Academic Exchange Quarterly
This mixed-methods pilot study investigates elementary and secondary pre-service teachers’ (n=12) mathematics and science content knowledge and conceptions of nature of science following the first year implementation of a science and mathematics site-based professional development program. This study utilized pre/post data from science and mathematics content exams, and Views of Nature of Science-C instrument. Data revealed gains in preservice teachers’mathematics and science content knowledge and perceptions regarding the nature of science.
Jeffery, Tonya D.; McCollough, Cherie A.; and Moore, Kim, "Growing STEM roots: Preparing preservice teachers" (2015). Faculty Publications. 41.