California is in the midst of major reforms in the way math is taught based on the Common Core standards. It is also implementing new approaches to teaching science as a result of the state’s adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards. At the same time, the state faces a shortage of teachers in both math and science. How well students do in each of these major areas of the curriculum have long-range implications for California’s future.
Curriculum materials, teacher training and technology are expected to boost scores.
The funding would boost teacher training and build partnerships.
New science standards require teachers to alter their practices, study says.
The state board wants to avoid the problems encountered with the Common Core.
Code.Org awards $10,000 prize to Fremont High for Hour of Code participation.
The public is invited to comment on the draft curriculum through Jan. 19.
Educators focus on getting more students interested in STEM careers.
Integrated math combines elements of Algebra 1, Algebra 2 and geometry.
Educators are urging parents and students not to get discouraged with this year's Smarter Balanced test results.
The Early Math Family Engagement Project emphasizes the role of parents.
Ten California districts are participating in an early implementation initiative.
The program was aimed at helping students become proficient in English.
The new science standards allow young students develop their own experiments.
The program is part of a statewide effort focused on early education.