Briefing Book

The Briefing Book consists of slides showing results from the 2012 NSSME, which can be drawn upon for creating presentations about K–12 science and mathematics education. It follows the structure of the Report of the 2012 National Survey of Science and Mathematics Education, and consists of 13 sets of PowerPoint slides. The “Study Overview” describes the study design, instruments, and response rates. It also includes an acknowledgment slide that should be included in any presentation utilizing Briefing Book slides. The remaining sets of slides correspond to chapters 2–7 of the 2012 NSSME report, with two sets of slides for each chapter (one for science and one for mathematics).

Information on using the Briefing Book can be found in:

An Introduction to the 2012 National Survey of Science and Mathematics Education Briefing Book (PDF, 68K)

The significance calculator described in the introduction is linked below:

Significance Calculator for Percentages (XLSX, 15K)

The following presentation slides are available in PowerPoint.

Study Overview
Teacher Background and Beliefs Science Mathematics
Professional Development Science Mathematics
Science and Mathematics Courses Science Mathematics
Instruction Science Mathematics
Instructional Resources Science Mathematics
Factors Affecting Instruction Science Mathematics