Working Paper Details Successes of STEM Collaboration

May 24, 2010

A new working paper presents findings on the effects of WCER’s SCALE project—System-Wide Change for All Learners and Educators. The program sought to effect change in its partner institutions of higher education through the development of cross-cultural teams that worked in K–12 districts, colleges of education, and colleges of mathematics, science, and engineering (STEM). Achievements included changes in STEM curriculum and course structure; applications for programs for preservice science teachers; professional development workshops for STEM faculty; creation of five science immersion units for Grades 4–8; and increased collaboration between college level STEM and education faculty and teachers and science experts in the Los Angeles Unified School District. Read the Working Paper here.