|Present||Founding co-Chair, Committee for the Advancement of STEM Specialty Schools|
|Present||Past Director of Institutional Research and Effectiveness, Illinois Math and Science Academy|
Comparing Overexcitability Levels between STEM Talented Students and Generally Gifted Students Using the OEQII Student Publications & Research (2012)
Gifted individuals have been shown to have higher developmental potential, making them more likely to exhibit overexcitabilities (OEs) classified as psychomotor, sensual, intellectual, imaginational, or emotional. The OE levels between IMSA males and females and ...
The Case Publications & Research (2012)
The internationally recognized Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy® (IMSA) was created by the State of Illinois to develop talent in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. IMSA enrolls a diverse pool of academically talented Illinois students ...
Existing specialty schools as leverage for behavioral sciences research on teaching and learning in STEM fields Publications & Research (2010)
The National Science Foundation has requested comments and proposals that outline challenge questions for the next decade in behavioral sciences research. At the same time, the NSF has joined the President's Council of Advisors on ...
Assessing High School Gifted Student Progress in Science Through Misconceptions and MOSART Publications & Research (2009)
This paper reports how 188 high school students identified as gifted in science were assessed with the Misconceptions-Oriented Standards-Based Assessment Resource for Teachers (MOSART). Students enrolled in a year-long science-centered curriculum where this instrument appeared ...
Specialized Science High Schools: Exploring Contributions of the Model to Adolescent Talent Development Specialized Science Publications & Research (2009)
As the field of gifted education shifts much of its focus to domain-specific talent development, specialized science high schools are taking their place on the stage. Back in 1981,Bloom and Sosniak argued persuasively that talent ...
Your IRB: Educating Students, Monitoring Student Research, and Safeguarding Students as Research Subjects Publications & Research (2008)
The purposes of this article are to inform youabout the formation of your school’s Institutional Review Board (IRB), to present examples ofresearch that IRBs often encounter, to elevateawareness of human subjects research concernsfor faculty and ...