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Title Learning and understanding : improving advanced study of mathematics and science in U.S. high schools / Committee on Programs for Advanced Study of Mathematics and Science in American High Schools ; Jerry P. Gollub [and others], editors
Published Washington, DC : National Academy Press, [2002]
©2002
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 563 pages)
Contents ""Front Matter""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Contents""; ""Executive Summary""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 Context of Advanced Study""; ""3 The Advanced Placement Program""; ""4 The International Baccalaureate Programme""; ""5 Other Opportunities and Approaches to Advanced Study""; ""6 Learning with Understanding: Seven Principles""; ""7 Designing Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment, and Professional Development""; ""8 Analysis of the AP and IB Programs Based on Learning Research""; ""9 Analysis of AP and IB Curriculum, Instruction, Assessment, and Professional Development""
""10 Uses, Misuses, and Unintended Consequences of AP and IB""""11 Recommendations""; ""References""; ""Appendix A Overview of Panel Findings and Recommendations""; ""Appendix B Biographical Sketches of Committee Members""; ""Appendix C Statement of Task""; ""Index""; ""Content Panel Report: Biology""; ""Content Panel Report: Chemistry""; ""Content Panel Report: Physics""; ""Content Panel Report: Mathematics""
Notes "Center for Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council."
Contains Content Panel Reports for Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 206-227) and index
Subject Advanced placement programs (Education)
Mathematics -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Science -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Gollub, J. P., 1944-
National Research Council (U.S.). Center for Education.
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Programs for Advanced Study of Mathematics and Science in American High Schools.
ISBN 0309074401 (paper)
0309512204 (electronic bk.)
9780309074407 (paper)
9780309512206 (electronic bk.)