Dr. Astrid Steele

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Retired / Faculty of Education and Professional Studies - Schulich School of Education
Retired Faculty
BA, Queen's University
BEd, Queen’s University
MEd, University of Toronto
PhD, University of Toronto
Areas of Specialization:

​Science and Environmental Education

Research Interests:

​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.