2061 Connections
An electronic newsletter for the science education community

July 2004

In this issue

I. Building a Collection of Test Items Aligned to Standards
Finding out what students really know about particular science and mathematics concepts requires careful attention to a variety of factors. A new online collection of assessment items will make the job easier for teachers and developers of curriculum materials and tests. Learn more.

II. Expanding the Reach of the Center for Curriculum Materials in Science
A new Web site and other efforts help get the word out about the Center’s R&D activities and its graduate and postdoctoral opportunities. Find out more.

III. Professional Development Helps Educators Map Student Learning
An October workshop will be held in Washington, D.C. Get more details.