Presentations

Baird, K. A. and Coy, S. (April 2017) Exploring Engineering Design with Elementary and Preservice Teams Through Distance Technology: Edible Lunar Vehicle. National Conference National Science Teachers Association Los Angles, CA

Baird, K. A. and Coy, S. (April 2017) Engaging All Learners in Inquiry Through A Model of Shared Language. National Conference National Science Teachers Association Los Angles, CA

Baird, K. A. and Coy, S. (April 2017) Helping Students Engage in Public Discourse about Change in Science and Engineering Thought Over Time. National Conference National Science Teachers Association Los Angles, CA

Baird, K. A. and Coy, S. (March 2016) Shared Language. National Conference National Science Teachers Association. Nashville, TN

Baird, K. A. and Coy, S. (March 2016) NSTA Student Chapter. National Conference National Science Teachers Association. Nashville, TN

Baird, K. A. and Coy, S. (March 2016) ELV engineering and design. National Conference National Science Teachers Association. Nashville, TN

Byers, A. et al. (January 2016) The NSTA Learning Center:  A tool to develop science pre­service teachers. International conference of Association of Science Teacher Educators, Reno, NV (Embedded Workshop) (Invited panelist).

Byers, A. et al. (January 2015) The NSTA Learning Center:  A tool to develop science pre­service teachers. International conference of Association of Science Teacher Educators, Portland, OR (Embedded Workshop) (Invited panelist).

Mendez, F.(August 2014) Using the Learning Center as Your e-textbook with Pre-service Teachers. Invited webinar panelist

Byers, A. and Mendez, F. (March 2014)The NSTA Learning Center: A Tool to Develop Preservice Teachers. National Conference National Science Teachers Association. Boston, MA (Invited panelist).

Baird, K. A. (March 2014) NSTA Student Chapters Meet Me in tne Middle. National Conference National Science Teachers Association. Boston, MA (Invited presentor).

Baird, K. A.( February 2014) : Using Lego Robotics to Support Math and Science Self-Efficacy in K-8 Learners. Hoosier Assocation of Science Teachers, Inc. Indianapolis, IN

Baird, K. A.( February 2014) Using an NSTA Earning Money for your Classroom Through Grant Writing. Hoosier Assocation of Science Teachers, Inc. Indianapolis, IN

Baird, K. A.( February 2014) How the NSTA Learning Center Can Make Teaching Easier. Hoosier Assocation of Science Teachers, Inc. Indianapolis, IN

Baird, K. A.( February 2014) Using an NSTA Student Chapter to Change Science Education through Hands-On Science Saturdays’ Workshops. Hoosier Assocation of Science Teachers, Inc. Indianapolis, IN

Baird, K. A.( February 2014) Science Matters in Indiana – Even More Today Than Yesterday!. Hoosier Assocation of Science Teachers, Inc. Indianapolis, IN

Baird, K. A. and Coy, S. (Janurary 2014) Using Lego robotics to support math and science content knowledge in K-8 learning. International conference of Association of Science Teacher Educators, San Antonio, TX

Byers, A. et al. (Janurary 2014) The  NSTA  Learning  Center:  A  tool  to  develop  science  pre­service  teachers. International conference of Association of Science Teacher Educators, San Antonio, TX (Embedded Workshop)

Baird, K. A., et. al. (June 2013) Supporting Language Acquisition and Content-Specific Science Access: Universal Design for Learning using LEGO WeDos to Teach Simple Machines, HUIC Education & Technology Conference Honolulu, HI

Baird, K. et. al., (April 2013) Using Robotic Technology to Support Students Acquiring Language Through Science Inquiry, National Conference National Science Teachers Association San Antonio, TX

Baird, K. et. al., (April 2013) Migrant Students Experience Success Through a University

Partnership, National Conference National Science Teachers Association. San Antonio, TX.

Pocock, A.S. et al. (March, 21, 2013) Learning as the guiding principle, we will demonstrate a process whereby acquisition of language and science concepts are facilitated for English Language Learners and for students with special needs. Teachers of English as a Second Language Convention, Dallas, TX – recorded and distributed on-line

Baird, K., et al. (February 2013) Writing Grants to Get Resources for Your Science Classroom – introduction to grant writing for teachers, Hoosier Association of Science Teachers Conference. Indianapolis, IN

Baird, K., et al. (February 2013) Inquiry with K-3 Robots, Hoosier Association of Science Teachers Conference. Indianapolis, IN

Baird, K., et al. (February 2013) Finding Free Resources from NSTA. Hoosier Association of Science Teachers Conference, Indianapolis, IN

Baird, K., et al. (January 2013) Supporting language acquisition and content-specific science access: English as a Second Language Summer School using Lego WeDos to teach simple machines. International conference of Association of Science Teacher Educators, Charleston, NC

Baird, K. A. et al (March 2012) LEGO® Education WeDo™ for Field-based Science Instruction. National Conference National Science Teachers Association Indianapolis, IN

Baird, K. A. et. al. (June 2012) Supporting language acquisition and content-specific science access: Universal Design for Learning using Lego WeDos to teach simple machines Science and Mathematics Education Conference: Teaching at the heart of learning Dublin, Ireland- video taped to be using after conference.

