Nancy J. Caldwell

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In fall 2009, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launched the Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) project to test new approaches to measuring effective teaching. The goal of the MET project is to improve the quality of information about teaching effectiveness available to education professionals within states and districts— information that will help them(More)
BACKGROUND Oseltamivir resistance in A(H1N1)pdm09 influenza is rare, particularly in untreated community cases. Sustained community transmission has not previously been reported. METHODS Influenza specimens from the Asia-Pacific region were collected through sentinel surveillance, hospital, and general practitioner networks. Clinical and epidemiological(More)
Contact stress distributions on the tibial plafond were mapped in a series of eight fresh-frozen cadaver specimens in which displaced lateral malleolar fractures were studied. These included gripping (a) by snugly lacing the foot in an athletic shoe, (b) by polymethylmethacrylate potting of the calcaneus alone, and (c) by potting of the calcaneus plus(More)
FAK and pp60 src activity in an in vivo model of trabecular bone formation Mechanical stimulation induces pp125 FAK and pp60 src activity in an in vivo model of trabecular bone formation. J Appl Physiol 91: 912–918, 2001.—Utilizing an in vivo model of trabecular bone formation, we demonstrated the temporal and spatial activation of pp125 FAK in response to(More)
The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) fulfills a congressional mandate to collect and report " statistics and information showing the condition and progress of education in the United States and other nations in order to promote and accelerate the improvement of American education. " EDUCATION STATISTICS QUARTERLY Purpose and goals At NCES, we(More)
In fall 2009, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation launched the Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) project to test new approaches to measuring effective teaching. The goal of the MET project is to improve the quality of information about teaching effectiveness available to education professionals within states and districts— information that will help them(More)
An objective, empirically based image-processing technique was devised to compensate for the presence of crinkle artifact in Pressensor pressure-sensitive film recordings. A spherical indentor was used to produce film stains which deliberately included radially directed artifact streaks, superimposed upon otherwise smooth, nearly axisymmetric stain(More)
Guided by the belief that every life has equal value, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In developing countries, it focuses on improving people's health and giving them the chance to lift themselves out of hunger and extreme poverty. In the United States, it seeks to ensure that all(More)
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