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New science teachers includes educators who are in their first five years of teaching science.

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Discover the NGSS

Discover the NGSS: Primer and Unit Planner is an Interactive E-book* that offers a comprehensive introduction to the Next Generation Science Standards...

Interactive E-book

Uncovering Student Ideas in Primary Science, Volume 1: 25 New Formative Assessment Probes for Grades K–2

Winner of the Distinguished Achievement Award from PreK-12 Learning Group, Association of American Publishers!What ideas do young children bring to th...

NSTA Press Book

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Reports Article

Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers From the Field, June 21, 2022

Reports Article

Freebies for Science and STEM Teachers/From the Field, June 7, 2022

Journal Article

The Stable and Persistent Alternative Conceptions Present in Prospective Elementary Teachers’ Understanding of Average Speed

This study investigated the stability and persistence of prospective elementary teachers’ conceptual understanding of average speed. A questionnaire...


Journal Article

Exemplar Teaching Practices in STEM Courses in U.S. Universities

Based on the largest multi-institutional observational study of undergraduate courses in the United States, this article describes exemplar teaching p...


Journal Article

Perspectives on Teaching from Early-Career Scientists

Many graduate students spend a part of their time teaching at the university level. While there is an abundance of advice from older, more established...


Journal Article

A Perfect Storm

This point of view article uses a social science lens in an attempt to understand the differing environments of the two institutions (private and publ...



Journal of College Science Teaching—March/April 2022

March/April 2022 Volume 51, Number 4 This issue of JCST continues to focus on virtual learning, offering features such as: A Perfect Storm:...


Journal Article

Examining Perspectives of Teaching Among Biology Teaching Assistants

Recent reform efforts in postsecondary science teaching have called for shifts in instructional methods to include more evidence-based instructional p...


Journal Article

Integrated Concentration in Science

The Integrated Concentration in Science (iCons) 4-year program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst was designed to promote interdisciplinary ST...


Reports Article

From the Field: Events and Opportunities, December 14, 2021

Journal Article

Teacher Spotlight: Veronica Wylie

Journal Article

Incorporating Student-Centered Learning in an Ecosystems Course

Student-centered learning broadly encompasses teaching approaches that shift the focus of instruction from teacher to student by placing an emphasis o...

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