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Julie Contino

  • Ed.D Science Education
  • Senior Specialist in Science and Teacher Education
  • American Museum of Natural History
  • 6PublicationsNumber of items in Julie's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 14Followers

Research interests

and assessments in Earth Science education.curriculaAlignment between standards

About

Julie received her Ed.D. in Secondary Science Education from the Mathematics, Science, and Technology department at Teachers College, Columbia University (Dissertation: An Analysis of the New York State Earth Science Curriculum with Respect to Standards, Classroom Practices, and the Regents Examination). She is a New York State certified Earth Science and General Science teacher and has taught in both upstate New York and New York City. Julie has worked at the American Museum of Natural History since 2008. She began as the Project Coordinator and Professional Development Specialist for Seminars on Science and is currently a Senior Specialist in Science and Teacher Education for the new Masters of Arts in Teaching Program at the museum.

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Publications (5)

  • A case study of the alignment between curriculum and assessment in the New York State Earth Science standards-based system.

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  • The role of visualization in conceptual learning and conceptual change.

    • Anderson O
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  • An analysis of the New York State Earth Science curriculum with respect to standards, classroom practices, and the Regents examination.

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  • A Study of Teacher-Mediated Enhancement of Students’ Organization of Earth Science Knowledge Using Web Diagrams as a Teaching Device

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  • As the World Turns: Revolutions in Earth Science

    • Kinzler R
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Professional experience

Senior Specialist in Science and Teacher Education

American Museum of Natural History

August 2011 - Present

Program Coordinator; Professional Development Specialist

American Museum of Natural History

October 2008 - August 2011(3 years)

Upper School Teacher; Elementary Science Coach

New Explorations into Science, Technology, and Math, NYCDOE

September 2007 - August 2008(a year)

Science Teacher

Broadalbin-Perth Central School District

September 2003 - August 2007(4 years)

Naturalist, Lead Instructor

Massachusetts Audubon Society

June 2002 - September 2003(a year)

Long-term Substitute Teacher

Hamilton Elementary School, Boston Public Schools

August 2002 - June 2003(10 months)

Education

Ed. D, Science Education

Teachers College, Columbia University

August 2007 - May 2011(4 years)

MAT, Science Education

Cornell University

August 2001 - May 2002(9 months)

BS, Natural Resources

Cornell University

August 1997 - May 2001(4 years)