Sharon Robinson

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A Conference on Progress and Factors that Contribute to Closing the STEM Achievement Gap

Sharon Robinson, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
09/01/2014
The objectives of this proposed conference are to: (1) review current research on the achievement gap in mathematics and science with a focus on school-related variables that adversely affect outcomes from low-income and minority students; (2) discuss teacher quality and effective teaching in STEM; (3) identify effective strategies and models that promote equity in education and close the STEM achievement gap; and (4) build collaborative, interdisciplinary partnerships for addressing the U.S. achievement gap in STEM.