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Looking Through the Energy Lens Crissman, S., Lacy, S., Nordine, J., and Tobin, R. (2015). Looking Through the Energy Lens. Science and Children, 52(6), 26-31.…
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The 8 Elements of Inclusive STEM High Schools: Findings from the STEM School Study The STEM School Study (S3) team sat down with inclusive STEM school leaders from over 25 inclusive STEM…
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ScratchJr: A Coding Language for Kindergarten Computer programming for young children has grown in popularity among both education researchers and product developers, but still relatively…
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What They Learn When They Learn Coding: Investigating Cognitive Domains and Computer Programming Knowledge in Young Children Computer programming for young children has grown in popularity…
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Using Web GIS to promote geospatial thinking and reasoning skills This book examines visual data use with students (PK-16) as well as in pre-service in- service science teacher preparation.…
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Imagining a Future in 4k: How Professional Identity Shapes Notions of Mathematics This article describes how early childhood teachers engaged in a public preK professional development program…
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Exploring young children’s multiple mathematical resources through action research Wager, A. A. & Delaney, K. (2014). Exploring young children’s multiple mathematical resources through…
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Envisioning the Role of the Mathematics Teacher Munter, C. (2015). Envisioning the Role of the Mathematics Teacher. NCSM Journal of Mathematics Education Leadership, 16(1), 29-40…
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Technology-enhanced inquiry learning The SAGE Encyclopedia of Educational Technology examines information on leveraging the power of technology to support teaching and learning. While using…
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Assessing and Using Students’ Prior Knowledge in Problem-Based Instruction González, G., DeJarnette, A. F., & Deal, J. T. (2014). Assessing and Using Students’ Prior Knowledge in Problem-…
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Developing Visions of High-Quality Mathematics Instruction This article introduces an interview-based instrument that was created for the purposes of characterizing the visions of high-quality…
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Investigating the development of mathematics leaders' capacity to support teachers' learning on a large scale A key aspect of supporting teachers’ learning on a large scale concerns…
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Towards ITS Authoring Tool s for Domain Experts The scarcity of efficient and user-friendly authoring tools has long been acknowledged as a limiting factor in the widespread development and…
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Towards Domain-Independent Assessment of Elementary Students’ Science Competency using Soft Cardinality Automated assessment of student learning has become the subject of increasing attention…
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Assessing Elementary Students' Science Competency with Text Analytics Real-time formative assessment of student learning has become the subject of increasing attention. Students’ textual…
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SketchMiner: Mining Learner-Generated Science Drawings with Topological Abstraction Mining learner generated sketches holds significant potential for acquiring deep insight into learners’…
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‘‘I want my robot to look for food’’: Comparing Kindergartner’s programming comprehension using tangible, graphic, and hybrid user interfaces In recent years, educational robotics has become…
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Implementing a Robotics Curriculum in an Early Childhood Montessori Classroom This paper explores how robotics can be used as a new educational tool in a Montessori early education classroom…
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Scaffolding Argumentation about Water Quality: A Mixed-method Study in a Rural Middle School A common way for students to develop scientific argumentation abilities is through argumentation…
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A Pilot Meta-Analysis of Computer-Based Scaffolding in STEM Education This paper employs meta-analysis to determine the influence of computer-based scaffolding characteristics and study and…
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A Blended Professional Development Program to Help a Teacher Learn to Provide One-to-One Scaffolding Argumentation is central to instruction centered on socio-scientific issues (Sadler &…
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Thunder and Lightning: Understanding Equidistance Mejia Colindres, C. A. (2015). Thunder and Lightning: Understanding Equidistance. Mathematics Teacher, 108(6), 454-460…
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Uncovering and Eliciting Mathematical Perceptions in Linguistically Diverse Classrooms Sorto, M. A., Mejia Colindres, C. A., & Wilson, A. T. (2014). Uncovering and Eliciting Mathematical…
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Constructing and Role-Playing Student Avatars in a Simulation of Teaching Algebra for Diverse Learners From the perspectives of Graduate Research Assistants (GRAs), this study examines the…
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Exploring Ecosystems from the Inside: How Immersive Multi-user Virtual Environments Can Support Development of Epistemologically Grounded Modeling Practices in Ecosystem Science Instruction…
