2022 Appearances

October 15, 2022 Integrating Science Learning, Language Learning, and Computational Thinking with All Students, Including English Learners/Multilingual Learners,” featured speaker at Alaska Science Teachers Association 2022 AK STEAM Conference, Juneau, Alaska
October 15, 2022 “STEM Education with Equity for ‘A New Normal,‘” keynote speaker at Alaska Science Teachers Association 2022 AK STEAM Conference, Juneau, Alaska
October 13, 2022 “Addressing Societal Challenges Using the Case of the COVID-19 Pandemic: An Opportunity for Justice-Centered STEM Education,’” featured speaker at Alaska Science Teachers Association 2022 AK STEAM Conference, Juneau, Alaska
August 30, 2022 “Crosscutting Concepts in Our Classrooms” with Jeffrey Nordine as co-editors of the book “Crosscutting Concepts: Strengthening Science and Engineering Learning” at Waunakee Community School District, Wisconsin
August 12, 2022 “Justice-Centered STEM Education,” opening keynote speaker at STEAM Launch 2022 at San Diego United School District, San Diego, California
August 8, 2022 “Justice-Centered STEM Education,” presenting to K-5 teachers at STEAM Launch 2022 at San Diego United School District, San Diego, California
July 28, 2022 “Content integration in Preschool through Elementary Classrooms,” discussant on the construction and implementation of the Science and Integrated Language (SAIL) curriculum with colleagues Alison Hass, New York University, Scott Grapin, University of Miami, and Erin Rasmussen, Elizabeth (N.J.) Public Schools, for webinar series at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
July 21, 2022 “Strengthening Science Teaching Practice with CCCs,” presenting with Jeff Nordine, my co-editor of the NSTA Press book “Crosscutting Concepts: Strengthening Science and Engineering Learning,” at the 2022 NSTA National Conference, Chicago, Illinois
July 20, 2022 “Developing Instructional Materials Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards for All Students, Including Multilingual Learners,” guest speaker at the Professional Learning Institute for the 2022 NSTA National Conference, Chicago, Illinois
July 12, 2022 “Strengthening Science Teaching with Crosscutting Concepts” and “Using Crosscutting Concepts to Promote Student Equity Across Content Areas,” presentations with Jeffrey Nordine as co-editors of the book “Crosscutting Concepts: Strengthening Science and Engineering Learning” at Prince George’s County Public Schools, Maryland
July 1, 2022 “Open Education Resources: Integrating Science and Language With Multilingual Learners in Elementary Science,” featured presentation on NYU SAIL resources; “Open Education Resources,” panel member for breakout session; both at the Building Capacity in State Science Education (BCSSE) conference organized by the Council of State Science Supervisors (CSSS) in Minneapolis, Minnesota
June 30, 2022 “Culturally and Linguistically Responsive and Sustaining Education,” featured speaker at the Building Capacity in State Science Education (BCSSE) conference organized by the Council of State Science Supervisors (CSSS), Minneapolis, Minnesota
May 24, 2022 “The Role of Phenomena and Problems in Science and STEM Education: Traditional, Contemporary, and Future Approaches,” featured speaker at Oregon Science Teachers Association Professional Development
May 18, 2022  “Integrating Science and Language for All Students with a Focus on English Language Learners / Multilingual Learners,” presenting to RBERN directors and specialists at New York State Education Department Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network, Albany, New York, with Theresa Ocol, director of New York City Department of Education’s Division of Multilingual Learners
April 25, 2022 “Fireside Conversation with the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) and National Science Foundation (NSF) Leadership: Reframing STEM Education for Equity and the Role of Education Research,” moderator, Invited Speaker Session at the 2022 AERA Annual Meeting, San Diego, California
April 23, 2022 “Beyond Stopping Hate: Cultivating Safe, Equitable and Affirming Educational Systems for Asian/Asian American Students,” discussant, Invited Speaker Session at the 2022 AERA Annual Meeting, San Diego, California
April 23, 2022  “Disciplinary Practices with Multilingual Learners in the Content Areas: Investigating Grasp of Practice in Fifth-Grade Science,” presenting author, Roundtable Session on Language, Literacy, and Disciplinary Practice at the 2022 AERA Annual Meeting, San Diego, California
April 11, 2022 “Integrating Science and Language for All Students with a Focus on English Language Learners,” presenting NYU SAIL Curriculum at New York State Board of Regents
April 5, 2022  “Asset-Oriented Framing of STEM and Language Learning with Multilingual Learners,” guest speaker with Theresa Ocol, New York City Department of Education’s Division of Multilingual Learners, Rhode Island Honors Colloquium at The University of Rhode Island
April 2, 2022 “Developing Instructional Materials Aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards for All Students, Including Multilingual Learners,” presenting at the National Science Teaching Association National Conference of Education, Houston, Texas
April 1, 2022 “3D@NSTA: Strengthening Science Teaching Practice with CCCs,” presenting at the National Science Teaching Association National Conference of Education, Houston, Texas
March 31, 2022 “Crosscutting Concepts: Strengthening Science and Engineering Learning,” presenting at the Press Session, National Science Teaching Association National Conference of Education, Houston, Texas
March 30, 2022 “Exploring the Instructional Shifts of TEKS: A New Vision for Science/STEM,” speaker at National Science Teaching Association National Conference of Education, Houston, Texas
March 30, 2022 “Elementary Preservice Teachers Learning to Support Equitable Sensemaking,” presenting at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) 95th Annual International Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia
March 28, 2022 “Equity and Justice in Engineering and Science: Centering Black and Latinx culture, language and Identity,” presenting at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) 95th Annual International Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia
March 28, 2022 “Teaching and Learning about COVID-19 in the Midst of the Pandemic” presenting at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) 95th Annual International Conference, Vancouver, British Columbia
March 9, 2022 “Integrating Science and Language for All Students with a Focus on English Language Learners / Multilingual Learners,” guest speaker with Theresa Ocol, New York City Department of Education’s Division of Multilingual Learners, at the Long Island Teacher Institute 2022 Virtual Conference, Long Island, New York
January 17, 2022 “Integrating Science and Language with All K-12 Students, including Multilingual Learners,” invited speaker at the Vermont Science Teachers Association, Middlebury College, Vermont
January 12, 2022 “Justice-Centered STEM Education,” invited speaker at the Cosmos Club, Washington, D.C.

