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September 3, 2016

New Year, New Learning, New Look | SRI Education Notes | September 2016

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SRI Education Notes September 2016

New Year, New Learning, New Look

As we begin the 2016-2017 school year, SRI Education is pleased to bring you several new reports on what works in education and debut our updated format. Learn about preschool STEM initiatives, new formative assessments in early childhood education, technology for learning math, and good news about equitable access to International Baccalaureate programs. And be sure to share this newsletter with your colleagues and follow @SRI_Education on Twitter!

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Changing the World of Mathematics Education

At the International Congress of Mathematics Education,Jeremy Roschelle discussed the role of scale and effectiveness in enabling math technologies to achieve societal impact. Read more…

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Playing is Learning:  STEM Starts Early

SRI Education is helping to shape the field of early STEM learning. Read about our preschool STEM research and development efforts, evaluations, and assessment initiatives in our recent blog.

Students and Teacher

Bridging the Equity Gap in IB

Participation of low-income students in the International Baccalaureate (B) Diploma Programme increased from 2008 to 2014, according to ourevaluation report.

Students and Kindergarten Teachers

Case Studies of KEA in MD, OR, PA, and WA

Kindergarten Entry Assessments are being used in four states to inform policy & practice in early childhood education. Full report, Summary.

College Student Writing

SRI Education Begins Evaluating CRWP in High-needs Schools

In our May Education Notes, we described our evaluation of the College-Ready Writers Program. We are excited to start a new study of its scale-up in urban and rural schools.

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