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Laura Zeller

Graduate Student

Learning Sciences Research Institute

Contact

Building & Room:

1570 SSB

Address:

1240 W. Harrison St.

CV Download:

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About

Research and Teaching Interests

Science Teacher Learning and Change of Practice

Discipline

Physics

Year Entered Program

2017

Advisor

Donald Wink

Hometown

Glen Ellyn, IL

Professional Goals

Support high school science teachers in developing three-dimensional learning experiences for their students.

Hobbies & Interests

Travel, scrapbooking, everyday science, food.

Why Learning Sciences?

The Learning Sciences offers a unique place to research teaching and learning in a multi-disciplinary way.

Why LSRI at UIC?

The people at LSRI are welcoming and supportive but also push you to be the best you can be. Also, the program focuses on learning in the disciplines, which provides me the opportunity to expand my knowledge in physics as well as education.

 

Education

B.S., Eastern Illinois University, Secondary Science Education: Physics Specialization

Research Currently in Progress

I am currently working on the Assessment Literacy Project. We work with high school science teachers in a professional development setting to help them grow their skills in applying the Next Generation Science Standards, literacy in science, and assessment literacy within their classrooms.