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    • Prepare and Inspire: K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Education for America’s Future 

      Presidents Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (US) (Executive Office of the President, 2010)
      Prepare and Inspire: K-12 Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Education for America’s Future.
    • Secondary STEM Educational Reform 

      Johnson, Carla C. (Palgrave Macmillan US, 2011)
      Table of contents: Front Matter....Pages i-xix. Creating a “STEM for All? Environment....Pages 1-24. The Importance of Up-Front Evaluation Planning Including Student Learning Outcomes....Pages 25-45. Science Cooperatives ...
    • Successful STEM Education: A Workshop Summary 

      Committee on Highly Successful Schools or Programs for K-12 STEM Education, National Research Council (National Academies Press, 2011)
      What students learn about the science disciplines, technology, engineering, and mathematics during their K-12 schooling shapes their intellectual development, opportunities for future study and work, and choices of career, ...
    • Successful K-12 STEM Education: Identifying Effective Approaches in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics 

      Committee on Highly Successful Schools or Programs in K-12 STEM Education, National Research Council (National Academies Press, 2011)
      Examines the landscape of K-12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education by considering different school models, highlighting research on effective STEM education practices, and identifying some ...
    • Improving Urban Schools: Equity and Access in K-12 STEM Education for All Students 

      Capraro, Mary Margaret; Capraro, Robert M.; Lewis, Chance W. (Information Age Publishing, 2013)
      Although STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) has been diversely defined by various researchers (e.g. Buck Institute, 2003; Capraro & Slough, 2009; Scott, 2009; Wolf, 2008), during the last decade, STEM ...
    • Conceptual Structures for STEM Research and Education: 20th International Conference on Conceptual Structures, ICCS 2013, Mumbai, India, January 10-12, 2013. Proceedings 

      White, Su (Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2013)
      This book constitutes the proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Conceptual Structures, ICCS 2013, held in Mumbai, India, in January 2013. The 22 full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from ...
    • STEM Guides to Cooking 

      Robertson, Kay (Rourke Publishing and Rourke Educational Media, 2013)
      People use math to work with food in all sorts of ways. When your parents buy food they use math to figure out exactly how much it will cost. You can use simple math to help your parents know how long the food in the ...
    • STEM Guides to Travel 

      Robertson, Kay (Rourke Publishing and Rourke Educational Media, 2013)
      What does the word travel mean to you? Traveling is something people do all the time, both in small and big ways A means of traveling, or getting from one place to another, is a form of transportation.
    • Language, Literacy, and Learning in STEM Education: Research Methods and Perspectives from Applied Linguistics 

      Curry, Mary Jane; Hanauer, David I. (John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2014)
      Language, Literacy, and Learning in STEM Education brings together a range of applied linguistic researchers and projects that address the interface among language studies, science, engineering, and education. The book is ...
    • Attrition in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education: Data and Analysis 

      Valerio, Jannette (Nova Science Pub Inc, 2014)
      Attrition in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education: Data and Analysis
    • Alliances for Advancing Academic Women: Guidelines for Collaborating in STEM Fields 

      Gilmer, Penny J.; Tansel, Berrin; Miller, Michelle Hughes (Sense Publishers, 2014)
      Table of contents: Front Matter....Pages i-xxii. Front Matter....Pages 1-1. Deciding to Collaborate and Selecting our STEM Project....Pages 3-32. Focusing Collaborative Activities for Women STEM Faculty....Pages 33-48. ...
    • Uncertainty and Graphing in Discovery Work: Implications for and Applications in STEM Education 

      Roth, Wolff-Michael (Springer Netherlands, 2014)
      This book deals with uncertainty and graphing in scientific discovery work from a social practice perspective. It is based on a 5-year ethnographic study in an advanced experimental biology laboratory. The book shows how, ...
    • Closing the Achievement Gap from an International Perspective: Transforming STEM for Effective Education 

      Clark, Julia V. (Springer Netherlands, 2014)
      In a changing world that demands new skills, a vital concern of public education is the gap in academic performance between low- and high-achieving students. There is no excuse for the achievement gaps that persist among ...
    • STEM Jobs in Sports 

      Raymos, Rick (Rourke Publishing and Rourke Educational Media, 2014)
      A nutritionist recommends a specialized diet for an Olympic athlete An engineer tests different materials to use in a new football helmet An electronics specialist designs a hockey puck that is easier to see on television ...
    • STEM Jobs with Cars 

      Katirgis, Jane (Rourke Publishing and Rourke Educational Media, 2014)
      Self-driving cars, NASCAR racetracks, safer airbags. What do these things have in common? Scientists, mathematicians, and engineers are the brains behind these and many other car technologies And all their jobs require a ...
    • STEM Jobs in Movies 

      Mooney, Carla (Rourke Publishing and Rourke Educational Media, 2014)
      A computer animator creates a 3-D character for a feature flm A motion capture technician tracks an actor’s movement via a computer program A web developer creates an online portal where fans can watch movie trailers and ...
    • STEM Jobs in Music 

      Duke, Shirley (Rourke Publishing and Rourke Educational Media, 2014)
      STEM jobs relate to many felds In music, the jobs range from developing new effects to recording performances STEM jobs meet needs people have It then allows them to work in a feld they enjoy Talent in music helps, but not ...
    • STEM Jobs with Animals 

      Duke, Shirley (Rourke Publishing and Rourke Educational Media, 2014)
      STEM jobs are careers for the future STEM jobs meet needs people have They will supply answers to questions we haven’t even thought of yet A STEM education could prepare you to fnd the next great discovery!
    • STEM Jobs in Fashion and Beauty 

      Mooney, Carla (Rourke Publishing and Rourke Educational Media, 2014)
      Would you like to work as a fashion designer using a computer program to design a dress for a Paris fashion show? How about a chemist testing different formulations for a new face cream? Or maybe a web designer creating ...
    • STEM Jobs in Food and Nutrition 

      Katirgis, Jane (Rourke Publishing and Rourke Educational Media, 2014)
      Sit down at your dinner table and take a look at the food in front of you It may seem simple, but in reality, many people are hard at work making the food we eat every day Food chemists create new flavors for packaged food ...