AAAS Conference on Developing Textbooks That Promote Science Literacy

February 27-March 2, 2001
American Association for the Advancement of Science
Washington, D.C.

View the conference report by Ellen Johnson

Conference Papers

These papers reflect the views of the authors and not necessarily the views of AAAS or those of the conference funders, the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.

Developing Coherent, High Quality Curricula: The Case of the Connected Mathematics Project
Elizabeth Difanis Phillips, Glenda Lappan, Michigan State University
Susan N. Friel, University of North Carolina
James T. Fey, University of Maryland

Lessons Learned in the CIPS Curriculum Project
Pat Heller, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities

Strategic Approaches to Achieving Science Learning Goals
Ed Smith, Michigan State University

Student-Focused Curriculum Materials Development: The “Food for Plants” Story
Kathleen J. Roth, Michigan State University

Supporting Standards-Based Reform in Mathematics and Science: Effective Partnerships and Tools

Conference CD-ROM Resource

Conference attendees used this CD-ROM to delve into the criteria and the relevant research base for Project 2061's textbook evaluation studies. The CD-ROM contains evaluation reports on three stand-alone science units developed by Michigan State University and the Michigan Department of Education.  View the CD-ROM Resource