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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. ...

Journal Article

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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

Action Research: Using a 5E Instructional Approach to Improve Undergraduate Physics Laboratory Instruction

A physics laboratory instructor used action research to effectively implement a 5E instructional approach, which incorporated scientific practices. ...

 

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...

 

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

Action Research for Science Teachers
 

NSTA Press Book

Science Curriculum Topic Study: Bridging the Gap Between Three-Dimensional Standards, Research, and Practice, Second Edition

Scientific literacy for all students requires a deep understanding of the three dimensions of science education: disciplinary content, scientific and ...

 

NSTA Press Book

Making Sense of Science and Religion: Strategies for the Classroom and Beyond

The authors of Making Sense of Science and Religion believe that addressing interactions between science and religion is part of all science educators...

 

NSTA Press Book

Supporting Emergent Multilingual Learners in Science, Grades 7–12

Many middle and high school teachers are educated to teach science content—they don’t anticipate that one day they may be teaching it to students ...

 

NSTA Press Book

Understanding Climate Change, Grades 7–12

Get help teaching one of the hottest topics in science with Understanding Climate Change, Grades 7–12. This nine-session module is written to be pra...

 

NSTA Press Book

Instructional Sequence Matters, Grades 6–8: Structuring Lessons With the NGSS in Mind

Instructional Sequence Matters shows how to make simple shifts in the way you arrange and combine activities to improve student learning. It also make...

 

NSTA Press Book

STEM Education Now More Than Ever

In response to “these unconventional and uncertain years,” veteran educator Rodger W. Bybee has written a book that’s as thought-provoking as it...

 

NSTA Press Book

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....

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