INTERDISCIPLINARY JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND SCIENCE EDUCATION
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The Role of Science Teachers in Developing the 21st Century Skills for the Elementary School Students

Interdisciplinary Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2019, 15(1), e02206, https://doi.org/10.29333/ijese/6368
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ABSTRACT

The paper measures the actual role of science teachers in developing the 21st century skills for the elementary stage students in Palestine. The population consisted of all West Bank and Gaza’s science 3-9 grade teachers. The sample comprised 560 male and female teachers who were chosen randomly. A scale was used to test 48 practices across 8 major categories: Critical Thinking Skills, Collaboration Skills, Communication Skills, Innovation Skills, Self -Direction Skills, Global Connections Skills, Local Connections Skills and Using Technology as a Tool for Learning. Surveyed teachers reported that they advance toward these categories with a frequency of 1-3 times a month, which is not quite Adequate. The findings should be sequential for educators, education planners and stakeholders focused on professional development and teacher training.

KEYWORDS

21st century skills educational transformation performance-based education

CITATION (APA)

Abualrob, M. M. (2019). The Role of Science Teachers in Developing the 21st Century Skills for the Elementary School Students. Interdisciplinary Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 15(1), e02206. https://doi.org/10.29333/ijese/6368
Harvard
Abualrob, M. M. (2019). The Role of Science Teachers in Developing the 21st Century Skills for the Elementary School Students. Interdisciplinary Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 15(1), e02206. https://doi.org/10.29333/ijese/6368
Vancouver
Abualrob MM. The Role of Science Teachers in Developing the 21st Century Skills for the Elementary School Students. INTERDISCIP J ENV SCI ED. 2019;15(1):e02206. https://doi.org/10.29333/ijese/6368
AMA
Abualrob MM. The Role of Science Teachers in Developing the 21st Century Skills for the Elementary School Students. INTERDISCIP J ENV SCI ED. 2019;15(1), e02206. https://doi.org/10.29333/ijese/6368
Chicago
Abualrob, Marwan Mohammad. "The Role of Science Teachers in Developing the 21st Century Skills for the Elementary School Students". Interdisciplinary Journal of Environmental and Science Education 2019 15 no. 1 (2019): e02206. https://doi.org/10.29333/ijese/6368
MLA
Abualrob, Marwan Mohammad "The Role of Science Teachers in Developing the 21st Century Skills for the Elementary School Students". Interdisciplinary Journal of Environmental and Science Education, vol. 15, no. 1, 2019, e02206. https://doi.org/10.29333/ijese/6368

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