A new WestEd study found that families using PBS KIDS digital and hands-on learning materials with their preschoolers were able to boost the children’s math achievement and better prepare them for kindergarten.
A National Science Foundation–funded study found that students whose teachers participated in Making Sense of SCIENCE training outperformed their peers by nearly 40 percent; gains were greatest for English language learners and low-performing students.
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.
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.
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.
The What Works Clearinghouse, REL West, and Doing What Works offer a trove of evidence-based resources to stir and sustain girls’ interest in science and math—in the classroom, at home, and in careers.
Carnegie Math Pathways and Rhode Island Department of Education Partner to Support Algebra Readiness for Multilingual Learners
RIDE will work closely with Carnegie Math Pathways at WestEd and other partners to pilot a course that combines student-centered pedagogy and a real-world curriculum to strengthen students' pre-algebra skills while encouraging their social and emotional development.