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Turning Transfer Inside Out: The Affordances of Virtual Worlds and Mobile Devices in Real World Contexts for Teaching About Causality Across Time and Distance in Ecosystems Reasoning about…
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Young Children's Mathematics: Whose Home Practices Are Privileged? In this essay, the authors share a professional dialogue about the ways in which issues of power emerge in preschool…
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Swimming Upstream in a Torrent of Assessment Growing attention to preK mathematics and increased focus on standards in the US may be leading policy makers, administrators, and practitioners…
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Examining the Enactment of Web GIS on Students' Geospatial Thinking and Reasoning and Tectonics Understandings Geospatially enabled learning technologies may enhance Earth science…
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Case studies of a robot-based game to shape interests and hone proportional reasoning skills  Robot-math is a term used to describe mathematics instruction centered on engineering,…
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Engaging underrepresented groups in high school introductory computing through computational remixing with EarSketch In this paper, we describe a pilot study of EarSketch, a computational…
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EarSketch: Teaching Computational Music Remixing in an Online Web Audio Based Learning Environment /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle…
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Exploring Opportunities for STEM Teacher Leadership: Summary of a Convocation Many national initiatives in K-12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education have…
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Use of Google Earth, Cyber Databases, and Geotagged Photos to Enhance Students’ Scientific Practices and Understanding Wang, S.-K. Hsu, H.-Y. & Jean Posada. (2014). Use of Google Earth,…
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Technologies and Reformed-Based Science Instruction: The Examination of a Professional Development Model Focused on Supporting Science Teaching and Learning with Technologies While access to…
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Professional Development to Enhance Teachers' Practices in Using Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) as Cognitive Tools: Lessons Learned from a Design-Based Research Study…
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An Investigation of Middle School Science Teachers and Students Use of Technology Inside and Outside of Classrooms: Considering whether digital natives are more technology savvy than their teachers…
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Combining High-Speed Cameras and Stop-Motion Animation Software to Support Students’ Modeling of Human Body Movement Biomechanics, and specifically the biomechanics associated with human…
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What’s happening in the Quantified Self movement? /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTable {mso-style-name:"Table Normal"; mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0; mso-tstyle-colband-size:0; mso…
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Lessons learned from an initial effort to bring a Quantified Self "meetup" experience to a new demographic Quantified Self “meetup” groups appear to be appeal largely to middle-aged…
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Learning Technologies and the Body: Integration and Implementation In Formal and Informal Learning Environments This volume explores how technology-supported learning environments can…
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Core Pedagogy: Individual Uncertainty, Shared Practice, Formative Ethos Attention to the core practices of teaching necessitates core pedagogies in teacher preparation. This article outlines…
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Exploring iconic interpretation and mathematics teacher development through clinical simulations Field placements serve as the traditional ‘clinical’ experience for prospective mathematics…
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Succeeding with Inquiry in Science and Math Classrooms Thinking critically. Communicating effectively. Collaborating productively. Students need to develop proficiencies while mastering the…
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In Step with the New Science Standards Whether your state has adopted the Next Generation Science Standards or will soon revise its own science standards, one thing is clear: Change is…
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Effective, Sustained Inquiry-Based Instruction Promotes Higher Science Proficiency Among All Groups: A 5-Year Analysis Student’s performance in science classrooms has continued to languish…
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Dissemination Toolkit: Video & Podcast Tips Videos Videos can be a powerful way to tell a story about your work. And they do not need to be big budget productions to be successful. Use…
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2015 Informational Webinar on the NSF CAREER Program Resources The Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Program is a Foundation-wide activity that offers the National Science Foundation's…
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Sample Postdoctoral Mentoring Plan Postdoctoral Mentoring Plan Wendell.pdf
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Illuminating Coordinate Geometry with Algebraic Symmetry A symmetric polynomial is a polynomial in one or more variables in which swapping any pair of variables leaves the polynomial unchanged…