This study explores two teachers participating in professional development workshops implementing SocioScientific Issues (SSI) into STEM classrooms. Two research questions were investigated: (a) To what extent did teachers implement SSI into their lesson plans and (b) In what ways did lessons change from the beginning of the workshop?
Johnson, J., Macalalag, A., Mathers-Lowery, B., and Ialacci, G. We strive: Initial explorations of STEM teachers' successes and challenges in implementing socioscientific issues. The Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher (PAC-TE) Journal. (under review).