Special Issue "STEAM Teacher Education: Problems and Proposals"

A special issue of Mathematics (ISSN 2227-7390). This special issue belongs to the section "Mathematics and Computer Science".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 September 2021.

Special Issue Editors

Prof. Dr. Tomás Recio
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Guest Editor
Industrial Engineering Department, Universidad Nebrija, C/ Pirineos 55, 28040 Madrid, Spain
Interests: computational algebraic geometry; automated reasoning; dynamic geometry; computer algebra; mathematics education
Prof. Dr. Piedad Tolmos Rodríguez-Piñero
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Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, University King Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
Interests: mathematics education; STEM education; application of technology in pre-service teachers STEAM learning; machine learning and its applications
Prof. Dr. Ana I. Cid-Cid
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Guest Editor
Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, University King Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
Interests: mathematics education; STEM education; teacher education; assesment and quality in higher education
Prof. Dr. Rocío Guede-Cid
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Guest Editor
Faculty of Law and Social Sciences, University King Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spain
Interests: mathematics education; STEM education; teacher education; new trends in mathematical education

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

STEM/STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) is a quite recent and active trend, present in all levels of education. It is at school that children have to be motivated to learn STEAM to lead them to become responsible, creative, innovative citizens, and to make them aware of the world around them, which they can contribute to improving. To ensure quality education, teachers must have the best training.

From the manifold aspects involved in this approach, this Special Issue aims to collect relevant contributions focusing on pre-service and in-service teacher training, concerning this well-known STEM/STEAM educational perspective. Our aim is to cover the largest variety of topics addressing this specific matter, from new theoretical reflections concerning teacher development models that could help to foster STEAM implementation in the classroom, the reformulation (update and upgrade) of formative curricula in STEAM disciplines for initial teacher formation, etc. to sharing STEAM-driven education training experiences for current or future teachers.

A collateral goal of the Special Issue is to contribute toward the creation, development, and consolidation of a network of researchers dealing with STEAM teacher education, which could lead to the application of a proposal to the Horizon-Europe 2021-27 program within the Research and Innovation Staff Exchange (RISE), a Marie Sklodowska-Curie Action. This is also precisely the main goal of the Spanish government’s “Acciones de Dinamización “Europa-Investigación 2020” grant supporting the STEMind in Education (STEMIND) project, including, in particular, as part of the research team, the editors of this Special Issue. STEMIND members and partners are especially called to contribute to this Special Issue.

Prof. Dr. Tomás Recio
Prof. Dr. Piedad Tolmos Rodríguez-Piñero
Prof. Dr. Ana I. Cid-Cid
Prof. Dr. Rocío Guede-Cid
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

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Keywords

  • Pre-service teacher training
  • Teachers training
  • STEM/STEAM Education
  • Math Trails
  • Problem/Project Based learning
  • Outdoor Education
  • Mini Open Laboratories

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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