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Connecting engineering design and inquiry cycles: Impact on elementary preservice teachers’ engineering efficacy and perspectives toward teaching engineering

Dr. Sandi Cooper, professor, published Connecting engineering design and inquiry cycles: Impact on elementary preservice teachers’ engineering efficacy and perspectives toward teaching engineering (In Press). in School Science and Mathematics, Vol. TBD, with co-author(s) Dr. Suzanne Nesmith, associate professor.

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The impact of a varied field experience on preservice teachers’ perceptions of their personal growth: A summer math academy for early learners

Dr. Sandi Cooper, professor, published The impact of a varied field experience on preservice teachers’ perceptions of their personal growth: A summer math academy for early learners in The Teacher Educator, Vol. 55, Issue 1, p. 28-46, 2020, with co-author(s) Dr. Ryann Shelton, visiting assistant professor, and Keith Kerschen, Concordia University, Nebraska.

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Engineering process as a focus: STEM professional development with elementary STEM-focused professional development schools

Dr. Sandi Cooper, professor, published Engineering process as a focus: STEM professional development with elementary STEM-focused professional development schools in School Science and Mathematics, Vol. 119, Issue 8, p. 487-498, 2019, with co-author(s) Dr. Suzanne Nesmith, associate professor.

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Development and Validation of the Algebra Teachers’ Self-Efficacy Instrument: Assessment of Algebra Teachers’ Knowledge and Personal Teaching Efficacy

Dr. Sandi Cooper, professor, published Development and Validation of the Algebra Teachers’ Self-Efficacy Instrument: Assessment of Algebra Teachers’ Knowledge and Personal Teaching Efficacy in School Science and Mathematics, Vol. 118, Issue 6, p. 206-217, 2018, with co-author(s) Dr. Trena Wilkerson Wilkerson, professor, Colleen Eddy, University of North Texas, Sarah Quebec-Fuentes, Texas Christian University, Alejandra Sorto, Texas State University, Dittika Gupta, Midwestern State University, Liz Ward, Texas Wesleyn University, Bill Jasper, Sam Houston State University, Yolanda Parker, Tarrant Community College, Winifred Mallam, Texas Woman's University, and Keith Kerschen, Concordia University, Nebraska.

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The impact of a summer mathematics academy on rising kindergartners’ understanding of early number concepts

Dr. Sandi Cooper, professor, published The impact of a summer mathematics academy on rising kindergartners’ understanding of early number concepts in Journal of Research in Childhood Education, Vol. 32, Issue 4, p. 419-434, 2018, with co-author(s) Dr. Keith Kerschen, Concordia University, Nebraska, and Ryann Shelton, visiting assistant professor.

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Selecting quality picture books for mathematics instruction: What do preservice teachers look for?

Dr. Sandi Cooper, professor, published Selecting quality picture books for mathematics instruction: What do preservice teachers look for? in Children's Literature in Education, Vol. 51, p. 110-124, January 1, 1970, with co-author(s) Dr. Rachelle Rogers, clinical associate professor, Barbara Purdum-Cassidy, clinical associate professor, and Suzanne Nesmith, associate professor.

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Elementary STEM learning

Dr. Sandi Cooper, professor, published Elementary STEM learning in In C.C. Johnson, M. Mohr-Schroeder, T. Moore, L. Bryan, and L. English (Eds.), Handbook of Research on STEM Education, p. 101-114, 2020, with co-author(s) Dr. Suzanne Nesmith, associate professor.

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A framework for algebra teacher self-efficacy

Dr. Sandi Cooper, professor, published A framework for algebra teacher self-efficacy in Examining the Role of Self-Efficacy in Teacher Preparation and Practice: A Research Monograph, 2020, with co-author(s) Dr. Trena Wilkerson, professor, Alejandra Sorto, Texas State University, Bill Jasper, Sam Houston State University, Winifred Mallam, Texas Woman's University, Colleen Eddy, University of North Texas, Yolanda Parker, Tarrant Community College, Sarah Quebec-Fuentes, Texas Christian University, Judy Taylor, LeTourneau University, and Elizabeth Ward, Texas Wesleyan University.

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Like it, love it, or leave it – Exploring elementary preservice teachers’ field-based perspectives toward the integration of literature in mathematics

Dr. Sandi Cooper, professor, published Like it, love it, or leave it – Exploring elementary preservice teachers’ field-based perspectives toward the integration of literature in mathematics (In Press) in Action in Teacher Education, with co-author(s) Dr. Suzanne Nesmith, associate professor, Barbara Purdum-Cassidy, clinical assistant professor, and Rachelle Meyer, clinical assistant professor.

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The road to reform: A grounded theory study of parents’ and teachers’ influence on elementary school science and mathematics

Dr. Sandi Cooper, professor, published The road to reform: A grounded theory study of parents’ and teachers’ influence on elementary school science and mathematics in School Science and Mathematics, Vol. 116, Issue 1, p. 29-42, 2016, with co-author(s) Dr. Julie Thomas, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.