The Science Education MA aims to reflect contemporary theory in all aspects of practice in science education: international, formal and informal. The preparation of an effective science teacher involves more than providing a student with up-to-date content and some generalized teaching skills. P. Glewwe and M. Kremer, Schools, Teachers, and Education Outcomes in Developing Countries, In The Handbook on the Economics of Education, Volume 2. Edited by E. A. Hanushek and F. Welch. (North‑Holland, 2006). A review of lessons emerging from randomized evaluations in education.
Score differences between students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch and those who were not persisted within racial or ethnic groups. For example, the gaps between eligible and non-eligible students in grade 4 mathematics were 18 points among white students, 17 points among Hispanic students, and 16 points among black students. Similar gaps held among eighth and twelfth grade students and across all grade levels … Read more