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Technical Reports

2009

  • TR 169 - Frazier, W. M., & Murray, K. B. (2009). Science poetry in two voices: Poetry and the nature of science. Science Education Review. Early view available at http://www.scienceeducationreview.com/open_access/index.html
  • TR 168 - Heddings, K. S., & Frazier, W. M. (2009). Shrinking our footprints: An environmental chemistry unit to measure and reflect on students' ecological impact. The Science Teacher, 76(6), 25-28.
  • TR 167 - Anthony, K. J., & Frazier, W. M. (2009). Teaching students to create undiscovered ideas. Science Scope, 33(1), 20-27.
  • TR 166 - Frazier, W. M., & Sterling, D. R. (2009, Summer). Helping new science teachers: A how-to guide for experienced teachers. The Science Teacher 76(6), 34-39.
  • TR 165 - Sterling, D. R. (2009, Summer). Classroom management: Setting up the classroom for learning. Science Scope 32(8), 29-33.
  • TR 164 - Frazier, W. M. (2009). Easy riders. In C. Baine (Ed.), Adventures in engineering education: A compilation of winning engineering education activities (E-book), pp. 131-141. Springfield, OR: Engineering Education Service Center. Retrieved on September 23, 2009, from http://www.engineeringedu.com/contest/curriccontestfinalists.pdf
  • TR 163 - Geller, H. A., & Frazier, W. M. (2009, May). Report on the assessment of the Arlington Public Schools' David M. Brown planetarium. Arlington, VA: Arlington Public Schools.
  • TR 162 - Frazier, W. M. (2009). The effect of a science work experience program for teachers: A qualitative program evaluation. Saarbrücken, Germany: Verlag Dr. Müller Aktiengesellschaft & Co. KG Publishers.
  • TR 161 - Frazier, W. M. (2009, Spring). Feature editor's editorial on problem-based learning. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 13(1), 4.
  • TR 160 - Logerwell, M. G. (2009, May). The Effects of a Summer Science Camp Teaching Experience on Preservice Elementary Teachers' Science Teaching Efficacy, Science Content Knowledge, and Understanding of the Nature of Science. Doctoral Dissertation.
  • TR 159 - Sterling, D. R., & Frazier, W. M. (2009, May). 2009 NSF Annual Report for Award #0302050. Washington, DC: National Science Foundation.
  • TR 158 - Sterling, D. R., Frazier, W. M., & Logerwell, M. G. (2009, April). Increasing the efficacy, instructional skills, and effectiveness of new science teachers: What the data tell us works. [CD-ROM] Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Garden Grove, CA.
  • TR 157 - Sterling, D. R. (2009, January). From Aristotle to today: Making the history and nature of science relevant. Science Scope 32(5), 30-35.

