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Using Children's Picturebooks to Develop Critical Thinking Skills and Science Practices in Grades 3rd-5th
Author(s):Cleveland, Emily; Cleveland, Emily
Science literacy among US adults is extremely low and interest in science related careers is declining. In an era where environmental challenges pose a significant threat to humanity, it is imperative that the generation ...
Are Building Principals Prepared and Equipped to Supervise Special Education Teachers?
Author(s):Demaret, Alan T.; Demaret, Alan T.
Analysis of Latino Outdoors' Organizational Performance: A multiple Constituency Approach
Author(s):Orozco, Alfonso; Orozco, Alfonso
Large demographic shifts are occurring in the United States and one of the largest growing groups is Latinos. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Latinos are expected to account for 28% of the population by 2060. An annual ...
When Pandora's Box is Opened: A Qualitative Study of the Intended and Unintended Impacts of Wyoming's New Standardized Tests on Local Educators' Everyday Practices
Author(s):Cho, Jeasik; Cho, Jeasik
In the context of a newly adopted statewide assessment system, PAWS (Proficiency Assessment for Wyoming Students), this paper describes intended instructional changes and unintended outcomes in classrooms and schools as a ...
STEM Integration with Art: A Renewed Reason for STEAM
Author(s):Belardo, Christina Maria-Ann; Belardo, Christina Maria-Ann
For many years, the arts and sciences have been taught in separate silos. However, with the current move in the United States to see its K-12 students perform at the top of the world in STEM disciplines, the arts are being ...
Persecutory guilt, surveillance and resistance: The emotional themes of early childhood educators
Author(s):Madrid, Samara; Dunn-Kenney, Maylan; Madrid, Samara; Dunn-Kenney, Maylan
This research examines the emotional themes and discourse of emotion of early childhood educators using a post-structuralist theoretical framework of emotion. The data selected and analyzed is taken from 4 two-hour discussion ...
Slowmation: Helping Students Address their Misconceptions in Physical Science
Author(s):Schwessinger, Samantha; Schwessinger, Samantha
High school students come to science class with misconceptions that are often difficult to correct. The research suggests that students must address their misconceptions directly in order to correct them (NRC, 2008). It ...
Biomass Utilization of Carbon: The Algalrithm
Author(s):Brame, Catherine; Hopfensperger, Katie; Reusser, Traci; Uselmann, Mary; Brame, Catherine; Hopfensperger, Katie; Reusser, Traci; Uselmann, Mary
The goal of this project was to address the environmental implications of an algae biomass system that sequesters carbon dioxide to produce economically valuable products (Oakey, 2016). The Algalrithm, a theoretical company ...
Geographic Variation in Bumblebee Flight Morphology Suggests Aerodynamic Limitations on Upslope Range Shifts
Author(s):Parsons, Zach; Parsons, Zach
Geographic ranges of diverse species have shifted poleward and up mountain slopes in response to warming climate. Upslope shifts facilitate tracking of climatic niches over short geographic distances. However, flying ...
Classification of Differential Bimanual Manuel Motion
Author(s):de Silva, Anthony Praveen; de Silva, Anthony Praveen
There are various fields in which, knowledge of arm movement can help improve the lives of people. These include physical therapy, replacement robots and sports science. Understanding the neural signals that can be found ...