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Using STEM-Focused Teacher Preparation Programs to Reimagine Elementary Education
The foundational stage of formal education, typically encompassing students from kindergarten through sixth grade, is crucial for laying the groundwork for academic and social development.
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Fostering Inclusivity: Nurturing Diversity Within Elementary STEM Teacher Preparation Programs
Surjit Singha (Kristu Jayanti College (Autonomous), India)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-6684-5939-3.ch012
Abstract
This chapter examines the profound impact of inclusivity on STEM teacher preparation programs for elementary education, emphasizing its critical role in enhancing STEM instruction. Inclusivity underscores the importance of establishing thriving learning environments encompassing abilities, race, gender, and socioeconomic status. Practical recommendations, theoretical foundations, and a current landscape analysis underscore inclusivity's critical importance when equipping educators for diverse classrooms. The conclusion emphasizes the significance of diversity in moulding culturally competent and socially conscious STEM educators. While recognizing enduring obstacles, it foresees encouraging developments in technological integration and comprehensive diversity awareness. Continuous research is critical to assessing the effectiveness of inclusivity initiatives, ascertaining their enduring consequences, and enhancing pedagogical methodologies. To advance STEM education in the future, it is imperative to prioritize evidence-based practices, adaptability, and inclusivity.
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Growing Forward: An Account of a Major Revision in One Elementary Education Program
A section of the education continuum that focuses on children from first to eighth grades.
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Remote Learning: A Panacea for the COVID-19 Crisis in Early Childhood and Elementary Education
A school of 6 to 14 age group learn basic skills in areas such as reading, writing, etc.
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Mentoring and Lived Experiences of Beginning Teachers in a Resident Teacher Program
Relating to education and training aimed at preparing teachers for elementary schools.
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Leveraging Literacy Instruction to Support Learners Who Have Experienced Compounded Trauma
In the US, compulsory education begins at the elementary school level (although kindergarten is not required in many states), and elementary-aged students typically range from 4-11 years old depending on whether the school includes pre-kindergarten and/or 6 th grade.
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Exploring Digitally Enhanced Literacy Practices With Preservice Teachers
The first stage of formal education, typically grades K-8 or ages 5-14.
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Examining edTPA's Educative Nature and Its Alignment to Standards of Effective Teaching
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Developing Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Elementary Education Programs
Topics related to teaching students in grades kindergarten through grade six.
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