A Day at the Museum: Collaboration Efforts between a University and the Community

May 1st, 2010 | RESEARCH

Collaboration efforts between educator preparation programs and children's science museums are important in assisting elementary pre-service teachers connect the theory they have learned in their classrooms with the actual practice of teaching. Elementary pre-service teachers must not only learn the science content, but how to effectively deliver that science content to a group of students. One university provided their elementary pre-service teachers with the opportunity to prepare and deliver science lessons to students in a children's science museum in south Texas.

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Jennifer Coronado, Author, Texas A&M International University

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Identifier Type: issn
Identifier: 1945-3744

Publication: National Teacher Education Journal
Volume: 3
Number: 2
Page(s): 173

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Elementary School Children (6-10) | Museum | ISE Professionals | Pre-K Children (0-5)
Discipline: Engineering | General STEM
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Informal | Formal Connections | K-12 Programs | Museum and Science Center Programs | Professional Development | Conferences | Networks | Professional Development and Workshops | Public Programs