M.S.Ed. Teaching: Science; Northwest Missouri State
Education (Emphasis in Science, Social Studies and Language Arts); Missouri State University, 1995
in Elementary School Science
of Science and Technology
in Secondary School Science
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,
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.