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Math Anxiety is the Focus of a Study by Rose Vukovic of Department of Teaching and Learning

According to a recent study by Rose Vukovic, NYU Steinhardt professor of teaching and learning, math gives some New York City students stomach aches, headaches, and a quickened heartbeat. In short, math makes these children anxious.

CRISP Offers Aspiring Science Teachers Immersion, Education, and a Path to the Classroom

Steinhart’s Clinically Rich Integrated Science Program (CRISP) is a one-year teacher residency program that prepares career changers and college graduates to become science teachers in urban public schools.  The curriculum immerses aspiring teachers in the science classroom and integrates theory, practice, and science content into daily teaching and learning experiences, while working toward a master’s degree.

Empowering Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders is the Goal of Newly Launched “Keeping it Real” Project

“If we are going to keep it real about autism, we must have autistic individuals take the lead in educating others about their experience,” said Kristie Patten Koenig, NYU Steinhardt assistant professor of occupational therapy and project director of the “Keeping it Real” campaign. “Additionally, we have to partner with advocates to encourage a strength-based approach that doesn’t center on remediating weaknesses.”

What are Learning Progressions?
At one level, the idea of progressions is simple and obvious. Kids learn. They start out by knowing and being able to do little, and over time they know and can do more, lots more. Their thinking becomes more and more sophisticated. suggested reading can be seen in The Role of Learning Progressions in Standards-Based Education Reform.

Fractional Calculus

An Introduction for Physicists

By (author): Richard Herrmann (GigaHedron, Germany)

Fractional calculus is undergoing rapid and ongoing development. We can already recognize, that within its framework new concepts and strategies emerge, which lead to new challenging insights and surprising correlations between different branches of physics.

Coming Soon! Results from the Mathematics Curriculum Study

On March 12 at 11:00 a.m. ET, the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) will release Algebra I and Geometry Curricula: Results From the 2005 High School Transcript Mathematics Curriculum Study.

America’s High School Graduates: Results of the 2009 NAEP High School Transcript Study

This report presents information about the types of courses 2009 high school graduates took during high school, how many credits they earned, and the grades they received. Information on the relationships between high school records and performance in mathematics and science on the twelfth-grade National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) is also included. Transcripts were collected from a nationally representative sample of 37,700 high school graduates. The 2009 results are compared to the results of earlier transcript studies, and differences among graduates by race/ethnicity, gender, and other demographic characteristics are examined. In addition, the report takes a closer look at science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) coursetaking, ways in which graduates may earn more credits, and the coursetaking patterns of students with disabilities and English language learners. Additional technical notes provide information on the sample design, school and student participation rates, the inclusion/exclusion criteria for graduates, and other statistical information for interpreting the results.

2.c Rangkuman Kualitatif :
Materi pendukung lebih diperluas contoh-contoh aplikatifnya, agar dapat menyentuh jiwa siswa.
KELAYAKAN PENYAJIAN
Subkomponen Butir Skala Penilaian Penilaian Ahli Ke- Jlh %
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
A. Teknik Penyajian 17. Sistematika penyajian 1
2
3 3 3 3 9 42,86
4 4 4 4 4 16 3.57 sangat Valid 57,14
18. Keruntutan penyajian 1
2
3 3 3 6 28,57
4 4 4 4 4 4 20 3.71 sangat Valid 71,43
Keseluruhan 51 3.64 sangat Valid

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