LOTS Episode 24: Kerri Chartier

Kerri Chartier is a Biology and Anatomy and Physiology teacher at Acton-Boxborough Regional High School in Acton, Massachusetts.  Kerri has used her background in exercise physiology to build a human performance lab at the high school to support her instructional goals.  The human performance lab was built after Kerri was awarded a 2015 Toshiba America Foundation Education Grant. In the human performance lab, students in biology classes and student athletes are able to collect data on their physical performance. Her work on the human performance lab also has earned her recognition as a finalist for the 2017 Hall at Patriot Place STEM Teacher of the Year.

Show Notes:

Pick of the Week:

Kerri– “ Scienceblind: Why Our Intuitive Theories About The World Are So Often Wrong.” by Andrew Shtulman. The book and a commentary.

Aaron – “Why Don’t Students Like School?: A Cognitive Scientist Answers Questions About How the Mind Works and What It Means for the Classroom” by Daniel T. Willingham. Article or Book.

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