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Major Initiatives:

NCTM Announces New Focal Points in K-8 Mathematics:

..."Curriculum Focal Points presents the most important mathematical topics for each grade level. A focal point specifies the mathematical content that a student needs to understand thoroughly for future mathematics learning."... Source

The New Focal Points appear to be more in line to International Math Standards. See a table comparing the new focal points and the Singapore Math Syllabus

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERS CALL FOR RENEWED INVESTMENT IN SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, AND EDUCATION -- House Committee on Science


Math

TERC
UCSMP Everyday Mathematics
Connected Math
Trailblazers

And don't throw out the old (and, perhaps still the best):

Saxon Math
Science

Elementary School

Full Option Science System (FOSS) Lawrence Hall of Science University of California -- For k-8 students.
Science Curriculum Improvement Study (SCIS) Lawrence Hall of Science, University of California
-- Note: (SCIS 3+ is a revision of the work of the Science Curriculum Improvement Study, which was developed at the Physics Department and the Lawrence Hall of Science of the University of California t Berkeley with the support of the National Science Foundation. Development of SCIS 3 + was supported and copyrighted by Delta Education.--
Science for Life and Living BSCS Colorado Springs, CO.
Science and Technology for Children (STC) National Science Resources Center, Smithsonian Institution

Middle School Science Programs

Foundations and Challenges to Encourage
Technology- Based Science (FACETS)
American Chemical Society Washington, DC --FACETS (Foundations And Challenges to Encourage Technology-based Science) is a middle school integrated science program, developed by the Education and International Activities Division of the American Chemical Society, with funding from the National Science Foundation.
Introductory Physical Science (IPS)6th Ed. Science Curriculum, Inc. Belmont, MA Delta Education
Delta science modules
Science Education for Public Understanding Project (SEPUP) Lawrence Hall of Science University of California Addison Wesley Publishing

High School Programs
PSSC Physics: Kendall Publishing
A Human Approach BSCS Colorado Springs, CO
ChemCom American Chemical Society Washington, DC Kendall/Hunt Publishing

Noteworthy Curricula
California Science CurriculumEdinformatics Select!
California Math Curriculum
The National Curriculum (United Kingdom)
Singapore Math and Science Curriculum Edinformatics Select!
New Level A Curriculum from Singapore
Organizations dedicated to reform
RAND Education
The Center for the Future of Teaching and Learning
Education Research (europe): -NFER --The National Foundation for Educational Research is the largest independent educational research institution in Europe.
Thomas B. Fordham Foundation - Edinformatics Select! The Thomas B. Fordham Foundation, based in Washington, D.C., supports research, publications, and action projects of national significance in elementary/secondary education reform, as well as significant education reform projects in Dayton, Ohio and vicinity. It has assumed the work of the Educational Excellence Network.
National Center for Policy Analysis
Annenberg Institute for School Reform
The Regional Educational Laboratories
A National Network of Regional Educational Laboratories
Center for Research on the Education of Students Placed At-Risk (CRESPAR)
Mathematically Correct Edinformatics Select!
 
 

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