Secondary STEM Educational Reform

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Federal and state funding agencies have invested billions of dollars into secondary STEM (Science, Technology, Education, Mathematics) educational reform over the past decade. This volume addresses the interplay of external and internal variables associated with school reform and how this dynamic has impacted many efforts. The goal of this book is to lead scholars in the right direction by providing an open discussion of challenges associated with STEM educational reform in the context of the successes of funded ...

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Federal and state funding agencies have invested billions of dollars into secondary STEM (Science, Technology, Education, Mathematics) educational reform over the past decade. This volume addresses the interplay of external and internal variables associated with school reform and how this dynamic has impacted many efforts. The goal of this book is to lead scholars in the right direction by providing an open discussion of challenges associated with STEM educational reform in the context of the successes of funded projects.

         

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"The chapters in Johnson's book are well-chosen accounts of the complexity of STEM reform in the secondary setting. Each chapter shares the unique experiences of those involved in the reform efforts, with the goal of illustrating both the challenges and opportunities experienced by the different participants. This book is certainly for educators who are beginning or involved in a STEM reform project, as well as policy makers who are interested in the challenges in STEM reform." - Julie A. Luft, Professor, School of Life Sciences & Fulton Teachers College, Arizona State University

"We are now in the STEM Generation. Secondary STEM Educational Reform clearly delineates the challenges educators face in STEM Education into two distinct micro (internal) and macro (external) impediments.But because of the writers are experienced with implementations of secondary education reform, practical solutions to these impediments are presented. This book transcends the discussion of why things do not change to how things can change." - Dr. Alan Zollman, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Northern Illinois University

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Meet the Author

Carla C. Johnson is an associate professor of Science Education at the University of Cincinnati.

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Table of Contents

List of Figures and Tables ix

Series Editors' Foreword xi

Preface xv

Acknowledgments xix

1 Creating a "STEM for All" Environment James D. Basham Catherine M. Koehler Maya Israel 1

2 The Importance of Up-Front Evaluation Planning Including Student Learning Outcomes Shelly Sheats Harkness Catherine Lane 25

3 Science Cooperatives in Missouri and Iowa (Science Co-op): Addressing the Needs of Small Rural School Districts of Science Literacy for All Larry D. Yore James A. Shymansky Leonard A. Annetta Susan Everett 47

4 Lessons from the Field: Examining the Challenges and Successes of a Mathematics and Science Program Using Acceleration and Enrichment for Gifted Urban Middle School Students Toni A. Sondergeld Andrea R. Milner Laurence J. Coleman Thomas Southern 75

5 The Right Tools for the Job: What's the Role of Literacy in STEM Initiatives? Holly Johnson Patricia Watson 103

6 A Case Study of a STEM Grant's Executive Board: Challenges with Ownership and Initiative Abdulkadir Demir Camille Sutton-Brown Lacey Strickler Charlene M Czerniak 129

7 STEM Stakeholder Response to Enacted Educational Policy Carla C. Johnson Virginia L. J. Bohhakova 159

Postscript: Targeting Turbulence: Lessons Learned-Potential Solutions to Challenges Carla C. Johnson 193

Appendices 197

Bibliography 203

Notes on Contributors 219

Index 225

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