Teacher Professional Development and Pedagogy

STELAR Webinar: Professional Development in ITEST Projects: Models and Examples

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Developing Project Based Instructional Units Utilizing ArcGIS Online

Developing Project Based Instructional Units Utilizing ArcGIS Online is an open, asynchronous, self-paced 40 hour, 5 module training course that utilizes ArcGIS Online for secondary educators (thoguh post-secondary educators may benefit from the course as well).  This course is designed for educators who are familiar with and who have taught with ArcGIS, particularly non-GIS educators who would like to add a geospatial perspective, project based instructional techniques, and the "power of data" to their existing courses.

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The CoastLines Hybrid Professional Development Experience: A Panel Presentation

Presenters: Steven Moore, CoastLines; CoastLines participants

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ITEST Webinar: Curriculum Developed in the ITEST and COSEE Programs

Presenters: Siobhan Bredin, ITEST Learning Resource Center at EDC; Liesl Hotaling, COSEE

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Science Teaching Efficacy Belief Instrument (STEBI)

The Science Teaching Efficacy Belief Instrument (STEBI) is used in many studies to measure science teaching self-efficacy and outcome expectancy in preservice elementary teachers.  This 25-item instrument uses a 5-point Likert scale.  

 

The STEBI-A is the version recommended for use with in-service teachers; the STEBI-B is the version recommended for use with pre-service teachers.

 

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Teacher Belief Inventory (TBI)

The Teacher Belief Inventory (TBI) is an instrument for measuring the degree to which pre-service teachers manifest a theoretical or practical orientation toward educational problems.  The TBI consists is 25 pairs of statements which cover 6 areas of educational practice: planning, instruction, classroom management, progress monitoring, clinical assistance, and caring for students.  One statement in each pair represents a theoretical approach to problem solving, while the other statement represents a practical approach.  

 

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Engineering Education Beliefs and Expectations Instrument (EEBEI)

The Engineering Education Beliefs and Expectations Instrument (EEBEI) was designed to measure "teachers' beliefs and expectations about pre-college engineering instruction and preparation for students' access to college engineering programs and future career success in engineering" (Nathan et al., 2010, p.409). The EEBEI consists of 102 items. Seventy of the items in the EEBEI are Likert scale items, 16 are demographic items, and 16 items are based upon short vignettes (Nathan et al., 2010).

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Pedagogy of Science Teaching Test (POSTT)

The Pedagogy of Science Teaching Test (POSTT) was created to assess pedagogical content knowledge of inquiry science teaching and knowledge of topic teaching practices that reflect the inquiry nature of science.  This assessment, developed for formative and summative use, includes over 100 items across 3 science disciplines (physical, life, and earth sciences) for various topics, grade ranges, and facets of instruction.

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Inventory of Teaching and Learning Survey (ITAL)

The Inventory of Teaching and Learning Survey (ITAL) was created to measure intent to persist, confidence in learning, attitudes towards success, perceived usefulness of knowledge and motivation to succeed in a STEM domain. This instrument was developed to reflect core observation and assessment concepts reflect in the Reform Teaching Observation Protocol (RTOP) (Sawada, Pibum, Turly, Falconer, Benford, & Judson).

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Science Teacher Inquiry Rubric (STIR)

The Science Teacher Inquiry Rubric (STIR) was developed based upon the National Science Education Standards essential features of inquiry instruction. This instrument was developed to serve as a self-assessment tool for elementary school teachers to understand how they implement the essential features of inquiry into their classroom instruction.

The links and attachments provide access to the STIR and its documentation.

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