Early Stem Publications
Marsico Institute conducts research and publishes articles on STEM in early education and has a focus on ensuring access in effective and equitable ways.
Clements, D. H., & Sarama, J. (2023). Rethinking STEM in the elementary grades: Honoring the special role of math in cognitive development. American Educator, 47(1), 16-21. https://www.aft.org/ae/spring2023/clements_sarama
Clements, Douglas H. and the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine (2022). Science and engineering in preschool through elementary grades: The brilliance of children and the strengths of educators. The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/25912
Clements, D. H., & Sarama, J. (2021). STEM or STEAM or STREAM? Integrated or interdisciplinary? In C. Cohrssen & S. Garvis (Eds.), Embedding STEAM in early childhood education and care (pp. 261-275). Palgrave Macmillan.
Lizcano, R., & Zarate, R. (2021). Challenges and Sources of Support for Latina Students in STEM. In B. Polnick, B. Irby, & J. Ballenger (Eds.), Girls and women of color in STEM: Navigating the double bind (pp. 35-54). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing Inc
Clements, D. H., & Sarama, J. (2020). Mathematics in early-learning environments. In L. Cohen & S. Waite-Stupiansky (Eds.), STEM in early childhood education: How science, technology, engineering, and mathematics strengthen learning (pp. 63-80). New York, NY: Routledge.
Clements, D. H., Sarama, J., Brenneman, K., Duke, N. K., & Hemmeter, M. L. (2020). STREAM education at work—No, at play! A toy-making unit. YC Young Children, 75(2), 36-43.
GUEST EDITORIAL: HOW TO INTEGRATE STEM INTO EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
McClure, E. R., Guernsey, L., Clements, D. H., Bales, S. N., Nichols, J., Kendall-Taylor, N., & Levine, M. H. (2017). How to integrate STEM into early childhood education. Science and Children, 55(2), 8-10.
MATH, SCIENCE, AND TECHNOLOGY IN THE EARLY GRADES
Clements, D. H., & Sarama, J. (2016).Math, science, and technology in the early grades. The Future of Children, 26(2), 75-94.
BOOK CHAPTER: METHODS FOR DEVELOPING SCIENTIFIC EDUCATION
Clements, D. H., & Sarama, J. (2015). Methods for developing scientific education: Research-based development of practices, pedagogies, programs, and policies. In O. N. Saracho (Ed.), Handbook of research methods in early childhood education: Review of research methodologies (Vol. 1, pp. 717-751). Charlotte, NC: Information Age.