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Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching

September 2017 Volume 36, Number 3

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Introduction (to the Special Issue)

    Punya Mishra, Arizona State University, United States; Sonya Gunnings-Moton & Leigh Graves Wolf, Michigan State University, United States; Inese Berzina-Pitcher, Western Michigan University, United States; Christopher Seals, Michigan State University, United States

    In this article we provide a brief overview of the contents of this special issue of the Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, titled Innovative STEM professional development... More

    pp. 211-217

  2. Theory and Implementation of an Innovative Teacher Professional Development Program

    Christopher Seals, Swati Mehta, Leigh Graves Wolf & Candace Marcotte, Michigan State University, United States

    U.S. teachers have less time to plan, collaborate, and research related work in comparison to teachers in competing countries (NECTL) and time is needed for teachers to learn new skills, understand... More

    pp. 219-235

  3. Curriculum and Practice of an Innovative Teacher Professional Development Program

    Akesha Horton, Air University eSchool of Graduate PME, United States; Kyle Shack, Allegan Alternative High School, United States; Rohit Mehta, Michigan State University, United States

    The MSUrbanSTEM fellowship program provides exemplary urban STEM teachers the opportunity to engage in transformative instructional and leadership experiences that support the advancement of their ... More

    pp. 237-254

  4. Strategies, Use, and Impact of Social Media for Supporting Teacher Community within Professional Development: The Case of one Urban STEM Program

    Joshua M. Rosenberg, Spencer P. Greenhalgh, Leigh Graves Wolf & Matthew J. Koehler, Michigan State University, United States

    This paper examines the use of social media to foster community connections within the MSU Urban Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) program. We describe the strategies... More

    pp. 255-267

  5. A Holistic Approach to Science Education: Disciplinary, Affective, and Equitable

    Rohit Mehta, Swati Mehta & Christopher Seals, Michigan State University, United States

    In this chapter, we argue that science education is more than the high stakes, rigorous practices and methodology that students often find dull and uninspiring. We present that aesthetic and... More

    pp. 269-286

  6. Math is All Around Us: Exploring the Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development of Three Urban Mathematics Teachers

    Missy Cosby, Michigan State University, United States; Akesha Horton, Air University eSchool of Graduate PME, United States; Inese Berzina-Pitcher, Western Michigan University, United States

    The MSUrbanSTEM fellowship program aims to support science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) educators teaching in an urban context. In this chapter, we used a multiple case studies ... More

    pp. 287-305