Journals

  • Johnson, A., Wendell, K, and Watkins, J. (2016) Examining Experienced Teachers’ Noticing of and Responses to Students’ Engineering. Journal of Pre-College Engineering Education Research. 7(1).
  • Watkins, J., McCormick, M., Milto, E., Portsmore, M., Spencer, K., Wendell, K., and Hammer, D. (in press). Data-based conjectures for supporting responsive teaching in engineering design with elementary teachers. Science Education (forthcoming).
  • Book chapter: Portsmore, M., & Milto, E. (Under Review). Novel Engineering in Early Elementary Classrooms. In L. English & T. Moore (Eds.), Early Engineering Learning Book. To Be Published: Springer.
  • Milto, E., Wendell, K., Watkins, J., Hammer, D., Spencer, K., Portsmore, M., & Rogers, C. (2016). Elementary school engineering for fictional clients in children’s literature. In Connecting Science and Engineering Education Practices in Meaningful Ways (pp. 263-291). Springer International Publishing.
  • Hynes, Morgan and Swenson, Jessica (2013). “The Humanistic Side of Engineering: Considering Social Science and Humanities Dimensions of Engineering in Education and Research”. Journal of Pre­College Engineering Education Research. 3(2).
  • Watkins, Jessica; Spencer, Kathleen; and Hammer, David (2014). “Examining Young Students’ Problem Scoping in Engineering Design”. Journal of Pre­College Engineering Education Research (J­PEER). 4 (1).
  • Wendell, K. B. (2014). Design Practices of Preservice Elementary Teachers in an Integrated Engineering and Literature Experience. Journal of Pre­College Engineering Education Research (JPEER). 4(2).

Conference Papers and Presentations

  • LEGO Engineering: from Kindergarten through College. LEGO Engineering Conference 2017,  Australia (March 2017), Chris Rogers.
  • Using Human-Centered Design in K-5.  Invited Session,  ITEEA Annual Conference, (March 16, 2017), Merredith Portsmore & Becky McDowell.
  • Teaching Content Literacy in STEM. ITEEA Annual Conference, (Invited Panel Participant, March 18, 2017), Merredith Portsmore.
  • Novel Engineering. Deeper Learning Conference 2017, San Diego, California, (March 28th-April 1, 2017), Alex Pugnali.
  • Novel Engineering, American Society of Engineering Education Conference 2017, Columbus, Ohio, (June 23-28, 2017), Alex Pugnali.
  • Coppola, S., Madariaga, L., & Schnedeker, M. (2015). Assessing Teachers’ Experiences with STEM and Perceived Barriers to Teaching Engineering. 122nd American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference. Seattle, WA.
  • Hammer, David, “How do students frame what they’re doing?” , bibl. , (2012). Talk Published
  • Jessica Scolnic, Kathleen Spencer and Merredith Portsmore (2014). Viewing student engineering through the lens of “engineering moments”: An interpretive case study of 7th grade students with language­based learning disabilities. 121st ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition.. Indianapolis, IN.
  • McCormick, M. (2014). Engineering for Colonial Times. Proceedings from Annual American Society of Engineering Education Conference and Exhibition, Indianapolis, IN.
  • McCormick, M., Hammer, D., & Brizuela, B (2014). Engineering Design as imagining “what could be”. Jean Piaget Society. San Francisco, CA.
  • McCormick, M and Hammer, D. (2014). The Beginnings of Engineering Design in an Integrated Engineering and Literacy Task. International Conference of the Learning Sciences. Boulder, CO.
  • McCormick, Mary. Wendell, Kristen B. & O’Connell, Brian Patrick (2014). Student Videos as a Tool for Elementary Teacher Development in Teaching Engineering: What Do Teachers Notice?. 121st ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition. Indianapolis, IN.
  • McCormick, M. & Hynes, M. (2012). Engineering in a Fictional World: Early Findings from Integrating Engineering and Literacy. Proceedings from Annual American Society of Engineering Education Conference and Exhibition, Texas.
  • McCormick, M., & Watkins, J. (2015). Pretending and Engineering: An examination of students’ dynamic engagement in Novel Engineering design activities. American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference. Seattle, WA.
  • Yang, L. A., Johnson, A. W., & Portsmore, M. D. (2015). Eliciting Informed Designer Patterns from Elementary Students with Open­Ended Problems. American Society of Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference. Seattle, WA.

Theses

  • McCormick, M. (2015). Complex dynamics of student engagement in Novel Engineering design activities. (Doctoral dissertation). Tufts University.
  • Mehta, L. (2015). Understanding Novel Engineering Implementation Barriers for Teachers. (Master’s thesis). Tufts University.
  • Bitetti, S.M. (2016). The Development and Implementation of a Tool for Encouraging the Practice of Student-Driven Documentation in Engineering Design. Masters Thesis for Tufts University.