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California Science Project

References - CSCS

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California State University (2009). CSU Employer and Beginning Teacher Follow-up Survey. Long Beach, CA.

California State University Northridge Institute of Sustainability (2010). About the Greening Project. Retrieved February 12, 2010, from http://www.csunsustainability.org.

Cakir, Hasan; Delialioglu, Omer; Dennis, Alan; Duffy, Thomas (2009). Technology Enhanced Learning Environments for Closing the Gap in Student Achievement between Regions: Does It Work? (EJ871540)AACE Journal, v17 n4 p301-315 Oct 2009

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Dufour, Richard, Roberta Eaker (1998).  Professional Learning Communities at Work: Best Practices for Enhancing Student Achievement. Alexandria, CA. Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development. 351 pages.

Dufour, R. (2004a). Schools as learning communities, Educational Leadership, 61(8) p 6-11.

Dufour, Richard; DuFour, Rebecca; Eaker, Robert; Karhanek, Gayle (2004b). Whatever It Takes: How a Professional Learning Community Responds When Kids Don't Learn.  Solution Tree Press

Duncan-Howell, Jennifer (2010). Teachers Making Connections: Online Communities as a Source of Professional Learning. British Journal of Educational Technology, v41 n2 p324-340 Mar 2010

Feller, B. (2006). Digital divide still separates white and minority students.  USA Today.  9-5-2006.

Herr, Norman (2010a). Computers in Science Teaching. Retrieved March 22, 2010, from http://www.csun.edu/science/courses/646.

Herr, Norman (2010b). Methods of Teaching Science.  Retrieved March 22, 2010, from http://www.csun.edu/science/courses/525.

Herr, Norman (2010c). Student Teaching in Science.  Retrieved March 22, 2010, from http://www.csun.edu/science/courses/555.

Herr, Norman  (2008). The Sourcebook for Teaching Science – Strategies, Activities, and Instructional Resources. San Francisco. John Wiley / Jossey Bass.  584 pages.

Herr, Norman and Mike Rivas (2010) The use of collaborative web-based documents and websites to build scientific research communities in science classrooms. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Education, January 7-10, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Keyantash, J, V. Oberholzer Vandergon, I. Osisioma, H. Moscovici and P. Narguizian. (2008). How SCALE professional development collaboration has transformed our University work. Unpublished.

Larson, LottaKuhn, Cyndi DannerCollins, Royce AnnBalthazor, GerriRibble, MikeMiller, Teresa Northern (2009). Technology Instruction: Fixing the Disconnect. Principal Leadership, v10 n4 p54-58 Dec 2009.

Loeb, S., Darling-Hammond & Luczak, J. (2005). How teaching conditions predict teacher turnover in California schools. Peabody Journal of Education, 80(3), 44-70.

Loucks-Horsley, S., K. Stiles and P. Hewson (1996). Principles of Effective Professional Development for Mathematics and Science Education: A Synthesis of Standards, National Institute for Science Education, v.1, no. 1, p.34-39, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison, National Center for Improving Science Education. 

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Los Angeles Unified School District (2010). District 1 Principals Meetings.  Retrieved April 23, 2010 from <http://www.lausd.net/District_1/superintendent2.htm>

Loucks-Horsley, S., Hewson, P. W., Love, N., & Stiles, K. E. (1998). Designing professional development for teachers of science and mathematics. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

McComas, W.F.  (2005)  Laboratory Instruction in the service of teaching and learning. Science Teacher, v72 n7 p24 retrieved 4/17/10 http://s3.amazonaws.com/labday-resources/Laboratory_Instruction__16.pdf

McLaughlin, M. W. and J. E. Talbert (2006). Building School-Based Teacher Learning Communities: Professional strategies to improve student achievement, Teacher College Press, Columbia University, New York, 147p.

Nagy-Shadman, E., Keyantash, J., King, J., and Simila, G., 2007, The SCALE Approach to Professional Development: Engage-Explore-Explain Versus Explain-Investigate to Confirm, Geol. Soc. Amer. Mtg, Abstr., pg 411. 

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National Research Council (1996). National science education standards. Washington, DC: National Academy Press.  

Rivas, Foley & Herr, 2010. California State University Northridge Masters Degree Program in Science Education. Retrieved March 22, 2010, from http://www.csun.edu/science/ma.

SCALE (2008) - Systemwide Change for All Learners and Educators (2008) – retrieved March 22 from http://scalemsp.wceruw.org.

Shoffner, Melanie (2009). Personal Attitudes and Technology: Implications for Preservice Teacher Reflective Practice. Teacher Education Quarterly, v36 n2 p143-161 Spr 2009.

Simila, Vandergon & Herr (2010). The San Fernando Valley Science Project.  Retrieved March 22, 2010 from http://www.csun.edu/science/csp.

Smith, Hilary; Underwood, Joshua; Fitzpatrick, Geraldine; Luckin, Rosemary (2009). Classroom E-Science: Exposing the Work to Make It Work (EJ857447). Educational Technology & Society, v12 n3 p289-308 200

Singer, S.R., M.L. Hilton, and H.A. Schwiengruber, eds. (2005). America’s lab report: Investigations in school science. Washington, DC: National Academies Press.

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Stigler, J.W. and J. Hiebert (1999) The Teaching Gap: Best Ideas from the World's Teachers for Improving Education in the Classroom. New York, NY. The Free Press. 210 pp.

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