TERC Presents: Spring 2009 Conferences

March 9, 2009

TERC researchers, curriculum developers, and professional development specialists will be giving presentations and workshop sessions at several conferences this spring/early summer. Look for them at the following events:

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)
March 13-16, 2009, Orlando, FL

March 15: Instruct, Illuminate, and Rearrange Our Mental Furniture: Learning Beyond Boundaries 
Frank Davis (TERC)

Council of State Science Supervisors (CSSS) National Conference
March 15-18, 2009, New Orleans, LA

March 16: Climate Literacy
Chris Castillo-Comer (TERC), Tamara Ledley (TERC), Frank Niepold (NOAA)

National Science Teachers Assocation (NSTA)
March 19-22, 2009, New Orleans, LA

March 18: PDI-12: Classroom Strategies for Teaching Inquiry
Susan Doubler (TERC), Sally Crissman (TERC), Lynn Rankin (Exploratorium Institute for Inquiry), Fred Stein (Exploratorium Institute for Inquiry)

March 19: Finding Earth Science Data Relevant to You, Your Students, and Your Curriculum
Tamara Ledley (TERC)

March 20: Mapping Environmental Quality with a Geographic Information System (GIS): Exploring the Environmental Sustainability Index (ESI) for Countries Across the World
Carla McAuliffe (TERC), Tamara Ledley (TERC), LuAnn Dahlman (TERC)

March 21: What Do Our Students Really Think About Weight, Volume, and Matter?
Sally Crissman (TERC)

March 21: Creating Access to Science: Developing Accommodations for Middle School Students with Learning Disabilities
Gilly Puttick (TERC)

March 22: Investigating the Quality of Well Water: Mapping Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) with a Geographic Information System (GIS)
Carla McAuliffe (TERC)

EcoFest
March 28, 2009, Arlington, MA

Ecology Where We Live: Arlington
Marlene Cole (TERC)

Critical Race Theory 20th Anniversary Conference
April 2-4, 2009, University of Iowa School of Law, Iowa City, IA

April 4: The Archaeology of Racialized Dilemmas: Excavating Oppositional Binaries
Carol Wright (TERC), Megan Bang (TERC)

American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting
April 13-17, 2009, San Diego, CA

April 14: Developing and Refining a Learning Progression for Matter from Pre-K to Grade 12: Commonalities and Contrasts Among Four Current Projects 
The Inquiry Project: Jodi Asbell-Clarke (TERC), Susan Doubler (TERC), Marianne Wiser (Clark University), Carol Smith (University of Massachusetts-Boston)
High School Chemistry Facets Project: Carlos C. Ayala (Sonoma State University), Angela Haydel Debarger (SRI International), James E. Minstrell (University of Washington)
Modeling Materials in the Early School Years: Andres Acher (Northwestern University)
The Environmental Literacy Project: Upper Elementary Through High School:Lindsey Mohan (Michigan State University), Jing Chen (Michigan State University), Charles W. Anderson (Michigan State University) Discussant: Joseph S. Krajcik (University of Michigan)

April 14: “Every Student Is So Different”: Complicating Cariño in One Teacher Inquiry
Eli Tucker-Raymond (TERC)

April 14: What Do Culture, Difference, and Religion Have To Do With Teacher Education and Teaching?
Chair: Linda Prieto (University of Texas - Austin) Novice Teachers’ Critical Reflections on Diversity: A Collective Case Study: Laurie A. Ramirez (University of Utah)
Talking With Students: Bridging Cultural Divides Through Caring Conversation:Crystal M. Soltero (The University of Arizona)
“Every Student Really Is So Different”: Complicating Cariño in One Teacher Inquiry:Eli Tucker-Raymond (TERC, Cambridge, MA)
The Unvoiced R: Religion as a Factor in Teacher Candidates’ Developing Professional Identity: Nancy M. Brown (Oakland University), Robert Wiggins (Oakland University), David Mark Secord (Oakland University) Discussant: Carl A. Grant (University of Wisconsin - Madison)

