Below are articles we have reviewed. Feel free to suggest important/interesting articles in the comments section of this page. We only review empirical research pieces that have undergone peer-review.
- Akerson, Valarie L., Buck, Gayle A., Donnelly, Lisa A., Nargund-Joshi, Vanasbri, & Weiland, Ingrid S. (2011). The importance of teaching and learning nature of science in the early childhood years. Journal of Science Education and Technology, (20 )5, 537-549. DOI: 10.1007/s10956-001-9312-5 http://www.springerlink.com/content/a8tn754702x02722/
- Boxtel, C., Linden, J., Roelofs, E., & Erkens, G. (2002). Collaborative concept mapping: Provoking and supporting meaningful discourse. Theory Into Practice, 41(1), 40-46.
- Cawley, J. F., T. E. Foley, and J. Miller (2003). “Science and Students with Mild Disabilities: Principles of Universal Design.” Intervention in School and Clinic 38.3: 160-71. Print.
- Chan, C.K. & Sachs, J. (2001). Beliefs about Learning in Children’s Understanding of Science Texts. Contemporary Education Psychology, 26, 192-210.
- Chen, D. (2010). Schooling as knowledge system: Lessons from Cramim Experimental School. Mind, Brain, and Education 4, 8-19. Available in pdf format for download.
- Cochran-Smith, M., & Lytle. S. L. (2009). Inquiry as stance: Practitioner research for the next generation. New York: Teachers College Press.
Dorrington, H., & Trushell, J. (2010). The men in white Coats: Teacher trainees’ perceptions of scientists. At The Interface / Probing The Boundaries, 6067-81.
- Guastello, E. F., T. M. Beasley, and R. C. Sinatra (2000). “Concept Mapping Effects on Science Content Comprehension of Low-Achieving Inner-City Seventh Graders.” Remedial and Special Education 21.6 : 356-64.
- Guidry, A., & Carson, J. (2010). A sequencing framework for middle grades social studies instructional unit. Social Studies Research & Practice, 5(1), 105-118.
- Hanuscin, D. L., & Lee, M.H. (2007). Teaching Against the Mystique of Science: Literature Based Approaches in Elementary Teacher Education. Annual meeting of the Association for Science Teacher Education.
- Kruger, J. & Dunning, D. (1999). Unskilled and Unaware of It: Difficulties in Recognizing One’s Own Incompetence Lead to Inflated Self-Assessments. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 77(6), 1121-1134.
- MacKenzie, A. H. (2001). The role of teacher stance when infusing inquiry questioning into middle school science classrooms. School Science and Mathematics, 101(3), 143-153.
- Mathis, P.B., & Boyd, N.C. (2009). Who is teaching social studies? Pre-service teachers’ reactions. Social Science Research & Practice, 4(3), 76-85.
- Pajares, M. F. (1992). Teachers’ beliefs and educational research: Cleaning up a messy construct. Review of Educational Research, 62(3), 307-332.
- Posner, G.J.; Strike, K.A.; Hewson, P.W. & Gertzog, W.A. (1982). Accommodation of a Scientific Conception: Toward a Theory of Conceptual Change, Science Education 66(2), 211-227.
- Shiveley, J.M., & Micso, T. (2009) Reclaiming generalizations in social studies education. Social Studies Research & Practice, 4 (2), 73-78. Retrieved 26 April 2010 fromhttp://www.socstrp.org/issues/PDF/4.2.6.pdf
- Swarat, S., Ortony, A. and Revelle, W. (2012), Activity matters: Understanding student interest in school science. J. Res. Sci. Teach., 49: 515–537. doi: 10.1002/tea.21010
- Tao, P, (2003). Eliciting and developing junior secondary students’ understanding of the nature of science through a peer collaboration instruction in science stories, International Journal of Science Education, 25(2), 147-171.
- Vasquez, Eleazar., Forbush, David., Mason, Lee., Lockwood, April., Gleed Linsey., “Delivery and Evaluation of Synchronous Online Reading Tutoring to Students At-Risk of Reading Failure”, Rural Special Education Quarterly, 30(3), (2011): 16-26.
- Waight, N; Abd-El-Khalick, F. (2007). The Impact of Technology on the Enactment of “Inquiry” in a Technology Enthusiast’s Sixth Grade Science Classroom. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 44(1), 154-182.
- Yero, J. L. (2002). Teaching in mind: How teacher thinking shapes education. Hamilton, MT: MindFlight Publishing.