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More than Title IX: How Equity in Education has Shaped the Nation

This book, co-authored by Sarita Pillai, Co-PI of the ITEST Learning Resource Center, highlights the impact of one of the most powerful instruments of change—education. The book blends historical analysis and dynamic interviews with people who made a difference— as policy moved beyond the classroom into homes, workplaces, and our very culture.

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Learning to Think Spatially

This National Research Council publication examines how spatial thinking might be incorporated into existing standards-based instruction across the school curriculum.

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Rising Above the Gathering Storm: Energizing and Employing America for a Brighter Economic Future

Developed by the National Academies Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy, this report identifies the top ten actions needed to enhance science and technology to ensure that the United States will prosper and be secure in the 21st Century.

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Engineering in K-12 Education: Understanding the Status and Improving the Prospects

On Tuesday, September 8, 2009, The National Academy of Engineering and the National Research Council released a new report calling for improvements and expansion of K-12 Engineering Education. The report indicates that K-12 engineering education has the potential to improve student learning and achievement in science and mathematics, increase awareness about what engineers do and of engineering as a potential career, and boost students' technological literacy.

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