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2014 Forbes Group Presentations

Sabel, J., Forbes, C. T., & Zangori, L. (2014, November). Preservice teachers’ use of content knowledge to inform formative assessment strategies in an integrated life sciences methods course. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT), Cleveland, OH.

Vo, T., Forbes, C.T., Schwarz, C. (2014, October). Fostering 3rd-grade students’ use of scientific models with the water cycle: Teachers’ conceptions and practices.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Geological Society of America (GSA), Vancouver, BC.

Forbes, C.T. (2014, March).  Discipline-based research on elementary science learning environments designed to foster students’ learning about water systems.  Invited presentation at the UNL Discipline-Based Educational Research (DBER) Group Seminar.

Forbes, C.T., Schwarz, C., Zangori, L., & Vo., T. (2014, August). Modeling Hydrologic Systems in Elementary Science (MoHSES) project.  Poster presented at the 2014 NSF DR K-12 PI Conference, Washington, DC.

Forbes, C.T., Schwarz, C., & Zangori, L. (2014, June). Development of an empirically-based learning performances framework for 3rd-grade students’ model-based explanations about hydrologic cycling. Paper presented at the bi-annual International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS), Boulder, CO.

Zangori, L., Forbes, C.T., & Schwarz, C. (2014, June). Investigating the effect of curricular scaffolds on 3rd-grade students’ model-based explanations for hydrologic cycling. Paper presented at the bi-annual International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS), Boulder, CO.

Forbes, C.T., Zangori, L., & Schwarz, C. (2014, April). Mapping concepts to systems: Fostering 3rd-grade students’ use of models to explain hydrologic phenomena. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Pittsburgh, PA.

Forbes, C. T., Schwarz, C., & Zangori, L. (2014, April). Development of an empirically grounded learning performances framework for 3rd-grade students’ model-based explanations about water. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Sabel, J., Forbes, C.T., & Biggers, M. (2014, April). Elementary teachers’ implementation of formative assessment strategies: Supporting students’ learning about water and Earth materials. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Pittsburgh, PA.

Vo, T., Forbes, C.T., Zangori, L., & Schwarz, C. (2014, April). Elementary teachers conceptions and practices: Fostering students’ use of scientific models of the water cycle. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Pittsburgh, PA.

Zangori, L., Forbes, C. T., & Schwarz, C. (2014, March). Elementary students’ model-based explanations for botanical components of the water cycle. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of Research Teaching, Pittsburgh, PA.

Zangori, L., Forbes, C.T., & Schwarz, C. (2014, April). Investigating the effect of curricular scaffolds on 3rd-grade students’ model-based reasoning about the water cycle. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.