A Teaching Guide to Revitalizing STEM Education: Phoenix in the Classroom

A Teaching Guide to Revitalizing STEM Education: Phoenix in the Classroom

By: Daryao S. Khatri (author)Paperback

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A useful guide for both high school teachers and postsecondary faculty, this book explains how to organize, arrange, and streamline STEM content so that it is approachable, understandable, and applicable for students. Likewise, this guide discusses important classroom management skills and pedagogical techniques that will help students master these critical subjects. Providing and explaining over a dozen lesson plans, A Teaching Guide to Revitalizing STEM Education will encourage educators to effectively optimize the recent emphases on science, technology, engineering, and math education.

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Daryao Khatri, PhD, holds a doctorate in physics with emphases on mathematics and computer science from the Catholic University of America, as well as a bachelor's and Master's in physics from the University of Delhi, India, from 1966 and 1968 respectively. During 1968-70, Khatri taught at Jamia Millia Islamia, Department of Physics, India. Since 1973, he has taught diverse populations in all classes at the University of District of Columbia in the departments of physics and computer science. Anne O. Hughes, PhD, began her professional career in an inner-city school on the docks of Baltimore in a split-level class, armed with three courses taken at the local teachers college that proved unusable with virtual non-readers (fourth grade) and accelerated students (third grade). This teaching-learning experience changed her life, encouraging her to earn a Master's in educational psychology and reading from the University of South Carolina and a doctorate in educational psychology and reading from the University of Chicago. More significantly, it was because of this experience that she has devoted her career to working with poor, minority, and increasingly diverse student populations, whether at the University of Texas, the University of Arizona, the U.S. Department of Education, or most recently at the University of the District of Columbia.


Acknowledgments Introduction Revolutionizing Stem Teaching: A Guide to Parallel Course Design and Delivery Chapter 1 Pedagogical Principles and Course Streamlining Chapter 2: Organization, Definitions, and Common Features Chapter 3: First Day of the Class Chapter 4 Arithmetic Operations with Mixed Numerals: Basic Math Chapter 5 Percents: Basic Math Chapter 6 Solving Simultaneous Equations Using the Elimination Method: Determinants and Matrices in Matrix Algebra Chapter 7 Three Coordinate Systems: Calculus and Mathematical Physics Chapter 8 Horizontal and Vertical Linear Motions: College Physics I Chapter 9 An Application of Newton's Second Law of Motion: College Physics I Chapter 10 Hydrogen Spectral Lines in Visible, Ultraviolet, and Infrared Spectrums: College Physics II Chapter 11 Simple Vector Operations: Physics, Mathematics, and Engineering Chapter 12 Frequencies, Percents, Histograms, and Polygons: Statistics Chapter 13 Mean, Median, and Mode: Measures of Central Tendency in Statistics Chapter 14 Measures of Variability/Dispersion-Calculating the Range and the Standard Deviation: Mathematics and Statistics Chapter 15 The Correlated "t" Test: Statistics Chapter 16 Concepts and Skills Review: Organic Chemistry I Chapter 17 Skills and Concepts for Molecular Geometry: Organic Chemistry I Chapter 18 Molecular Geometry and Electron Domain Geometry: Organic Chemistry I Chapter 19 Nomenclature: The System of Naming Hydrocarbons: Organic Chemistry I Conclusion About the Authors

Product Details

  • publication date: 13/11/2012
  • ISBN13: 9781610484480
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 128
  • ID: 9781610484480
  • weight: 376
  • ISBN10: 1610484487

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