2008

  • TR 156 - Hagberg, B., & Sterling, D. R. (2008, December). Schoolyard geology. Science Scope 32(4), 52-53.
  • TR 155 - Frazier, W. M., Bordeaux, A., & Sterling, D. R. (2008, December). Final quarterly report for science explorers: Elementary science staff development. Richmond, VA: Virginia Department of Education.
  • TR 154 - Sterling, D. R., Frazier, W. M., & Bordeaux, A. (2008, November). Final report for Mathematics and Science Partnership Program: Science explorers: Elementary science staff development. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Education.
  • TR 153 - Sterling, D. R., Frazier, W. M., Roche, S., & Logerwell, M. G. (2008, September). Final report for Stars & Splash: Science for preservice elementary teachers. Richmond, VA: State Council of Higher Education.
  • TR 152 - Sterling, D. R., & Frazier, W. M. (2008, July). 2008 NSF Annual Report for Award #0302050. Washington, DC: National Science Foundation.
  • TR 151 - Frazier, W. M., Sterling, D. R., & Bordeaux, A. (2008, June). Quarterly report for science explorers: Elementary science staff development. Richmond, VA: Virginia Department of Education.
  • TR 150 - Frazier, W. M., Sterling, D. R., & Bordeaux, A. (2008, March). Quarterly report for science explorers: Elementary science staff development. Richmond, VA: Virginia Department of Education.
  • TR 149 - Peters, E. E., & Sterling, D. R. (2008). The periodic table as a tool for teaching the nature of science. Science Education Review 7(1), 1-8.
  • TR 148 - Frazier, W. M., & Sterling, D. R., (2008). Maximizing the impact of professional development for earth science teachers. Journal of Mathematics and Science 10, 85-98.
  • TR 147 - Moore, L., Taylor, G., & Frazier, W. (2008). Career choices and decision-making of urban African American female participants of an afterschool science, technically related engineering and math (STEM) enrichment program. The National Journal of Urban Education and Practice, 1(3), 239-249.
  • TR 146 - McKinney, S. E., & Frazier, W. M. (2008). Embracing the principles and standards for school mathematics: An inquiry into the pedagogical and instructional practices of mathematics teachers in high-poverty, middle schools. The Clearing House, 81(5), 201-210.
  • TR 145 - Frazier, W. M. (2008). Intelligent collaborations for problem-based learning. Journal of Virginia Science Education, 3(1), 18-30.
  • TR 144 - Sterling, D. R., & Frazier, W. M. (2008) Supporting new science teachers: What school leaders can do. Retrieved September 22, 2008, from George Mason University, Center for Restructuring Education in Science and Technology Website: http://cehd.gmu.edu/assets/docs/crest/SupportingNewScienceTeachers.pdf
  • TR 143 - Sterling, D. R., & Frazier, W. M. (2008) Science test scores increase when new teachers receive support. Retrieved September 11, 2008, from George Mason University, Center for Restructuring Education in Science and Technology Website: http://cehd.gmu.edu/assets/docs/crest/ScienceTestScores%20Increase9_08.pdf
  • TR 142 - Frazier, W. M., & Sterling, D. R., (2008). Problem-based learning for science understanding. Published in Academic Exchange Quarterly.
  • TR 141 - Frazier, W. M., Sterling, D. R., & Logerwell, M. G. (2008, April). An examination of the process of supporting uncertified science teacher: What new teachers need to succeed. [CD-ROM] Proceedings of the Annual International Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Baltimore, MD.
  • TR 140 - Logerwell, M. G., Frazier, W. M., & Sterling, D. R. (2008). Retired master science teachers: A valuable resource for supporting novice science teachers.
  • TR 139 - Frazier, W. M., & Sterling, D. R. (2008). Maximizing the impact of professional development for Earth Science teachers.
  • TR 138 - Sterling, D. R., Roche, S., & Frazier, W. M. (2008, February). Interim Report for Stars & Splash: Science for Preservice Elementary Teachers. Richmond, VA: State Council of Higher Education.
  • TR 137 - Frazier, W. M., Sterling, D. R., Logerwell, M. G., & Kitsantas, A. (2008, February). Report from the New Science Teachers' Support Network: What school leaders can do to support new science teachers. Retrieved on February 7, 2008, from http://cehd.gmu.edu/assets/docs/crest/NSTSN_report.pdf
  • TR 136 - Frazier, W. M., & Sterling, D. R. (2008, February). Motor mania: Revving up for technological design. The Technology Teacher, 67(5), 5-12.
  • TR 135 - Sterling, D. R. (2008, January). Assessing student presentations from three perspectives. Science Scope 31(5), 34-37.

