Journal of Research in Science Teaching

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Edited By: Fouad Abd-El-Khalick and Dana L. Zeidler

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ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2016: 10/235 (Education & Educational Research)

Online ISSN: 1098-2736

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STEM-focused high schools as a strategy for enhancing readiness for postsecondary STEM programs
Barbara Means, Haiwen Wang, Viki Young, Vanessa L. Peters, and Sharon J. Lynch
Volume 53, Issue 5, May 2016

The impact of physics teachers’ pedagogical content knowledge and motivation on students’ achievement and interest

Melanie M. Keller, Knut Neumann, and Hans E. Fischer
Volume 54, Issue 5, May 2017

Cultivating minority scientists: Undergraduate research increases self-efficacy and career ambitions for underrepresented students in STEM
Anthony Carpi, Darcy M. Ronan, Heather M. Falconer, and Nathan H. Lents
Volume 54, Issue 2, February 2017

Effective secondary science programs: A best-evidence synthesis
Alan Cheung, Robert E. Slavin, Elizabeth Kim, and Cynthia Lake
Volume 54, Issue 1, January 2017

Gender and choosing a STEM major in college: Femininity, masculinity, chilly climate, and occupational values

Richard M. Simon, Ashley Wagner, and Brooke Killion
Volume 54, Issue 3, March 2017

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Top Cited 2016 Articles

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Epistemologies in practice: Making scientific practices meaningful for students
Leema K. Berland, Christina V. Schwarz, Christina Krist, Lisa Kenyon, Abraham S. Lo, and Brian J. Reiser
Volume 53, Issue 7, September 2016

The general aspects conceptualization as a pragmatic and effective means to introducing students to nature of science
Kostas Kampourakis
Volume 53, Issue 5, May 2016

Interacting with a suite of educative features: Elementary science teachers' use of educative curriculum materials
Anna Maria Arias, Amber Schultz Bismack, Elizabeth A. Davis, and Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar
Volume 53, Issue 3, March 2016

Pedagogical content knowledge of argumentation: Using classroom contexts to assess high-quality PCK rather than pseudoargumentation
Katherine L. McNeill, Maria Gonzalez-Howard, Rebecca Katsh-Singer, and Suzanna Loper
Volume 53, Issue 2, February 2016

Investigating optimal learning moments in US and finnish science classes
Barbara Schneider, Joseph Krajcik, Jari Lavonen, Katariina Salmela-Aro, Michael Broda, Justina Spicer, Justin Bruner, Julia Moeller, Janna Linnansaari, Kalle Juuti, and Jaana Viljaranta
Volume 53, Issue 3, March 2016

Validation of automated scoring of science assessments
Ou Lydia Liu, Joseph A Rios, Michael Heilman, Libby Gerard, and Marcia C. Linn
Volume 53, Issue 2, February 2016