April 15: Pathways to Learning and Professional Development for Adults and Adult Education Practitioners
Adults’ Uses of Computer Technology: Associations With Literacy Outcomes: M. Cecil Smith (Northern Illinois University), Thomas J. Smith (Northern Illinois University)
Bringing Higher Education and Business Closer: Lessons From Efforts to Create a “Demand”-Driven Workforce Development System in Ohio: Joshua D. Hawley (The Ohio State University), Barbara Endel (Endel Consulting) 
Creating Public Spaces for Knowledge Construction Within and Across Disciplines:Colleen Aalsburg Wiessner (North Carolina State University) 
Investigating Teachers Investigating Adult Numeracy: Approaches to Understanding Teacher Change: Mary Beth Bingman (University of Tennessee),Mary Jane Schmitt (TERC, Cambridge, MA)
The Next Generation: A Study of Graduate Adult Education in North America:Wendy Jean Sonstrom (The University of Southern Mississippi)

April 15: Investigating Teachers Investigating Adult Numeracy: Approaches to Understanding Teacher Change
Mary Beth Bingman (University of Tennessee), Mary Jane Schmitt (TERC)

April 15: Faculty Constructions of Gender Difference in Undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Courses 
Elizabeth E. Blair (Harvard University), Rebecca B. Miller (Harvard University),Maria (Mia) Ong (TERC), Yevgeniya V. Zastavker (Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering)

April 15: Culturally Relevant Science Teaching and Learning
Integrated Science Literacy Enactments (ISLE) in Urban Primary Grade Classrooms: Learnerhoods of Students of Color: Maria Varelas (University of Illinois - Chicago), Christine C. Pappas (University of Illinois - Chicago), Justine M. Kane (University of Illinois - Chicago), Eli Tucker-Raymond (TERC), Amy C. Arsenault (University of Illinois - Chicago), Amani Abuhabsah (Chicago Public Schools), Jennifer Hankes (Chicago Public Schools), Neveen Keblawe-Shamah (Chicago Public Schools)
Fostering Scientific Reasoning as a Strategy to Support Science Learning for ELLs:Cory A Buxton (University of Georgia) 
Culturally Relevant Pedagogy and Middle School Science Practices: What It Is and What It Is Not for African American Students: Eileen R.C. Parsons (University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill) 
Connecting Lives: Connecting Science in a Science Classroom of Immigrant Students: Bhaskar Upadhyay (University of Minnesota)
A Science Curriculum With Space for Student Choice and Voice: Gale A. Seiler (McGill University)
What We Can Learn About Culturally Relevant Pedagogy From After-School and Community Science Programs That Make a Difference in the Lives of Diverse Youth:Irene Rahm (University of Montreal) 
Sankoré Vanguard: Manhood Training as a Culturally Relevant Model of Science Instruction for African American Male Adolescents: Jomo W. Mutegi (Sankore Institute) 
Elementary Preservice Teachers’ Microteaching in an Urban Classroom: A Case for Culturally Relevant Teaching and Lessons Learned: Felicia Moore Mensah (Teachers College, Columbia University)
Cultural Knowledge and Resources: Adapting Curriculum in Support of Student Learning: Blakely K. Tsurusaki (Washington State University), Edna Tan (Michigan State University), Angela Calabrese Barton (Michigan State University)
What You Might Expect and What You May Have Never Considered to Be Culturally Relevant Science: Lessons Learned From a Multi-Site Ethnography: Heidi B. Carlone (University of North Carolina - Greensboro), Mark T. Enfield (Elon University), Angela Johnson (St. Mary's College of Maryland), Julie Lynn Haun-Frank (University of North Carolina - Greensboro)
Searching for Common Ground: Interrogating the Equity Agenda in Urban Science Education: Magnia A. George (Emory University) 
Case Studies of Two Inner-City Teachers: Providing Meaningful Science Instruction to Elementary Students: Anne Amy Cox-Petersen (California State University - Fullerton), Terri R. Patchen (California State University - Fullerton)
Enhancing Urban Science Classrooms Through Critical Participatory Research Models: Rowhea M. Elmesky (Washington University in St. Louis)
Producing and Maintaining Culturally Adaptive Teaching and Learning of Science and Mathematics: Kenneth G. Tobin (The Graduate Center - CUNY)
Chair: Heidi B. Carlone (University of North Carolina - Greensboro) 
Chair: Mark T. Enfield (Elon University) 
Chair: Angela Johnson (St. Mary's College of Maryland) 
Discussant: Angela Calabrese Barton (Michigan State University) 
Discussant: Okhee Lee (University of Miami) 
Discussant: Margaret A. Eisenhart (University of Colorado - Boulder) 

