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"This practical book will help readers understand what STEAM is, how it differs from STEM, and how it can be used to engage students in K-8 classrooms. The authors present a conceptual model with recommendations and classroom examples illustrating various key aspects of STEAM teaching in action, including creating the correct teaching environment, integrating STEAM content, and supporting students as they develop STEAM-related skills. The model includes specific strategies such as problem-based learning, student choice, technology integration, and teacher facilitation. Each chapter incorporates elements of connected learning--a type of learning that draws on students' interests that teachers can capitalize on when using STEAM to address real-world problems."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- Q181 2020
"The Encyclopedia of Science Education provides a comprehensive reference work covering the range of methodologies, perspectives, foci, and cultures of this field of inquiry, and to do so via contributions from leading researchers from around the globe."
Handbook of Research on Science Education, Volume 1
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection -- Q181.H149 2007
Part I : Science learning -- Part II : Culture, gender, society & science learning -- Part III : Science teaching -- Part IV : Curriculum & assessment in science -- Part V: Science teacher education
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- Q181.H149 2014
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"Building on the foundation set in Volume I -- a landmark synthesis of research in the field -- Volume II is a comprehensive, state-of-the-art new volume highlighting new and emerging research perspectives. The contributors, all experts in their research areas, represent the international and gender diversity in the science education research community. The volume is organized around six themes: theory and methods of science education research; science learning; culture, gender, and society and science learning; science teaching; curriculum and assessment in science; and science teacher education."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- Q181 2014
"The handbook features sections on pedagogical, theoretical, national, and biographical research, setting the literature of each tradition in its historical context. Each chapter engages in an assessment of the strengths and weakness of the research addressed, and suggests potentially fruitful avenues of future research. A key element of the handbook's broader analytical framework is its identification and examination of unnoticed philosophical assumptions in science and mathematics research."
International Handbook of Science Education
Call Number: UCF ARC General Collection -- Q181.I6557 1998
"In structuring the Handbook, we divided the field of science education into the following ten significant areas: * Learning * Teaching * Educational Technology * Curriculum * Learning Environments * Teacher Education * Assessment and Evaluation * Equity * History and Philosophy of Science * Research Methods"
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- Q181 .S43 2012
"The International Handbook of Science Education is a two volume edition pertaining to the most significant issues in science education. It is a follow-up to the first Handbook, published in 1998, which is seen as the most authoritative resource ever produced in science education."
Teaching and Learning Science: a handbook
Call Number: UCF ARC General Collection -- Q181.T3513 2006
"These insightful contributions touch on many of the most controversial topics facing science educators and students today, including evolution, testing, homeschooling, ecology, and the achievement gaps faced by girls, children of color, and ESL learners. The volumes are arranged according to themes that are central to science education: language and scientific literacy, home and school relationships, equity, new roles for teachers and students, connecting science to other areas of the curriculum, resources for teachers and learners, and science in the news. The authors address controversial topics such as evolution, and present alternative ways to think about teaching, learning, the outcomes of science education, and issues associated with high stakes testing. In addition, relationships between science and literacy are explored in terms of art and science, making sense of visuals in textbooks, reading, writing, children's literature, and uses of comics to represent science. Chapters also address how to teach contemporary science, including the origin of the chemical elements, the big bang, hurricanes, tornadoes, volcanoes, and tsunamis."
Catalog of library collections from the U.S. and around the world. The world's most comprehensive bibliography, with millions of records for books, periodicals, and other materials in 370 languages and covering information from 4,000 years of knowledge. Includes RLIN catalogs and the Union List of Periodicals.