The following books and articles were used during the project. If you only have time to read one of the sources listed here, read Cothron et al (1993).
AAAS. Benchmarks for Science Literacy. Oxford University Press. 1993.
Angelo, Thomas A. and K. Patricia Cross. Classroom Assessment Techniques: A Handbook for College Teachers. Jossey-Bass. CA. 1993.
Bieda, Robert, Richard Gibbs, Susan Goldie. "Collaborate With Your Colleagues." The Science Teacher. January, 1990.
College Board. "Science and Basic Academic Competencies." Academic Preparation in Science: Teaching For Transition From High School to College, Second Edition. 1990.
Cothron, Julia H., Ronald N. Giese and Richard J. Rezba. Students and Research: Practical Strategies for Science Classrooms and Competitions, Second Edition. Kendall/Hunt. 1993.
Delpit, L. Some Examples of Teacher Incorrect Interpretation of Multicultural Student Behaviors. Excerpt from a paper delivered at the AERA Conference. San Francisco, CA. 1990.
Earle, Janice and Julia C. Wan. "The National Science Foundation and Systemic Reform." On Common Ground, pp. 10-11. Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute. Spring 1995.
Emmett, A. "The Lost Girls." Technology Review (MIT), pp. 58-59. May-June, 1992.
Fogarty, R. "Ten Ways to Integrate Curriculum." Educational Leadership 49:2, pp. 61-65. 1991.
Gramston, Robert J. and Bruce M. Wellman. How to Make Presentations that Teach and Transform. ASCD. Alexandria, VA. 1992.
Griffith, S.C. "Cooperative Learning Techniques in the Classroom." The Journal of Experiential Education. 13: 2, pp. 41-44. August, 1990.
Jacobs, H. H. "Planning for Curriculum Integration." Educational Leadership 49: 2, pp. 27-28. 1991.
Johnson, D.W., R.T. Johnson, E.J. Holubec, and P. Roy. Circles of Learning. American Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. pp. 25-41. 1988.
Kelley, Judith. Teachers Investigations in Alternative Assessment (draft). University of Massachusetts, Lowell. 1993.
Madaus, George F., Walt Haney, Amelia Kreitzer. Testing and Evaluation: Learning from the Projects We Fund. Council for Aid to Education. NY. 1992.
Marzano, Robert J., Debra Pickering, Jay McTighe. Assessing Student Outcomes: Performance Assessment Using the Dimensions of Learning Model. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. 1993.
Mestre, Jose. "Cognitive Aspects of Learning in Science." Teacher Enhancement for Elementary and Secondary Science and Mathematics: Status, Issues, and Problems (ed. S.J. Fitzsimmons and L.C. Kerpelman). NSF Division for Education and Human Resources. 1994.
NCTM. Assessment Standards for School Mathematics. May, 1995.
NRC. National Science Education Standards. Draft. November, 1994.
NSTA. A High School Framework for National Science Education Standards: Scope Sequence and Coordination of Secondary School Science, Volume III. 1995.
Olson, C.B. "The Thinking/Writing Connection." Developing Minds: A Resource Book for Teaching and Thinking. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, pp. 102-107. 1985.
SCANS. What Work Requires of Schools; SCANS Report for American 2000, The Secretary's Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills. U.S. Department of Labor. June, 1991.
Stevens, Floraline, Frances Lawrenz, Laure Sharp. User-Friendly Handbook for Project Evaluation: Science, Mathematics, Engineering and Technology Education, NSF 93-152. 1993.
Sternheim, Morton. UMassK12 Information System Manual. Amherst, MA. University of Massachusetts. 1995.
Sternheim, Morton M., Helen R. Sternheim, and Angus (Terry) Dun, Wanita Laffond, and Diana Campbell, UMassK12. Internet Access for Massachusetts K-12 Teachers and Students. Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Educational Computing Conference. Baltimore. June, 1995.
Sternheim, Morton M. and Mary Alice B. Wilson. The SpaceMet Book. Five Colleges, Inc. 1992.
Watson, Bruce and Richard Konicek. "Teaching for Conceptual Change: Confronting Children's Experience." Phi Delta Kappan. May, 1990.
Wheelock, A. "The Case for Untracking." Educational Leadership, pp. 6-10. October, 1992.