Early Career News

Designing Educational Video Games to Be Objects-to-Think-With | Webinar

On May 8, 2019 at 10:00am ET, Nathan Holbert, Matthew Berland, and Cynthia D'Angelo (2009-10 CADRE Fellow) will discuss their Journal of the Learning Sciences article, "Designing Educational Video Games to Be Objects-to-Think-With."

Toward a more humane genetics education: Learning about the social and quantitative complexities of human genetic variation research could reduce racial bias in adolescent and adult populations | Publication

K. C. Busch (2013-14 CADRE Fellow) co-authored this Science Education article with Brian M. Donovan, Rob Semmens, Phillip Keck, Elizabeth Brimhall, Monica Weindling, Alex Duncan, Molly Stuhlsatz, Zoë Buck Bracey, Mark Bloom, Susan Kowalski, and Brae Salazar.

Kindling the fire: Fueling preservice science teachers' interest to teach in high‐needs schools | Publication

Meredith W. Kier and Jason A. Chen (2011-12 CADRE Fellow) published this article in Science Education.

Impact of model‐based science curriculum and instruction on elementary students' explanations for the hydrosphere | Publication

Ben Baumfalk, Devarati Bhattacharya, Tina Vo (2016-17 CADRE Fellow), Cory Forbes, Laura Zangori, and Christina Schwarz co-authored this article for the Journal of Research in Science Teaching.

Impossibility and Certainty | Publication

2013-14 CADRE Fellow Carlos A. Mejía Colindres published this article in the April 2019 issue of Mathematics Teacher with co-author Stephanie Peters.

Addressing Misconceptions in Secondary Geometry Proof | Publication

Michelle Cirillo (CAREER awardee) and Jenifer Hummer (2017-18 CADRE Fellow) co-authroed this article for the April 2019 issue of Mathematics Teacher.

CADRE early career researchers featured in new resource spotlight | Blog

Courtney P. Benjamin (2018-19 CADRE Fellow) and Terrell Morton (2018 CADRE Postdoc) have featured blogs in the Engaging and Supporting Women and Girls in STEM spotlight.

Ramp It Up! | Publication

Ashley Lewis Presser, Ximena Dominguez, Marion Goldstein, Regan Vidiksis (2014-15 CADRE Fellow), and Danae Kamdar co-authored this practitioner article for publication in Science & Children.

Transferring specialized content knowledge to elementary classrooms: Preservice teachers’ learning to teach the associative property |

Meixia Ding (CAREER awardee) published this article in the International Journal of Mathematics Educational in Science and Technology with co-author Kayla Heffernan.

Transitioning from textbook to classroom instruction in mathematics: The case of an expert Chinese teacher | Publication
Chen Wei and Meixia Ding (CAREER awardee) published this article in Frontiers of Education in China.
An Examination of Credit Recovery Students’ Use of Computer-Based Scaffolding in a Problem-Based, Scientific Inquiry Unit | Publication

Brian Belland (CAREER awardee), D. Mark Weiss, Nam Ju Kim, Jacob Piland, Jiangyue Gu co-authored this article for the February 2019 issue of International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education.

Increasing Science Literacy in Early Childhood | Publication

Phil Vahey, Regan Vidiksis (2014-15 CADRE Fellow), and Alexandra Adair co-authored this article in the Winter 2018-19 issue of the American Educator.

From Secondary to Postsecondary: Charting an Engineering Career and Technical Education Pathway | Publication

Michael Gottfried and Jay Plasman (2015-16 CADRE Fellow) co-authored this article for publication in the Journal of Engineering Education.

Linear quantity models in US and Chinese elementary mathematics classrooms | Publication

CAREER awardee Meixia Ding, Wei Chen, and Ryan Scott Hassler published this article in Mathematical Thinking and Learning.

Aligning Test Scoring Procedures with Test Uses: A Balancing Act | Publication

Leanne R. Ketterlin Geller, Lindsey Perry (2018 CADRE Postdoc), Linda M. Platas, and Yasmin Sitabkhan co-authored this aritcle for publication in the Global Education Review's Policies and Practices in Support of Mathematics Learning issue.

Using classroom observations to evaluate science teaching: Implications of lesson sampling for measuring science teaching effectiveness across lesson types | Publication

Jamie N. Mikeska (2010-11 CADRE Fellow), Steven Holtzman, Daniel F. McCaffrey, Shuangshuang Liu, and Tamara Shattuck co-authored this article for Science Education Policy.

Most and Least: Differences in Integer Comparisons Based on Temperature Comparison Language | Publication

CAREER awardee Laura Bofferding and Sherri Farmer published this article in the March 2019 issue of the International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education.

Governor Names Former CADRE Fellow Public Education Secretary | In the News

2011-12 CADRE Fellow, Karen Trujillo, was selected by New Mexico Governor Grisham for the role of secretary of public education. Trujillo was elected to serve on the Doña Ana Board of County Commissioners in November of 2018.

Teachers' framing of argumentation goals: Working together to develop individual versus communal understanding | Publication

María González-Howard (2015-16 CADRE Fellow) and Katherine McNeill co-authored this article for the Journal of Research in Science Teaching.

