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2013

Marquette University

Science and Mathematics Education

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Field Experience As The Centerpiece Of An Integrated Model For Stem Teacher Preparation, Leigh A. Van Den Kieboom, Jill Mcnew-Birren, Ellen Eckman, M. Barbara Silver-Thorn Apr 2013

Field Experience As The Centerpiece Of An Integrated Model For Stem Teacher Preparation, Leigh A. Van Den Kieboom, Jill Mcnew-Birren, Ellen Eckman, M. Barbara Silver-Thorn

Biomedical Engineering Faculty Research and Publications

The purpose of this study was to provide a descriptive account of one pathway for preparing high-quality STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) teachers for work in high-need urban schools. In this account, we discuss the supports that STEM majors need in learning how to think about the content that they know well, through an educational perspective that focuses on teaching and learning. We also describe the approach that we use that integrates content knowledge, pedagogical content knowledge, and three extensive teaching co-op experiences to facilitate the transition from successful STEM undergraduate students to effective teachers of STEM content. We ...