Skip to main content


Table 2 Themes and codes/subthemes identified in the qualitative interviews

From: Developing identities of STEM teachers at emerging STEM schools

Themes Codes/subthemes
Nature of STEM teacher identity Developing (emerging) STEM teacher identity Alignment between STEM conceptualization and personal philosophy
Professional characteristics Believing in equity and inclusion Collaborative with a preference for team teaching Aware of the best practices in STEM Aware of the social issue sand community needs
Personal characteristics Risk-taker Change agents Open to change Ongoing learning/knowledge seekers