Angie Little and colleagues published a paper in the Journal of Science Teacher Education titled: Building Reflective Practices in a Pre-service Math and Science Teacher Education Course That Focuses on Qualitative Video Analysis
Vashti Sawtelle and Danny Caballero were both named 2018 Teacher-Scholars for their fantastic teaching and research:
Prof. Vashti Sawtelle is featured in the January issue of the Engaged Scholar Newsletter. The article titled: Can Physics Educators Create a More Encouraging Environment for Black, Latino, and Native American Science Students? discusses how physics educators can help build more inclusive and supportive classrooms.
Graduate student Nick Young published a paper investigating students' accuracy in determining the period, frequency, and angular frequency from mathematical and graphical representations.
Graduate student Alanna Pawlak published a paper examining how students interact in groups in the physics classroom which introduced the modes of collaboration framework.
PERL co-director Vashti Sawtelle and her studio course, Briggs Life Science Studio (BLiSS) Physics, is featured in MSU Today.
PERL co-director Danny Caballero wins the President's Distinguished Teaching Award
PERL co-director Vashti Sawtelle and researcher Angie Little have been featured in the "Race and Physics Teaching" special collection of The Physics Teacher.
PERL co-director Katie Hinko has recently been awarded an NSF Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) grant to study the landscape of informal physics programming.
Physics professors Danny Caballero and Paul Irving along with Education faculty David Stroupe ana Niral Shah were awarded an NSF STEM+C grant to help high school physics teachers integrate computing into their courses and study the effects on learning, instruction, and participation.