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September 2011 Principal Investigators Conference: Presentations

Session 1: Opportunities for Focused Discussion on Topics of General Interest

Overview of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics and the New Framework for K–12 Science Education

Common Core State Standards in Mathematics
Carrie Heath Phillips, Council of Chief State School Officers
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A Framework for K–12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts and Core Ideas
Heidi Schweingruber, National Research Council
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Efficacy/Scale Up Projects: Challenges and Solutions

Developing and Maintaining Relationship with Preschool Teachers: Challenges and Solutions Efficacy/Scale Up Projects: Challenges and Solutions
Nancy Clark-Chiarelli, Jess Gropen, Cindy Hoisington, Janna Fuccillo, & Yen Thieu; Education Development Center, Inc.
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Four Imperatives for Leading a Long-Term, Multi-Institutional Research Project
Michael Martinez, University of California, Irvine
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The 21st Century Center for Research and Development in Cognition and Science Instruction
Joe Merlino, The 21st Century Partnership for STEM Education
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The Challenge of Authenticity in Scale-Up Effectiveness Trials
John Pane, RAND
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Communicating Education Research 101

From Newsletters to News Flashes: Highlighting IES Grant-Funded Research Online
Elizabeth Albro, NCER
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Education Research and the Media: How to Talk to Journalists
Emily Richmond, Public Editor, National Education Writers Association
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Session 2: Opportunities for Focused Discussion on Topics of General Interest

Implementation: What to Consider at Different Stages in the Research Process

Measuring Implementation in a Scale-Up Cluster Randomized Trial: Points to Consider at Each Stage of Research
Michael Vaden-Kiernan, Southwest Educational Development Laboratory (SEDL) and Geoffrey Borman, University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Scientific Validation Of A Set Of Instruments Measuring Fidelity Of Implementation (FOI) Of Reform-based Science And Mathematics Instructional Materials
Dae Y. Kim, Amy Cassata, Jeanne Century, University of Chicago
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Conceptualizing Intervention Fidelity: Implications for Measurement, Design, and Analysis
Chris Hulleman, James Madison University
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Biological Sciences Curriculum Study (BSCS) Curriculum Development
Joe Taylor, BSCS
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