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


Mathematics teacher's knowledge and professional development in the context of multi- and intercultural education

Nicole Carignan


Gender based patterns of classroom interactions and pupils attitude towards mathematics among secondary schools pupils in Mozambique

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.


The use of computers in learning: A case study of selected Botswana junior secondary students' gender attitudes

Luckson Muganyizi Kaino


Thought experiments in science education

Maurizio Toscano


Towards productive education

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


Cognitive styles, secondary school students' attitude and academic performance in chemistry in Akwa Ibom State - Nigeria

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


Middle school students' depictions of static and dynamic objects and assemblies based on verbal descriptions and cues

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


An integral framework of constructivist inquiry teaching, action learning and developmental assessment in teaching of science

Purushothama R Thimmappa and Manjula P Rao


The role of friction in rolling bodies: testing students' conceptions, evaluating educational systems and testing the test

Vijay A. Singh and Praveen Pathak,


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

M Stanton

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


Professional development of teacher-researchers for teachers of community-based schools in rural Tamil Nadu, India

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


Ten easy steps to mathematics intervention in your classroom: Is interpreting the research on students who struggle in primary mathematics the easy?

Jean Carroll


Interactive video anchors in problem based science learning: implications for education involving nanomaterials

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


Setting the ball rolling: Development of a scientific and technological literacy curriculum guide for multi-age and single-teacher girls' elementary schools

Lalit Kishore


Effects of metacognitive guidance on teachers' mathematical and pedagogical reasoning of real-life tasks

Bracha Kramarski


Learning length measurement in the early years

Andrea McDonough, and Peter Sullivan


Word problems and activities-designing the curriculum

Usha Menon


Universal active math - a program for primary  universal active math a program for primary math universalization

Vivek Monteiro, Geeta Mahashabde


Sunderstanding: The sun as a learning resource for universalizing science

Vivek Monteiro, Geeta Ladi & Navnirmiti Team


Development and validation of instrument for students' evaluation of instructional effectiveness of mathematics teachers in secondary schools in Nigeria

Augustina Idowu Obukohwo, Monday T. Joshua


Perception of science and engineering college students of the teaching effectiveness of their teachers as infrared from their teachers' classroom procedures

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



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

Manya Raman


Strengthening lesson-planning skills of prospective science teachers through computer-assisted traaining program based on a multiple intelligences appraoch

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

The limits of curricular reform and the chances of teachers' professinal development: making top-down and bottom up strategies meet in the Austrian IMST3-Project

Thomas Stern


Extending the meaning of fraction notation: A teaching experiment

K. Subramaniam, Shweta Naik


Effect of science - technology - society curriculum model on secondary schools' decision making ability in coping with socio-scientific issues
Grace Umoren