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report on the evaluation of the National Science Foundation"s Statewide Systemic Initiatives (SSI) Program

report on the evaluation of the National Science Foundation"s Statewide Systemic Initiatives (SSI) Program

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Published by National Science Foundation, Directorate for Education and Human Resources in Arlington, VA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • National Science Foundation (U.S.). Statewide Systemic Initiatives Program -- Evaluation.,
    • Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- United States -- States -- Evaluation.,
    • Science -- Study and teaching -- United States -- States -- Evaluation.,
    • Educational change -- United States -- States -- Evaluation.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Andrew A. Zucker ... [et al.] ; Bernice T. Anderson, evaluation officer.
      ContributionsZucker, Andrew A., National Science Foundation (U.S.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQ183.3.A1 R485 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 87 p. :
      Number of Pages87
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6833221M
      LC Control Number00327509


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Sincethe National Science Foundation has conducted a series of annual competitions for awards to states under the Statewide Systemic Initiatives (SSI) program. This document reports on the progress of 21 SSI initiatives through the academic year. In chapter 1, "Introduction," a framework for assessing systemic reform is established and an overview of the first year evaluation Cited by: 3.

the evaluation of the National Science Foundation’s Statewide Systemic Initiatives (SSI) program. The evaluation has been conducted by SRI International and its partners over a period of more than 5 years.

Although SRI has had experience evaluating dozens of federal and state education programs, the SSI evaluation has posed unique challenges. During the first and second years of the national evaluation of the Statewide Systemic Initiatives (SSI) program, a sample of 11 case study states was drawn from the universe of awards the National Science Foundation made to 25 states and Puerto Rico.

This document reports on three case studies for Connecticut, Delaware, and Montana. The cases provide a level of detail about the SSI program Author: Andrew A. Zucker, Patrick M. Shields. This paper presents a report of research on the evaluation of systemic reform of education in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology (SMET), focusing on the Statewide Systemic Initiatives (SSIs) that have been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) since The main purpose of the study was to develop recommendations for the future evaluations of by: 5.

This document represents the first of two volumes presented in "Study of the Impact of the Statewide Systemic Initiatives Program" (Norman L. Webb and Iris R. Weiss). In an effort to evaluate the impact of the Statewide Systemic Initiatives (SSIs) on student achievement and the lessons that could be learned from the National Science Foundation's effort to reform mathematics and science Cited by: 1.

The National Science Foundation’s Statewide Systemic Initiatives (SSI) Program: Models of reform of K-I2 science and mathematics education. Washington, DC. Washington, DC. Google Scholar. Statewide Systemic Initiatives (SSI), the Urban Systemic Initiatives, and now the Rural Systemic Initiatives and Local Systemic Initiatives programs.4 An important, oft-untold value of the SSI program is that it has afforded EHR the opportunity to invent systemic evaluation.

This means measuring not only what is occurring inside schools. Study of the Impact of the Statewide Systemic Initiatives Volume II: Final Report on the Use of State NAEP Data to Assess the Impact of the Statewide Systemic Initiatives Norman L. Webb, Principal Investigator Janet Kane, Jung-Ho Yang, Darwin Kaufman, Allen Cohen, Taehoon Kang, Chanho Park, and Linda Wilson May A Technical Report Prepared.

Evaluation of the National Science Foundation's Statewide Systemic Initiatives (SSI) program: Second-year report. Part I: Cross-cutting themes (SRI Project ). Menlo. The impact of the National Science Foundation's Local Systemic Change Through Teacher Enhancement Initiative March Journal of Research in Science Teaching 44(3) - In book: Evaluation of Science and Technology Education at the Dawn of a New A report on the evaluation of the National Science Foundation’s Statewide Systemic Initiatives.

(SSI) Program. Corcoran, TB, Shields, PM, Zucker, AA Evaluation of the National Science Foundation's Statewide Systemic Initiatives (SSI) Program: The SSI's and professional development for teachers Menlo Park, CA SRI International Google Scholar. Dissemination of the NRC Standards has taken many forms.

The document was immediately available on the World Wide Web. 9 After the January publication, the NRC sent copies to all members of Congress, governors, state science and technology policy advisors, state science supervisors, NSF-funded systemic initiatives, and directors of Annenberg Challenge Sites.

Teacher preparation in science and mathematics will be best served, says the author of this roundup, by improvements both in the pedagogy and content of the undergraduate science and mathematics courses required of future teachers and in the reform of required science and mathematics methods courses.

In a review of the history and politics of teacher education, the author underscores the twin. National Science Foundation December NOTE: Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this report are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views, opinions, or policy of the National Science Foundation.

Sincethe National Science Foundation (NSF) has signed cooperative agreements with 26 states to undertake ambitious and comprehensive initiatives to reform science, mathematics, and technology education. This effort to improve public education is known as the Statewide Systemic Initiatives (SSI).

