Skip to main content
 

Preservice Science Education Resources

 

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.

Featured Resources

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

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...

Journal Article

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...

Journal Article

Latest Resources

 

Journal Article

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...

 

Journal Article

Neglected Tropical Diseases
 

Journal Article

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...

 

NSTA Press Book

The NSTA Atlas of the Three Dimensions

New in 2020! Download and read a sample chapter from this book to learn more. A key aspect of learning in K–12 education is the idea that what stu...

 

Journal Article

Constructive Error Climate: A Classroom Assessment Technique in Science Classes

Although making errors in the learning process is common, it is usually perceived by students as something negative and a potential threat to self-e...

 

Journal Article

Nonideal Placement of Nonmajors in Biology Major and Allied Health Courses Results in Poor Performance and Higher Attrition Rates

Nonideal enrollment of nonbiology majors into biology majors courses serves as an impediment to academic success and negatively impacts rates of col...

 

Web Seminar

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

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...

 

Journal Article

The Geometry of Buildings

“Before completing this module, I had assumed that STEAM education was much more high-tech than it actually is. With this assumption in mi...

 

Journal Article

STREAMing Engineering

This column enhances the repertoire of preservice and inservice teachers. ...

 

NSTA Press Book

Student Workbook for Argument-Driven Inquiry in Fourth-Grade Science: Three Dimensional Investigations

Are you interested in helping your elementary students learn the practices of science, including constructing explanations and engaging in argument fr...

 

NSTA Press Book

Argument-Driven Inquiry in Fourth-Grade Science: Three Dimensional Investigations

Are you interested in helping your elementary students learn the practices of science, including constructing explanations and engaging in argument fr...

View All

Asset 2