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Dr. Jessaca Spybrook


Educational Leadership, Research and Technology

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Science and Mathematics Misconceptions Management (SaM3) is a statewide collaborative effort between the Michigan Mathematics and Science Centers Network and the Michigan Department of Education to provide middle and high school science and mathematics teachers with professional development opportunities.

The research questions include: 1) What are some barriers to teaching and learning mathematics and science? 2) What are the similarities and differences of barriers to teaching and learning mathematics and science in different parts of Michigan?

Answers to these questions will 1) inform stakeholders about the barriers to implementing mathematics and science educational improvement programming, 2) show changes to educational environment and standards effects teachers and students, 3) provide information to project directors and staff designing professional development.