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A Science Education that Promotes the Characteristics of Science and Scientists: Features of Science Teacher Preparation
K-12 STEM Education Vol. 1, No. 4 (Oct 08, 2015) pp. 157–165
The three prior articles in this series have addressed teaching students in a manner that instills in them habits of thinking and action that reflect the characteristics of science and scientists. Achieving this is an essential part of STEM...
A Science Education that Promotes the Characteristics of Science and Scientists: Features of teaching
K-12 STEM Education Vol. 1, No. 3 (Oct 06, 2015) pp. 113–121
Effectively teaching about science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is far more complex than policymakers, the public, and even many teachers realize. Leinhardt and Greeno (1986, p. 75) write that “teaching occurs in a relatively ill...
A Science Education that Promotes the Characteristics of Science and Scientists: Features of Content, Activities and Materials
K-12 STEM Education Vol. 1, No. 2 (Apr 29, 2015) pp. 65–73
Those involved in STEM research are well aware of why what they are investigating is worth pursuing. They also conceptually understand the rationale for the research activities and tasks they undertake and why the equipment and other materials they...
K-12 STEM Education Vol. 1, No. 1 (Jan 05, 2015) pp. 23–29
Why does anyone do science? Why would anyone want to do science? Those are question that take on added significance as policymakers around the globe emphasize the importance of STEM education and seek to encourage the best and brightest young minds...
Prospective Elementary Teachers Gone Wild? An Analysis of Facebook Self-Portrayals and Expected Dispositions of Preservice Elementary Teachers
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 9, No. 4 (December 2009) pp. 443–475
This study was conducted in response to several recent incidents in which teachers and student teachers were reprimanded for content they placed on the Internet. This study examined the Facebook postings of preservice elementary teachers to...
CBE - Life Sciences Education Vol. 6, No. 1 (2007) pp. 42–48
Students rarely ask questions related to course content in large-format introductory classes. The use of a Web-based forum devoted to student-generated questions was explored in a second-semester introductory biology course. Approximately 80% of the ...