Science Modeling Talks

Science Modeling Talks

07 – Tanea Hibler & Ariel Serkin – “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion”
Mar 2 • 61 min
In this episode, Mark talks with Ariel Serkin and Tanea Hibler, modelers who are passionate about building equity and dismantling racism in the classroom. They share reasons that they are passionate about the work and talk about big things and little…
06 - Raymond Howanski - “The importance of developing community”
Feb 1 • 46 min
In this episode, we hear from Raymond Howanski from outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He talks about the reasons his district changed the order of their science classes to begin with physics before progressing to chemistry and finally biology. He talks…
05 – Erica Posthuma – “Students learn better from teachers who care”
Jan 2 • 43 min
In this conversation with Erica Posthuma, we hear about her experience of going through her first modeling workshop and the “aha” moments that she experienced. Erica talks about how modeling instruction makes chemistry accessible to even students who do…
04 – Brenda Royce – “The goal is to promote understanding”
Aug 1, 2019 • 25 min
In this conversation with Brenda Royce, we hear about the things she learned while going through two summer workshops in modeling instruction and then teaching physics and later chemistry using modeling methods. Brenda talks about becoming aware of…
03 – David Hestenes – “The Modeling Theory of Cognition”
Jul 1, 2019 • 55 min
This episode is a conversation with Dr. David Hestenes. Dr. Hestenes talks about his own education and work in various universities and departments. He talks about his graduate education and then goes in-depth about the research that led to developing the…
02 – Colleen Megowan – “Collaborative Sense Making”
Jun 1, 2019 • 38 min
Colleen Megowan has extensive experience teaching in the classroom in California. She did her graduate work and eventually went on to teach at Arizona State University. Colleen was at ASU during the very beginning of the formation of AMTA and served as…
01 – Larry Dukerich – “Change the trajectory of your career”
May 1, 2019 • 34 min
In this episode, we hear from Larry Dukerich, one of the key people who developed modeling resources for chemistry instruction. He talks about how modeling changed the way he taught and expands on the three main ways that modeling differs from a…
Welcome to Science Modeling Talks!
Apr 1, 2019 • 1 min
Learn about Science Modeling Talks in a brief introduction. A 90” intro to our show