Ed.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2003
M.S., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2000
Jeanne Brunner is an Assistant Professor in Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies. Her research focuses on improving science learning and instruction throughout the elementary grades.
John J. Clement
John J. Clement is a professor emeritus in the department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies.
Darrell Earnest is an Assistant Professor in Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies (TECS) within the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His research explores mathematical cognition in school contexts, with foci on learning and teaching as well as professional and curriculum development for elementary school and early childhood.
John Francisco is an associate professor in the department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies.
John Kudukey is a lecturer in the department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies.
Sandra Madden is an associate professor in the department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies.
Martina Nieswandt is an associate professor in the Department of Teacher Education & Curriculum Studies. Nieswandt is also the Associate Vice Chancellor for Research and Engagement.
Enrique (Henry) Suárez
Dr. Enrique (Henry) Suárez is committed to making science learning equitable for students and teachers, emphasizing the importance of knowing about the natural world through investigation. Enrique’s research focuses on designing learning environments that create opportunities for elementary-aged emerging multilingual students to leverage their conceptual resources and translanguaging practices for learning science. Moreover, Enrique’s work focuses on how to support pre- and in-service teachers identify and respond to students’ sense-making repertoires as intellectually generative in science.
W230 Furcolo Hall
Florence Sullivan's research focuses on student collaborative learning with computational media. Specifically, Sullivan focuses on collaborative creativity, problem solving, group dynamics and aspects of computational thinking as they manifest while playing with robotics or other computational media.
Torrey Trust’s research focuses on how technology can support and enrich teaching and learning. Her research interests include instructional design, teacher professional development, social media, web 2.0 tools, open educational resources, professional learning networks, online teaching and learning, augmented and virtual reality, makerspaces, and 3D printing.
Ph.D. University of Central Florida
M.A., M.Ed. Kent State University
B.A., B.S. Bemidji State University
Carmen Woodhall’s interest in science education stems from a deep love of nature that began in early childhood with shoe box collections of rocks, leaves, and skulls that were found in the surrounding woods of Minnesota.