Promoting Rigorous Outcomes in Mathematics/Science Education (PROM/SE)
PROM/SE encompasses nearly 60 school districts, 7,000 teachers and 300,000 students. 37% of these students come from impoverished homes. Phase II partners include Calhoun ISD, MI; Ingham ISD, MI; Michigan State University; and SMART Consortium, OH. Phase I partners also included: High AIMS Consortium, OH and St. Clair RESA, MI
PROM/SE utilizes a unique combination of research and practice. Detailed data from all students and teachers are gathered. All project activities stem from this data including focusing content standards, aligning standards with instructional materials and improving mathematics and science teaching. Evidence-based and content focused professional development improves the subject matter knowledge of mathematics and science teachers.
"American students experience vast differences in content coverage across states, school districts and even from classroom to classroom, according to a new book co-written by William H. Schmidt of the…
" This report details a conceptual framework for building science literacy through utilizing the PROM/SE 8+1 fundamental science concepts. One of the most powerful ideas underlying science is that a…
"Despite America's commitment to equal opportunity, the extent to which students are exposed to challenging mathematics content depends not only on which state they live in, but also on the…
"In recent years, US curriculum policy has emphasized standards-based conceptions of curricula in mathematics and science. This paper explores the data from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)…
This site, available only to MSPnet members, allows you to request that MOSART tests be mailed to you, and also provides sample test questions and more information about the MOSART...
Higher Education Partners
School District Partners
- Ingham Intermediate School District
- Calhoun Intermediate School District
- St. Clair County Regional Education Service Agency
- High AIMS Consortium
- Cincinnati Public Schools