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Math/Science Education Standards

Developing Educational Standards

Benchmarks On-Line

An extremely rich site of benchmarks for math and science skills, developed by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

NCTM Principles and Standards for School Mathematics Electronic Version: Discussion Draft (1998)

A draft document of Principles and Standards for School Mathematics.

National Education Goals Panel

A variety of resources to help you find out about the Eight National Educational Goals, our nation's and each state's progress toward them, key issues in the area of education reform, events, and programs.

National Science Education Standards

The full text of the National Science Education Standards.

Mathematical Association of America

The world's largest organization devoted to the interests of collegiate mathematics.




State Testing and Standards

Council of Chief State School Officers

Resources on a wide range of educational issues, including Standards and Assessments.

FairTest

Links to reports on assessment systems in individual states.




TIMSS (Third International Mathematics and Science Study)

CRESST's TIMSS OnLine Challenge

Test items from the Eighth Grade math portion of TIMSS. Additional items in science and from other grade levels to be added.

Eisenhower National Clearinghouse's Tools for Discussion: Attaining Excellence through TIMSS

Resources for learning about and discussing TIMSS, and materials and information to help educators, teacher educators, parents, and students understand and work with TIMSS data.

National Center for Education Statistics's site on the TIMSS

Texts of the Pursuing Excellence and Attaining Excellence reports, the TIMSS resource kit, and more.

Two Plus Two: The Home of the Mathematically Correct

Concerns raised by parents and scientists about the New-New Math and the need to restore basic skills to math education, and pointers to articles on problems with both the NCTM Standards and TIMSS.




More General Links Including Standards Discussions

ERIC's Clearinghouse for Science and Math Education

Information on teaching and learning about science, mathematics, and the environment, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education.

South Central Regional Technology in Education Consortium

Links to "solutions" to various problems faced by teachers and administrators—from lesson plans to standards questions.

Pathways to School Improvement

An integrated set of links to articles and other sites with many identified critical issues.

   

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