Math & Science Collaborative Publications
The Math & Science Collaborative (MSC) has several diffferent publications, each with its particular focus.
Math & Science Collaborative Journal
The Journal is the major publication of the MSC. If offers reports of activity, new developments, and lessons learned in addition to information about various resources available to support mathematics and science education in southwest Pennsylvania. The Journal is published and distributed to schools in late summer.
Table of Contents
To access the entire Journal in one document, click here.
Supporters and the MSC Steering Council
The Vision and Mission of the MSC
National STEM Research and Initiatives
Change the Equation
What does Research say about How People Learn?
The Next Generation Science Standards
Implementing the CCSS Standards for Mathematical Practice
What is Common in All of the Standards Documents for ELA, Math, and Science?
Learning Progressions: The Standards Explained
The 2012 National Survey of Science and Mathematics Education—Are we ready for the Next Generation Science Standards?
Teaching Mathematics for a Growth Mindset
Intel International Science and Engineering Fair
Statewide STEM Systemic Initiatives
PA Academic Standards and the Common Core
Myths & Facts About CCSS
Resources to Support Implementation of the PA Common Core Standards
PA STEM Girls Collaborative Project
Southwest PA Systemic STEM Initiatives
Math Coaches: Leading, Guiding, Teaching, Helping
Communities of Practice, Supporting the Change Process
Math & Science Collaborative STEM PLC
EC4: The Corporate Perspective
Benefits of EC4 for Educators
Establishing an Effective STEM Education Environment
EC4 Corporate Interest Form
EC4 District Inerest Form
How School Districts Can Spread the Word that math+science=success™
STEM Resource Partners in Southwest PA
iAlgebra for the 21st Century Learner
Learn By Using Online Math Games
Leveraging Engineering and Math to Improve Biology Learning:Two STEM Curricula for Genetics & Evolution
The Chem Collective: Virtual Labs and Scenarios-Based Learning Resources for Chemistry Instruction
Network Connections Introduction
Network Connections Fall Agenda
Network Connections Winter Agenda
Student Enrichment Programs
Providing Resources for Educators
Resources Listed by Content Area
Contacts for Provider Organization
School District Point Persons
Teachers Building Capacity
Who We Are and Where You Can Find Us: MSC Contact Information
Moving Toward U.S. Goals for STEM Education
Math & Science Collaborative Coordi-net
A sister publication to the Journal, the MSC Coordi-net serves as a mid-year electronic update of MSC activities. It also includes specific information about MSC/MSP opportunities available during the summer.
MSC's series of parent handbooks provides parents with information about what their children are expected to learn and what kinds of classroom environments are conducive to meeting these goals. The series currently includes:
Individual copies may be purchased for $3.00 each. To place an order, please contact Barbara Ash at 412-394-4600.