2021 Presentations

“Next Generation Science Standards Special Issue Webinar,” with Todd Campbell at the Association for Science Teacher Education, December 15, 2021

“Justice-Centered STEM Education,” speaker at MESA USA Designing for Equity Virtual Winter Convention, December 11, 2021

“Justice-Centered STEM Education to Address Pressing Societal Challenges Using the Case of the COVID-19 Pandemic,” speaker at Texas Instruments, December 2, 2021

“Integrating Science and Language with All Students, Including Multilingual Learners,” co-presenting with Rita Januszyk at the National Science Teaching Association, November 20, 2021

“Integrating Science and Language for All Students with a Focus on English Language Learners / Multilingual Learners,” with Gregory Borman and Theresa Ocol at the New York State SCDN Science Framework, November 16, 2021

“How COVID-19, Climate Change and Other Crises are Changing Science Instruction,” with Shiela Lee, Tricia Shelton, and Liana Loewus at the Education Writers Association, November 4, 2021

“Justice-centered STEM education,” opening keynote speaker at Minnesota Science Teachers Association 2021 Virtual Conference on “Clear Vision for Science Education: All Students, All Standards, All Voices,” October 28, 2021

“Integrating science and language with a focus on English learners / multilingual learners,” Massachusetts Science Education Leadership Association, October 27, 2021

“Articulating Multilingual STEM Teacher Needs Now,” presenter at workshop hosted by the STEMteachersNYC nonprofit organization and the Institute of Latin American Studies at Columbia University, October 26, 2021

“Asset-Oriented Framing of Content and Language Learning with Multilingual Learners,” presenter at Alder Graduate School of Education, Redwood, California, October 20, 2021

“STEM education with Justice for All Students: The COVID-19 Pandemic and Justice,” co-presenting with Todd Campbell at STEM4Real Network’s “Un-Speaker” webinar series, September 16, 2021

“Crosscutting Concepts: A Professional Book Study for K-12 Educators,” presenting on the book “Crosscutting Concepts: Strengthening Science and Engineering Learning” published by the National Science Teaching Association, August 24, 2021

“Elementary Science Learning and Literacy Integration,” presenter for the Michigan Mathematics and Science Leadership Network and The Charles A. Dana Center at UT-Austin Zoom conference, August 12, 2021

“Learn and Lead on Twitter,” presenter at National Science Teaching Association’s Teacher Tip Tuesday web seminar, August 10, 2021

“Using phenomena to engage multilingual learners/English language learners in science learning and language development,” speaker at New York City Department of Education Division of Multilingual Learners, August 3, 2021

“Elementary Science Learning and Literacy Integration,” presenter for the Michigan Mathematics and Science Leadership Network and The Charles A. Dana Center at UT-Austin Zoom conference, July 29, 2021

“Using Phenomena to Promote Equity in Science Instruction,” breakout presentation at NSELA 2021 Virtual Summer Leadership Institute, July 28, 2021

“Creating ‘A New Normal’ for STEM Education with Justice for All Students: The COVID-19 Pandemic and Systemic Racism,” keynote address with Todd Campbell at JASON National Educators’ Virtual Conference, July 8, 2021

