# E-Proceedings

**Strand 1: History and philosophy of STM: Implications for education
including gender and other socio-cultural issues**

*Nicole Carignan*

*Bhangy Cassy*

**Mathematics as the critical filter: Curricuular effects on gendered career choices**

*Xin Ma*

**Statistical analysis of mathematical research in India**

*Naresh Kumar and L.P.Rai*

**Opening up explanation to emergence**

*Khadeeja Ibrahim-Didi*

**Science teachers' perception of the role of culture in science**

*Mythili R.*

*Luckson Muganyizi Kaino*

**Thought experiments in science education**

*Maurizio Toscano*

*Fr. Godfrey D'Lima, SJ*

**Dialogues in formal communication: A study of students' talk in a D&T unit in India**

*Swati Mehrotra, Ritesh Khunyakari, Chitra Natarajan, Sugra Chunawala*

**Strand 2: Cognitive bases of STM learning**

**Proportional reasoning of adolescent and adult high school students***Silvia Alatorre, Gildardo Morales and Angélica Roldán*

**A study of middle school students' depictions of routes based on verbal descriptions and cues**

*Farhat Ara, Ritesh Khunyakari and Chitra Natarajan*

*Sam William Bassey, Grace Umoren, L. A. Udida*

**A study of students' misconceptions in biology at the secondary school level**

*Narendra D. Deshmukh, Veena M. Deshmukh*

**A basic mathematical skills test as a predictor of performance in mathematics at tertiary level**

*Riëtte Eiselen, Johan Strauss, Betsie Jonck*

*Gandhimathy S., Ritesh Khunyakari and Chitra Natarajan*

**An alternative proposal for eliciting and assessing students' knowledge structure**

*Meena Kharatmal & Nagarjuna G.*

**Cognition in action in design and technology units among middle school students**

*Ritesh P. Khunyakari, Swati Mehrotra, Sugra Chunawala and Chitra Natarajan*

**Visual thinking in the classroom: insights from research literature**

*Sindhu Mathai*

**Reasoning processes underlying the explanation of the phases of the moon**

*Shamin Padalkar and K. Subramaniam*

**Development of logical thinking among calculus students through a discovery approach**

*Vrunda Prabhu, Bronislaw Czarnocha*

*Purushothama R Thimmappa and Manjula P Rao*

*Vijay A. Singh and Praveen Pathak,*

**Teaching earth-sun-moon concepts: A South African perspective**

*M Stanton*

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**Strand 3: STM Curriculum and its transaction **

**Isolation of factors in teachers' perception of senior secondary chemistry practical in Nigeria**

*Francis A. Adesoji, Omolara Arowosegbe*

**Enhancing students' retention of learnt materials by prior presentation of behavioural objectives**

*Sylvester Aniashi, Grace Umoren*

**Competency in STM assessment: The case of primary school teachers in Cross River State, Nigeria**

* Alice E. Asim, Iroha M. Kalu, Idaka E. Idaka, & Sam W. Bassey*

**Inquiry-based science: two beginning elementary teachers' practices and knowledge and beliefs**

*Lucy Avraamidou, Carla Zembal-Saul*

* Senthil Babu, Bronislaw Czarnocha, Vrunda Prabhu*

**Designing an instructional sequence for transiting from aritmetic to algebra in the middle school**

*Rakhi Banerjee, K. Subramaniam, Shweta Naik*

*Jean Carroll*

*David Devraj Kumar*

**Professional development for innovative science teaching: A case study of a primary science teacher**

*Nelofer Halai*

**Science notebooks: A useful strategy for scientific investigations?**

*Mary Grace Villanueva-Hay, Paul Webb*

**Assessment of professional roles performance of mathematics teachers in Nigeria**

*Monday T. Joshua, Ms. Jurrien O. Ekanem , Mr. Peter T. Agborbechem*

**Classroom interaction patterns and students' learning outcomes in Physics**

* Iroha Kalu*

*Lalit Kishore*

*Bracha Kramarski*

**Learning length measurement in the early years**

* Andrea McDonough, and Peter Sullivan*

**Word problems and activities-designing the curriculum**

*Usha Menon*

*Vivek Monteiro, Geeta Mahashabde*

**Sunderstanding: The sun as a learning resource for universalizing science**

*Vivek Monteiro, Geeta Ladi & Navnirmiti Team*

*Augustina Idowu Obukohwo, Monday T. Joshua*

*Vasundhara Padmanabhan*

**Understanding abstract definitions: graphs, a case study**

* Revathy Parameswaran*

**Out of the box: A classrom experience with manipulatives and technology**

*Vishakha Parvate, Susan Hosking*

**Preparing teachers for science and mathematics teaching under the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan**

*Binay Krushna Pattanayak*

**Middle school mathematics curriculum: An exploration towards reform**

*Pooja*

**Videocases as a form of didactical intervention in a college proof class**

*Manya Raman*

*Mridula D. Ranade*

**Significant and cognitive learning of mathematics**

*Satyawati Rawool*

**Study of change in primary mathematics textbooks at grade 3 in Delhi government/municipal schools***Sarwat Al, Amitabha Mukherjee and Janaki Rajan*

**Constructivisim and science education: revisiting Hoshangabad science teaching programme**

*Sadhna Saxena, Kamal Mahendroo*

**Linkage between science, technology and creativity in new Taiwan's National Curriculum**

*Huang, Chia-Sen Jimmy Wei, Yen-Shun Koong, Chorng-Shiuh*

**Teachers' reasoning about statistical variation: implications for teaching and research**

*Sashi Sharma*

**Towards a competence based curriculum for STM teachers: A cognitive mode**

*Mihaela Singer, Ligia Sarivan*

*Thomas Stern*

**Extending the meaning of fraction notation: A teaching experiment**

*K. Subramaniam, Shweta Naik*