Welcome to the Innovations Journal!

Happy New Year! We are pleased to announce that Volume 4, Issue 1 of the Innovations in Science Teacher Education journal is now available at:


This issue features an article that describes how to prepare preservice early childhood teachers to teach nature of science via writing and designing children’s books. This issue also contains an article that introduces a professional learning strategy that employs collaborative video analysis to help teachers adjust their instruction to promote the vision and learning objectives of the NGSS. This issue further has an article which describes the use of an online professional learning community within the context of K-8 science education methods courses.

We are also extremely thankful for our dedicated editorial review board members who always provide insightful comments and suggestions to authors.

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If you have any questions regarding the Innovations journal, please contact the editors: Rommel Miranda (Rmiranda@towson.edu) or Ron Hermann (Rhermann@towson.edu).