Douglas Huffman

Douglas Huffman, teaches courses in elementary education and also has expertise in assessment and program evaluation. Dr. Huffman previously served as the associated editor for the Journal of Research in Science Teaching. Additionally, he has publications in numerous journals, such as the American Journal of Evaluation, Journal of Research in Science Teaching School Science & Mathematics and the Journal of Science Teacher Education.


Challenges and Opportunities for Transforming From STEM to STEAM Education
Kelli Thomas, Douglas Huffman. © 2020. 326 pages.
The addition of the arts to STEM education, now known as STEAM, adds a new dimension to problem-solving within those fields, offering students tools such as imagination and...
Becoming STEAM: Perspectives From School Leaders
Kelli Thomas, Douglas Huffman. © 2020. 26 pages.
This chapter shares a brief history of the STEM to STEAM movement, shares two case descriptions drawn from the perspectives of leaders in two school districts in which schools...
The Transdisciplinary Nature of STEAM Education: Integrating STEAM in Pre-Service Teacher Education
Douglas Huffman, Kelli Thomas, James D. Basham. © 2020. 17 pages.
The purpose of this chapter is to describe and explain multiple methods of integrating STEAM into the curriculum for pre-service teachers. The chapter includes both stand-alone...
Pre-Service Teachers Critical Thinking and Developing and Using Models in Science
Lizette A. Burks, Douglas Huffman. © 2019. 19 pages.
The new science and engineering practice of developing and using models is needed to achieve the vision of three-dimensional teaching and learning and should be an important new...
Critical Thinking and Mathematics Teaching and Learning
Kelli Thomas, Douglas Huffman, Mari Caballero. © 2019. 20 pages.
The purpose of this chapter was to investigate pre-service teachers' noticing of children's critical thinking and views towards eliciting and using students' critical...