The State of Science, Math, Engineering, and Technology (SMET) Education in America, Parts I-IV, Including the Results of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS): Hearings Before the Committee on Science, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, First Session, July 23, September 24, October 8 and 29, 1997, Volumen4


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Página 235 - ... based National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc. (NACME) , a not-for-profit corporation that, for more than 20 years, has led the national effort to increase access to careers in engineering and other science-based disciplines, are supported by America's leading technology- intensive companies, NACME conducts research and public policy analysis, develops and operates national demonstration programs at precollege and university levels, and disseminates information through publications,...
Página 49 - Colwell took office as Director of the National Science Foundation, an independent agency of the Federal Government that provides support for research and education in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology. Immediately prior to becoming NSF Director. Dr. Colwell was President of the University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, a position she had held since 1991.
Página 105 - When engaging in inquiry students describe objects and events, ask questions, construct explanations, test those explanations against current scientific knowledge, and communicate their ideas to others. They identify their assumptions, use critical and logical thinking, and consider alternative explanations. In this way, students actively develop their understanding of science by combining scientific knowledge with reasoning and thinking skills.
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Página 127 - In grades 5-8, the mathematics curriculum should develop the concepts underlying computation and estimation in various contexts so that students can — • compute with whole numbers, fractions, decimals, integers, and rational numbers; develop, analyze, and explain procedures for computation and techniques for estimation; develop, analyze, and explain methods for solving proportions; select and use an appropriate method for computing from among mental arithmetic, paper-and-pencil, calculator, and...

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