Science identity construction through the professional development of formal science educators engaged in extraordinary experiences that occur within the realm of informal science learning.
The professional development of formal science educators through extraordinary experiences that occur within the realm of informal science learning.
Impacts on teacher and student Science identity and development for educators engaged in the Passport to Science extraordinary experience.
Polar-SIM was designed to be a sophisticated computer-based simulation of configuring, piloting, operating and collecting data with an underwater remotely operated vehicle (ROV) in polar ocean and lake waters.
STEPS brought together a network of informal science educators and contractors to create an interactive museum theater authoring and presentation system to increase educational capacity for small and large museums across the country.
This chapter includes: an identity-based conceptual framework for considering how professional learning programs and environments for informal science educators may be re-invented as vehicles for self-discovery in order to tap into the full potential of these individuals and the quickly evolving field they comprise.