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  • Intentional Conceptual Change

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gale M. Sinatra, Paul R. Pintrich

    This volume brings together a distinguished, international list of scholars to explore the role of the learner's intention in knowledge change. Traditional views of knowledge reconstruction placed the impetus for thought change outside the learner's control. The teacher, instructional methods,…

    Paperback – 2016-05-13

  • Learning Science in the Schools

    Research Reforming Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Shawn M. Glynn, Reinders Duit

    Science -- and the technology derived from it -- is having a dramatic impact on the quality of our personal lives and the environment around us. Science will have an even greater impact on the lives of our students. The lives of scientifically literate students will be enriched by their…

    Paperback – 2016-05-13

  • A Critical Examination of STEM

    Issues and Challenges, 1st Edition

    By Chet Bowers

    This critical examination of STEM discourses highlights the imperative to think about educational reforms within the diverse cultural contexts of ongoing environmental and technologically driven changes. Chet Bowers illuminates how the dominant myths of Western science promote false promises of…

    Paperback – 2016-05-12
    Sociocultural, Political, and Historical Studies in Education

  • The Practice of Constructivism in Science Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth G. Tobin

    This volume provides a needed elaboration of theories and potential applications of constructivism in science education. Although the term "constructivism" is used widely, there has been a dearth of materials to guide science educators concerning the potential of constructivism to influence what is…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29

  • Reconceptualizing STEM Education

    The Central Role of Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard A. Duschl, Amber S. Bismack

    Reconceptualizing STEM Education explores and maps out research and development ideas and issues around five central practice themes: Systems Thinking; Model-Based Reasoning; Quantitative Reasoning; Equity, Epistemic, and Ethical Outcomes; and STEM Communication and Outreach. These themes are…

    Paperback – 2016-01-12
    Teaching and Learning in Science Series

  • Knowledge and Interaction

    A Synthetic Agenda for the Learning Sciences, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea A. diSessa, Mariana Levin, Nathaniel J.S. Brown

    Decades of research in the cognitive and learning sciences have led to a growing recognition of the incredibly multi-faceted nature of human knowing and learning. Up to now, this multifaceted nature has been visible mostly in distinct and often competing communities of researchers. From a purely…

    Paperback – 2015-12-11

  • Mobile Learning and STEM

    Case Studies in Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen Crompton, John Traxler

    In recent years, there has been a renewed focus on STEM education in the United States, fueled by evidence that young learners’ competencies in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics are falling behind those of their global peers. Scholars and practitioners are beginning to utilize the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02

  • Handbook of Research Design in Mathematics and Science Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Edward Kelly, Richard A. Lesh

    The Handbook of Research Design in Mathematics and Science Education is based on results from an NSF-supported project (REC 9450510) aimed at clarifying the nature of principles that govern the effective use of emerging new research designs in mathematics and science education. A primary goal is to…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24

  • Responsive Teaching in Science and Mathematics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amy D. Robertson, Rachel Scherr, David Hammer

    Answering calls in recent reform documents to shape instruction in response to students’ ideas while integrating key concepts and scientific and/or mathematical practices, this text presents the concept of responsive teaching, synthesizes existing research, and examines implications for both…

    Paperback – 2015-10-13
    Teaching and Learning in Science Series

  • Student-generated Digital Media in Science Education

    Learning, explaining and communicating content, 1st Edition

    Edited by Garry Hoban, Wendy Nielsen, Alyce Shepherd

    "This timely and innovative book encourages us to ‘flip the classroom’ and empower our students to become content creators. Through creating digital media, they will not only improve their communication skills, but also gain a deeper understanding of core scientific concepts.  This book will…

    Paperback – 2015-07-24

  • The Media, Animal Conservation and Environmental Education

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Blewitt

    Natural History filmmaking has a long history but the generic boundaries between it and environmental and conservation filmmaking are blurred. Nature, environment and animal imagery has been a mainstay of television, campaigning organisations and conservation bodies from Greenpeace to the Sierra…

    Paperback – 2015-07-23

  • STEM Road Map

    A Framework for Integrated STEM Education, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carla C. Johnson, Erin E. Peters-Burton, Tamara J. Moore

    STEM Road Map: A Framework for Integrated STEM Education is the first resource to offer an integrated STEM curricula encompassing the entire K-12 spectrum, with complete grade-level learning based on a spiraled approach to building conceptual understanding. A team of over thirty STEM education…

    Paperback – 2015-07-15

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