2007

  • TR 134 - Sterling, D. R. (2007). Taking charge of your professional development: Teacher research.
  • TR 133 - Sterling, D. R. (2007). Seasonal change: Increasing observation skills.
  • TR 132 - Hiemstra, M., & Sterling, D. R. (2007). Global warming: Exploring science through movies.
  • TR 131 - Sterling, D. R. (2007). From Aristotle to today: Making the history and nature of science relevant.
  • TR 130 - Simms-Smith, A., & Sterling, D. R. (2007) Wade in the water: School, parent, and community collaboration. Published in (2008, March) Science Scope 31(7), 73-75.
  • TR 129 - Hagberg, B., & Sterling, D. R. (2007). Schoolyard geology.
  • TR 128 - Wilcox, D. R., & Sterling, D. R. (2007). First-class zookeepers/Bring the zoo to you! Published (2008, April/May) Bring the zoo to you! Science and Children 45(8), 42-45.
  • TR 127 - Logerwell, M. G., & Sterling, D. R. (2007, December) Fun with ionic compounds. The Science Teacher 74(9), 27-33.
  • TR 126 - Sterling, D. R. (2007, December). Modeling problem-based instruction. Science and Children 45(4), 50-53.
  • TR 125 - Frazier, W. M., Sterling, D. R., & Bordeaux, A. (2007, December). Quarterly report for science explorers: Elementary science staff development. Richmond, VA: Virginia Department of Education.
  • TR 124 - Frazier, W. M. (2007). How tough can it really be? Summary and commentary based on "The tough road to better science teaching" by Jeffrey Brainard published in The Chronicle of Higher Education on August 3, 2007. Journal of Virginia Science Education, 2(1), 78-80. Retrieved on December 22, 2007, from http://www.vast.org/content/File/v2n1/v2n1.pdf
  • TR 123 - Frazier, W. M., & Sterling, D. R. (2007). Taking it into the classroom: They loved your Earth science class but did they do anything with it? MathScience Innovation Center. Retrieved on December 1, 2007, from http://www.virginiaearthscience.info/...
  • TR 122 - Sterling, D. R., Frazier, W. M., & Logerwell, M. G. (2007, September). Final progress report for foundational physics for middle level science teachers. Richmond, VA: State Council of Higher Education.
  • TR 121 - Sterling, D. R., & Frazier, W. M. (2007, April). 2007 NSF annual report for award #0302050. Washington, DC: National Science Foundation.
  • TR 120 - Sterling, D. R., Frazier, W. M., Logerwell, M. G., & Dunn, K. D. (2007, April). Helping uncertified science teachers survive teaching and focus on student learning. [CD-ROM] Annual International Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching 2007 Proceedings. New Orleans, LA.
  • TR 119 - Frazier, W. M., & Sterling, D. R. (2007, March). Weather tamers. Science Scope, 30(7), 26-31.
  • TR 118 - Sterling, D. R., Frazier, W. M., & Logerwell, M. G. (2007, February). Interim progress report for foundational physics for middle level science teachers. Richmond, VA: State Council of Higher Education.
  • TR 117 - Sterling, D. R., Logerwell, M. G., Peters, E. E., Simms-Smith, A. O., & Wilcox, D. R. (2007, February). Science specialist task force report. Richmond, VA: Virginia Mathematics and Science Coalition.
  • TR 116 - Logerwell, M. G., Frazier, W. M., & Sterling, D. R. (2007, January). Retired master science teachers: A valuable resources in science teacher education. Proceedings of the 2007 Annual International Conference of the Association for Science Teacher Education. Clearwater, FL.
  • TR 115 - Sterling, D. R., Matkins, J. J., Frazier, W. M., & Logerwell, M. G. (2007). Science camp as a transformative experience for students, parents, and teachers in the urban setting. School Science and Mathematics, 107(4), 134-148.

