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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...

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

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

Preparing Teachers for Three-Dimensional Instruction

It’s not enough for teachers to read through the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and correlate their content to the established curriculum....

NSTA Press Book

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Service-Learning Through Citizen Science in a COVID-Adapted Classroom

Classrooms were turned upside down amid the global COVID-19 pandemic, which began approximately halfway through the spring 2020 semester. A service-le...

 

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STEM Graduate Students’ Development at the Intersection of Research, Leadership, and Innovation

Researcher innovation and leadership skills are fundamental for creating implementable solutions to pressing societal and market-based global problems...

 

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The Constructivist Flipped Classroom

In science education, the value of the constructivist methodology has long been integrated with experiential and hands-on learning while offering a fr...

 

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Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, November 1, 2022
 

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Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, October 11, 2022
 

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From the Field: Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, September 6, 2022
 

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A Course-Based Research and Teaching Experience for Science Majors and Preservice Educators

We designed a course to provide undergraduate science students and preservice teachers with authentic research and teaching experiences. Teams of stud...

 

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From the Field: Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, August 23, 2022
 

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From the Field: Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, August 16, 2022
 

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Teacher Spotlight: Dr. Eric Michael Bratsolias Brown
 

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From the Field: Freebies and Opportunities for Science and STEM Teachers, July 12, 2022
 

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Making C-E-R 'Attractive' for Elementary Teacher Candidates

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