Science Education: Reading List


Articles:

Note: while some article titles refer to specific STEM subjects (e.g. Physics or Math), the studies are widely applicable, and usually not restricted to a single subject. 

Active Learning Increases Student Performance in Science, Engineering, and Mathematics

Some Implications from Physics Education Research for Teaching Problem Solving in General Physics

Students’ Views of Math and Physics Problems: Structure vs. Content

Teaching problem solving through cooperative grouping. Part 1: Group versus individual problem solving

Teaching Postdocs: An Alternative Approach to an Academic Career - Professor Paula Lemons tackles the tough questions, like "By focusing my career on teaching, would I be marked forever as a second-rate scientist?"

Books:

Teach Like a Pirate: Increase Student Engagement, Boost Your Creativity, and Transform Your Life as an Educator 

Stuck in the Shallow End: Education, Race, and Computing

Podcasts:

Lab Out Loud: hosted by Wisconsin high school teachers Dale Basler and Brian Bartel, now in its eighth season of biweekly broadcasts.

Blick on Flicks: Jacob Clark Blickenstaff sorts out the science and the nonsense in movies, videos, and TV shows without discounting the fun of it all.

Behind the Books: Tyson Brown takes you past the dust jacket into engaging conversations with NSTA Press® authors.