS fostered healthy communities in healthy environments; encouraged social and educational transformation; and brought a uniquely indigenous world view to new frontiers of knowledge.

Quantum Chemistry Tutors

The findings from this study contributed to a better understanding of the general effects of the use of intelligent tutoring software on student learning.

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 ...

SimScientists

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.