Area of Work

Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics

WestEd pursues innovative research, evaluations, curriculum development, assessment, and professional development in all STEM subjects. From helping students complete introductory college math requirements at triple the rate of their peers to putting a new twist on classic scientific subjects like energy or the states of matter, WestEd offers a diverse portfolio of work that enhances STEM teaching and learning.

Services to Help You

Aim for Algebra Institute: Implement Standards-Aligned Curriculum for Student Success

Middle school and high school teachers: Learn research-affirmed instructional techniques designed for student success in mathematics and that support implementation of the standards-aligned Aim for Algebra curriculum. Our on-site institute is tailored to your needs.

Professional Development

Algebraic Thinking in College- and Career-Ready Standards Workshop

Enhance your repertoire of strategies to help your students develop a strong algebraic reasoning foundation for success in algebra.

Professional Development

Assessment-Centered Teaching: A Reflective Practice for Science Formative Assessment

Learn and implement science formative assessment practices to find out what your students, K-12, really know.

Professional Development

Early Math Initiative: Pre-K Mathematics Workshops for Supporting Children at Home & in the Classroom

Want to close the achievement gap in your early education program? Participate in WestEd's Early Math Initiative by attending a Pre-K Mathematics Workshop, where we use a hands-on approach and provide instruction to both pre-kindergarten and transitional ...

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