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– Thomas Jefferson

Frequently Requested Articles and Papers

Also read SERPress, the periodic newsletter of the Strategic Education Research Partnership.

Between 1997 and 2003, the National Research Council hosted three committees that considered different aspects of whether, and how, a focused program of research and development could improve teaching and learning in the nation’s schools.

The SERP enterprise was conceived in three reports:

Improving Student Learning: A Strategic Plan for Education Research and Its Utilization

Strategic Education Research Partnership (2003) Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences

Learning and Instruction: A SERP Research Agenda (2003) Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

April 2016

Recording of Presentation at NCSM 2016 conference on the collaboration between SFUSD, OUSD and SERP in the development of the secondary math course sequences and how they were utilized by each district.

Also: White Paper by Phil Daro on development of secondary math course sequences, April 2014

April 2015

Design-Based Research Within the Constraints of Practice: AlgebraByExample

Julie L. Booth, Laura A. Cooper, M. Suzanne Donovan, Alexandra Huyghe, Kenneth R. Koedinger & E. Juliana Paré-Blagoev

Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk (JESPAR) Special Issue: Schools, Districts, and Partners Collaborating for Improvement

April 2014

Oakland and San Francisco Create Course Pathways through Common Core Mathematics

Phil Daro

Also: Brief video statement from Phil Daro about course acceleration

March 2013

The SERP Approach to Problem-Solving Research, Development, and Implementation.

Donovan, M.S., Snow, C., & Daro, P.

Design-based implementation research: Theories, methods, and exemplars

April 2010

Creating Shared Instructional Products : An Alternative Approach to Improving Teaching

Anne K. Morris and James Hiebert

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