2006

  • TR 114 - Frazier, W. M., Sterling, D. R., & Logerwell, M. G. (2006). Supporting struggling, new science teachers: what school leaders can do.
  • TR 113 - Simms-Smith, A., & Sterling, D. R. (2006, December) Mail time! Addressing student questions in science class. Science Scope 30(4), 59-60.
  • TR 112 - Sikes, E., & Sterling, D. R. (2006, October). Assessment with pumpkins. Science Scope 30(2), 25-29.
  • TR 111 - Sterling, D. R. (2006, October). Thinking metric. Science and Children 44(2), 48-51.
  • TR 110 - Smith, L. A., Sterling, D. R., & Moyer, P. S. (2006, October). Activities that really measure up. Science and Children 44(2), 30-33.
  • TR 109 - Sterling, D. R. (2006, September). A change in seasons: Increasing student observation skills. Science Scope 30(1), 24-29.
  • TR 108 - Sterling, D. R., Logerwell, M. G., & Frazier, W. M. (2006, September). Final report for modeling physics: Building conceptual models in physical science. Richmond, VA: State Council of Higher Education.
  • TR 107 - Wilcox, D. R., & Sterling, D. R. (2006, Summer). Twisters, tall tales, and science teaching. Science Scope 29(8), 36-41.
  • TR 106 - Frazier, W. M. (2006, Summer). Magnifying students' interest in science. Science Scope, 29(8), 32-35.
  • TR 105 - Smith, L. (2006). The impact of virtual and concrete manipulatives on algebraic understanding. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.
  • TR 104 - Sterling, D. R., Frazier, W. M., Logerwell, M. G., & Kitsantas, A. (2006, May). New science teachers' support network: How can we help provisionally licensed teachers succeed? [CD-ROM] Science, Technology, Engineering and Math - Alternative Certification for Teachers (STEM-ACT) Conference Proceedings. Arlington, VA.
  • TR 103 - Sterling, D. R., & Frazier, W. M. (2006, April/May). Collaboration with community partners. The Science Teacher, 73(4), 28-31.
  • TR 102 - Sterling, D. R., Kitsantas, A., Frazier, W. M., Hansen, J., & Logerwell, M. G. (2006, April). Impact of the NSTSN program on new teachers' self-efficacy beliefs, instructional competence, and students' outcomes. Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Education Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
  • TR 101 - Sterling, D. R., Frazier, W. M., & Kitsantas, A. (2006, April). 2006 NSF annual report for award #0302050. Washington, DC: National Science Foundation.
  • TR 100 - Sterling, D. R., Frazier, W. M., Kitsantas, A., Logerwell, M. G., & Hansen, J. (2006, April). New science teachers: How can we help them succeed? [CD-ROM] Annual International Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching 2006 Proceedings. San Francisco, CA.
  • TR 99 - Peters, E., & Sterling, D. R. (2006, February). The Periodic Table as a tool for teaching scientific literacy. (in press) The Periodic Table as a tool for teaching the nature of science. Science Education Review.
  • TR 98 - Quinlan, K., & Sterling, D. R. (2006, January). Inquiry-based investigation on the Internet: Sound and the human ear. Science Scope 29(4), 26-29.

2005

  • TR 97 - Mannikko, A. B., & Sterling, D. R. (2005, October). Making sense of topographic maps. Science Scope 29(2), 34-37, 39-40.
  • TR 96 - Frazier, W. M., & Sterling, D. R. (2005, September/October). What should my science classroom rules be and how can I get my students to follow them? The Clearing House, 79(1), 31-35.
  • TR 95 - Frazier, W. M., & Sterling, D. R. (2005, September). Motor mania: Energy transfer and transformation.
  • TR 94 - Kitsantas, A., Sterling, D. R., Frazier, W. M., Hansen, J., & Logerwell, M. G. (2005, August). Teacher efficacy, perceived organizational support, and commitment of science teachers participating in a teacher support program. Paper presented at the 11th biennial international conference of the European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction, Nicosia, Cyprus.
  • TR 93 - Roche, S., & Sterling, D. R. (2005, Summer). Presenting mitosis. Science Scope, 28(8), 52-53.
  • TR 92 - Sterling, D. R., Frazier, W., & Kitsantas, A., (2005, May). 2005 NSF Annual Report for Award #0302050. Washington, DC: National Science Foundation.
  • TR 91 - Sterling, D. R. (2005, January). Assessing understanding. Science Scope, 28(4), 33-37.
  • TR 90 - Sterling, D. R., Kitsantas, A., Matkins, J. J., & Frazier, W. M. (2005). The New Science Teachers' Support Network: Examining its impact on teachers' self-efficacy and use of technology. [CD-ROM] Annual International Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching 2005 Proceedings. Dallas, TX.
  • TR 89 - Sterling, D. R., Kitsantas, A., Matkins, J. J., & Frazier, W. M. (2005). The New Science Teachers' Support Network: Examining Its Impact on Teachers' Self-efficacy and Use of Technology. Abstract retrieved April 2, 2005, from http://www.educ.sfu.ca/narstsite/conference/2005-author-index.html

