Dr. Astrid Steele
Areas of Specialization:
Science and Environmental Education
Focus on the intersection of environmental and secondary science teaching and learning; How STSE and STEM are taught in schools
Current & Future Research:
Perceived readiness of Pre-Service Teachers to teach STEM topics; Current pedagogies addressing STSE in secondary education
dissertation: Steele, A. (2010). A confluence of traditions: Examining teacher practice in the merging of secondary science and environmental education. (Doctoral dissertation) Available from T Space at the University of Toronto. (http:hdl.handle.net/1807/24887)
Steele, A. (2011) Beyond contradiction: Exploring the work of secondary science teachers as they embed environmental education in curricula. International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 6(1), p 1-22.