Christol, P.G. and Baird, K.A. (March 2012) Integrating the NSTA Learning Center into Preservice Education National Conference National Science Teachers Association Indianapolis, IN

Howland, A., et al (April 2012) Supporting Language Acquisition and Content-Specific Access: Universal Design for Learning Using Lego WeDos Council for Exceptional Children Convention and Expo, Denver, Colorado.

Baird, K., et al. (January 2011) Building a model of shared language through inquiry- based science instruction: Using LegoWeDo as the instructional platform for field-based experiences. International conference of Association of Science Teacher Educators, Minneapolis, MN

Howland, A. et al., (July 2010) Re-Imagining Teacher Education in a Global Society: Assessment of Teacher Candidate Knowledge, Skills, and Dispositions. XIV World Congress of Comparative Education Societies Istanbul, Turkey

Pocock, A. J. et al (July 2010) Practice in Practice: Creating Transformative Teacher Education Programs In Collaboration with Professional Development Partner Schools XIV World Congress of Comparative Education Societies Istanbul, Turkey

Beller, C. , Baird, K. A. , and Dockers, J. (January 2010) The College Moon Project: Making the Moon Real for College Students Through Educational Technology. The Association for Science Teacher Educators (ASTE) International Conference. Sacramento, CA.

Baird, K. A., Pocock, A. J., and Winikates, D. W. (January 2010) Using Inflatable, Portable Dome Technology  to Provide Pre-Service K-6 Teachers an Opportunity Design and Implement Instruction and to Assess Student Learning. The Association for Science Teacher Educators (ASTE) International Conference. Sacramento, CA.

Lew, L.Y., Bailey , B. B., Smith W. S., Henman, K., Baird, K. A. (March, 2010) Engaging Upper Elementary and Middle School Students in International Science Inquiry. National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference. Philadelphia, PA.

Dockers, J. and Baird, K. A. (March 2010) The College Moon Project. National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference. Philadelphia, PA.

Baird, K. A. and Bailey, B. B. (March, 2010) Student Chapter Session: Becoming an NSTA Student Chapter National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference. Philadelphia, PA.

Hanuscin D. L., Bailey, B. B. Baird, K. A. and Norton, E.( March 2010) Student Chapter Session: NSTA Student Chapter Action Session. National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) National Conference. Philadelphia, PA.

Bailey, B. & Baird, K. A. (2009) NSTA Student Chapter Session: Becoming a Leader in the Profession NSTA National Conference. New Orleans, LA

Baird, K. A., Pocock, A. S. and Fuehne, J. P. (2009) Using FIRST Lego League to Promote Global Awareness Through Robotics NSTA National Conference. New Orleans, LA

Koenecke, W. (2009) NSTA Student Chapter Faculty Advisor Roundtable- NSTA National Conference. New Orleans, LA

Musselman, M.; et al. (2009) NSTA Student Chapter Share-a-Thon NSTA National Conference. New Orleans, LA

Awadly , M. et al. (2008) NSTA Student Chapter Share-a-Thon NSTA National Conference. Boston, MA

Baird, K. ., et al. (2008) International Virtual STEM Classroom: Engaging Students Around the World in Science NSTA National Conference. Boston, MA

Fuehne, J. P., & Baird, K. A. (2008) Sharpening the Edge in Science. NSTA National Conference. Boston, MA

Koenecke, W. (2008) NSTA Student Chapter Faculty Advisor Roundtable- NSTA National Conference. Boston, MA

Baird, K.A., & Pocock, A. (2007) The Moon project as a tool to support ENL in the elementary school. Presented at NSTA National Conference. St. Louis, MO

Baird, K.A., & Fuehne, J. (2007) Using Lego Mindstorms and the First Lego League to support elementary school science instruction. Presented at NSTA National Conference. St. Louis, MO

Baird, K.A., Pocock, A., Winikates, D., & Wakhungu, H. (2007) Pre-service elementary educators engage in inquiry-based science, literacy and numeracy through thematic integrated teacher preparation program focused on the Moon. Presented at ASTE International Conference. Clearwater, FL

Baird, K.A., Winikates, D., & Wakhungu, H. (2006) Pre-service elementary educators make meaning of Math and Science. Presented at NSTA National Conference. Anaheim, CA

Baird, K.A.,. & Pocock, A., (2006) Using Science as a bridge to English language Presented at NSTA National Conference. Anaheim, CA

Baird, K.A. & Winikates, D. (2006) Moon Project as integrating thematic thread in pre-service elementary education. Presented at NSTA National Conference. Anaheim, CA

Smith, W.S., Wilhelm, J. A., & Baird, K.A. (2006) MOON Project: linking students from around the world through lunar observation. Presented at NSTA National Conference. Anaheim, CA

Baird, K. A. (2006) Building a presence in Indiana. Presented at HASTI State Conference Indianapolis,IN.

