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Poland, Susan; Colburn, Amanda; Long, David E. – International Journal of Science Education, 2017
In the current educational climate of testing and accountability, many elementary teachers find they lack adequate time and confidence to enact reform-based science teaching due to pressure to perform in reading and mathematics. With this tension in mind, we explore the phenomenon of elementary teacher specialisation in comparison to the…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Science, Science Instruction
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Rice, Diana C. – International Journal of Science Education, 2005
In this descriptive study, the science subject matter knowledge of preservice and inservice elementary teachers was examined and compared. Over an eight-year period, answers to 13 science questions, including 10 from the US National Science Foundation's Survey of Public Attitudes Toward and Understanding of Science and Technology, were collected…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Elementary School Science, Methods Courses, Science Education