IN GOD WE TRUST, all others bring data (Old Internet Proverb*) *See Slide 3 Belief without citation. Phrases to watch out for:
Didnt they find that ? I read somewhere that It stands to reason that They say I heard Seems like Well in MY experience (or, my cousins daughter )
If you ask me Etc. Belief with citation: The words of noted consultant W. Edwards Deming (In God we trust, all others bring data) ring true for the nations governors. Anna Lovejoy, in The Evaluation Exchange, Volume X. No. 2, Summer 2004. Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Belief statements galore: Math students used to have better basic skills manipulatives build number sense calculators ruined arithmetic girls learn better when their math teachers are women Kids dont respect teachers any more Half of math instruction in schools is remedial Students must learn technological skills to be competitive in the marketplace the US is behind other countries in mathematics
Your mission: Replace nave* belief with citation and carefully structured observation. And then ACT on the analysis of your Results. *Not a put-down -- it just means, without cited evidence TEAC 888: Dr. Fowlers Goal Your colleagues will say: You used to be fun to talk to. Now all you say is Wheres your
data? Do you have a source for that? What does the literature say? Your instructors today: Ruth Heaton, Principal Investigator for Math in the Middle, UNL faculty Wendy Smith, Doctoral Student, UNL Amy Nebesniak, Walnut Middle School G.I. (MiM Graduate) David Fowler, UNL faculty & TEAC 888
professor. Todays Schedule Reading and discussion of research articles Presentation of group discussions Research and teacher research (* Lunch *) Stats Wrap Ed Reform and Process Standards Videos and Discussion Discussion of individual teaching, brainstorm problems of
practice, journal assignment. Saturday schedule Michelle & Kristie Discuss Benny article Marilyn Burns video and discussions Presentation/Discussion: data collection options and instruments (* Lunch *) Presentation about literature review Read and discuss one of five action research projects; discuss in small groups (mixed)
Revisit Brainstorm list Overview of IRB & CITI Chapter 1 (Mills); read, discuss #1-3, pp. 20-21 in small groups, then present
Formula is an estimate Overestimate in 4-5-6yrs old group Only from 1 - 10yrs old Ethnicity not recorded Data from one area and in the UK only Further Work Sheffield Children's Hospital Validation Study Luscombe MD, Owens BD, Burke D....
Glasses are chosen for different attributes: Tensile strength Stiffness Electrical insulation… Glass and polymer do not react, but the polymer must adhere very well to the fiber for strength. Composites: Carbon & Kevlar Recall (lecture 10) that carbon fiber and...
Adverbs are words that describe how, when, and where actions take place. They can modify verbs, adjectives, and even other adverbs. In previous lessons, you have already learned many Spanish adverbs, such as the ones below.
Bell Ringer. Greek and Latin Root/Prefixes/Suffixes. Be sure to grab YOUR clicker! Skit. You will have 5 minutes to prepare your skit from Friday. Your group was to choose a vignette from sections 1-4 and act out. Be sure you...
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