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International Science Education Conference : A Select Bibliography

Creative ability in science

  1. Goodman, M. L., Dickerson, A. S., & Ness, R. B. (2013). Creativity in the sciences: A workbook companion to innovation generation. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
  2. Adams, D. M., & Hamm, M. (2011). Shaping the future with math, science, and technology: Solutions and lesson plans to prepare tomorrow’s innovators. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education.
  3. Simonton, D. K. (2009). Scientific genius: A psychology of science. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
  4. Clement, J. (2009). Creative model construction in scientists and students: The role of imagery, analogy, and mental simulation. [Dordrecht]: Springer.
  5. Nersessian, N. J. (2008). Creating scientific concepts. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  6. Keeley, P. (2008). Science formative assessment: 75 practical strategies for linking assessment, instruction, and learning. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
  7. Nowotny, H. (2008). Insatiable curiosity: Innovation in a fragile future. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
  8. Haack, S. (2007). Defending science--within reason: Between scientism and cynicism. Amherst, NY: Prometheus Books.
  9. Ascheron, C., & Kickuth, A. (2005). Make your mark in science: Creativity, presenting, publishing, and patents: A guide for young scientists. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.
  10. Bohm, D., & Nichol, L. (2004). On creativity. London, UK: Routledge.
  11. Hemlin, S., Allwood, C. M., & Martin, B. R. (2004). Creative knowledge environments: The influences on creativity in research and innovation. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar.
  12. Simonton, D. K. (2004). Creativity in science: Chance, logic, genius, and Zeitgeist. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
  13. Roth, K. P. (1998). The naturalist intelligence. Arlington Heights, IL: SkyLight Training and Pub.
  14. Shermer, M. (1997). Why people believe weird things: Pseudoscience, superstition, and other confusions of our time. New York, NY: W.H. Freeman.
  15. Miller, A. I. (1996). Insights of genius: Imagery and creativity in science and art. New York, NY: Copernicus.


Science teachers In-service training

  1. Watts, M. (2014). Debates in science education. London, UK: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group.
  2. Hanuscin, D. L., & Rogers, M. P. (2013). Perspectives: Research & tips to support science education, K-6. Arlington, VA: National Science Teachers Association.
  3. Kovalik, S., & Olsen, K. (2010). Kid's eye view of science: A conceptual, integrated approach to teaching science, K-6. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.
  4.  Abell, S. K., Appleton, K., & Hanuscin, D. L. (2010). Designing and teaching the elementary science methods course. New York, NY: Routledge.
  5. Loucks-Horsley, S. (2010). Designing professional development for teachers of science and mathematics. (3rd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
  6. Mundry, S., & Stiles, K. E. (2009). Professional learning communities for science teaching: Lessons from research and practice. Arlington, VA: NSTA Press.
  7. Furtak, E. M. (2009). Formative assessment for secondary science teachers. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.
  8. Weiss, I. R., & Pasley, J. D. (2009). Mathematics and science for a change: How to design, implement, and sustain high-quality professional development. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.
  9. Walters, H. (2008). Professional development for science teachers: Philosophies of practice in federally funded programs. Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM Verlag.
  10. Rhoton, J., & Shane, P. (2006). Teaching science in the 21st century. Arlington, VA: NSTA Press.
  11. Loucks-Horsley, S. (2003). Designing professional development for teachers of science and mathematics. (2nd Ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
  12. Fraser-Abder, P. (2002). Professional development of science teachers: Local insights with lessons for the global community. New York, NY: RoutledgeFalmer.
  13. Rhoton, J., & Bowers, P. (2001). Professional development leadership and the diverse learner. Arlington, VA: NSTA Press.
  14. Rhoton, J., & Bowers, P. (2001). Professional development: Planning and design. Arlington, VA: NSTA Press.
  15. Kaser, J. S. (1999). Enhancing program quality in science and mathematics. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.


Science Study and teaching (Secondary)

  1. Brownlie, F., Saundry, C., & Schnellert, L. (2011). It's all about thinking: Collaborating to support all learners in mathematics and science. Winnipeg, Canada: Portage & Main Press.
  2. Banks, F., & Barlex, D.  (2014). Teaching STEM in the secondary school: Helping teachers meet the challenge. London, UK: Routledge.
  3. Sherrington, T. (2014). Teach now! science: The joy of teaching science. Milton Park, UK: Routledge.
  4. Vlaardingerbroek, B., & Taylor, N. (2014). Issues in upper secondary science education: Comparative perspectives. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.
  5. Kolis, M., Lenz, T., & Kolis, B. H. (2014). Brainball: Teaching inquiry science as a team sport. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
  6. Shumow, L., & Schmidt, J. A. (2014). Enhancing adolescents' motivation for science: Research-based strategies for teaching male and female students. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.
  7. Cartier, J. L. (2013). 5 practices for orchestrating productive task-based discussions in science. Reston, VA: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, NSTA Press.
  8. NGSS Lead States. (2013). Next generation science standards: For states, by states. (Vols 1 - 2). Washington, DC: National Academies Press.
  9. Khine, M. S. (Ed.). (2013). Critical analysis of science textbooks: Evaluating instructional effectiveness. Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.
  10. Almarode, J., & Miller, A. M. (2013). Captivate, activate, and invigorate the student brain in science and math: Grades 6-12. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.
  11. Tytler, R. (Ed.). (2013). Constructing representations to learn in science. Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense.
  12. Haysom, J. (2013). Science fair warm-up: Learning the practice of scientists. Teachers guide. Arlington, VA: NSTA.
  13. Khatri, D. S., & Hughs, A. O. (2013). A teaching guide to revitalizing STEM education: Phoenix in the classroom. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield Education.
  14. Llewellyn, D. (2013). Teaching high school science through inquiry and argumentation. (2nd ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin.
  15. Technical Education Research Centers (U.S.). (2013). Science by design: Construct a boat, catapult, glove, and greenhouse. Arlington, VA: NSTA Press/National Science Teachers Association.
  16. Brunsell, E. (Ed.). (2012). Integrating engineering and science in your classroom. Arlington, VA: NSTA Press.
  17. Loughran, J., Berry, A., & Mulhall, P. (2012). Understanding and developing science teachers' pedagogical content knowledge. (2nd ed.). Rotterdam, Netherlands: Sense Publishers.
  18. Wellington, J. J., & Ireson, G. (2012). Science learning, science teaching. (3rd ed.). London, UK: Routledge.
  19. Saul, W. (2012). Front-page science: Engaging teens in science literacy. Arlington, VA: NSTA Press.
  20. Abrahams, I., & Braund, M. (Eds.). (2012). Performing science: Teaching chemistry, physics and biology through drama. London, UK: Continuum.


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