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Research Updates from the Horizon Research 10-year evaluation of the Local Systemic Change (LSC) Initiative


These one page summaries of key findings provide information on the impact of LSC professional development in the following areas: (click each title to download the pdf document)

1. Professional Development Increases Classroom Investigative Culture

2. Use of District-Designated Materials Increases Quality Rating of Classroom Lessons

3. Professional Development Combined with Use of District-Designated Materials Linked to Higher Quality Classroom Lessons

4. Professional Development Increases Use of Instructional Materials

5. Teachers' Perceptions of their Content Preparedness

6. Teachers' Use of Investigative Teaching Practices

7. Amount of Time Devoted to K-5 Science Instruction