2004

  • TR 88 - Sterling, D. R. (2004, Fall). The teacher shortage: National trends for science and mathematics teachers. The Journal of Mathematics and Science, 7, 85-96.
  • TR 87 - Matkins, J. J., Sterling, D. R., & Kitsantas, A. (2004, Fall). Helping Provisionally Licensed Middle School Science Teachers. The Journal of Mathematics and Science, 7, 97-108.
  • TR 86 - Sterling, D. R. & Matkins, J. J. (in press). NCATE: Beast or beauty? A case study of one institution's science accreditation process. In P. Vellom, M. Fetters, C. Beller, T. Huziak, & E. Howe. (Ed.), Proceedings of the 2003-2004 Annual International Conference of the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science (pp) Association for the Education of Teachers in Science. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED).
  • TR 85 - Sterling, D. R., Matkins, J. J., & Kitsantas, A. (in press). How can we support provisionally licensed science teachers so that they succeed at teaching and remain in the profession? In P. Vellom, M. Fetters, C. Beller, T. Huziak, & E. Howe. (Ed.), Proceedings of the 2003-2004 Annual International Conference of the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science (pp) Association for the Education of Teachers in Science. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED).
  • TR 84 - Sterling, D. R. (in press). Research on strategies to enable teachers to critically analyze their own teaching. In P. Vellom, M. Fetters, C. Beller, T. Huziak, & E. Howe. (Ed.), Proceedings of the 2003-2004 Annual International Conference of the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science (pp) Association for the Education of Teachers in Science. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED).
  • TR 83 - Olkin, A. H. (2004). Outcomes of a science teacher development program for middle-level interdisciplinary teams: Relationships among teachers' beliefs, school contexts, and implementation. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.
  • TR 82 - Peterson-Chin, L., & Sterling, D. R. (2004, April). Looking at density from different perspectives. Science Scope, 27(7), 16-20.
  • TR 81 - Sleeper, M. C., & Sterling, D. R. (2004, March). The in-class science exhibition. Science Scope, 27(6), 49-52.
  • TR 80 - Sterling, D. R., Matkins, J. J., & Kitsantas, A., (2004, March). 2004 NSF Annual Report for Award #0302050. Washington, DC: National Science Foundation.
  • TR 79 - Sterling, D. R. (2004). Conceptualizing Metric Units. In M. Druger, E. D. Siebert, & L. W. Crow (Eds.), Teaching Tips: Innovations in Undergraduate Science Instruction. Arlington, VA: NSTA Press.
  • TR 78 - Sterling, D. R. (2004). Reading the Numbers. In M. Druger, E. D. Siebert, & L. W. Crow (Eds.), Teaching Tips: Innovations in Undergraduate Science Instruction. Arlington, VA: NSTA Press.
  • TR 77 - Sterling, D. R., Matkins, J. J., & Kitsantas, A. (2004). New science teachers without teacher training: What works to keep them in the profession? [CD-ROM] Annual International Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching 2004 Proceedings. Vancouver, BC, Canada.

2003

  • TR 76 - Staley, J., Moyer, P. S., & Sterling, D. R. (2003). A Penny's Worth of Principles and Standards Using Scientific Notation. Published (2006). Centroid 32(2), 8-16.
  • TR 75 - Suh, J. M., Moyer, P. S., & Sterling, D. R. (2003, November). Junior architects: Designing your dream clubhouse using measurement and geometry. Teaching Children Mathematics, 10(3), 170-179.
  • TR 74 - Coffey, A. L., & Sterling, D. R. (2003, September). It's a frog's life. Science and Children, 41(1), 41-45.
  • TR 73 - Sterling, D. R., Matkins, J. J., Kitsantas, A., Houston, S., & Sleeper, M. (2003, August). Final Report for the New Science Teacher Support Network. Richmond, VA: State Council of Higher Education.
  • TR 72 - Priest, R. (2003). Utilization of computer technology by science teachers in public high schools and the impact of standardized testing. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.
  • TR 71 - Matkins, J. J., & Sterling, D. R. (2003, May). Designing assessments. Science and Children, 40(8), 34-37.
  • TR 70 - Priest, R. H., & Sterling, D. R. (2003, April). Team Science. The Science Teacher, 70(4), 38-40.
  • TR 69 - Pea, C. H., & Sterling, D. R. (2003, January). Biocrimes 411. The Science Teacher, 70(1), 26-30.

