Association for Science Teacher Education International Conference

The Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE) promotes leadership and support for professionals involved in the education and development of teachers of science at all levels. ASTE advances practice and policy through scholarship, collaboration, and innovation in science teacher education across the world. BSCS science educators are members of ASTE and have presented at the ASTE International Conference for several years. On this page you’ll find session presentations given by BSCS science educators at previous ASTE conferences, all in downloadable PDF form. Click on session titles to download presentation.

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2013 International Conference
9-12 January 2012
Charleston. SC

10 Jan, 9:15-10:30 AM, Room: Bridge View 1203
An International Perspective on Pedagogical Content Knowledge
Janet Carlson, BSCS Executive Director, and Julie Gess-Newsome, Dean, Graduate School of Education, Willamette University


2012 International Conference
4-7 January 2012
Clearwater Beach, FL

5 Jan, 3:15 PM, Room: Citrus
Educative Instructional Materials for Middle School Science
BSCS Science Educators Susan M. Kowalski, Janet Carlson, Pamela Van Scotter,
Paul Beardsley, Brooke N. Bourdelat-Parks,
Stephen R. Getty, Betty Stennett

5 Jan, 3:00 PM, Room: Madelay
Introduction to Across the Sciences
BSCS Science Educators Paul Beardsley, Susan M. Kowalski,
Pam Van Scotter, Paul Numedahl

6 Jan, 8:15 AM, Room: Exec Conference
Videocases for Science Teaching Analysis (ViSTA)
BSCS Senior Science Educator Kathleen Roth

7 Jan, 10:45 AM, Room: Mangrove
Multiple Lenses on the Development and Implementation of Teacher Content and Pedagogical Content Knowledge Resulting from Transformative Professional Development
Julie Gess-Newsome, Dean, Graduate School of Education, Willamette University;
Janet Carlson, Executive Director, BSCS


2011 International Conference
19-22 January 2011
Minneapolis, MN

Friday, 21 January
The Science Teachers Learning from Lesson Analysis (STeLLA) Professional Development Program: Scaling for Effectiveness
Presenters: BSCS Senior Science Educator Kathleen Roth and BSCS Associate Director Joseph Taylor

Assessing Pedagogical Content Knowledge Among Secondary School Science Teachers Handout
Presenters: BSCS Executive Director Janet Carlson and BSCS Board Member Julie Gess-Newsome (NAU)


2010 International Conference
14-16 January 2010
Sacramento, CA

Thursday, 14 January
Looking for PCK in All the Wrong Places?
Presenters: BSCS Executive Director Janet Carlson and BSCS Board Member Julie Gess-Newsome (NAU)

Videocases for Science Teaching Analysis (ViSTA): An Experience With Online, Videocase-based Modules Used in Preservice Science Methods Courses
Presenter: BSCS Senior Science Educator Kathy Roth