STEM Education Course: Enhancing K-12 Teachers' Cultural Awareness Through Reflections of Socioscientific Issues
This study applied the Socioscientific Issues (SSI) framework to explore how elementary teachers navigate STEM curriculum and apply SSI following a STEM certification endorsement course. Analysis revealed a number of themes regarding shifts in teachers' perceived cultural practices, indicating a substantial shift in focus for these teachers in teaching science.
Macalalag, Augusto Z. Jr.; Johnson, Joseph; and Lai, Michelle, "STEM Education Course: Enhancing K-12 Teachers' Cultural Awareness Through Reflections of Socioscientific Issues" (2017). School of Education Faculty Work. 4.
Article first published in Pennsylvania Teacher Educator, vol. 16, Fall 2017.