2002

  • TR 68 - Van Evera, W., & Sterling, D. R. (2002, November/December). Rocket flight. Science Scope, 26(3), 32-37.
  • TR 67 - Pea, C., & Sterling, D. R. (2002, November/December). Cold facts about viruses. Science Scope, 26(3), 12-17.
  • TR 66 - Sterling, D. R., & Frye, D. M. (2002, August). Final Report for Measurement Skills and Data Analysis in Science and Mathematics. Richmond, VA: State Council of Higher Education.
  • TR 65 - Sterling, D. R. (2002, March). Science on the web: Exploring hurricane data. Science Scope, 25(6), 86-90.
  • TR 64 - Sterling, D. R. (2002). Strategies enabling teachers to critically analyze learning and teaching. In P. Rubba, J. Rye, W. DiBiase, & B. Crawford (Ed.), Proceedings of the 2002 Annual International Conference of the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science (pp 144-156). Greenville, NC. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 465 602).
  • TR 63 - Sterling, D. R., Greene, J., & Lewis, D. W. (2002). What principals need to know about teaching science. Alexandria, VA: National Association of Elementary School Principals. National Science Teachers Association Recommended List Award (2004, January) and featured in Science Scope (2004, March) and Science and Children (2004, April).

2001

  • TR 62 - West, D. M., & Sterling, D. R. (2001, November). Soil studies: Applying acid-base chemistry to environmental analysis. The Science Teacher, 68(8), 36-40.
  • TR 61 - Wells, S. C., & Sterling, D. R. (2001, October). Dry ice is cool. The Science Teacher, 68(7), 72, 74-75.
  • TR 60 - Sterling, D. R., & Rublein, G. (2001, August). Final Report for Measurement Skills in Science and Mathematics. Richmond, VA: State Council of Higher Education.
  • TR 59 - Bordeaux, A. V. (2001). Science Education Reform for the 21st Century: Analyzing Policy Imperatives for Effective Teaching Through Recruitment, Renewal, and Retention. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.
  • TR 58 - Priest, R. H., & Sterling, D. R. (2001, March). Integrating Technology. The Science Teacher, 68(3), 61-64.
  • TR 57 - Checkovich, B. H., & Sterling, D. R. (2001, January). Oh say can you see. Science and Children, 38(4), 32-35.
  • TR 56 - Sterling, D. R. (2001). Strategies enabling collaborative teacher teams to develop and implement assessment of student understanding of science. In P. A. Rubba, J. A. Rye, W. J. Di Biase, & B. A. Crawford (Ed.), Proceedings of the 2001 Annual International Conference of the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science. Costa Mesa, CA. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED453083).
  • TR 55 - Sterling, D. R., & Frye, D. M. (2001). Measurement skills and data analysis: Teacher resource guide. George Mason University, Graduate School of Education.
  • TR 54 - Sterling, D. R., Rublein, G. T., Robertson, P., & Stowe, A. (2001). Measurement skills and data analysis: Instructor resource guide. George Mason University, Graduate School of Education.

2000

  • TR 53 - Sterling, D. R. (2000, Fall). What does research suggest about successful programs for women and minorities? The Journal of Mathematics and Science, 3(2), 9-15.
  • TR 52 - Sterling, D. R. (2000, Fall). Diversity education for pre-service science teachers. The Journal of Mathematics and Science, 3(2), 87-93.
  • TR 51 - Sterling, D. R. (2000, October). Science and engineering. Science Scope, 24(2), 24-29.
  • TR 50 - Decker, K. A., (2000). Controlled by the clock: Components and constraints of elementary teachers' scheduled instructional planning time periods. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.
  • TR 49 - Sterling, D. R., Wetzel, D. R., & Varrella, G. F. (2000, May). Final evaluation report for the Carnegie Academy for Science Education 1994-1999 (ESI-9353462). Washington, DC: National Science Foundation.
  • TR 48 - Hall, A. L., & Sterling, D. R. (2000). Factors affecting the matriculation of African American students in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology: Final Report for the Alliance for Minority Participation (HRD-9729401). Washington, DC: National Science Foundation.
  • TR 47 - Sterling, D. R., & Hall, A. L. (2000). Preservice middle and secondary teachers' misconceptions about making measurements using laboratory instruments. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED446902).
  • TR 46 - Virginia Department of Education, (2000). Science Standards of Learning Teacher Resource Guide. Richmond, VA: Author. Developed sections of this publication.

