Join EDC at NARST 2017


Tuesday, April 25, 2017
San Antonio, TX

EDC researchers will present the following sessions at the 2017 Annual International National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Conference:

  • April 22 (4:20-5:50 p.m.): Two researchers from EDC's STEM Learning and Research Center (STELAR) team, Bernadette Sibuma (Chair) and Carrie Parker (Discussant) will lead and facilitate the Symposium session, "Using Locally Relevant Authentic Inquiries to Engage Youth in Environmental Science Topics Out-of-School." Focused on sharing findings from National Science Foundation-funded Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) projects, the session will feature presentations from Lauren Birney (Curriculum and Community Enterprise for Restoration Science Project), Ardice Hartry (Educational Pathways Into College and Career Project), Anne Kern (Back to the Earth Project), Kathy Bertram (Preparing Responsive Educators using Place-based Authentic Research in Earth Systems Project), and Gerald Knezek & Rhonda Christensen (Going Green: Middle Schoolers Out to Save the World Project).
  • April 23 (3:15-4:15 p.m.): Lisa Marco-Bujosa and Abigail Jurist Levy will present the poster, "Exploring the Identity Development of a Beginning Inservice Elementary Science Teacher," during Poster Session A in Strand 8: "In-Service Science Teacher Education."
  • April 24 (10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.): John Madura and Josephine Louie will present the session "Measuring Situational Interest in Earth Sciences."
  • April 25 (10:15-11:45 a.m.): Marion Goldstein and Regan Vidiksis, with Danae Kamdar and Ximena Dominguez (SRI International), will present the session "Supporting Preschool Science: The Use of Digital Tools to Promote Children’s Engagement in Science Practices."
  • April 25 (2:45-4:15 p.m.): Josephine Louie and Craig Hoyle will present the session "Development of an Assessment Measuring Basic Competency in Scientific Data Interpretation and Argumentation."