I have 12 years of teaching middle school science experience. I have taught in Urban and Suburban districts.
Hands on! Minds On! Technology on! Critical thought and Science Notebooking! Science Notes to Study!
Conference Presentations Presenter NSTA Conference 2009 The Impact of Digital Science Gamings on Student Achievement Sheraton New Orleans, Salon 825 & 829 We will examine how playing and designing prototypes of science digital games that meet science standards impact student achievement. Presenter(s): Kim Va. Robinson (North Middle School: St. Louis, MO); Tiffany Fane (East Middle School: St. Louis, MO) Presenter Interface B 2006 http://muconf.missouri.edu/Interface/presenters.html (45) 31. Teaching Children to Think about Science Critically, Systemically and Beyond Presenter Midwest Educational Technology Conference 2005 http://www2.csd.org/metc2005/wednesday.html Increasing Student Achievement: Development and Monitoring of High Quality Data-Driven Assessments Presenter- Pathways to Teaching 2003 Presenter National Science Teachers Association 2003 http://www.nsta.org/conferencebrowse2/&searchby=keyword&Meeting_Code=2003PHI March 28, 2003: 14:00-15:00 Teaching and Developing Critical Thinking in Science with the Middle School Brain in Mind [Gen, Middle Level] Presenter(s): Kim Vassie Robinson (Blewett Middle School, St. Louis, MO) Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center, Room 112A
BA. Biology. Minor Chemistry. Masters in Ed. Admin. Current Ed.D. student in Educational Leadership.
Publications Closing the Achievement Gap: St. Louis American- September, 2005 http://www.stlamerican.com/articles/2005/09/08/news/local_news/localnews03.txt A Proposal for Teaching Children to Think Critically, Systemically and Beyond in an Online Virtual Classroom Setting: E-Learn Conference: 2005 http://www.editlib.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Reader.ViewAbstract&paper_id=21158 Amphotericin-B-Resistant Cryptoccocus: Infectious Diseases in Clinical Practice: Vol. 1. No 5: 314-316 Molecular Epidemiology of Recurring Candidiasis: Journal of Infectious Diseases: 1993; 168:463-6 Molecular typing of Candida albicans isolated from oral lesions of HIV-infected individuals: AIDS 1992, 6:81-84 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1543569