The Science Educator
Each edition of The Science Educator is full of information on such things as:
National science education news;
Virginia Department of Education happenings;
News from VAST partnering organizations;
Innovative science teaching strategies;
Summer workshops and course opportunities; and,
Award information and applications.
Due dates for all copies of newsletters for 2013-2014 tba:
- August (Issue #1) (hard copy) - submissions due July 20, 2013. (Please use the print advertising form)
- Issues #2 - #5 are digital. Please use Digital Advertising Form. (All future newsletters will be digital.)
Advertisements for digital newsletters should be sent to the editor by:
- (Issue #2) Oct. 1, 2013
- (Issue #3) Jan. 1, 2014
- (Issue #4) Mar. 1, 2014
- (Issue #5) May 1, 2014
Please use the print advertising form for advertising in the PDI program.
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Teachers-to-be, educators of all levels, school administrators, and informal science educators are invited to submit papers to be considered for publication in JVSE. JVSE is a peer-reviewed professional journal of the Virginia Association of Science Teachers. JVSE is supported by editors, reviewers, and an editorial review board. The principal criterion for the acceptance of a manuscript will be that it contributes to strengthening the teaching and learning of science.
Read the Latest Journal! Volume 5 Number 1
Volume 4 Number 2
I.Creating a Love for Science
II. Science as Researchers
Title Page, Letter from the Editor, Call for Submissions, Letter to the Editor, and Table of Contents
A Stimulating Science Vocabulary Environment, Marlow Ediger
Bacon's Origin Story, Matt Shields
A Pilot Study of Online Simulations and Problem-based Learning in a Chemistry Classroom,
Trina L. Spencer & Tracy M. Walker
Twiddlefish STEM Activity Inspired by Research for Teachers Opportunity, Carrie Lewis
Exposing Student Misconceptions about Cellular Structure: A Curriculum Topic Study, Abbie Martin
A Practical Approach to Teaching the Nature of Science, Linda K. Peterson
National Standards Connect Disciplines through the Process Skills of Inquiry, Julia Gooding &
University of Virginia's Research Experience for Teachers: Program Overview and Outcomes,
Nanotechnology: A Study of Atomic Level Simulations in Materials for STEM Curriculum,
Student Teachers and Action Research Projects: Developing School Leaders in Science Education, George Meadows
Book Review, Michele Lombard
Guidelines for submission can be downloaded here.