Who I amI’m the manager of publishing and technology for The Smithsonian Institution’s Smithsonian Science Education Center, where I’m working to launch a new curricular product to align with the Next Geneartion Science Standards as well as create and connect science teachers with useful digital resources. In my previous work, I created educational science games for the Jason Project with National Geographic, and worked on an online professional development program for teachers for PBS. I’m finished my PhD at George Mason University where I specialized in educational research and evaluation methods. My thesis was a content and discourse analysis of science videos on TeacherTube.
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