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McHugh, Luisa; Kelly, Angela M.; Burghardt, M. David – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2018
Contemporary research has suggested that for students to compete globally, pedagogy must shift to emphasize the infusion of mathematics into science instruction to strengthen understanding. Innovative professional development programs are necessary to achieve this goal, particularly with respect to teaching graphing skills in the context of…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Mathematics Instruction, Middle School Students, Science Process Skills
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Pruitt, Stephen L. – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 2014
Beginning in January of 2010, the Carnegie Corporation of New York funded a two-step process to develop a new set of state developed science standards intended to prepare students for college and career readiness in science. These new internationally benchmarked science standards, the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) were completed in…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Science Achievement, Performance Factors, State Standards
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Orgren, James; Pawlewski, Mary – Journal of Science Teacher Education, 1991
The employment experience of participants in the Empire State Scholarship/Fellowship program are discussed. It was found that many individuals certified to teach science have encountered difficulty in obtaining employment and that the concern about the quantity of science teachers needed in the 1990s is perhaps unwarranted. (KR)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Higher Education, Science Education, Teacher Certification