Working Papers

Designing and Testing Evaluation Tools to Inform Foundation Education Reforms and Build Grantee Capacity

WCER Working Paper No. 2010-1   January 2010

Author(s): Steven M. Kimball, Rachel Lander, Christopher A. Thorn, with Katie Herrem

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Can Achievement Peer Effect Estimates Inform Policy? A View from Inside the Black Box

WCER Working Paper No. 2009-8   September 2009

Author(s): Jane Coole

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The Development of Habitus Over Time

WCER Working Paper No. 2009-7   August 2009

Author(s): Catherine Compton-Lilly

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Tracking and Inequality: New Directions for Research and Practice

WCER Working Paper No. 2009-6   August 2009

Author(s): Adam Gamoran

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A Final Case Study of SCALE Activities at California State University, Northridge: How Institutional Context Influenced a K–20 STEM Education Change Initiative

WCER Working Paper No. 2009-5   June 2009

Author(s): Matthew T. Hora and Susan B. Millar

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The Challenges of Producing Evidence-Based Claims: An Exploratory Study of NSF's Math and Science Partnership Community

WCER Working Paper No. 2009-4   June 2009

Author(s): Matthew T. Hora, Susan B. Millar, Jessica Arrigoni, and Kerry Kretchmar

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Middle School Students’ Conceptual Understanding of Equations: Evidence From Writing Story Problems

WCER Working Paper No. 2009-3   April 2009

Author(s): Martha W. Alibali, Alayna N. Brown, Ana C. Stephens, Yvonne S. Kao, and Mitchell J. Nathan

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District-Wide Reform of Mathematics and Science Instruction: Case Studies of Four SCALE Partner Districts

WCER Working Paper No. 2009-2   March 2009

Author(s): William H. Clune

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Instituting Change in Classroom Discourse Structure: Human and Computer-Based Motif Analysis

WCER Working Paper No. 2009-1   February 2009

Author(s): Mitchell J. Nathan , Suyeon Kim and Timothy S. Grant

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Policy Effectiveness of Interim Assessments in Providence Public Schools

WCER Working Paper No. 2008-10   October 2008

Author(s): William H. Clune and Paula A. White

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Learning to Read Across Time: Negotiations and Affiliations of a Reader, Grades 1-8

WCER Working Paper No. 2008-9   October 2008

Author(s): Catherine Compton-Lilly

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A Final Case Study of SCALE Activities at UW-Madison: The Influence of Institutional Context on a K-20 STEM Education Change Initiative

WCER Working Paper No. 2008-6   September 2008

Author(s): Matthew T. Hora and Susan B. Millar

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Students' Conceptual Metaphors Influence Their Statistical Reasoning About Confidence Intervals

WCER Working Paper No. 2008-5   August 2008

Author(s): Timothy Grant and Mitchell J. Nathan

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Using Occupational Characteristics Information from O*NET to Identify Occupations for Compensation Comparisons with K-12 Teaching

WCER Working Paper No. 2008-4   June 2008

Author(s): Anthony Milanowski

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K–20 Partnerships: Literature Review and Recommendations for Research

WCER Working Paper No. 2008-3   June 2008

Author(s): Matthew Clifford and Susan B. Millar, with Zachary Smith, Matthew Hora, and Laura DeLima

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