Classroom Collaboration Supports Mathematical Generalizations

December 15, 2010

In mathematics classrooms, generalization is an important part of the curriculum.


Single-Case Research: A Guide for Visual Analysis

December 13, 2010

Analyzing data visually from single-case designs can be challenging for researchers because there is often a lack of agreement among judges.


Sara Goldrick-Rab and Douglas Harris on InsideHigherEd.com

December 10, 2010

Sara Goldrick-Rab and Douglas Harris point to cost-effective ways to help more students graduate from college (InsideHigherEd.com, 10 December).


Linking Curricular Changes to Achievement

December 6, 2010

Modifications to a curriculum affect student achievement.


WCER Partners with WI Technical College System

November 29, 2010

Allen Phelps and colleagues are working with the Wisconsin Technical College System to advance the state’s capacity for delivering high-quality, advanced manufacturing education.


Allan Odden in the Wisconsin State Journal

November 27, 2010

Allan Odden comments on efforts to move outstanding educators to struggling schools (Wisconsin State Journal, 27 Nov.).


Madeline Hafner in the Wisconsin State Journal

November 22, 2010

Minority Student Achievement Network director Madeline Hafner comments on a proposal for an all-male charter school in Madison (Wisconsin State Journal, 22 Nov.).


Online Lab to Prepare Students for College Writing

November 22, 2010

The Minority Student Achievement Network is developing an interactive, on-line writing lab to help high school juniors and seniors complete school assignments and help prepare them for college level writing.


How Does Mentoring Affect Student Career Choices?

November 15, 2010

A new multidisciplinary mentoring program bridges theory, research, and practice to increase and diversify the number of college students who pursue science careers.


Research is Important, but so is Teaching

November 15, 2010

Some federal funding agencies, including the National Science Foundation (NSF), have begun demanding visible, practical results of funded research.


Steven Kimball in the La Crosse Tribune

November 14, 2010

Steven Kimball comments on Governor-elect Walker’s plans for teacher evaluation and pay (La Crosse Tribune 14 Nov).


Adam Gamoran in the Wisconsin State Journal

November 10, 2010

Adam Gamoran remarks on the value of Advanced Placement classes (Wisconsin State Journal, 10 Nov).


Allan Odden in Education Week

November 10, 2010

Allan Odden urges school districts to revamp their entire pay schedules, rather than just tinker with lane increases (Education Week, 10 Nov).


VARC in the LA Times

November 9, 2010

The Los Angeles Board of Education has approved a contract with WCER’s Value-Added Research Center to analyze teachers’ effectiveness in raising students’ standardized test scores (LA Times 9 Nov).


FAST Program Receives UN Recognition

November 8, 2010

Families and Schools Together (FAST), a long time project at WCER, has become a global phenomenon.