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Stephanie Keep

Stephanie Keep - Editor

Bedford, United States

Don't ever fall for the trap of thinking you can be rigorous and academic OR engaging and clear--you can absolutely be both. I'll help you.

Overview

I am a life and earth science content developer, editor, and writer with diverse experience across formats, grade levels, and disciplines. Strong academic background with proven record of outstanding work developed both
independently and in collaboration with educators, academics, and authors.

Services
Languages
English (UK) English (US)
Non-Fiction
Children's Books (Non-Fiction) Life Sciences Nature

Work experience

Editor, Director of Special Projects

National Center for Science Education
March, 2014 – Present (almost 4 years)

Write blog posts on topics related to science education, evolution, and paleontology. Assist in organization initiatives related to evolution and teacher engagement. Journal editor for the Reports of the National Center for Science Education, the official publication of the organization, with the mission of promoting the understanding of evolution and climate science and science as a way of knowing. Solicit, review, and edit peer-reviewed articles, and non-peer-reviewed features and reviews in collaboration with the NCSE staff and team of associate editors.

Freelance editor

Keep Learning
January, 2014 – Present (almost 4 years)

Current projects and clients include:
 Curriculum developer and editor for HHMI BioInteractive
o Write and edit film guides, quizzes, and activities related to HHMI short films in collaboration with BioInteractive staff and teachers
 Content advisor and consultant for WGBH/NOVA
o Guest blogger, on-screen presenter, and writer for projects including NOVA’s Evolution Lab and PBS Learning Media activities and professional development units.
 Director of Content Development for ComSciCon spin-off BiteScis
o Co-Lead of a two-year pilot program funded by Templeton Foundation (starting spring 2017) that will bring together K–12 teachers and science graduate students to develop novel lesson plans and readings based on current research for use in the classroom.
Past projects include:
 Developmental editor for Freeman Biology (Pearson)
 Developer and editor for BioTeach

Portfolio (5 selected works)

The Last Fisherman: Witness to the Endangered Oceans

Jeffrey L. Rotman, Yair Harel

With breathtaking images and compelling stories, an underwater photographer chronicles the glory, and devastation, of our changing oceans.When author Jeff Rotman began his adventures as an underwater photographer more than 40 years ago, he relished the beauty of the deep sea and the thrill of the hunt. A member of an elite group of photographers, he has captured iconic photographs of sharks an... read more

With breathtaking images and compelling stories, an underwater photographer chronicles the glory, and devastation, of our changing oceans.When author Jeff Rotman began his adventures as an underwater photographer more than 40 years ago, he relished the beauty of the deep sea and the thrill of the hunt. A member of an elite group of photographers, he has captured iconic photographs of sharks an... read more

Miller & Levine Biology: 2010 On-Level, Student Edition

Kenneth R. Miller, Joseph S. Levine

Miller & Levine Biology Curriculum - High School The respected author team of Ken Miller and Joe Levine are back with a new edition of biology books to inspire students to interact with trusted and up-to-date biology content. The authors' unique storytelling style engages students in biology, with a greater focus on written and visual analogies.

Miller & Levine Biology Curriculum - High School The respected author team of Ken Miller and Joe Levine are back with a new edition of biology books to inspire students to interact with trusted and up-to-date biology content. The authors' unique storytelling style engages students in biology, with a greater focus on written and visual analogies.

Biological Science (6th Edition)

Scott Freeman, Kim Quillin, Lizabeth Allison, Michael Black, Emily Taylor, Greg Podgorski, Jeff Carmichael

NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product. For introductory courses for biology majors. Uniquely engages biology students in active learning, scientific thinking, and skill development. Scott Freeman’s Biological Science is beloved for its Socratic narrative style, its emphasis on experimental evidence, and its dedication to active learning. Science education research indicates that true m... read more

NOTE: You are purchasing a standalone product. For introductory courses for biology majors. Uniquely engages biology students in active learning, scientific thinking, and skill development. Scott Freeman’s Biological Science is beloved for its Socratic narrative style, its emphasis on experimental evidence, and its dedication to active learning. Science education research indicates that true m... read more

Pearson Environmental Science (Your World Your Turn), Florida Edition

Jay Withgott

Pearson Environmental Science (Your World Your Turn), Florida Edition, Hardcover, 618 pages

Pearson Environmental Science (Your World Your Turn), Florida Edition, Hardcover, 618 pages

Introduction to Paleobiology and the Fossil Record

Michael Benton, David A. T. Harper

This book presents a comprehensive overview of the science of the history of life. Paleobiologists bring many analytical tools to bear in interpreting the fossil record and the book introduces the latest techniques, from multivariate investigations of biogeography and biostratigraphy to engineering analysis of dinosaur skulls, and from homeobox genes to cladistics. All the well-known fossil gr... read more

This book presents a comprehensive overview of the science of the history of life. Paleobiologists bring many analytical tools to bear in interpreting the fossil record and the book introduces the latest techniques, from multivariate investigations of biogeography and biostratigraphy to engineering analysis of dinosaur skulls, and from homeobox genes to cladistics. All the well-known fossil gr... read more

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