ERIC Number: ED594150
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2019
K-12 STEM Education in Urban Learning Environments
Wendt, Jillian L., Ed.; Apugo, Danielle L., Ed.
This title is an "IGI Global Core Reference for 2019" as it provides the timeliest, trending research around overcoming challenges within the urban educational system. Featuring real-world solutions and comprehensive coverage on teacher professional development, racial microaggressions, STEM, and diversity in elementary and secondary education, this publication is ideal for teachers, faculty, administrators, policymakers, and educational researchers. "K-12 STEM Education in Urban Learning Environments" provides emerging research on the challenges and barriers of STEM education in urban environments and how to move forward in overcoming these challenges and barriers to provide equitable education for all K-12 students. Featuring coverage on a broad range of topics such as teacher preparation, programming, gender and racial barriers, and more, this publication is ideally designed for teachers, faculty, administrators, policymakers, researchers, and scholars. This book contains the following chapters: (1) Urban STEM Education: A Vehicle for Broadening Participation in STEM (Brandy Huderson and Ashley Huderson); (2) STEM Career Interest at the Intersection of Attitude, Gender, Religion, and Urban Education (Philip R. Alsup); (3) Challenges to Implementing STEM Professional Development From an Ecological Systems Perspective (Zora M. Wolfe); (4) The Use of Instructional Coaching and Analogy to Enhance STREAM Professional Development for Teacher Quality Improvement (Otto Carl Wilson, Jr. and Seidah Armstrong); (5) Bolstering Content by Promoting Language and Literacy in the Urban Science Classroom (Jennifer E. Renn and Annie Laurie Duguay); (6) Gendered and Racial Microaggressions in STEM: Definitions, Consequences, and Strategies Urban Elementary School Professionals Can Use to Combat Them (Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw and Katherine Wade-Jaimes); (7) Secondary Education Mathematics and UDC Expectations: Do They Align? If Not, What's Next? (Jeffery S. Fleming and Shurron Farmer); and (8) Improving STEM Career Aspirations in Underrepresented Populations: Strategies for Urban Elementary School Professionals (Amanda J. Rockinson-Szapkiw and Logan R. Caldwell). A section about the contributors and an index are also included.
Descriptors: Urban Schools, Faculty Development, Racial Bias, STEM Education, Student Diversity, Elementary Secondary Education, Barriers, Equal Education, Teacher Education, Gender Differences, Racial Differences, Gender Bias, Student Participation, Student Interests, Religion, Coaching (Performance), Art Education, Teacher Competencies, Literacy, Language Skills, Science Instruction, Teacher Role, Alignment (Education), Occupational Aspiration, Disproportionate Representation, At Risk Students
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Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Administrators; Policymakers; Researchers; Teachers; Students
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