Sarah Haines

Professor

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Contact Info

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Office:
Science Complex, Room 3101K

Education

BS Biology and Animal Behavior, Bucknell University
MS Zoology, University of Georgia
PhD Zoology, University of Georgia
MS Education, Salisbury University

Areas of Expertise

Science education and environmental education

Biography

My research interests lie in the areas of science education, and in particular, environmental education. My focus is in improving preservice and inservice teacher knowledge and training in the area of environmental education, and promoting environmental education and awareness among students in grades K-12.

Recent Publications

Li, Q.; Richman, L.; Haines, S.; &. McNary, S. (2020).  Computational thinking in classrooms: A study of PD for STEM teachers in high-needs schools.  Canadian Journal of Learning & Technology: 45(3), 1-34.   

Lottero-Perdue, P.; Haines, S.; Baronowski, A.; & Kenny, P.  (2020). Designing a model shoreline: fourth grade students create a habitat for terrapins while reducing erosion.  Science & Children: 57(7), 40-45. 

Richman, L.; Haines, S.; & Fello, S.  (2019). Collaborative professional development focused on promoting effective implementation of the Next Generation Science Standards.  Science Education International: 30(3), 200-208.  DOI https://doi.org/10.33828/sei.v30.i3.6

Haines, S.; McClure, C. & Johnson, S. (2019).  Teaching Environmental Awareness in Baltimore:  Providing Place Based Watershed Education to Urban Middle School Students. Connected Science Learning: csl.nsta.org/2019/08/teaching-environmental-awareness-in-baltimore                      

Haines, S.; Richman, L.; Hartley, R.; & Schmid, R. (2017).  Exploring biological classification: The unique organism project.   Science Activities: Classroom Projects and Curriculum Ideas.  https://doi.org/10.1080/00368121.2017.1391742

Lottero-Perdue, P.S.; Haines, S.; Bamberger, H.; & Miranda, R.  (2018). An innovative integrated STEM program for PreK-6 teachers.  Innovations in Science Teacher Education, 3(2). 

Courses Taught

BIOL 204 Educational & Career Planning for the Biologist

BIOL 301 Field & Natural Science

BIOL 303 Life Science

BIOL 304 Natural History Interpretation & Public Education

SCIE 376 Science Practicum- Teaching Science in the Elementary School

SCIE 393 Student Teaching Internship in Science

SEMS 370 Project Based Instruction