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Proven Programs in Education: Science, Technology, and Mathematics (STEM)

By: Robert E. Slavin

Foreword by Rodger Bybee

This volume Proven Programs in Education series offers evidence-based strategies for effective STEM teaching, with case studies, innovative approaches, and research-validated best practices.

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  • Grade Level: PreK-12
  • ISBN: 9781483351216
  • Published By: Corwin
  • Year: 2014
  • Page Count: 136
  • Publication date: May 12, 2014

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Proven Programs in Education is a series of books that draws on the best of Better: Evidence-Based Education, a unique magazine that provides leadership teams in education with the information they need. The series includes four titles:

  • Proven Programs in Literacy
  • Proven Programs in STEM
  • Proven Programs in Social Emotional Development
  • Proven Programs in Classroom Management and Assessment
The Proven Programs in Education series is about research-proven strategies and programs that can be applied in practice. The authors distill their work and research into succinct, easily-digestible articles highlighting the practical implications that teachers, principals, and administrators can use. Each article includes links to further reading and resources that allow readers to delve more deeply into particular issues.

Key features

  • Part of a series of edited volumes of practical articles from Better magazine on best practices in education by premier researchers and authors in the US and UK
  • This book specifically highlights Better magazine’s best articles in Science, Technology, and Math
  • The chapters in this book address the issues of effective teaching of STEM subjects at all grade levels
  • The chapters are based on research and case studies on the most innovative approaches to teaching math or science
  • Each chapter contains listings of sources for more detail on the research for readers who want to know more, but each chapter presents enough to allow the reader to understand the author’s work and its meaning for their own teaching or leadership.
  • Each chapter has been selected for its clear use of research to illustrate best practices rather than being an academic reference
  • Foreword by Marcia Tate


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Robert E. Slavin

Robert E. Slavin is director of the Center for Research and Reform in Education at Johns Hopkins University, director of the Institute for Effective Education at the University of York, and the cofounder and chairman of the Success for All Foundation. He has authored or coauthored more than 200 articles and 20 books, including Educational Psychology: Theory into Practice (Allyn & Bacon, 1986, 1988, 1991, 1994, 1997, 2000, 2003), Cooperative Learning: Theory, Research, and Practice (Allyn & Bacon, 1990, 1995), Show Me the Evidence: Proven and Promising Programs for America’s Schools (Corwin, 1998), Effective Programs for Latino Students (Erlbaum, 2000), and One Million Children: Success for All (Corwin, 2001). He received the American Educational Research Association’s Raymond B. Cattell Early Career Award for Programmatic Research in 1986, the Palmer O. Johnson award for the best article in an AERA journal in 1988, the Charles A. Dana award in 1994, the James Bryant Conant Award from the Education Commission of the States in 1998, the Outstanding Leadership in Education Award from the Horace Mann League in 1999, and the Distinguished Services Award from the Council of Chief State School Officers in 2000. He received his BA in psychology from Reed College in 1972 and his PhD in social relations in 1975 from Johns Hopkins University.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents




About the Editor

Chapter 1. What Works in Teaching Math

Chapter 2. The Importance of the Early Years

Chapter 3. Building Mathematics Skills

Chapter 4. Which Instructional Methods Are Most Effective for Mathematics?

Chapter 5. Understanding Mathematics Learning

Chapter 6. Depth of Knowledge for Mathematics

Chapter 7. Supporting Sensemaking: Thinking Mathematically

Chapter 8. Effectively Using Technology in Education

Chapter 9. Embedded Multimedia: Trailing Edge Technology Cuts a New Path

Chapter 10. Interactive Whiteboards and Classroom Interactions

Chapter 11. Whiteboards Are for Learning

Chapter 12. The Role of Technology in Science Assessments

Chapter 13. Digital Storytelling: Reinventing How Learners Communicate

Chapter 14. Blended Education for Elementary and Secondary Students

Chapter 15. Online Social Networking for Learning

Chapter 16. Transforming Education, One-to-One

Chapter 17. Using Technology for Active Differentiation

Chapter 18. Professional Development: The Key to Integrating Technology

Chapter 19. Using Cooperative Learning to Engage Students in Science

Chapter 20. Teaching Practices That Matter in Middle School Science

Chapter 21. How Science Teachers Use Research Evidence

Chapter 22. Linking Textbooks to Science Learning

Chapter 23. Diversity and Equity in Science Education

Chapter 24. Learning to See Scientifically

Chapter 25. Ideas About Designing Science Programs

Chapter 26. Evidence-Based Policy Making: Theory Into Practice




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