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Why Do Teachers Vary in Their Instructional Change During Science PD? The Role of Noticing Students in an Iterative Change Process Instructional shifts required by equitable, reform-based…
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Learning to Listen: Cultivating Pre-Service Teachers’ Attunement to Student Thinking Reform efforts in science and mathematics education highlight students’ experiences and sensemaking…
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Resisting Marginalization with Culturally Responsive Mathematical Modeling in Elementary Classrooms Mathematical modeling (MM) - a cyclical process that involves using mathematics to make-…
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Teachers’ Use and Adaptation of a Model-based Climate Curriculum: A Three-Year Longitudinal Study Foregrounding climate education in formal science learning environments provides students with…
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A Magical Moment Counting Tires: A Counterstory About Missed Opportunities This counterstory (Delgado, 1989; Martinez, 2020) is based on field notes (Oct. 19 & Nov. 1, 2022) from our…
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An Exploratory Study of the Relation Between Teachers’ Implicit Theories and Teacher Noticing Despite interest in how students’ implicit theories—their growth and fixed mindsets about their…
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Can Generative AI and ChatGPT Outperform Humans on Cognitive-Demanding Problem-Solving Tasks in Science? This study aimed to examine an assumption regarding whether generative artificial…
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Design Talks: Whole-Class Conversations During Engineering Design Units Teacher-facilitated whole-class conversations can help elementary students apply the full power of the NGSS science and…
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Elementary Teachers’ Knowledge of Using Language as an Epistemic Tool in Science Classrooms: A Case Study Language is a fundamental tool for learning science. This study highlights the…
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Embodied, Dramatizing Performances in Science Class: Multimodal Spaces and Places of Knowledge and Identity Construction We explored the semiotic choices children in grades 1–6 made that…
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Multidimensional Science Assessment: Design Challenges and Technology Affordances Contemporary views on what students should learn increasingly emphasize that students need to acquire more…
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Reasoning About Data in Elementary School: Student Strategies and Strengths when Reasoning with Multiple Variables The need for data literacy is an increasingly pressing priority in society,…
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Secondary Mathematics Teachers’ Anticipations of Student Responses to Cognitively Demanding Tasks This study examines secondary mathematics teachers’ anticipations of student responses related…
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Technology-Mediated Lesson Study: A Step-by-Step Guide Purpose The authors are developing a model for rural science teacher professional development, building teacher expertise and…
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Conferences for STEM Educators, Policymakers, and Researchers This file contains a listing of STEM education-related conferences that may be of interest to DRK-12 grantees, such as for the…
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Legitimation Code Theory as an Analytical Framework for Integrated STEM Curriculum and Its Enactment Recent reform initiatives in STEM disciplines inspired the development and implementation…
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Examining How Using Dichotomous and Partial Credit Scoring Models Influence Sixth-Grade Mathematical Problem-Solving Assessment Outcomes Determining the most appropriate method of scoring an…
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Mathematics and Science Teacher Educators' Use of Representations of Practice: A Mixed Methods Study This study sought to explore math and science teacher educators' use of various media…
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Finding the Right Grain-Size for Measurement in the Classroom This article introduces a new framework for articulating how educational assessments can be related to teacher uses in the…
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Identifying the Roles of Science Teacher Leaders in Practice Science teacher leaders have been identified as an important lever for the implementation of science education reform. However,…
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Increasing Student Confidence in Writing: Integrating Authentic Manuscript Writing into an Online 8-Week Research Program In various formats, students at the secondary and postsecondary levels…
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Instructional Pathways to Considering Social Dimensions Within Socioscientific Issues The Socioscientific Issues Teaching and Learning (SSI-TL) framework is a guide for developing an…
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Unpacking Response Process Issues Encountered When Developing a Mathematics Teachers’ Pedagogical Content Knowledge (PCK) Assessment It is essential for items in assessments of mathematics’…
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Vygotskian Hybridizing of Motion and Mapping: Learning About Geometric Transformations in Block-based Programming Environments Research on geometric transformations suggests that early…
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Young Philosophers: Fifth-Grade Students Animating the Concept of Space In many schools across the world, students experience mathematical concepts as ideas empty of wisdom and possibility. In…