April 15: Integrated Science Literacy Enactments (ISLE) in Urban Primary Grade Classrooms: Learnerhoods of Students of Color 
Maria Varelas (University of Illinois - Chicago), Christine C. Pappas (University of Illinois - Chicago), Justine M. Kane (University of Illinois - Chicago), Eli Tucker-Raymond (TERC), Amy C. Arsenault (University of Illinois - Chicago), Amani Abuhabsah (Chicago Public Schools), Jennifer Hankes (Chicago Public Schools), Neveen Keblawe-Shamah (Chicago Public Schools)

April 15: Diversity Issues in Higher Education
Chair: Eileen Reilich (Saint Martin's University) Discussant: Frances K. Stage (New York University)
Faculty Constructions of Gender Difference in Undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Courses: Elizabeth E. Blair (Harvard University), Rebecca B. Miller (Harvard University), Maria (Mia) Ong (TERC), Yevgeniya V. Zastavker (Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering) 
Informal Professional Networking and Career Development: Another Perspective of Gender Difference in STEM Disciplines: Yonghong Jade Xu (The University of Memphis), Cindy Martin (The University of Memphis) 
The Development of Shifting Career Strategies for Asian Female Faculty in the STEM Fields Within the United States: Tamara Yakaboski (Southern Illinois University)
Making Progress: Using Organizational Context to Study Learning and Persistence of Female, Underrepresented Students, and Faculty Members in Engineering: Lois Calian Trautvetter (Northwestern University), Ann F. McKenna (Northwestern University)

April 15: Negotiating Roles and Realities: Gender Influence in the University Setting
Chair: Wynnetta Scott-Simmons (Mercer University) Discussant: Carolyn S. Ridenour (University of Dayton) 
Implementing Feminist Pedagogy in Instructional Technology Classes for Preservice Teachers: Teri L. Sosa (Saint Joseph's University) 
Inside the Double Bind: Women of Color in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics: Maria (Mia) Ong (TERC), Lorelle Espinosa (University of California - Los Angeles), Carol A. Wright (TERC / MIT)
Negotiating Multifaceted Roles and Identities: Describing the Experiences of Six Female Master of Education Students: Christina Skorobohacz (Brock University) 
Safety Nets: Gender and Social Capital for Women PhD Students in Engineering:Shelley K. Erickson (Arizona State University) 
Understanding the Parental Influence of Engineers in the College Major Choice of Their Daughters: Herbert Louis Hoffman (University of Washington), Timothy St. Louis (University of Wisconsin), Jennifer L. Hoffman (EDLPS)

April 15: Inside the Double Bind: Women of Color in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Maria (Mia) Ong (TERC), Lorelle Espinosa (University of California - Los Angeles),Carol A. Wright (TERC / MIT)

April 15: SIG-Indigenous Peoples of the Americas
Chair: Sandy M. Grande (Barnard College) 
Malia Villegas (Harvard University), Eve Tuck (SUNY - College at New Paltz), Megan Bang (TERC), Tarajean Yazzie-Mintz (Indiana University), Adreanne Ormond (The University of Auckland), Sandy M. Grande (Barnard College), Chair: Susan C. Faircloth (The Pennsylvania State University)

April 16: Science and English Language Learners 
Chair: Sherry A. Southerland (Florida State University) 
Science and Literacy Assessments With English Language Learners: Alexandra Olivia Santau (Duquesne University), Cory A. Buxton (University of Georgia), Okhee Lee (University of Miami) 
Teaching Strategies Affecting the Implementation of an Inquiry-Based Science Curriculum With English Language Learners: Jodi Asbell-Clarke (TERC), Martina Nieswandt (Illinois Institute of Technology), M. Jean Young (MJ Young and Associates), Susan Moodie (MJ Young and Associates) 
Student Initiatives in Urban Elementary Science Classrooms: Neporcha Cone (University of Miami), Scott P. Lewis (Florida Atlantic University), Alexandra Olivia Santau (Duquesne University)
Closing the Science Achievement Gap: Promoting Science Learning for English Language Learners: Kihyun Kelly Ryoo (Stanford University) Discussant: Sherry A. Southerland (Florida State University)

