Teresa Ann LeSage-Clements

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Teresa Ann LeSage-Clements
Professor of Curriculum & Instruction/Science Education
Phone: (361) 570-4303
Office: UHV West 283

Teaching Areas: Science and curriculum & instruction

Research Interest: Science Education, Pre-Service Teacher Preparation & Environmental Education


Ed.D., Texas A&M University-Commerce,  Commerce, Texas, 2002
M.S., Texas A&M University-Commerce, Commerce, Texas, 1994
B.S. in earth science, California State University-Long Beach, 1979
Certified Texas Teacher, Life certificate, Earth Science (1992) and Secondary Core Science (2004).

Selected Publications

Stehling, S. M., LeSage-Clements, T. & Patton, B.A. (2021). Cultivating empowerment in rural secondary novice science teachers. National Social Science Association. National Social Science Journal. V 57 # 1 ISSN 2154-1736.

Hetherington, S. R., LeSage-Clements, T. & Sobolev, D. (2021). Preliminary analysis of E. coli genetic diversity in the Guadalupe River: Initial approach to fecal pollution tracking. Texas Journal of Science 73(1): | Published Online: January 02, 2021.

Canela, P., Clements, T.L.S. & Sobolev, D. (2020) High nitrogen to phosphorus ratio in a Texas coastal river: origins and implications for nutrient pollution sources and exports. J Coast Conserv 24, 46 (2020).

LeSage-Clements, T. & Patton., B. (2020). Staying in the Lines: Teacher Ethics. National Association African American Association & Associates, Monograph. Dallas, Texas, Feb. 17-21, 2020.

LeSage-Clements, T., Patton., B., & Sobolev, D. (2020). Generation Z Environmental Attitudes. National Association African American Association & Associates, Monograph. Dallas, Texas, Feb. 17-21, 2020.

Wei, L. & LeSage-Clements, T. (2019) Science teacher preparation: Themes of exemplary STEM inquiry instruction. International Journal of Contemporary Education Vol. 2, RedFame Publishing No. 1; April 2019.

LeSage-Clements, T. & Patton, B. A. (2018). Are LOW socio-economic students being SET -UP for failure? National Social Science Journal (NSSA). V 51 1 p 37.

LeSage-Clements, T. & Baldwin, M. (2015). Science flow with the student thinking lens. Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference. ISBN 978-1-939797-13-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA.

LeSage Clements, T., Patton, B., Prince. D., & Carlson, P. (2013). Billions of dollars wasted: New teacher preparation models needed. National Social Science Journal. Paper of the Year NSSA.

LeSage Clements, T., Patton, B., Prince, D. E., & Carlson, P. (2013). Millions of New Teachers Needed. National Social Science Association Conference (NSSA) Las Vegas, NV. 52(1)48.

Fry. J. & Le Sage, T. (2010). Science literacy circles: big ideas about science. Science Activities, vol. 47, no. 2.

LeSage, T. & Fry, J. (2010). Possibility thinking. Science and Children. National Science Teacher Association (NSTA). Accepted.

Le Sage T., Venneman, S., Patton, B. & Hallock, D. (2008) Business undergraduate personality temperaments, student electronic activity and selected demographic characteristics on course achievement in an on-line university learning environment. European Journal of Social Science, ISSN: 1450-2267 V 5 N 4 February 2008