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Mensah, F. M. (2010). Toward the mark of empowering policies in elementary school science programs and teacher professional development. Cultural Studies of Science Education, 5(4), 977-983.

Nugent, G., Barker, B., Welch, G., Grandgenett, N., Wu, C., & Nelson, C. (2015). A model of factors contributing to STEM learning and career orientation. International Journal of Science Education, 37(7), 1067-1088.

Simpson, R.D., & Oliver, J. S. (1990). A summary of major influences on attitude towards and achievement in science among adolescent students. Science Education, 74, 1–18.

U.S. Department of Education. (2014). Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math: Education for Global Leadership. Retrieved from: http://www.oecd.org/pisa/keyfindings/PISA-2012-results-US.pdf

Neha Anand is a Ph.D. student in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus on STEM and Urban Education at the University of Houston and is currently working as a Teaching Assistant for Undergraduates with Elementary Science Teachers in Teacher and Teaching Education Program.

Neha has also worked as a Research Assistant in NSF Noyce Grant with the in-service STEM teachers of high needs school.

Dr. Bulent Dogan is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Instructional Technology at the College of Education, the University of Houston (UH), Houston, TX. Dr. Dogan has experience in public-school teaching and school administration experience as

a principal, head principal, and superintendent in STEM-focused and high-performing Title-I public schools. Dr. Dogan’s research interests include STEM instructional projects, social media in education, educational uses of digital storytelling, teaching emerging technologies including 3D Printing, Programming/ Coding, Mobile App Development, and Robotics to youth.

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