BiteScis is a ComSciCon spin-off that brings together 9–12 teachers and science graduate students to develop novel lesson plans and readings based on current research for use in the classroom. Awarded funding from the John Templeton Foundation in 2017 for a three-year pilot program.
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.
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.
Script writer for PBS Digital Studios production It’s OK To Be Smart
o Write and edit scripts on assorted topics related to evolution
Assessment developer for Measure Progress
o Research and write three-dimensional modules and items for MCAS Biology
Passage author for College Board
o Research and write science passages for use on the SAT
Past projects include:
Developmental editor for Freeman Biology (Pearson)
Developer and editor for BioTeach
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