Making the Hidden Explicit: Learning About Equity in K-8 Preservice Science Education

@article{Nelson2008MakingTH,
  title={Making the Hidden Explicit: Learning About Equity in K-8 Preservice Science Education},
  author={Tamara Holmlund Nelson},
  journal={Journal of Science Teacher Education},
  year={2008},
  volume={19},
  pages={235-254}
}
Preservice teachers in a K–8 science methods course used guided video reflection to examine their interactions with children during science teaching. This inquiry approach helped preservice teachers identify and respond to gaps between their beliefs and intentions about teaching all children and their enactment of those beliefs. The experience of teaching a science lesson and then viewing it multiple times through a critical framework provided an opportunity for preservice teachers to recognize… CONTINUE READING