Is There a Career and Technical Education Coursetaking Pipeline Between High School and College? | Publication

Jay Plasman (2015-16 CADRE Fellow), Michael Gottfried, and Cameron Sublett co-authored this article published in Teachers College Record.

How Do Teachers Use Comics to Promote Engagement, Equity, and Diversity in Science Classrooms? | Publication
Camillia Matuk (2010-11 CADRE Fellow), Talia Hurwich, Amy Spiegel, and Judy Diamond co-authored this article for Research in Science Education.
Resettled Burmese Refugee Youths’ Identity Work in an Afterschool STEM Learning Setting | Publication


The impact of political identity, grouping, and discussion on young people's views of political documentaries | Publication

Jeremy Stoddard and Jason Chen (2011-12 CADRE Fellow) and co-authored this article for Learning, Media and Technology.

The Effects of Invention and Recontextualization on Representing and Reasoning with Trees of Life | Publication

2010-11 CADRE Fellow Camillia Matuk published this article in Research in Science Education with co-author David H. Uttal.

Teaching of the associative property: A natural classroom investigation | Publication

Eli Barnett and Meixia Ding (CAREER awardee) co-authored this article for publication in Investigations in Mathematics Learning.

Comparing Haptic Pattern Matching on Tablets and Phones: Large Screens Are Not Necessarily Better | Publication

2017-18 CADRE Fellow Jennifer Tennison published this article in Optometry and Vision Science with co-authors Zachary S. Carril, Nicholas Giudice, and Jenna Gorlewicz.

Touchscreen-Based Haptic Information Access for Assisting Blind and Visually-Impaired Users: Perceptual Parameters and Design Guidelines | Publication
Hari Prasath Palani, Jennifer Tennison (2017-18 CADRE Fellow), G. Bernard Giudice, and Nicholas Giudice co-authored this paper for the International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics.
Belief structure as explanation for resistance to change: The case of Robin | Publication

AnnaMarie Conner (CAREER awardee) and Carlos Nicolas Gomez (2014-15 CADRE Fellow) co-authored this article for the Journal of Mathematical Behavior.

Pre-service K-8 Teachers’ Professional Noticing and Strategy Evaluation Skills: An Exploratory Study | Publication
Vecihi S. Zambak (2018 CADRE Postdoc) and Marta Magiera (CAREER awardee) published this article in the EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science and Technology Education.
Promoting Linguistically Diverse Students’ Short-Term and Long-Term Understanding of Chemical Phenomena Using Visualizations | Publication
Kihyun (Kelly) Ryoo (CAREER awardee), Kristin Bedell, and Amanda Swearingen co-authored this article for publication in the December 2018 issue of Journal of Science Education and Technology.
Elementary Teachers’ Pedagogical Content Knowledge for Teaching Structure and Properties of Matter | Publication

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Modeling with tape diagrams | Publication

CAREER awardee Meixia Ding authored this article published in Teaching Children Mathematics.

Teacher's Toolkit: The Argumentation Toolkit | Publication

María González-Howard (2015-16 CADRE Fellow), Lisa Marco-Bujosa, Katherine McNeill, Megan Goss, and Suzanna Loper co-authored this Science Scope article.

#BlackGirlMagic: The Identity Conceptualization of Black Women in Undergraduate STEM Education | Publication

Terrell Morton (2018 CADRE Postdoc) co-authored this Science Education article with Eileen Parsons.

Why and how do middle school students exchange ideas during science inquiry? | Publication
Camillia Matuk (2010-11 CADRE Fellow) and Marcia Linn co-authored this article for the September 2018 issue of the International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning.
Former CADRE Fellows receive new DRK-12 awards | Awards & Recognition

Former CADRE Fellows Casey Hord (2010-11), Jamie Mikeska (2010-11), and Emily Moore (2011-12) are among the recipients of DRK-12 awards for 2018.

Sorto Named 2018-19 National Science Foundation Program Officer | In the News

M. Alejandra Sorto (CAREER awardee) will serve as an NSF program officer for the 2018-19 academic year. 

Applied STEM Coursework, High School Dropout Rates, and Students with Learning Disabilities | Publication

2015-16 CADRE Fellow Jay Plasman and Michael Gottfried co-authored this article published in Educational Policy (EPX).

Former CADRE Fellow receives Fulbright grant | Awards & Recognition

2015-16 CADRE Fellow Christina Bosch was one of fourteen UMass Amherst students/alumni to be awarded a 2018-19 Fulbright grant. In 2019 she will research teacher attitudes toward inclusive education in Chile.

Former CADRE Fellow selected for Strategic Data Project Fellowship | In the News

2009-10 CADRE Fellow Andrew Morozov was selected to participate in the Strategic Data Project Fellowship, a competitive two-year professional development program of the Center for Education Policy Research at Harvard University.

Scaffolding scientific thinking: Students’ evaluations and judgments during Earth science knowledge construction | Publication

Doug Lombardi, Janelle M. Bailey, Elliot S. Bickel, Shondricka Burrell (2017-18 CADRE Fellow) co-authored this article for the July 2018 issue of Contemporary Educational Psychology.

NUSPK (Noticing and Using Students' Prior Knowledge) Website | Presentation

CAREER project Noticing and Using Students' Prior Knowledge has archived its materials, including animations and videos of teachers' classrooms to focus attention on students' mathematical thinking, on a new website.