Publications

More than 110 refereed journal articles, five books, four handbook chapters, 30 book chapters, and close to 30 editorials on STEM education for diverse student groups, with a focus on English learners. Here are eight journal articles that support Okhee’s efforts to reform K-12 science teaching and learning, especially for children learning English as an additional language.

Lee, O., & Campbell, D. T. (2020). What science and STEM teachers can learn from COVID-19: Harnessing data science and computer science through the convergence of multiple STEM subjects. Journal of Science Teacher Education

Lee, O., & Stephens, A. (2020). English learners in STEM subjects: Contemporary views on STEM subjects and language with English learners. Educational Researcher, 49(6), 426–432.

Lee, O. (2019). Aligning English language proficiency standards with content standards: Shared opportunity and responsibility across English learner education and content areas. Educational Researcher, 48(8), 534-542.

Note: See the American Educational Research Association video about this publication.

Note: See the Education Week blog on the topic.

Lee, O. (2018). English language proficiency standards aligned with content standards. Educational Researcher, 47(5), 317-327.

Lee, O. (2017). Common Core State Standards for ELA/literacy and Next Generation Science Standards: Convergences and discrepancies using argument as an example. Educational Researcher, 46(2), 90-102.

Note: See the Education Week blog on the topic.

Lee, O., Quinn, H., & Valdés, G. (2013). Science and language for English language learners in relation to Next Generation Science Standards and with implications for Common Core State Standards for English language arts and mathematics. Educational Researcher, 42(4), 223-233.

Note: See the American Educational Research Association video about this publication.

Fradd, S. H., & Lee, O. (1999). Teachers’ roles in promoting science inquiry with students from diverse language backgrounds. Educational Researcher, 28(6), 14-20, 42.

Lee, O., & Fradd, S. H. (1998). Science for all, including students from non-English language backgrounds. Educational Researcher, 27(4), 12-21.