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TEACHING SCIENCE IN THE 21ST CENTURY
he creation of professional learning communities does not
call for the completion of a...
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Attributes of Content-Focused
Communities That Lead to
Meaningful Reflection and
Collaboration Among Math and
Michael Oehrtman, Marilyn Carlson, and Jo Ann...
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The Science Teacher 78
Cyclone Activity in
Over the last few years, hurricanes
have impacted millions of hu-
man lives and coastal communities
throughout the Un...
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35 May/June 2008
A hands-on, nonmajors general biology
laboratory course completed at home is
described. Basic kits for nine lab units are
supplied to students; students furnish some
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CTION RESEARCH IS ONE OF THE FASTEST
growing directions of staff development (Webb,
1996). In conducting action research, teachers use
research methods in their own classrooms to ex-
KARLENE E. JOHNSO...
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12 March 2007 s c i e n c e s c o p e
Technology is often used in the class-
room to deliver science content, but
rarely to do science. One area with little
penetration into the educational curricu-...
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74 Science and Children
Classic classroom activities that emphasize science-process skills
74 Science and Children
The Challenge of Nutrition
By Patricia B. Hernandez
All photogrAphs C ourtesy of th...
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32 Science and Children
in wind vane design
By Thomas Koballa Jr.
fter working through a unit on weather that
included experiences building and testing
wind vanes with a gro...
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December 2007 53
he excerpt above, “taking steps” from Michener’s
Texas (1985), portrays an everyday application of
science and mathematics: something to which
all learners can relate. Students w...
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8 Journal of College Science Teaching
PoinT of View
uestion: How much content
knowledge do our elemen-
tary science preservice stu-
dents need to be able to teach science
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