This brief presents some initial observations about the SSIs based on the first two years of. Division of Research, Evaluation and Communication National Science Foundation NOTE: Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this report are those of the authors, and do not necessarily represent the official views, opinions, or policy of the National Science Foundation.

January The National Science Foundation. TexNET: Texas Network for Exhibit-based Learning and Teaching Project Description-4 • Build a robust network of informal science institutions that play an integral role in the local science education infrastructure.

• Test a model for providing rural audiences access to high-quality traveling exhibits Project outcomes will be evident at each level of the network.

Accordingly, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has designated the use of high-quality, standards-based mathematics and science curricula as important components of the systemic initiatives it funds at the local, state, and regional levels.

Program planners should use national efforts that provide benchmarks or standards for science education as an incentive to promote systemic improve- ments in local districts and schools. The National Science Education Standards and the reports of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Project are examples.

Horizon Research’s report on Lessons Learned in the Study of the Impact of the SSI focuses on the strategic planning and decision-making of leaders of 21 Statewide Systemic Initiatives (SSIs) funded by the National Science Foundation between and A report on the evaluation of the National Science Foundation's statewide systemic initiatives program.

Menlo Park, CA: Author. The new meaning of educational change Local systemic. Get this from a library. The National Science Foundation's statewide systemic initiatives: are SSI's the best way to improve K math and science education?: hearing before the Committee on Science, Subcommittee on Basic Research, U.S.

House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, second session, J [United States. Most states and many school districts have educational reforms under way that aim at the whole system. The National Science Foundation early on made the concept widely known when it launched its Statewide Systemic Initiative program infollowed by similar programs for large urban districts and consortia of smaller districts.

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR) and to focus on capacity building within the field of educational evaluation. This report presents four invited workshop papers, two reports from the session discussants and three the Statewide Systemic Initiatives, which was the largest evaluation.

Recent reforms in K education have increasingly emphasized the educational system as the unit of change. The theory underlying systemic or system wide educational reform is that powerful improve. Evaluation of systemic school reform requires a systemic approach to data collection and analysis.

The National Science Foundation's Statewide Systemic Initiatives (SSI), comprehensive state policies aimed at broad student populations, consider the effects. Science: It’s Elementary – Year Two Evaluation Report; Standing Out in Their Field: A Comparison of the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation Fellows to Teachers Nationally; Stopping an Epidemic of Misinformation: How K Science Teachers Responded to Ebola.

Technical Report; Study of the Impact of the Statewide Systemic Initiatives Volume I. Evaluation of systemic school reform requires a systemic approach to data collection and analysis. The National Science Foundation's Statewide Systemic Initiatives (SSI), comprehensivestate policies aimed at broad student populations, consider the effects.

The National Science Foundation's Systemic Initiatives: A Retrospective Assessment Luther S. Williams. Systemic Reform: Vantage, Reflections, and a Prediction Eric Hamilton. Infusing Equity in Systemic Reform: Influencing the Understanding of Equity and.

example, the Systemic Initiatives program of the National Science Foundation is directed toward states, districts, and regions setting ambitious goals for student learning, through a coherent policy system established, in part, on assessments aligned with those goals.

The FY Report on the NSF Merit Review System responds to a National Science Board (NSB) policy endorsed in and amended inrequesting that the Director of the National Science Foundation (NSF) submit an annual report on the NSF proposal review system.

Statewide Systemic Initiatives: Urban Systemic Initiatives: The act features $ billion in new funding for the National Science Foundation (NSF), including initiatives for STEM education and requires that $ million of that $ billion be used for the.

of research is the evaluation, assessment, and alignment. He served as the principal investigator on a number of projects including the Adding Value project supporting the evaluation of NSF’s Mathematics Science Partnerships, the Study of Systemic Reform in Milwaukee Public Schools, and the Systemic Reform Study Team of the National.

cluded their participation in the Local Systemic Change program, a five-year National Science Foundation initiative to promote reform-oriented, systemic reform of mathematics and science education. Within these three districts, we selected five cohorts of students and followed each for three years beginning in the – school year.

He was engaged in educational reform as a ‘Co-Principal Investigator’ on Ohio's ‘Project Discovery’, one of the National Science Foundation's Statewide Systemic Initiatives. His other awards include the ‘A.C.

Eringen Medal’, the ‘Franklin Medal’, the ‘Boltzmann Medal’, and the ‘Dannie Heinemann Prize’. Project Discovery was one of the National Science Foundation’s Statewide Systemic Initiatives (SSI) for Science and Mathematics Education Reform (OSR).Title: Personalized STEM education by. Rural Systemic Initiative Sharing Our Pathways is a publication of the Alaska Rural Systemic Initiative, funded by the National Science Foundation Division of Educational Systemic Reform in agreement with the Alaska Federation of Natives and the University of Alaska.

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