RFA conducted a three-year evaluation of the KSN, a project of The Franklin Institute of Philadelphia. KSN’s goal is to create a professional learning community in eastern Pennsylvania, which promotes the implementation of standards-based K-8 science curricula and professional growth for teachers.
Lessons from the Keystone Science Network: The Role of Networked Technology in Improving K-8 Science Education
In this report we present findings from three years of evaluation research conducted by Research for Action staff that accompanied implementation of the Keystone Science Network (KSN). During that period, three cohorts totaling 185 teachers…