Iyad idkeid

About (Short Biography)

Soor Baher, Al-Sabeel Street 35, P.O. Box 72875, Jerusalem 9741503

Ph.D. in Science Education – Weizmann Institute of Science. Lecturer at Al-Quds University concerning science teaching strategies at Early Childhood Education.
Researcher in the field of Science Education at the elementary and middle-school level. Working in the field of professional development of in-service science teachers. Responsible about developing teaching and learning sciences at the elementary and middle school-level.

Some Research interests

Pre-service science teachers believes and attitudes toward teaching sciences
in-service science teachers’ teaching practices
Developing of high order cognitive abilities as a result of science learning

Teaching Activities

Teaching courses :

1. Strategies of science teaching
2. Research methods in Education
3. Creativity and cognitive abilities
4. Foundations of Education
5. Classroom interactions
6. Strategies of teaching science in Early childhood Education


Markic, S., Eilks, I., Mamlok-Naaman, R., Hugerat, M., Kortam, N., Dkeidek, I., & Hofstein, A. (2016). One Country, Two Cultures – A Multi-perspective View on Israeli Chemistry Teachers` Beliefs about Teaching and Learning. Teachers and Teaching: Theory and Practice, 22(2), 131-147. doi:10.1080/13540602.2015.1055423
Hugerat, M., & Dkeidek, I. (2014). The cognitive acceleration curriculum as a tool for overcoming difficulties in the implementation of inquiry skills in science education among primary school students. Journal of Baltic Science Education, 13, 523–534.
Dkeidek, I., Mamlok-Naaman, R., & Hofstein, A. (2012). Assessment of the laboratory learning environment in an inquiry-oriented chemistry laboratory in Arab and Jewish high-schools in Israel. Learning Environment Research – An International Journal, 15, 141-169. doi:10.1007/s10984-012-9109-3
Dkeidek, I., Mamlok-Naaman, R., & Hofstein, A. (2011). Effect of culture on twelfth grade students’ ability to ask more and better questions resulting from inquiry-oriented chemistry laboratory. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 9, 1305-1331. doi:10.1007/s10763-010-9261-0


Al-Quds University