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Pushing the Boundaries of Practice-Based Teacher Education: How Can Online Simulated Classrooms Be Used Productively to Support STEM Teacher Learning?Recent shifts to hybrid and online instruction have added to pre-existing challenges faced by high-need schools and districts in meeting teachers’ needs. We clearly need to support STEM teachers’ engagement in ambitious teaching practices, but how? One promising approach is using online simulated teaching experiences such as those shown in the opening photo to provide... Read More
How Can STEM Disciplines and STEM Education Work in Concert to Address Systemic Racism and the COVID-19 Pandemic? Creating a New Normal for STEM EducationAs science disciplines are at center stage in providing solutions to the COVID-19 pandemic, they are also complicit in the systemic racism that is endemic in society at large. STEM education, however, can be used to highlight societal inequities and address systemic racism. To achieve this, STEM educators should harness new advances in STEM disciplines... Read More
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Program Evaluation Frameworks: Why Do They Matter? | November 4, 2020
How Do Teachers Learn to Work Against Oppressive Systems? | September 29, 2020
Supporting Newly Hired Science Teachers for Continuous Learning | September 8, 2020
Growing STAR Teacher-Researchers | July 8, 2020
Four Things You Need to Know about STEM and Education for 2020 | January 21, 2020
STEM Professional Development That Works | November 13, 2019
Opportunity to Learn Mathematics: Time, Task, & Talk | October 9, 2019
Reflecting On Our Roots – Part Seventeen: Teachers for the 21st Century | September 13, 2018