Contents: Jack Holbrook: Paradigm Shifts in Science Education - Moonika Teppo/Miia Rannikmae: Paradigm Shift for Teachers: More Relevant Science Teaching - Klaara Kask/Miia Rannikmae/Rachel Mamlok-Naaman: A Paradigm Shift in Science Teaching - Teacher Development for Inquiry Teaching - Anne Laius/Miia Rannikmae/Robert E. Yager: A Paradigm Shift for Teachers: Enhancing Students' Creativity and Reasoning Skills - Rain Mikser/Priit Reiska/Kai Rohtla/Helmut Dahncke: Paradigm Shift for Teachers: Interdisciplinary Teaching - Katrin Vaino/Jack Holbrook: Challenging Chemistry Teacher's Beliefs - Towards a Paradigm Shift - Priit Reiska/Alberto J. Canas/Joseph D. Novak/Norma L. Miller: Concept Mapping as a Tool for Meaningful Learning and Assessment - Arne Rannikmae/Miia Rannikmae/Jack Holbrook: A Paradigm Shift in Teachers: Recognising the Nature of Science and its Place in Teaching - Imbi Henno/Priit Reiska/Patrik Scheinin: Need for Paradigm Shift - Examining the High Ranking of Estonian Students in PISA - Mare Teichmann/Jakob Kubarsepp: Students' Preparation for, and Coping with, Tertiary Level Science and Engineering Education - Miia Rannikmae: A Paradigm Shift for the System: Enhancing Teacher Ownership and Professional Development - Jack Holbrook: Promoting Valid Assessment of Learning through Standardised Testing - Jack Holbrook: Promoting Competency driven School-based Assessment - Jack Holbrook: The Way Forward - Imbi Henno: A Critique of Current Educational Policies for Science Teaching based on the Estonian Example - Miia Rannikmae/Priit Reiska: The Research and Development Projects in Estonian Science Education related to Paradigm Shift.
The Editors: Jack Holbrook is Professor for Science Education at the University of Tartu (Estonia). Miia Rannikmae is Professor for Science Education at the University of Tartu (Estonia). Priit Reiska is Professor for Science Education at the University of Tallinn (Estonia). Paul Ilsley is Professor for Adult Education at the University of Northern Illinois (USA).