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Investigating the Presence of Mathematics and the Levels of Cognitively Demanding Mathematical Tasks in Integrated STEM Units Effective K-12 integrated STEM education should reflect an…
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STEM Curriculum Development and Implementation Review of the recent literature on integrated STEM curriculum development and implementation. Included are frameworks for integrated STEM…
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Secondary Chemistry Teacher Learning: Precursors for and Mechanisms of Pedagogical Conceptual Change Despite years of research and practice inspired by chemistry education research, a recent…
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Investigating the Mangle of Teaching Oxidation–Reduction with the VisChem Approach: Problematising Symbolic Traditions that Undermine Chemistry Concept Development Specific to the topic of…
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Usable STEM Knowledge for Tomorrow’s STEM Problems We need STEM knowledge programs in formal and informal settings that guide learners in applying STEM learning to the creation of solutions.…
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AI for Tackling STEM Education Challenges Artificial intelligence (AI), an emerging technology, finds increasing use in STEM education and STEM education research (e.g., Zhai et al., 2020b;…
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Flip It: An Exploratory (Versus Explanatory) Sequential Mixed Methods Design Using Delphi and Differential Item Functioning to Evaluate Item Bias The Delphi method has been adapted to inform…
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Advancing Social Justice Learning Through Data Literacy Students need “critical data literacy” skills to help make sense of the multitude of information available to them, especially as it…
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Preparing for a Data-Rich World: Civic Statistics Across the Curriculum Civic Statistics by its nature is highly interdisciplinary. From a cross-curricular perspective, teaching and learning…
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Leading for Justice, Leading for Learning: Conceptualizing Urban School Leadership for Antiracist Mathematics Teaching and Learning Urban school leaders can support mathematics instruction…
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Effects of Game-based Learning Supports on Students’ Math Performance and Perceived Game Flow Adopting a pretest–posttest experimental design with repeated measures, this study examined the…
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Exploring Students’ Learning Support Use in Digital Game-based Math Learning: A Mixed-Methods Approach Using Machine Learning and Multi-cases Study Digital game-based math learning…
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Integrative Analysis Using Big Ideas: Energy Transfer and Cellular Respiration Big ideas in science education are meant to be interpretive frameworks that empower student learning.…
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Socio-Scientific Learning During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Comparing In-person and Virtual Science Learning Using Model-Evidence Link Diagrams Science learning is an important part of the K-12…
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What’s New in the 2023 DRK-12 Solicitation The new DRK-12 solicitation (NSF 23-596) introduces several changes and updates compared to the previous solicitation (NSF 20-572). Proposal writers…
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Opportunities for Research within the Data Science Education Community This webinar provided early career data science education researchers with information on the state of the field; tools,…
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Webinar Resources: Informational Webinars on DRK-12 Solicitation (23-596) Resources from the NSF-led webinars on the new DRK-12 Solicitation 23-596.   2023 NSF Information Session on DRK-12…
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A Remote View into the Classroom: Analyzing Teacher Use of Digitally Enhanced Educative Curriculum Materials in Support of Student Learning When integrated into online curriculum modules for…
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ChatGPT for Next Generation Science Learning This article pilots ChatGPT in tackling the most challenging part of science learning and found it successful in automation of assessment…
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Developing Geo-Sequential Reasoning about Tectonic Processes Using Computational Simulations Explaining phenomena associated with a system involves describing a system’s structure and…
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Myths, Mis- and Preconceptions of Artificial Intelligence: A Review of the Literature Artificial Intelligence (AI) is prevalent in nearly every aspect of our lives. However, recent studies…
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“Tia Was the Right One:” Mathematical Authority and Trust Among First Graders Questions regarding the construction of mathematical authority have implications for learning, specifically for…
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Classroom-Based STEM Assessment: Contemporary Issues and Perspectives Image This report takes stock of what we currently know as well as what we need to…
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Energy and Your Environment (EYE) A 10-week, energy literacy curriculum unit for 6th grade students. Students will study energy use and transfer in their own school buildings. They will…
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Comparing How College Mathematics Instructors and High-School Teachers Recognize Professional Obligations of Mathematics Teaching when Making Instructional Decisions This paper investigates…