Science Learning Difficulties: Patterns and Predictors in a Nationally Representative Cohort
- Paul Morgan: Penn State University
- George Farkas: Professor of Education, UC Irvine
Funder: United States Department of Education
- To identify obstacles impeding science achievement, particularly for at risk students
- To provide data that can be used for targeting science interventions delivered in U.S. schools
Methodology: Using the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study - Kindergarten Cohort, researchers will study science achievement growth trajectories from grade 3 through grade 8 to identify obstacles impeding science achievement.