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New Applications for Multimedia Cases: Promoting Reflective Practice in Preservice Teacher Education
In recent years, there has been growing interest in the use of multimedia cases for the purposes of preservice teacher preparation. Case-based learning typically involves an analysis of a teachingExpand
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Changing Practice by Changing Practice: Toward More Authentic Science and Science Curriculum Development.
Recent policy documents from the Ontario Ministry of Education called for teachers to present a more authentic view of the nature of scientific practice at all levels of education. Sadly, this callExpand
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Promoting Issues-based STSE Perspectives in Science Teacher Education: Problems of Identity and Ideology
Although science, technology, society and environment (STSE) education has gained considerable force in the past few years, it has made fewer strides in practice. We suggest that science teacherExpand
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Globalizing students acting for the common good
It is apparent that many of us live in a hyper-economized world, in which personal identities and routine practices are significantly oriented towards production and consumption of for-profit goodsExpand
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BECOMING CRITICAL ABOUT PRACTICAL WORK : CHANGING VIEWS AND CHANGING PRACTICE THROUGH ACTION RESEARCH
In recent years, a great deal of attention has been directed towards the purpose and organization of practical work in school science, with several writers urging a radical reappraisal andExpand
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Analysing exemplary science teaching : theoretical lenses and a spectrum of possibilities for practice
List of contributors Foreword: Exemplary practice as exemplary research William F. McComas General Preface Acknowledgements INTRODUCTION: Creating possibilities|Steve Alsop, Erminia Pedretti andExpand
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Students’ Research-Informed Socio-scientific Activism: Re/Visions for a Sustainable Future
In many educational contexts throughout the world, increasing focus has been placed on socio-scientific issues; that is, disagreements about potential personal, social and/or environmental problemsExpand
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Anti-capitalist/Pro-communitarian Science & Technology Education
Many of us live in a hyper-economized world, in which personal identities and routine practices aresignificantly oriented towards production and consumption of for-profit goods and services.Expand
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Being Your Own Role Model for Improving Self-efficacy: An Elementary Teacher Self-actualizes through Drama-Based Science Teaching
Many teachers in elementary schools lack school science self-efficacy, largely because of their inexperience with the subject. This frequently leads them to avoid teaching science or to teach it inExpand
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Rising against a gathering storm: a biopolitical analysis of citizenship in STEM policy
Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) is a form of education seen by many governments and educators as a preparation of the types of students needed for the future. STEM educationExpand
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