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Postsecondary education includes university or college education, as well as education at community colleges and trade schools.

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House Leaders Introduce The College Affordability Act

Democrats Introduce Bill to Reauthorize Higher Education Act House Democrats introduced a long-awaited bill earlier this week that would update the...

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Polymers Course for Small Colleges and Universities

This article describes the course design and teaching methodology for a polymer chemistry and applications lecture class specifically aimed at small c...

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Inquiring Astronomy: Incorporating Student-Centered Pedagogical Techniques in an Introductory College Science Course

Increases in student-centered pedagogy have been more prevalent in K–12 education than in collegiate undergraduate science education. The purpose of...

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Incorporating Cultural Diversity Into College Science

Due to the globalization of world economics, advances in information technologies, and the complex interconnections of global environmental issues, po...

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Science Update: Is Cancer Inevitable? July 14, 2022

Join us on Thursday, July 14, from 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM ET for another edition of NSTA's Science Update web seminars....


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Freebies for Science and STEM Teachers/From the Field, May 17, 2022

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Investigating Elementary Preservice Teachers’ Beliefs About Teaching and Learning Science

To inform teacher education programs, it is imperative to uncover preservice teachers’ (PSTs) implicit and tacit beliefs about teaching and learning...


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Self-Regulated Learning Strategies for the Introductory Physics Course With Minimal Instructional Time Required

Self-regulated learning (SRL) is the metacognitive aspect of learning that goes beyond learning content and skills. With SRL, students are aware of th...


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Interdisciplinary Lessons on Energy and Entropy

This article presents ideas and narratives of an experiment on the concept of energy developed for an honors seminar on energy and a mechanics course....



Journal of College Science Teaching—May/June 2022

Volume 51 Number 4 This month’s issue of features interdisciplinary lessons for teaching energy and entropy, self-regulated learning strateg...


Journal Article

Social Justice Service-Learning at an HBCU

Integrating social issues into biology courses may be of particular interest for educators seeking to create inclusive science environments that suppo...


Journal Article

Why Do People Say, “I Believe in Science”?

Many people in the general public say, “I believe in science.” Why don’t they say, “I believe in reading” or similar statements about other ...


Web Seminar

Book Beat Live! Exploring the Science and Engineering Practices with the NSTA Quick-Reference Guide to the Three Dimensions, June 22, 2022

Join us on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, from 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM ET for another edition of NSTA's Book Beat Live! web seminars. The NGSS and other stan...


Reports Article

Freebies for Science and STEM Teachers/From the Field, May 10, 2022

Web Seminar

Web Seminar: Fall 2022: Developing a Competitive Application for the Shell Science Lab Regional Challenge, October 17, 2022

Join us on Monday, October 17, 2022, from 7:00 – 8:00 PM ET, to learn about the Shell Science Lab Regional Challenge Competition. The Shell Scien...


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Sponsored Web Seminar: Industry-based Artificial Intelligence STEM Program in Your Classroom, June 1, 2022

Join us on Wednesday, June 1, 2022, from 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM ET to learn about STEMwave, an innovative program for middle and high school students....

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