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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. Research

    Diffusion of research-based instructional strategies: the case of SCALE-UP

    Many innovative teaching strategies have been developed under the assumption that documenting successful student learning outcomes at the development site is enough to spread the innovation successfully to sec...

    Kathleen T Foote, Xaver Neumeyer, Charles Henderson, Melissa H Dancy and Robert J Beichner

    International Journal of STEM Education 2014 1:10

    Published on: 26 November 2014

  11. Research

    Exploring the dynamics of organizational learning: identifying the decision chains science and math faculty use to plan and teach undergraduate courses

    The field of STEM education is increasingly focusing on processes of individual, cultural, and organization-level change in postsecondary institutions, yet current approaches tend to focus on individual levera...

    Matthew T Hora and Anne-Barrie Hunter

    International Journal of STEM Education 2014 1:8

    Published on: 19 November 2014

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