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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