1999

  • TR 45 - Sterling, D. R. (1999, Fall). Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and the nature of college courses. The Journal of Mathematics and Science, 2(2), 39-45.
  • TR 44 - Sterling, D. R. (1999, Fall). Teaching and learning seminar for science and mathematics faculty. The Journal of Mathematics and Science, 2(2), 47-52.
  • TR 43 - Sterling, D. R., & Nord, J. A. (1999, August). Final Project Report Technology Leadership Corps 1998-1999. Richmond, VA: State Council of Higher Education.
  • TR 42 - Sterling, D. R., & Decker, K. A. (1999, June). Year 5 annual evaluation report of the Carnegie Academy for Science Education (ESI-9353462). Washington, DC: National Science Foundation.
  • TR 41 - Davidson, A. B. (1999). Eighth grade science teachers use of instructional time: Examining questions from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and comparing TIMSS and National Science Foundation questionnaires. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.
  • TR 40 - Hall, A. L. (1999). Factors affecting the matriculation of African American students in science, mathematics, engineering, and technology. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia.
  • TR 39 - Sterling, D. R., & Hall, A. L. (1999). Preservice middle and secondary teachers' misconceptions about making measurements using laboratory instruments. In P. Rubba, J. Rye, & P. Keig (Ed.), Proceedings of the 1999 Annual International Conference of the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science (pp. 922-944). Greenville, NC. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED431626).
  • TR 38 - Sterling, D. R., Olkin, A. H., Calinger, B. J., Howe, A. C. & Bell, J. A. (1999). Project Alliance: Enhancing science and technology instruction in the middle grades through interdisciplinary team planning and teaching. Online Monograph of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. [Online]. Available: http://ehrweb.aaas.org/ehr/projectalliance/

1998

  • TR 37 - Sterling, D. R. (1998, November/December). Probing science. Science Scope, 22(3), 48-49, 51.
  • TR 36 - Sterling, D. R., & Raphael, C. G. (1998, November). Teaching microbiology in high school: Promoting hands-on, inquiry-based learning.
  • TR 35 - Sterling, D. R., Thompson, E. F., & Bogue, C. M. (1998, September). Annual evaluation report of the Carnegie Academy for Science Education (ESI-9353462). Washington, DC: National Science Foundation.
  • TR 34 - Sterling, D. R., & Nielsen, N. (1998). At camp, you are a scientist.
  • TR 33 - Sterling. D. R., & Nielsen. N. (1998). Final project report connecting science and mathematics using computer probeware 1997-1998. Richmond, VA: State Council of Higher Education.
  • TR 32 - Davidson, A. B., & Sterling, D. R. (1998, August). From science fair to interdisciplinary inquiry: One middle school's winning approach. Published (1998, November/December) From science fair to interdisciplinary inquiry. Schools in the Middle, 8(3), 17-19, 46.
  • TR 31 - Sterling, D. R. (1998, Summer). Taking responsibility for the TIMSS findings. The Science Educator, 46(4), 9.
  • TR 30 - Sterling, D. R. (1998). Measuring skills. Published (1999, January) The Science Teacher, 66(1), 58-62.
  • TR 29 - Olkin, A. H., & Sterling, D. R. (1998, April). Effects of School Organizational Contexts and Professional Development on Teachers' Implementation of Integrated Science in the middle Grades. Paper presented at the Annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, San Diego.
  • TR 28 - Sterling, D. R., & Hall, A. (1998, April). Preservice Middle and Secondary Teachers' Ability to Make Accurate Measurements. Paper presented at the Annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, San Diego.
  • TR 27 - Sterling, D. R., & Olkin, A. H. (1998, February). Center for Restructuring Education in Science and Technology report. Fairfax, VA: George Mason University.
  • TR 26 - Wetzel, D. R., & Sterling, D. R. (1998, February). Sound, light, and LASERs. Published (1998, November/December). Laser labs. Science Scope, 22(3), 34-35.
  • TR 25 - Sterling, D.R., & Sarber, S. (1998, February). Internet scavenger hunts to teach content.
  • TR 24 - Sterling, D.R., & Goor, M. (1998, February). Science for your students? Published (1998, November/December). Intervention in School and Clinic, 34(2), 123-125.
  • TR 23 - Bordeaux, A. V., Sprague, D., Pullen, J. M., & Sterling, D. R. (1998, January). Taming the electronic frontier: A distance education course for department of defense school teachers.

