M.S.Ed. Teaching: Science; Northwest Missouri State University, 2003
B.S. Elementary Education (Emphasis in Science, Social Studies and Language Arts); Missouri State University, 1995
28-380 Methods in Elementary School Science
28-550 History of Science and Technology
28-580 Methods in Secondary School Science
28-582 Methods in Middle School Science
40-103 Physical Science Lab
Science Note booking
Curriculum Topic Study, including formative assessments
How to use Trade books in the classroom
Hanuscin, D., vanGarderen, D., Menon, D., Davis, J., Lee. E., and Smith, S.R. (2010). PD pathways: Teacher? Learner? Both! Science and Children, 48(6), 55-9.
Marra, R. M., Arbaugh, E., Lannin, J., Abell, S., Ehlert, M., Smith, R., et al. (2011). Orientations to professional development design and implementation: Understanding their relationship to pd outcomes across multiple projects. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 9(4), 793-816.
Arbaugh, E., Marra, R. M., Abell, S., Lannin, J., Cheng, Y., Gagnon, M., et al. (2010, May). The impact of evaluation on professional development design and implementation. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO.
Hanuscin, D., vanGarderen, D., Menon, D., Hager, T., Smith, S. R., Davis, J., et al. (2010, October). In QUEST of quality elementary science teaching. Workshop presented at the Natinal Science Teacher's Association (NSTA) Area Conference, Kansas City, Missouri.
Other Professional Experiences
NSTA Conference Proposal Review for Kansas City, 2010
State of Missouri, Science Model Curriculum writer, July 2006-May 2007
Enhancing Math and Science in Middle School-Central Methodist Grant- Pre/Posttest developer, July 2006-May 2007
U.S. Satellite Laboratory: Project 3D View- Beta School teacher, 2006-2007
NAEP Item Writer- Social Studies, October 2003
Missouri State Teacher Certification 1-8; Language Arts, General Science and Social Studies 4-8.