The middle school years are a crucial time for cultivating students’ interest in and preparedness for future STEM careers. However, not all middle school children are provided opportunities to engage, learn and achieve in STEM subject areas.
The ITEST program has enabled creativity, experimentation, and cultural responsiveness in STEM education and workforce development and broadened participation in STEM initiatives to Native American communities, underresourced urban communities, girls, and populations underrepresented in STEM
The report includes examples drawn from projects in the national ITEST program which seeks to ensure the breadth and depth of the U.S. STEM workforce.
Building on previous research on the Science Teaching Efficacy Belief Instrument (STEBI) (I. Riggs and L.
The Revised Simpson-Troost Attitude Questionnaire (STAQ-R) is a revised version of the original tool – the Simpson Troost Attitude Questionnaire (STQ), a 58-item Likert type scale created by Simpson and Troost in 1982.
ITEST project presentations at conferences around the country during Spring and Summer 2015 are included in these handouts for your reference.