Over the years, many Connected Science Learning authors have shared program designs and research related to the role parents, caregivers, and other significant adults play in developing the STEM-related dispositions, interests, aspirations, and knowledge of young people. This issue features some of the latest thinking on that evergreen topic. Once you’ve explored these new articles, I encourage you to add some “oldies but goodies” from our online archives to your reading list.
This is just a snapshot—if you are looking to do a deep-dive into this topic, there are many other worthwhile reads you’ll find in past CSL issues!
Beth Murphy, PhD (email@example.com), is field editor for Connected Science Learning and an independent STEM education consultant with expertise in fostering collaboration between organizations and schools, providing professional learning experiences for educators, and implementing program evaluation that supports practitioners to do their best work.
citation: Murphy, B. 2022. The power of families and community. Connected Science Learning 4 (4).
Reports ArticleFrom the Field: Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, August 16, 2022
Journal ArticleCommunity-Informed STEM Teaching Strategies for Early Childhood Educators During COVID
Journal ArticleTouching the Solar System: A Project-Based Learning Astronomy Program for Students With Visual Impairments