Baird, K.A. & Lentz, V. M. (2004) A hands-on/ minds-on photosynthesis Lab that really works! Presented at NSTA Area Convention. Indianapolis, IN

Baird, K.A. & Lentz, V.M. (2004) Curriculum Design of an Introductory Science Course to Promote Active Learning. Presented at NSTA National Convention. Atlanta GA.

Baird, K.A. & Lentz, V.M. (2003) Moving Multi-Section Biology Courses into Student-centered instruction. Presented at 2003 NSTA National Convention. Philadelphia PA.

Baird, K.A. (2001) What might student teaching look like?(AETS). Presented at NSTA National Convention. St.Louis, MO.

Baird, K.A. (1999) AnNew approach to body systems and cell structures. Presented at NSTA National Convention. Boston, MA.

Baird, K.A. (1999) Making surface area concrete. Presented at NSTA National Convention. Boston, MA.

Baird, K.A. (1998) Science Across the High School Curriculum. Presented at NSTA National Convention. Las Vegas, NV.

Baird, K.A., Hara, L., & Buckbee, D. A. (1998) Inquiry-Based Science-How one camp Is Helping Native Americans See Themselves as Scientists. Presented at NSTA National Convention. Las Vegas, NV.

Baird, K.A. (1997) Hands-On Middle Level Integrated Math and Science. Presented at NSTA National Convention. New Orleans, LA.

Baird, K.A. & Dixey, B. K. (1997) Encouraging Students’ Entry into Science Through Literature: An Integrated Approach. Presented at NSTA National Convention. New Orleans, LA.

Baird, K.A., Hara, L. Perryman-Dyer, K. & Buckbee, D. A. (1997) Demonstration of Bernoulli Principles in Native American Education Milieus: A Study of Cultural Variables Impacting Activity Success. Presented at American Association for the Advancement of Science. Seattle WA.

Boedecker, M., & Baird, K.A. (1997) The Case of an Artistic Death. Presented at NSTA National Convention. New Orleans, LA.

Boedecker, M., & Baird, K.A. (1997) Infectious Diseases and Chronic Disorders Unit. Presented at NSTA National Convention. New Orleans, LA.

Hudson, T., Brodie, M., & Baird, K.A. (1997) Science Teacher Preparation- Assessment and Support Field Experience. Presented at NSTA National Convention. New Orleans, LA.

Baird, K.A. & Boedecker, M. (1996) Process Folios for Use as an Assessment Tool. Presented at NSTA Western Regional. Phoenix, AZ.

Baird, K.A. & Boedecker, M. (1996) Concept Mapping as an Assessment Tool. Presented at NSTA Western Regional. Phoenix, AZ.

Baird, K.A. & Boedecker, M. (1996) Concept Mapping as an Assessment Tool. Presented at Presented at NSTA Global Summit on Science and Science Education. San Francisco.

Baird, K.A. Boedecker, M. & Wagnon, K. (1996). Working with Student Teachers. Presented at NSTA Western Regional. Phoenix, AZ.

Baird, K.A. Boedecker, M. Wagnon, K. & Williams, J. F. (1996). Working with Student Teachers. Presented at NSTA Global Summit on science and Science Education. San Francisco, CA.

Baird, K.A. & Dixey, B K. (1996) Students’ Entry into Science Through Literature:

An Integrated Approach. Presented at NSTA Global Summit on Science and Science Education. San Francisco, CA.

Baird, K.A. Hudson, T. & Brodie, M. (1996) Incorporating Informal Interactive Exhibits into the School Curriculum. Presented at NSTA Global Summit on Science and Science Education. San Francisco CA.

Boedecker, M. & Baird, K.A. (1996) Infectious Disease and Chronic Disorders Unit. Presented at NSTA Western Regional. Phoenix, AZ.

Boedecker, M. & Baird, K.A. (1996) Infectious Disease and Chronic Disorders Unit. Presented at NSTA Global Summit on Science and Science Education. San Francisco, CA.

Boedecker, M. & Baird, K.A. (1996) A Case Study of Three Beginning-Year science Education Professionals. Presented at NSTA Global Summit on Science and Science Education. San Francisco, CA.

French, D., Baird, K.A. Gelder, J.I. & Buckbee, D.A. (1996) Using Multimedia Authoring in the Secondary Science Classroom. Presented at NSTA Global Summit on Science and Science Education. San Francisco, CA.

Reinke, K & Baird, K.A. (1996) Science and Math Hands-on. Presented at Joint Conference on Teaching Science & Mathematics. Little Rock, AR.

Baird, K.A. & Hewitt, P.A., (1995) Science Teacher and Science Research. Presented at NSTA National Convention. Philadelphia, PA.

Breck, S.E. & Baird, K.A. (1995) Case Study of Practitioners’ Development of a Curriculum Philosophy. Presented at National Middles School Association. New Orleans, LA

Schwartz, G. & Baird, K.A. (1995) Teacher Lore: the key to professional development. Presented at American Association for Teaching and Curriculum Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA