Danielle Ford

University of Delaware

Danielle Ford is an associate professor of science education in the School of Education at the University of Delaware. Her research interests focus on elementary science education, including the development of preservice teachers’ knowledge and beliefs about science teaching, elementary earth science education, and the design and use of written text materials in science learning contexts in and out of school. 

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Conference Presentations (3)

Redesigning earth science for preservice elementary teachers: Changes (or not) in curriculum, instruction, and learners part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2019:Program:Poster Sessions:Wednesday
The authors present the design, research, and evaluation of an earth science course for preservice elementary teachers that is place-based, hands-on, technologically enriched, and aligns with the Next Generation ...

Researching the Impact of a Redesigned Introductory Earth Science Course on Preservice Elementary Teacher Knowledge and Perspectives part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2018:Program:Oral Sessions:Thursday A
The authors present the design, research, and evaluation of an earth science course for preservice elementary teachers that is place-based, hands-on, technologically enriched, and aligns with the Next Generation ...

"The World in a River" : Redesigning An Earth Science Course for Pre-Service Elementary Teachers and Researching Its Impact on Learner Knowledge and Perspectives part of Earth Educators Rendezvous:Previous Rendezvous:Rendezvous 2017:Program:Poster Sessions:Wednesday
The University of Delaware's "World in a River" project, supported by a grant from the National Science Foundation, seeks to redesign the way teaching and learning occurs in an entry level Earth ...