By WestEd experts Jon Boxerman, Sharon Nelson-Barber, Kimberly Nguyen, and educator and author Liz Rechebei. This article was originally published by The NSF INCLUDES National Network and is shared here with permission. The goal of the NSF INCLUDES: SEAS Islands Alliance’s research is to understand how Indigenous islanders on several U.S. territories and affiliated islands develop science […]
November 8, 2022—Research shows that participating in out-of-school-time (OST) programs focused on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) helps promote academic success, health, well-being, and identity development. In order for youth to have access to the inclusive and engaging STEM learning environments that they deserve, educational institutions need to invest in OST educators and resources […]
A study by Carnegie Math Pathways at WestEd is examining what conditions and support are needed for institutional leaders to implement promising innovations at scale effectively and sustainably.
WestEd STEM staff contributed to the 2022 STEM for All Video Showcase. The online festival hosts films from federally funded projects that aim to improve STEM and computer science education.
The NextGenScience project at WestEd today announced the addition of seven new members to its Science Peer Review Panel to continue its work evaluating lesson sequences and units designed for the Next Generation Science Standards.
Through Guided Pathways, Milwaukee Area Technical College's math department introduced students to new paths to success and helped them build a better relationship with math.
New Grant Will Help Carnegie Math Pathways Support Instructors with Teaching Social Justice-Themed Math Lessons
“Math is a powerful means of helping students understand the world around them, including issues of social justice, and these resources will help teachers make mathematics more empowering and relevant for their students.”
New WestEd Research Finds Curriculum Materials Designed for the Next Generation Science Standards Show Promise
WestEd is pleased to present new findings from a recent randomized controlled trial led by the agency to examine the efficacy of the widely available Amplify Science Middle School (ASMS) curriculum for advancing seventh grade students’ learning in relation to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) performance expectations.
WestEd has been awarded a $7.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to scale, determine the efficacy, and disseminate study findings on Citizen Math.