Editors' Choice Results
Editors' Choice features short summaries of recent research in science education.
Does the organization of the school calendar affect student learning?
Our understanding of how laboratory materials influence student learning with respect to problem-solving remains limited.
The Boy Scout merit badge program is an informal educational experience allowing Scouts to explore a variety of subjects, including science.
Deep time, the scale used to measure evolutionary, geologic, and cosmological events, is a difficult concept to teach.
The recent explosion of citizen science activities has been accompanied by informal science education efforts aimed at fostering partnerships between students, academics, and industrial scientists.
Attempts to include education training into already demanding science faculty schedules have been challenging.
What would happen if, instead of consulting previous literature, scientists asked children for advice on designing experiments?
Question-asking is a fundamental element of practicing science; however, the teaching of question-asking skills is often overlooked in science education.