More than 120 refereed journal articles, five books, five handbook chapters, 30 book chapters, and over 30 editorials on STEM education for diverse student groups, with a focus on multilingual learners. Here are selective publications that support Okhee’s efforts to reform K-12 STEM education, especially for multilingual learners.

Grapin, S. E., & Lee, O. (2022). WIDA English language development standards framework, 2020 edition: Key shifts and emerging tensions. TESOL Quarterly, 56(2), 827-839.

WIDA Podcast | “Conversations with Tim”: Examining how the 2020 Edition impacts multilingual learner education

Lee, O., & Grapin, S. E. (2022). The role of phenomena and problems in science and STEM education: Traditional, contemporary, and future approaches. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 59(7), 1301-1309.

Lee, O., & Campbell, D. T. (2021). Instructional materials aligned to A Framework for K-12 Science Education and the Next Generation Science Standards [Special issue]. Journal of Science Teacher Education, 32(7).

Lee, O. (2021). Asset-oriented framing of science and language with multilingual learners. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 58(7),1073-1979.

Nordine, J., & Lee, O. (Eds.). (2021). Crosscutting concepts: Strengthening science and engineering learning. National Science Teaching Association.

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 31(8), 932-944.

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.