2000 National Survey of Science
and Mathematics Education

 

The Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching: Results from the 2000 National Survey of Science and Mathematics Education

Iris R. Weiss, P. Sean Smith, Kristen A. Malzahn
December 2001

This report summarizes characteristics of and impacts on recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST). All awardees (dating to 1983 when the award was initiated) were surveyed as part of the 2000 National Survey of Science and Mathematics Education. The report describes how awardees compare to a national sample of science and mathematics teachers in terms of preparation (coursetaking background and degrees earned) and teaching practices (objectives for instruction and instructional strategies used). It also describes impacts of the award in several areas; for example, how awardees' professional involvement changed following the award and how they used the monetary component of the award.

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Funding

The 2000 National Survey of Science and Mathematics Education was prepared with support from the National Science Foundation under grant number REC-9814246.
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