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  1. Research

    On understanding and improving the teaching of university Mathematics

    This paper reports on a professional development workshop in University level mathematics. The workshop was grounded in Schoenfeld’s (How we think. A theory of goal-oriented decision-making and its educational...

    Alan H. Schoenfeld, Mike Thomas and Bill Barton

    International Journal of STEM Education 2016 3:4

    Published on: 21 March 2016

  2. Commentary

    STEM education K-12: perspectives on integration

    This commentary was stimulated by Yeping Li’s first editorial (2014) citing one of the journal’s goals as adding multidisciplinary perspectives to current studies of single disciplines comprising the focus of ...

    Lyn D. English

    International Journal of STEM Education 2016 3:3

    Published on: 1 March 2016

  3. Research

    Supporting sustained adoption of education innovations: The Designing for Sustained Adoption Assessment Instrument

    Every year, significant effort and resources are expended around the world to develop innovative instructional strategies and materials to improve undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematic...

    Courtney Stanford, Renée Cole, Jeff Froyd, Debra Friedrichsen, Raina Khatri and Charles Henderson

    International Journal of STEM Education 2016 3:1

    Published on: 3 February 2016

  4. Research

    Supporting students with disabilities and limited English proficiency: STEM educator professional development participation and perceived utility

    Professional development offerings assist K–12 educators in addressing new and evolving classroom dynamics, circumstances, and situations. With the emerging demands of an increasingly science, technology, engi...

    S. Li, J. V. Ernst and T. O. Williams

    International Journal of STEM Education 2015 2:20

    Published on: 29 December 2015

    The Erratum to this article has been published in International Journal of STEM Education 2016 3:2

  5. Short report

    University-level practical activities in bioinformatics benefit voluntary groups of pupils in the last 2 years of school

    Bioinformatics—the use of computers in biology—is of major and increasing importance to biological sciences and medicine. We conducted a preliminary investigation of the value of bringing practical, university...

    Daniel Barker, Rosanna G. Alderson, James L. McDonagh, Heleen Plaisier, Muriel M. Comrie, Leigh Duncan, Gavin T. P. Muirhead and Stuart D. Sweeney

    International Journal of STEM Education 2015 2:17

    Published on: 28 October 2015

  6. Short report

    Analysis of errors in derivatives of trigonometric functions

    This article reports on an analysis of errors that were displayed by students who studied mathematics in Chemical Engineering in derivatives of mostly trigonometric functions. The poor performance of these stu...

    Sibawu Witness Siyepu

    International Journal of STEM Education 2015 2:16

    Published on: 15 October 2015

  7. Research

    The importance of context: an exploration of factors influencing the adoption of student-centered teaching among chemistry, biology, and physics faculty

    Research at the secondary and postsecondary levels has clearly demonstrated the critical role that individual and contextual characteristics play in instructors’ decision to adopt educational innovations. Alth...

    Travis J Lund and Marilyne Stains

    International Journal of STEM Education 2015 2:13

    Published on: 18 August 2015

  8. Research

    The role of visual representations in scientific practices: from conceptual understanding and knowledge generation to ‘seeing’ how science works

    The use of visual representations (i.e., photographs, diagrams, models) has been part of science, and their use makes it possible for scientists to interact with and represent complex phenomena, not observable...

    Maria Evagorou, Sibel Erduran and Terhi Mäntylä

    International Journal of STEM Education 2015 2:11

    Published on: 19 July 2015

  9. Research

    Teachers’ perceptions of students’ mathematical work while making conjectures: an examination of teacher discussions of an animated geometry classroom scenario

    This paper reports on a study examining teachers’ perceptions of students they observed in an animated episode and who were engaged in the work of making conjectures in a geometry classroom. We examined eight ...

    Wendy R Aaron and Patricio G Herbst

    International Journal of STEM Education 2015 2:10

    Published on: 30 May 2015

  10. Research

    Disciplinary integration of digital games for science learning

    In this paper, we investigate the relationship between theory and design in the context of creating digital games to support children's development of scientific expertise.

    Douglas B Clark, Pratim Sengupta, Corey E Brady, Mario M Martinez-Garza and Stephen S Killingsworth

    International Journal of STEM Education 2015 2:2

    Published on: 11 February 2015

  11. Research

    The landscape of PreK-12 engineering online resources for teachers: global trends

    The newly formed discipline of engineering education is addressing the need to (a) enhance STEM education for precollege students and (b) identify optimum ways to introduce engineering content starting, perhap...

    Aikaterini Bagiati, So Yoon Yoon, Demetra Evangelou, Alejandra Magana, Garene Kaloustian and Jiabin Zhu

    International Journal of STEM Education 2015 2:1

    Published on: 15 January 2015

  12. Commentary

    Planning and carrying out investigations: an entry to learning and to teacher professional development around NGSS science and engineering practices

    The shift from science inquiry to science practices as recommended in the US reports A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas and the Next Generation Science Standa...

    Richard A Duschl and Rodger W Bybee

    International Journal of STEM Education 2014 1:12

    Published on: 24 December 2014

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