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  • Assessment of academic performance is a major influence on the lives of children and on every level of the educational system. Aligning tests with the specific ideas and skills we expect students to learn is vital, but what does alignment really mean? With support from the National Science...
  • Shirley Malcom is head of Education and Human Resources Programs at AAAS. She works to improve the quality and increase access to education and careers in STEM fields as well as to enhance public science literacy. Dr. Malcom is a trustee of Caltech and a regent of Morgan State University, and a...
  • Bob Hirshon is Program Director for Technology and Learning at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and host of the daily radio show and podcast Science Update . Hirshon also heads up Kinetic City , including the Peabody Award-winning children’s radio drama, McGraw-Hill...
  • Learning about chemical reactions is essential for advanced chemistry studies and, increasingly, to understand the chemistry of life itself. But test scores and other evidence show that many U.S. middle and high school students struggle to understand even basic chemical reactions such as oxidation...
  • Abell Institute mentors and students discuss the importance collaboration plays in helping young scholars engage the larger scientific community and strengthen their research. [AAAS/Carla Schaffer] Bahadir Namdar, a doctoral student in science education at the University of Georgia, has long had an...
  • Suzanne Thurston is a Project Director in the Directorate for Education and Human Resources Programs and is the director of the award-winning website, Science NetLinks. Thurston has worked on education programs at AAAS for 13 years and holds a bachelors degree in Elementary Education. She...
  • The Science Inside series is AAAS’ premiere education tool to improve public understanding of science. The award-winning series develops and broadly shares plain language electronic and print materials focusing on scientific concepts that are important to the general public. Our goal is to give...
  • Maria Sosa is a senior project director in the AAAS Directorate for Education and Human Resources Program. She works on projects related to libraries, literacy, and STEM education resources. She is the editor-in-chief of the review journal SB&F Online and has published a number of books,...