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*Songer, N.B. (2023) Usable STEM knowledge for tomorrow’s STEM problems. Open Access Government. January 2023, pp.294-295.https://www.openaccessgovernment.org/article/usable-stem-knowledge-for-tomorrows-stem-problems/149124/ https://doi.org/10.56367/OAG-037-10193
*Galoyan, T. and Songer, N.B. (2022) How do interdisciplinary teams co-construct instructional materials emphasizing both science and engineering practices? The International Journal of Science Education https://doi.org/10.1080/09500693.2022.2075949
*Songer, N.B. & Whittington, K. (2022) Taking Action! A learning approach that empowers youth to generate solutions for their communities. Open Access Government. https://edition.pagesuite-professional.co.uk/html5/reader/production/default.aspx?pubname=&edid=185174fe-9b9e-4606-9b77-47125dd9dad1
*Songer, N.B. (2022) Training a new generation of problem solvers: How can education programs develop the problem-solving skills of today’s schoolchildren and tomorrow’s STEM workforce? Open Access Government April 2022 ISSN 2516-3817. https://www.openaccessgovernment.org/training-new-generation-problem-so…
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*Songer, N.B., Newstadt, M., Luchessi, K., & Ram, P. (2020). Navigated Learning: An Approach for Differentiated Classroom Instruction Built on Learning Science and Data Science Foundations. Human Behavior and Emerging Technologies, 2(1), 95-103.
*Moulding, B., Songer, N.B., & Brenner, K. (Eds.) (2019). Science and Engineering for Grades 6-12: Investigations and Design at the Center. Washington D.C.: National Research Council. https://www.nap.edu/catalog/25216/science-and-engineering-for-grades-6-….
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*Gotwals, A. W. & Songer, N.B. (2013). Validity evidence for learning progression-based assessment items that fuse core disciplinary ideas and science practices. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 50(5), 597-626.*
This project addresses a gap between vision and implementation of state science standards by designing a coordinated suite of instructional, assessment and teacher professional learning materials that attempt to enact the vision behind the Next Generation Science Standards. The study focuses on using state-of-the-art technology to create an 8-week long, immersive, life science field experience organized around three investigations.