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Research on science teaching and learning plays an important role in helping all students become proficient in science and making science education more equitable and inclusive.

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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

Connecting STEM Education, NGSS, and New State Standards

This chapter explores the question, “What are the connections among STEM, the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), and new state standards?”...

Book Chapter

The Power of Educational Robotics as an Integrated STEM Learning Experience in Teacher Preparation Programs

The use of integrated science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) instruction has the affordances of combining harmonious content area co...

Journal Article

Computational Thinking in High School Science Classrooms

Exploring the science Framework and NGSS. ...

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Is a Framework of Support Enough?

While undergraduate research is known as a high-impact practice, little research has been conducted for the online educational setting. Early research...


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Using an Instructional Team During Pandemic Remote Teaching Enhanced Student Outcomes in a Large STEM Course

The unplanned shift to online instruction due to the COVID-19 pandemic challenged many instructors teaching large-enrollment courses to design learnin...


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Addressing the COVID-19 Pandemic in Introductory Psychology Using the Jigsaw Method Adapted for Remote Learning

People’s ability to evaluate scientific research is important to dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. STEM educators can use the pandemic to frame in...


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Data at a Distance

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How the Data Got Their Dots

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Thriving STEM Learning Ecosystems—for All?

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SCOPE: A Volunteer-Led STEM Outreach Program Connecting Communities to Research

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From the Field: Events and Opportunities, November 30, 2021

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When Is Asking Questions a Science Practice?

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Using Understanding by Design to Make the Standards Come Alive


Journal of College Science Teaching—September/October 2021

Volume 51, Number 1 September/October 2021 This issue of JCST focuses on online teaching and the Covid-19 pandemic. Features include an examin...


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STEM Teaching Reform: Incremental Pathways

For almost 1,000 years, lecture has been the predominant form of teaching. There has been increasing pressure to abandon lecturing and instead use mor...

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