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Preparing Our Next Generation of Science Teachers: What Should a Science Teacher Know and Be Able to Do?With the advent of the Framework for K-12 Science Education (National Research Council [NRC], 2012), it was suggested that the instruction of science education in K-12 classrooms make a radical change; more specifically, there was a shift from focusing on Scientific Inquiry to learning about science from the perspective of three-dimensions. Three-dimensional thinking about science... Read More
Preparing New Teachers: How Collaboration Across Professional Associations Can Advance Technology InfusionDespite heavy investment in STEM (e.g., STEM for ALL), most PK-20 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics instruction remains heavily siloed. To date, educators have not agreed on a clear definition of STEM. Is it curriculum or a teaching technique/pedagogy? Can a science lesson be called STEM, even if the other domains are not fully represented?... Read More
Reflecting On Our Roots – Part Seventeen: Teachers for the 21st Century | September 13, 2018