“STEM Education with Equity for a New Normal;” keynote speaker at California Early Implementer Collaborative sponsored by K-12 Alliance, a WestEd Science and Engineering program, Los Alamitos, California, June 18, 2021

“Creating Equitable and Inclusive Science Learning Opportunities for Culturally Diverse Students,” roundtable at “Digitale NAWIgation von Inklusion” conference, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität, Jena, Germany, June 11, 2021

“Women in STEM: Paving the Way for Girls Everywhere;” invited panelist, New York City Department of Education’s inaugural Virtual STEM Conference, June 10, 2021

“STEM Education with Equity for ‘A New Normal,’” New York State Education Department’s Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES) Mathematics and Science groups, May 19, 2021

“COVID-19 and Systemic Racism,” with co-presenter Todd Campbell at BSCS Science Learning based in Colorado Springs, Colorado, May 19, 2021

“COVID-19 and Social Justice: A Storyline for Promoting Transdisciplinary Knowledge Production to Connect STEM Learning to Societally Pressing Problems,” with co-presenter Todd Campbell at University of Hawai’i – West O’ahu, May 18, 2021

“Crosscutting Concepts: A Professional Book Study for K-12 Educators,” presenting on the new book “Crosscutting Concepts: Strengthening Science and Engineering Learning,” published by the National Science Teaching Association, in a four-part webinar with co-editor Jeff Nordine and NSTA Chief Learning Officer Tricia Shelton, May 13, 20, 27 and June 3, 2021

“Integrating Science and Language with a Focus on English Learners/ Multilingual Learners,” Howard Hughes Medical Institute, May 3 and 10, 2021

“STEM Education with Equity for ‘A New Normal,’” Texas A&M University’s College of Education and Human Development, April 23, 2021

“Integrating Science and Language for All Students with a Focus on English Learners,” guest speaker at National Science Education Leadership Association’s webinar, April 22, 2021

Presenter at the New York City Department of Education: Doing Science, Using language for MLLs/ELLs Series-Session 4, with Theresa Ocol, NYCDOE Division of Multilingual Learners, and Emily Kang and Clara Bauler, both of Adelphi University, April 15, 2021

“STEM Education with Equity;” keynote speaker at University of Northern Iowa’s 2021 Pre-Service Teacher STEM Conference: Be Inspired: STEM in Your Future Classroom, April 9, 2021

“Teaching Science to Address Societally Pressing Phenomena and Challenges: The COVID-19 Pandemic and Systemic Racism,” with co-presenter Todd Campbell at Council of State Science Supervisors, April 6, 2021

“Equity Call to Action,” OpenSciEd Research, Digital Promise, San Mateo, California, March 31, 2021

“Integrating Science and Language for All Students with a Focus on English Language Learners,” New York State Education Department’s Science Content Advisory Panel, March 24, 2021

“Transforming Science Learning: Teaching Science to Address Societally Pressing Phenomena and Challenges: The COVID-19 Pandemic and Systemic Racism,” with co-presenter Todd Campbell at the National Science Teaching Association: Transforming Science Learning Series, March 24, 2021

“Language, culture and social justice in STEM,” guest on the STEM 4 Real Network’s “Un-Speaker” webinar series, March 11, 2021

“Using Models to Explain,” presenting with Theresa Ocol, NYCDOE Division of Multilingual Learners, and Emily Kang and Clara Bauler, both of Adelphi University, at the New York City Department of Education: Doing Science, Using language for MLLs/ELLs Series-Session 3,  March 4, 2021

“Computational Thinking and Modeling Integrated into Science Instruction,” presented with Alison Haas Oregon Science Teachers Association webcast, February 17, 2021

“Student-Driven Discussion,” presenting with Theresa Ocol, NYCDOE Division of Multilingual Learners, and Emily Kang and Clara Bauler, both of Adelphi University, at the New York City Department of Education: Doing Science, Using language for MLLs/ELLs Series-Session 2, February 11, 2021

“Integrating STEM and Language with All Students, Including Second Language Learners,” keynote address at Korean Association of Science Education International Conference, January 27, 2021

“Pursuing Diversity: ‘The Words We Choose,’” featured guest speaker on Omaha Public Schools’ Community to Classroom Connections Webinar Series, January 26, 2021

“The COVID-19 Pandemic and Systemic Racism – Creating a ‘New Normal’ for STEM Education with Social Justice for All Students,” with co-presenter Todd Campbell at Northern Arizona University’s Seminar Series in STEM Education, January 22, 2021

“Using Phenomena,” presenting with Theresa Ocol of NYCDOE Division of Multilingual Learners, and Emily Kang and Clara Bauler, both of Adelphi University, at the New York City Department of Education: Doing Science, Using language for MLLs/ELLs Series-Session 1,  January 21, 2021

Previous Presentations

“COVID-19 and Systemic Racism: Creating a ‘New Normal’ for STEM Education” with co-presenter Todd Campbell, Wednesday Webinar Series presented by Math for America, December 2, 2020

