Watch a conversation between an instructional coach and a teacher as they plan to use an eighth-grade mathematics performance task as a formative assessment of students’ understanding of rates and linearity.
This Practice Guide, developed by an Institute of Education Sciences panel, includes five research-based recommendations for educators as they help students (especially girls) build confidence and interest in pursuing mathematics and science education. Each recommendation includes a summary of research evidence and level of evidence rating.
Hal Pashler, chair of the expert panel that produced the IES Practice Guide on Organizing Instruction and Study to Improve Student Learning, describes how research in cognitive psychology can help us understand and address common problems in teaching and learning.
This guide, produced by IES, includes a set of concrete actions relating to the use of instructional and study time that are applicable to subjects that demand a great deal of content learning, including social studies, science, and mathematics. The guide was developed with some of the most important principles to emerge from research on learning and memory in mind.