1

Spring Issue of The Bridge on STEM Education: Progress and Prospects


Articles
  • [Periodical Article]

    A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Looking Toward the Future of Science Education

    It is an exciting time for K–12 science and engineering education in the United States; a new vision for teaching science and engineering promises to transform the experiences of students in all grades across the country. This vision, articulated in a new report from the National Research ... Read More

    Author: Heidi A. Schweingruber, Helen Quinn, Thomas E. Keller, and Greg Pearson

    Spring Issue of The Bridge on STEM Education: Progress and Prospects

    Release date: Spring 2013

    Volume: 43

    Number: 1

  • [Periodical Article]

    Promoting Access to Undergraduate STEM Education: The Legal and Policy Environment

    Greater diversity in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields not only sets the stage for a robust 21st century workforce but also contributes to educational and research environments that reflect and draw on diverse perspectives for stronger science (NAS/NAE/IOM 2011). ... Read More

    Author: Liliana M. Garces and Lorelle L. Espinosa

    Spring Issue of The Bridge on STEM Education: Progress and Prospects

    Release date: Spring 2013

    Volume: 43

    Number: 1

  • [Periodical Article]

    Engineering Diversity: Fixing the Educational System to Promote Equity

    Significant investments have been made over the past several decades to enhance the nation’s science and engineering workforce by broadening participation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and related fields. Thanks to these efforts, the numbers of women and African ... Read More

    Author: Lindsey E. Malcom-Piqueux and Shirley M. Malcom

    Spring Issue of The Bridge on STEM Education: Progress and Prospects

    Release date: Spring 2013

    Volume: 43

    Number: 1

  • [Periodical Article]

    American Science Education in Its Global and Historical Contexts

    In 2009, students in Shanghai topped their peers around the world in math, science, and reading scores on the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), a test administered to 15-year-olds in 65 countries, while American schoolchildren placed near the middle of the group (OECD 2010). The ... Read More

    Author: Alexandra Killewald and Yu Xie

    Spring Issue of The Bridge on STEM Education: Progress and Prospects

    Release date: Spring 2013

    Volume: 43

    Number: 1

  • [Periodical Article]

    On the Road to Reform: K-12 Science Education in the United States

    America has grown accustomed to being a leader in technological innovation, thanks in large part to its human capital (see, e.g., Goldin and Katz 2008). Historically, American workers have been among the best educated and most skilled in the world, and the scientists and engineers employed by US ... Read More

    Author: William H. Schmidt, Nathan A. Burroughs, and Lee S. Cogan

    Spring Issue of The Bridge on STEM Education: Progress and Prospects

    Release date: Spring 2013

    Volume: 43

    Number: 1

  • [Periodical Article]

    STEM Education: Progress and Prospects

    Editor's Note Historians of American education will note the significance of the timing of this issue of The Bridge —almost exactly 30 years after the publication of what is considered among the most influential education policy documents of the 20th century. The rhetoric of A Nation at ... Read More

    Author: Michael J. Feuer

    Spring Issue of The Bridge on STEM Education: Progress and Prospects

    Release date: Spring 2013

    Volume: 43

    Number: 1