Role of Secondary STEM Teacher Professional Development in Integrating Critical Thinking Skills Through Teacher Perception and Classroom Observation, The
Following the adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), drastic shifts in science teaching will be necessary to meet the standards. Because critical thinking skills are an underlying component of the NGSS, examining how educators are teaching critical thinking skills to their students can help to identify what additional shifts in practice must occur. Given the theoretical connections between teacher beliefs and classroom instruction, this research examined the how secondary science teachers participating in professional development perceived their ability to integrate critical ...
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