35 episodes

Science Modeling Talks is a podcast series that introduces you to top science Modeling teachers and thought leaders in a relaxed and conversational interview format.
In our episodes, you'll hear stories and ideas that help the science education community learn and grow as effective classroom teachers. Visit our website for show note, links and more info about our guests: sciencemodelingtalks.com

Science Modeling Talks Mark Royce

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 15 Ratings

Science Modeling Talks is a podcast series that introduces you to top science Modeling teachers and thought leaders in a relaxed and conversational interview format.
In our episodes, you'll hear stories and ideas that help the science education community learn and grow as effective classroom teachers. Visit our website for show note, links and more info about our guests: sciencemodelingtalks.com

    Episode 34 – Gloria Kreischer Gajewicz – “Improving Student Outcomes Through Modeling Instruction”

    Episode 34 – Gloria Kreischer Gajewicz – “Improving Student Outcomes Through Modeling Instruction”

    In this episode, Mark talks with Dr. Gloria Kreischer Gajewicz about her experience finding modeling instruction as a veteran teacher, about shifting to standards-based grading, and about her Ph.D. research into improving student outcomes through modeling instruction.

    • 40 min
    Episode 33 - Earl Legleiter - "Modeling Workshop Leader for 25 years".mp3

    Episode 33 - Earl Legleiter - "Modeling Workshop Leader for 25 years".mp3

    In this episode, Mark talks with Earl Legleiter about what it is like to be a science teacher in a rural school, and how modeling instruction helped Earl to improve his skills both in physics and as a physics, chemistry, and biology teacher. They talk about ways Earl helps students to think on their own, rather than waiting for a teacher to tell them what to think, and they talk about the work Earl is doing training teachers.

    • 34 min
    Episode 32 - Jeff Steinert - "From Mechanical Engineer to Science Modeling Teacher"

    Episode 32 - Jeff Steinert - "From Mechanical Engineer to Science Modeling Teacher"

    In this episode, Mark talks with Jeff Steinert, a physics modeler with 24 years of experience with modeling instruction, about building a storyline for the course and about changing lab activities to better suit the students you have at a given time. They also talk about the way students learn and some of the latest research in science education.

    • 48 min
    Episode 31 - Dr. Anita Schuchardt - "Modeling Biology with Mathmatics"

    Episode 31 - Dr. Anita Schuchardt - "Modeling Biology with Mathmatics"

    Dr. Schuchardt talks about teaching using modeling in biology at the university level, the value of having students develop mathematical models and pictorial representations of concepts they study.

    • 42 min
    Episode 30 – Melissa Girmscheid & Jess Dykes – “Computational Modeling in Physics First with Bootstrap”

    Episode 30 – Melissa Girmscheid & Jess Dykes – “Computational Modeling in Physics First with Bootstrap”

    In this episode, Mark talks with Jess Dykes and Melissa Girmscheid, who are both modeling instructors and have spent time developing the modeling curriculum for Computational Modeling Physics First with Bootstrap, CMPF-B. They talk about that project as well as a number of other things going on in their schools and at AMTA.

    • 44 min
    Episode 29 – Dr. James Vesenka – “Modeling with a University Professor”

    Episode 29 – Dr. James Vesenka – “Modeling with a University Professor”

    Dr. James Vesenka talks about Modeling Instruction, Atomic Force Microscopy, education research, teaching physics to Life Science students, and more!

    • 49 min

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