1997

  • TR 22 - Sterling, D. R. (1997, December). Let's celebrate education. Published (1998,Winter). The Science Educator.
  • TR 21 - Sterling, D.R., & Eubanks, B. (1997, November). Inquiry-based science: A winner in an inclusion classroom.
  • TR 20 - Sterling, D.R., & Garton, K.W., (1997, November). Immersion in inquiry: Field trips to Central America.
  • TR 19 - Sterling, D.R., Hall, A.L., & Thompson, E.F. (1997, August ). Annual Evaluation Report of the Carnegie Academy for Science Education (ESI-9353462). Washington, DC: National Science Foundation.
  • TR 18 - Sterling, D.R. (1997, July). Managing student-centered investigations that use science probes.
  • TR 17 - Sterling, D.R., & Hall, A.L. (1997, July). Preservice middle and secondary school teachers' ability to make accurate measurements.
  • TR 16 - Sterling, D.R., & Davidson, A. (1997, May). Making chemistry personal: Student-centered inquiry approaches in a high school chemistry class. Published (1997, October). Relative Chemistry. The Science Teacher, 64(7), 32-35.
  • TR 15 - Sterling, D.R., & Robinson, M.A. (1997, April). Applying physics to sports. Published (1997, November/December) Fastballs, Free Throws, and Physics. Science Scope, 21(3), 14-17.
  • TR 14 - Wood, B.B. (1997, March). An evaluation of a professional development course for secondary school science teachers: Chesapeake watershed ecology. (Ph. D. Dissertation).
  • TR 13 - Olkin, A. H. (1997, March). Effects of teachers' beliefs and school contexts on the implementation of integrated environmental science units by middle grades teachers. Paper presented at the Annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching. Oak Brook, IL.
  • TR 12 - Sterling, D.R. (1997, March). Stages of conceptual change that enable teachers to adopt a student-centered approach to hands-on, inquiry-based teaching. Paper presented at the Annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching. Oak Brook, IL.
  • TR 11 - Sterling, D.R., & Graham, B. (1997, January). "…And you were there". Published (1998, March). And you were there. Science and Children, 35(6), 41-46.

1996

  • TR 10 - Sterling, D.R. (1996, December). Assessing and teaching measurement. Published (1998, February). Getting Students to Measure Up. Science Scope, 21(5), 14-17.
  • TR 9 - Sterling, D.R. (1996, October). Discovering Mendeleev's model. Science Scope, 20(2), 26-30.
  • TR 8 - Sterling, D.R. (1996, October). Diversity education for preservice science teachers.
  • TR 7 - Sterling, D.R. (1996, October). Inquiry-based science investigations using probeware.
  • TR 6 - Deal, D., & Sterling, D.R. (1996, September). Kids ask the best questions. Published (1997, March). Educational Leadership, 54(6), 61-63.
  • TR 5 - Sterling, D.R., Wheeler, E., & Hall, A. (1996, September). Annual evaluation report of the Carnegie Academy for Science Education. Washington, DC: National Science Foundation.
  • TR 4 - Sterling, D.R., & Olkin, A.H. (1996, September). Project Alliance: Partnerships in science and technology. Published (March, 1997). Project Alliance. Science Scope, 20(6), 50-54.
  • TR 3 - Sterling, D.R. (1996, September). A problem-based strategy for science.
  • TR 2 - Cooper, J. M. (1996, September). Stages of concern of mathematics teachers regarding the curriculum and evaluation standards for school mathematics. (Ph. D. Dissertation).
  • TR 1 - Sterling, D.R., & Wheeler, E.J. (1996, July). A change of seasons: The science and art connection.