UPDATE FOR FEB 22nd: We will be conducting virtual classes on Wed Feb 22nd. Biology class will meet synchronously at 8:45 for 3rd Bio, and 9:30 for 4th Bio.
The link for our session will be: meet.google.com/qyw-xidx-tkz. Please be ready to learn at the start of the class as instruction will begin immediately. If you need additional support, I will hold virtual meeting time through this link from 2:00-3:00 PM: meet.google.com/qyw-xidx-tkz.
As a science teacher at Waterford Union High School, my mission is to prepare students to make informed decisions throughout their lives.
In addition, I work as an education researcher and study how to improve science teaching and learning to make it more effective.
To view presentations summarizing our work, click here, here, and here. To read a research proposal summarizing our work, click here.
Who am I?
I grew up on a dairy farm near Green Bay, WI. I completed my undergraduate studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, earning dual degrees in Biology and Agricultural Science. I have teaching licenses in biology, agricultural education, and environmental science. I earned a dual-Ph.D. from Michigan State University in Curriculum, Instruction, and Teacher Education and in Environmental Science and Policy. My research focuses on enabling more informed decision-making through research-based science education. To view my full CV, click here.
"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." - Albert Einstein