April 16:Teaching Strategies Affecting the Implementation of and Inquiry-Based Science Curriculum with English Language Learners 
Jodi Asbell-Clarke (TERC), Martina Nieswandt (Illinois Institute of Technology), M. Jean Young (MJ Young and Associates), Susan Moodie (MJ Young and Associates)

April 17: Research on Mathematics Teachers, Teacher Knowledge, and Teacher Education 
A Social Semiotics Model for Mathematics Lesson Study Groups: Elizabeth De Freitas (Adelphi University), Betina A. Zolkower (Brooklyn College - CUNY) 
Classroom Statistical Activity: Shifts in Middle School Teachers’ Pedagogical Reasoning in Statistics: Jana Visnovska (Vanderbilt University), Qing Zhao (Vanderbilt University), Paul A. Cobb (Vanderbilt University) 
Culturally Responsive Mathematics Teaching: A Grounded Theory Approach: Emily Peterek (University of Florida) 
Educating About Statistical Issues Using Large Scientific Data Sets: James K. L. Hammerman (TERC)
Expanding the Theory of PCK and CKTM for Elementary and Middle Preservice Teachers: Diana L. Piccolo (Missouri State University), Robert M. Capraro (Texas A & M University), Victor L. Willson (Texas A & M University)
Middle School Teachers’ Informal Inferences About Data Distributions: Daniel L. Canada (Eastern Washington University), Michael Gilbert (University of Hawai'i) 
The Professional Formation of Mathematics Teacher Educators: A Study Across Three Contexts (Italy, United States, and Canada): Kathleen Michelle Clark (Florida State University), Donna Kotsopoulos (Wilfrid Laurier University), Francesca Morselli (Dipartimento di Matematica, Università degli Studi di Genova)

April 17: Educating About Statistical Issues Using Large Data Sets
James K. L. Hammerman (TERC)

National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM) Annual Conference
April 20-22, 2009, Washington, D.C.

April 20: Early Algebra and Computational Fluency: How "Struggling" and "Advanced" Learners Learn about the Meaning of Operations
Susan Jo Russell (TERC), Virginia Bastable (Mount Holyoke College), Deborah Schifter (EDC)

April 20: Supporting the Development of Computational Fluency: Examining Classroom Practice Using Video and Cases 
Arusha Hollister (TERC), Judith Storeygard (TERC), Megan Murray (TERC)

April 21: Identifying Teacher Moves that Help Students Learn How to Participate in Mathematical Discussion: A Classroom Case from Grade 3 
Susan Jo Russell (TERC), Virginia Bastable (Mount Holyoke College), Deborah Schifter (EDC)

April 22: Collaboration in Inclusive Elementary Mathematics Classrooms: Special Education and Classroom Teachers Working Together K-5 
Judith Storeygard (TERC), Marta Johnson (Haw Creek Elementary School)

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Annual Meeting
April 22-25, 2009, Washington, D.C.

April 23: Functions, Multiplication, Focal Points: Grades K–5 Study of Functions as a Context for Work on Multiplication 
Deborah Schifter (EDC), Virginia Bastable (Mount Holyoke College), Susan Jo Russell (TERC)

National Center for Women and Information Technology
May 14, 2009, Mountainview, California

May 14: Women of Color in Computer Science: A Summary of Empirical Literature Findings 
Maria (Mia) Ong, (TERC), Christine Bath

Gaming, Learning, and Science
June 1-12, 2009, Madison, Wisconsin

Blue Mars Science Center: Design Research for Virtual Scientific Collaboration 
Jodi Asbell-Clarke, (TERC), Teon Edwards (TERC), Richard Childers

Statistical Research. Teacher and Literacy (SRTL) Workshop
July 11-17, 2009, Brisbane, Australia

Andee Rubin, (TERC)