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EDUC 6668 The Effective STEM Scholar-Practitioner Library Reading Guide: Welcome & Course Readings

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EDUC 6668 Course Readings

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Bamberger, Y.M., & Cahill, C.S. (2013). Teaching design in middle-school: Instructors' concerns and scaffolding strategies. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 22(2), 171-185. doi:10.1007/s10956-012-9384-x 

Basham, J.D., & Marino, M.T. (2013). Understanding STEM education and supporting students through universal design for learning. Teaching Exceptional Children, 45(4), 8-15. 

Billingsley, C. (2014). Welcome to the genius hour. AMLE Magazine, 2(3), 25-27. 

Christenson, L., & James, J. (2015). Building bridges to understanding in a preschool classroom: A morning in the block center. Young Children, 70(1), 26-31. ISSN: 15386619

Hall, G.E., & Hord, S.M. (2011). Implementation: Learning builds the bridge between research and practice. Journal of Staff Development, 32(4), 52-57.   

Herro, D., & Quigley, C. (2016). STEAM enacted: A case study exploring middle school teachers implementing STEAM instructional practices. Journal of Computers in Mathematics & Science Teaching, 35(4), 319-342. ISSN: 0731-9258. 

Isabelle, A.D. (2017). STEM is elementary: Challenges faced by elementary teachers in the era of the next generation science standards. The Educational Forum, 81(1), 83-91. doi: 10.1080/00131725.2016.1242678 

Kelley, T.R., & Knowles, J.G. (2016). A conceptual framework for integrated STEM education. International Journal of STEM Education, 3(1), 1-11. doi: 10.1186/s40594-016-0046-z 

Kereluik, K., Mishra, P., Fahnoe, C., & Terry, L. (2013). What knowledge is of most worth: Teacher knowledge for 21st century learning. Journal of Digital Learning in Teacher Education 29(4), 127-140. (ONLY pp. 130-131) 

Marrero, M.E., Gunning, A.M., & Buonamano, C. (2016). Engineering encounters: A house for Chase the dog. Science and Children, 53(5), 76-83. doi: 10.2505/4/sc16_053_05_76

Monson, D., & Besser, D. (2015). Smashing milk cartons: Third-grade students solve a real-world problem using the engineering design process, collaborative group work, and integrated STEM education. Science and Children, 52(9), 38-43. ISSN: 0036-8148

Omundsen, J. (2014). Cardboard boat building in math class. Middle School Journal, 46(2), 3-9. ISSN: 00940771

Rehmat, A., & Owens, M. (2016). The cat in the hat builds satellites: A unit promoting scientific literacy and the engineering design process. Science and Children, 53(7), 81-86. ISSN: 0036-8148

Reiss, M.J., & Mujtaba, T. (2016). Should we embed careers education in STEM lessons? The Curriculum Journal, 28(1), 137-150. doi: 10.1080/09585176.2016.1261718

Sondergeld, T. A., Johnson, C. C., & Walten, J. B. (2016). Assessing the impact of a statewide STEM investment on K-12, higher education, and business/community STEM awareness over time. School Science And Mathematics, 116(2), 104 – 110. doi:10.1111/ssm.12155 

Watters, J.J., & Diezmann, C.M. (2013). Community partnerships for fostering student interest and engagement in STEM. Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 14(2), 47-55. ISSN: 1557-5276 

Yuen, T.T., Boecking, M., Stone, J., Tiger, E.P., Gomez, A., Guillen, A., & Arreguin, A. (2014). Group tasks, activities, dynamics, and interactions in collaborative robotics projects with elementary and middle school children. Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research, 15(1), 39-45.  

Other Readings

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