New research from a Clemson University researcher examining the role of teacher expectations in the classroom confirms that the effects of teacher expectations on student achievement in math not only exist, but grow stronger over time and vary by students’ gender and race.
Clemson University plays host to more than 80 programs geared toward middle and high school students from June through mid-August.
South Carolina students interested in science and technology will have an opportunity this spring to showcase what they have learned in the classroom. The third annual S.C. 4-H Engineering Challenge, sponsored by EnlightenSC, offers students ages 9-19 a chance to participate in a multi-challenge competition April 18 at Orangeburg-Calhoun Technical College.
A group of high school girls are at Clemson University this week to attend a new summer camp that aims to boost their math skills and give them a better shot at landing some of the nation’s fastest-growing jobs. The inaugural offering of “We Do Math!” targets girls who will be in ninth and 10th grades when fall semester starts.
Issues related to contingent faculty will be his primary focus this year, along with examining techniques for the reliable assessment of teaching effectiveness and the proper role of student evaluations.