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Science teacher preparation programs include science content knowledge, content pedagogy, lesson planning to engage all students in multiple ways of learning, safety considerations, and assessment systems that analyze learning and inform teaching.

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Transforming Science Learning: Who Is the “Knower” in the Classroom? Learning as Sensemaking in a Globally Connected World, April 1, 2020 (12:00 pm ET)

How can we ensure that students will be able to take what they know and can do to the next grade level and have the confidence to apply their learning...

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Transforming Science Learning: Who Is the “Knower” in the Classroom? Learning as Sensemaking in a Globally Connected World, April 1, 2020 (12:00 pm ET)

How can we ensure that students will be able to take what they know and can do to the next grade level and have the confidence to apply their learning...

Web Seminar

Research and Teaching: Improving Preservice Elementary Teachers’ Engineering Teaching Efficacy Beliefs With 3D Design and Printing

This article provides a detailed explanation of how 3D printing is integrated into the EDP within the context of an elementary science teaching method...

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Point of View: Critical Lesson Evaluation for Preservice Teachers

This column shares reflections or thoughtful opinions on issues of broad interest to the community. This issue discusses common science learning activ...

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Student-driven Stewardship Projects
 

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Journal of College Science Teaching—September/October 2020

Volume 50, Number 1 View the full digital edition ...

 

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Early Childhood Engineering and Natural Resources
 

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Less Text, More Learning

English language learners are increasingly entering classrooms using student-centered instruction that places a greater emphasis on spoken language....

 

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Learning Science With Mobile Technologies

The use of technology is increasing rapidly in our society, and classroom teachers must recognize the impact and importance of technology in the liv...

 

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Starting to Teach During the Pandemic
 

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Concept Maps for Structuring Instruction and as a Potential Assessment Tool in a Large Introductory Science Course

Concept maps make connections between ideas apparent, and thus would seem ideally suited to demonstrate learning. Yet, they are not widely used by i...

 

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Barriers to Learning Assistant Engagement

Learning Assistants (LAs) help students develop a deeper understanding of content and are particularly effective during active learning instruction....

 

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Elementary Preservice Teachers’ Use of Speaking, Listening, and Writing Skills to Understand the Importance of Nature of Science Instruction

There has been a focus on improving teachers’ views of nature of science for decades. The method in which researchers improve views of nature of s...

 

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Neglected Tropical Diseases
 

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Community College Students Rise to the Challenge

High-structure course designs have reduced achievement gaps for low-income and underrepresented minority students at research universities. But do c...

 

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Giving Teachers Freedom of Choice

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