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NSTA seeks to raise the status of science education and science teaching as a profession by advocating for high-quality science education within national, state, and local contexts.

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NSTA Legislative Update: President Releases Education Budget for FY21 Programs

The Trump Administration released its education budget for FY2021 last week, and it was immediately and rounded criticized by education advocates and ...

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K–12 DREAMS to Teach Program at Morehouse College

This study explores the pathways to K–12 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics instruction among Black/African American males in the Di...


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Equity for All

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STEM, Standards, and Strategies for High-Quality Units

New in 2020! Download and read a sample chapter from this book to learn more. Do you, your school, or your school district want to align your scienc...


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Scientific Literacy in the Post-Truth Era

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Making Sense of Science and Religion: Strategies for the Classroom and Beyond

The authors of Making Sense of Science and Religion believe that addressing interactions between science and religion is part of all science educators...


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It's Still Debatable! Using Socioscientific Issues to Develop Scientific Literacy, K–5

It’s Still Debatable! encourages scientific literacy by showing you how to teach the content and thinking skills K–5 students need to explore real...


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Supporting Emergent Multilingual Learners in Science, Grades 7–12

Many middle and high school teachers are educated to teach science content—they don’t anticipate that one day they may be teaching it to students ...


NSTA Press Book

STEM Education Now More Than Ever

In response to “these unconventional and uncertain years,” veteran educator Rodger W. Bybee has written a book that’s as thought-provoking as it...


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It's Debatable! Using Socioscientific Issues to Develop Scientific Literacy K-12

REVERE Award Finalist, PreK-12 Learning Group, Association of American Publishers!“Functional scientific literacy requires an understanding of the n...


NSTA Press Book

The Case for STEM Education: Challenges and Opportunities

If you’re an education leader concerned with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) initiatives, this book will help you both unde...

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