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A School Trip Takes a Science Tour of Orlando ... - Scientific Education

Walt Disney World in Florida has some excellent science-based education programs in their youth education series (YES). There are some special programs on student science: Synergy in Science (Epcot Center), the wild type (Animal ...
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Island and Coastal Students Explore Energy-Related Careers - Free Press Online - Rockland, ME

Island and Coastal Students Explore Energy-Related Careers - Free Press Online - Rockland, ME | Science Teacher Education | Scoop.it

At the 2012 Energy Fair held at the University of Maine's Hutchinson Center in Belfast on Friday, May 4, dozens of Maine students from coastal and remote island communities made biodiesel fuel, built floating wind turbines and constructed interior storm windows as part of a national initiative to increase science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills.

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Biomedical sciences class 'real-world' education

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The program's premise is simple, requiring teachers to educate students through a variety of hands-on projects, rather than straight lecture from a textbook. For instance, on the first day of ...
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Personal Epistemology and Science Learning

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Personal Epistemology and Science Learning: A Review on Empirical Studies http://t.co/S4jWE3hH...
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Understanding Engagement in Science Education: The Psychological and the Social

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Using Video in Science Teacher Education

Using Video in Science Teacher Education: An Analysis of the Utilization of Video-Based Media by Teacher Educators...
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Diverse Urban Youth’s Learning of Science Outside School

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Diverse Urban Youth’s Learning of Science Outside School in University Outreach and Community Science Programs http://t.co/3C7TZ8Pw...
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American Schools Are Failing Miserably at Science Education

American Schools Are Failing Miserably at Science Education | Science Teacher Education | Scoop.it
The majority of U.S. states have "mediocre to awful" standards in science, according to a brutal new scorecard.
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Nature of Scientific Knowledge and Scientific Inquiry: Building Instructional Capacity

Currently, four reviews focus on the research on students’ and teachers’ conceptions of nature of scientific...
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Curriculum Integration: Challenging the Assumption of School Science as Powerful Knowledge | Critical Pedagogy

On the one hand, it is argued that disciplinary approaches to curriculum that include the teaching and learning of...
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Teachers Endure Balancing Act Over Climate Change Curriculum - PBS NewsHour

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Science FridayTeachers Endure Balancing Act Over Climate Change CurriculumPBS NewsHourTonight, Hari Sreenivasan focuses on the challenges of teaching about climate science.
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MIT & Khan Academy Team Up to Develop Science Videos for Kids. Includes The Physics of Unicycling

MIT & Khan Academy Team Up to Develop Science Videos for Kids. Includes The Physics of Unicycling | Science Teacher Education | Scoop.it
Of course, the big news this week is that MIT and Harvard announced that they (YES - Open Education making waves...MIT & @khanacademy Team Up on Science Videos for Kids.)...
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The Inclusion of Environmental Education in Science Teacher ...

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The Inclusion of Environmental Education in Science Teacher Education. In the coming decades, the general public will be required ever more often to understand complex environmental issues, evaluate proposed ...
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Is Science Important in Special Education?

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My previous article about using inquiry to teach a child with special needs featured my twelve-year old neighbor who is in special education classes at a school (Is Science Important in Special Education?
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San Diego Education Report Blog: Does our society want science education?

San Diego Education Report Blog: Does our society want science education? | Science Teacher Education | Scoop.it
Does our society want science education? Or do we think knowledge is elitist? Microsoft, Pfizer and Comcast are funding the people who made this: Heartland equates climate change with terrorism. Sum of Us May 11, 2012 ...
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Stereotypes keep women away from science

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A gender gap in science and engineering fields persists, in part, due to stereotypes that prevent more women from choosing these areas in their careers.
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Social Justice Research in Science Education

Social Justice Research in Science Education: Methodologies, Positioning, and Implications for Future Research http://t.co/equ6YDMT...
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Project-Based Learning

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Project-based learning is a dynamic approach to teaching in which students explore real-world problems and challenges. With this type of active and engaged learning, students are inspired to obtain a deeper knowledge of the subjects they're studying.

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How Can Conceptual Change Contribute to Theory and Practice in Science Education?

In this chapter, we review the literature about teaching science for conceptual change. First, we discuss a range of...
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Wind turbine powers school, serves as teaching tool - Canton Repository

Wind turbine powers school, serves as teaching tool - Canton Repository | Science Teacher Education | Scoop.it
Wind turbine powers school, serves as teaching toolCanton RepositoryA wind turbine at Alliance Middle School provides power and is used in science education projects.
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Still Part of the Conversation: Gender Issues in Science Education | Critical Pedagogy

Gender differences in science achievement and participation have decreased in the past three decades. Despite calls...
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STEM program helping maths & science

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There's a big push for students to learn math and science across America and one program hoping to help is STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
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High School Climate Education Highlighted in PBS NewsHour ...

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A May 2 Public Broadcasting Service/NewsHour segment provides an informative look at climate science education in secondary schools. Narrated by Hari Sreenivassan, the segment opens with Evergreen, Colorado, high ...
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Globalisation and Science Education

Globalisation and Science Education: Global Information Culture, Post-colonialism and Sustainability: Science...
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Middle schoolers to bring education to life - Times Daily

Middle schoolers to bring education to lifeTimes DailyAs part of the sixth-grade earth and space science display, for example, guests will be able to walk into a 20-foot-wide, 3-D cell, complete with organelles, made from plastic and inflated by...
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