K-12 STEM Education in Urban Learning Environments, 1st Edition

  • Jillian L. Wendt
  • Danielle L. Apugo
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  • ISBN-10: 1522578153
  • ISBN-13: 9781522578154
  • DDC: 372.35
  • 309 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released August 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Early Childhood and K-12 Education (AECKE) Book Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Understanding the Current Landscape of Urban K-12 STEM Education.
2: Urban STEM Education: A Vehicle for Broadening Participation in STEM.
3: STEM Career Interest at the Intersection of Attitude, Gender, Religion, and Urban Education.
4: Urban K-12 STEM Teacher Preparation and Professional Development.
5: Challenges to Implementing STEM Professional Development From an Ecological Systems Perspective.
6: The Use of Instructional Coaching and Analogy to Enhance STREAM Professional Development for Teacher Quality Improvement.
7: Bolstering Content by Promoting Language and Literacy in the Urban Science Classroom.
8: Strategies and Practices for Improving Urban K-12 STEM Education.
9: Gendered and Racial Microaggressions in STEM: Definitions, Consequences, and Strategies Urban Elementary School Professionals Can Use to Combat Them.
10: Secondary Education Mathematics and UDC Expectations: Do They Align? If Not, What’s Next?.
11: Improving STEM Career Aspirations in Underrepresented Populations: Strategies for Urban Elementary School Professionals.
12: Conclusion.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.