The National Survey of Science and Mathematics Education: Trends from 1977 to 2000

P. Sean Smith, Eric R. Banilower, Kelly C. McMahon, Iris R. Weiss
May 2002

This report focuses on trends in science and mathematics education, in most cases between 1993 and 2000, but in some instances dating back to 1977 or 1985. Areas addressed include: teacher backgrounds and beliefs, teachers as professionals, science and mathematics courses, instructional objectives and activities, instructional resources, and factors affecting instruction.

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