“Integrating Science Learning, Language Learning, and Computational Thinking with All Students, Including English Learners” with co-presenter Alison Haas, Oregon Science Teachers Association, November 18, 2020

“The COVID-19 Pandemic and Systemic Racism: Creating ‘A New Normal’ for STEM Education with Social Justice for All Students” with co-presenter Todd Campbell, Connecticut Science Teachers Association, November 16, 2020

“Engaging All Students in Learning Science and Developing Language” with co-presenter Emily Kang, New York State TESOL Conference, November 14, 2020

“The COVID-19 Pandemic and Systemic Racism: Creating ‘A New Normal’ for STEM Education with Social Justice for All Students” with co-presenter Todd Campbell, Council of Great City Schools BIRE Conference General Session, November 13, 2020

“How Instructional Shifts in STEM and Language Support Each Other for English Learners” with co-presenter Harold Asturias, Council of Great City Schools BIRE Conference General Session, November 13, 2020

“ELP Standards Aligned to Content Standards: Shared Opportunities and Responsibilities,” keynote address for the New York State Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Conference, November 13, 2020

“Integrating STEM and Language with All Students, Including English Learners,” Science Teachers Association of Texas’ Reimagined 2020 Conference for the Advancement of Science Teaching (CAST), November 5, 2020

“How the NGSS Science Instructional Shifts and Language Instructional Shifts Support Each Other for English Learners,” keynote address for inaugural online STEMteachersExpo from New York City, October 24, 2020

“Integrating STEM and Language with All Students, Including English Learners,” keynote address for the California Science Teachers Association Virtual Science Education Conference, October 17, 2020

 “Convergences and Discrepancies Across STEM and Language for All Students, Including English Learners,” Oregon Science Teachers Association/Washington Science Teachers Association Virtual Fall Conference on Science Education, October 10, 2020

“The COVID-19 Pandemic and Systemic Racism: Creating ‘A New Normal’ for STEM Education with Social Justice for All Students,” Oregon Science Teachers Association/Washington Science Teachers Association Virtual Fall Conference on Science Education, October 9, 2020

“The COVID-19 Pandemic and Systemic Racism – Creating a ‘New Normal’ for STEM Education with Social Justice for All Students,” keynote address for the 3rd Edition of the International Conference on Education Quality: “Educational Access, Inclusion, and Learning in a Time of COVID-19: The Role of Technology,” October 1, 2020

“Convergences and Discrepancies in Disciplinary Practices Across Content Areas with a Focus on English Learners: Using Argument and Modeling as Examples,” Council of Chief State School Officers Convergences Fall 2020 Meeting of State Collaborative on Assessment and Student Standards, September 29, 2020

“Integrating Science Learning, Language Learning, and Computational Thinking with All Students, Including English Learners,” National Science Teaching Association virtual conference, July 27, 2020

“Multidisciplinary Convergence Teaching and Learning,” keynote address for National Science Education Leadership Association (NSELA) virtual Summer Leadership Institute, July 22, 2020

“Multidisciplinary Convergence Teaching and Learning;” presentation and breakout session on “How to Harness the COVID-19 Pandemic to Create a ‘New Normal’ for STEM Education,” National Science Education Leadership Association (NSELA) virtual Summer Leadership Institute, July 22, 2020

“Learning from COVID-19: Harnessing the Data and Computer Sciences to Engage K-12 Learners in Societal Issues,” New York State Master Teachers Program Summer 2020 webinar on how to leverage the statewide network to support STEM teaching and learning, July 13, 2020

“STEM Education for All Students, Including English Learners,” guest speaker for Accelerate Learning Inc./STEMscopes webinar series, June 17, 2020

Webinar Recording

Presentation Deck

“Multidisciplinary convergence teaching and learning across STEM and language for all students, including English learners,” Theories and Philosophies of Teaching and Learning Lecture Series at New York University’s Department of Teaching and Learning, New York, N.Y., April 29, 2020

“Convergences and Divergences Across Content Areas,” Nebraska Association of Teachers of Science’s Virtual Unconference, April 8, 2020

“Supporting ELLs in Science,” “RBERNing Questions” podcast by Mid-State Regional Bilingual Education Resource Network (RBERN) at Onondaga Cortland Madison Board of Cooperative Educational Services, Syracuse, N.Y., April 3, 2020

“Integrating Science and Language with All Students, Including English Learners,” keynote address for the Hoosier Association of Science Teachers conference, Indianapolis, Indiana; workshop topic: “Science and Language Assessment of All students, Including English Learners,” February 10, 2020

“Multidisciplinary Convergence Teaching and Learning Across STEM and Language for All Students, Including English Learners,” University of Buffalo’s Graduate School of Education 2019 Colloquium Series, January 31, 2020