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Hite, Rebecca; Jones, M. Gail; Childers, Gina; Chesnutt, Katherine; Corin, Elysa; Pereyra, Mariana – Electronic Journal of Science Education, 2019
Combined three-dimensional, haptic-enabled, virtual reality (3D HE VR) systems allow students to actively engage and explore various science concepts by leveraging user-friendly and immersive interfaces. Successful implementation of these learning tools in science classrooms hinges upon teachers' perceptions of the technology's potential as a…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Pretests Posttests
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Nagle, Corey Edward; Pecore, John L. – Electronic Journal of Science Education, 2019
Curricular reforms in science education represent an opportunity for changes in instructional approaches with the intent of making learning and teaching more meaningful and effective. While beginning teachers may receive instruction on pedagogy aligned with adopted reforms, veteran teachers need support and development to implement instruction…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, Experienced Teachers, Educational Change, Academic Standards
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Weinburgh, Molly H.; Stewart, Morgan; Silva, Cecilia – Electronic Journal of Science Education, 2017
The importance of culture and social interactions in disciplinary learning and language development within specific social practices and contexts is now an agreed-upon notion in the science education literature. In a pivotal article in 1990, Lemke introduced the idea of manual-technical operations as one of four modes making up the "hybrid…
Descriptors: Hands on Science, Science Education, Science Teachers, Science Activities
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Maharaj-Sharma, Rawatee – Electronic Journal of Science Education, 2017
This experimental study was conducted in one public school in Trinidad with the aim of observing the effect of drama on the achievement and attitude towards science, of a group of upper primary school science students when taught a science unit. The experimental group was taught using drama-based instruction and activities while the control group…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts, Public Schools
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Sen, Ömer Faruk; Sari, Ugur – Electronic Journal of Science Education, 2017
For the successful implementation of educational reforms that aim to get students to be active learners, it has to be realized that teachers are the actual determiners of the classroom curriculum. Therefore, teachers who are in the position of the administrators of these reforms should get support and develop positive beliefs about the…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Student Attitudes, Scientific Attitudes
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Electronic Journal of Science Education, 2017
Analogies have been widely used as tools for teaching difficult science concepts. The purposeful use of appropriate analogies can facilitate analogical thinking and help students develop the necessary transfer skills required for lifelong learning. Analogical thinking facilitates the development of higher order thinking skills among students. In…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Teachers, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Boesdorfer, Sarah B.; Asprey, Laura M. – Electronic Journal of Science Education, 2017
Research experiences for teachers have been shown to improve their knowledge and teaching practice. One type of research experience not as well studied is undergraduate science education research. Using qualitative research methodologies, the teaching practices and tools of seven novice teachers who participated in undergraduate science education…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Beginning Teachers, Science Teachers, Undergraduate Students
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McCall, Madelon – Electronic Journal of Science Education, 2017
University laboratory science courses are typically designed to prepare science majors or those who are pursuing health related careers. These courses often do not provide the experiences necessary to improve elementary preservice teacher science teaching efficacy or attitudes and beliefs toward science. This research utilized a university science…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Elementary School Teachers, Science Teachers
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Thompson, Kenneth W.; Dow, Mirah J. – Electronic Journal of Science Education, 2017
National Research Council polices (NRC, 2012a, 2012b) and the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) of 2015 (Pub. L. No. 114-145) call for educators to have active roles in teaching to achieve new goals and purposes for education. A high priority is teaching content knowledge and information fluency skills that will result in deep learning, higher…
Descriptors: Physical Sciences, Science Instruction, Science Experiments, Team Teaching
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Nollmeyer, Gustave E.; Bangert, Arthur W. – Electronic Journal of Science Education, 2017
The arrival of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) marks a new era in science education. However, like all education reform, the success of NGSS implementation lies with teachers. Effective and targeted professional development will play a key role in preparing teachers who work from the framework. This study sought to design and validate…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Science Teachers, Knowledge Level, Academic Standards
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Houseal, Ana K. – Electronic Journal of Science Education, 2016
A Framework for K-12 Science Education [the Framework] and the resulting Next Generation Science Standards [NGSS] are based upon current research about teaching and learning science. Thus, they provide a structure that science classrooms can use to change from places where students learn about science to places were students "do"…
Descriptors: Models, Elementary School Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Science Instruction
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Lew, Shim – Electronic Journal of Science Education, 2016
This multiple case study investigates four science teachers' experiences of boundary crossing through participation in an ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages) professional development program and the extension of their identity as ESOL/language teachers. The study examines how science teachers transform into science and language teachers…
Descriptors: Science Teachers, English (Second Language), Professional Identity, Faculty Development
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Jimenez-Silva, Margarita; Merritt, Joi; Rillero, Peter; Kelley, Michael – Electronic Journal of Science Education, 2016
This qualitative study examines the change in a preserve program as our faculty members systematically work together to change the culture of our college to one in which everyone assists future teachers to work with ELLs. The iTeach ELL Systems Framework has promoted understanding of the interconnected nature of student learning, which includes:…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, English Language Learners, Teacher Competencies, Teacher Education Programs
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Deveci, Isa; Seikkula-Lein, Jaana – Electronic Journal of Science Education, 2016
The aim of this study was to examine the opinions of Finnish Science Teacher Educators (FSTEs) about the implementation process related to entrepreneurship education. The study used a phenomenological research design as one of the qualitative research approaches used to analyse the issue. Participants were purposely selected and included five…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Science Teachers, Entrepreneurship, Science Instruction
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Deniz, Hasan; Sahin, Elif Adibelli – Electronic Journal of Science Education, 2016
We explored the factors related to acceptance of evolutionary theory among preservice Turkish biology teachers using multiple regression analysis and the relationship between acceptance of evolutionary theory and preference for teaching evolution using nonparametric Kruskal-Wallis test. We found that factors such as understanding of evolutionary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Science Teachers, Biology
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