Publications

BOOKS
Atkins Elliott, L., Jaxon, K., Salter, I. Composing Science: A facilitator’s guide to writing in the science classroom. New York: Teachers College Press (October, 2016)
Donovan, D., Rousseau, J., … Salter, I., and Atkins, L.J. Life Science and Everyday Thinking, 1st Edition. It’s About Time publishers, Armonk, NY. 2014.

WEBSITES
Case studies of students doing science.
Composing Science: website and lesson plans from book.

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS: BOOK CHAPTERS & JOURNALS
Robertson, A. and L. Atkins Elliott. “All students are brilliant:” A confession of injustice and a call to action. In publication. The Physics Teacher. (2017)
Robertson, A.D., L.J. Atkins, D. Hammer, D.M. Levin, and J. Richards. Articulating a Shared Language for Responsive Teaching in Science: Illustrations from Seminal Literature and Classroom Cases. Responsive Teaching in Science and Math, edited by D. Hammer, A. D. Robertson, and R. E. Scherr (November 2015; Routledge).
Atkins, L.J. and Frank, B.W. Examining the products of responsive inquiry. Responsive Teaching in Science & Math, edited by D. Hammer, A. D. Robertson, and R. E. Scherr (anticipated publication in November 2015; Routledge).
Atkins, L.J. and Salter, I.Y. Engaging future teachers in having wonderful ideas. Chapter in Recruiting and Education Future Physics Teachers, edited by E. Brewe and C. Sandifer. 2015, APS.
Salter, I.Y. and Atkins, L.J. “What students say versus what they do regarding scientific inquiry.” Science Education, 98(1) 2014.
Atkins, L.J., P. Gudeman, J. McGowan, K. Mulhern, K. Prader, G. Rodriguez, A. Showaker, & A. Timmons (co-authors were undergraduates in PHYS 341) Animating Energy: Stop-Motion animation and energy tracking representations. The Physics Teacher, March 2014.
Frank, B.W. and Atkins, L.J. Adapting Transformative Experience surveys in undergraduate physics. Physics Education Research Conference. Portland, OR. July, 2013.
Donovan, D., Atkins, L.J., Salter, I.Y., and Rousseau, J. Advantages and Challenges of Using Physics Curricula as a Model for Reforming an Undergraduate Biology Course. CBE – Life Sciences Education, special issue: Education at the Intersection of Physics and Biology. in press. 2013.
Salter, I.Y. and Atkins, L.J. Student-generated scientific inquiry for elementary education undergraduates: Course development, outcomes and implications. Journal of Science Teacher Education. 24(1)157 – 177; 2013.
Atkins, L.J. Peer-Assessment with online tools to improve student modeling. The Physics Teacher. November 2012.
Atkins, L.J. and Salter, I.Y. Using scientists’ notebooks to foster authentic scientific practices. Physics Education Research Conference. Philadelphia, PA. July, 2012. * Finalist for the 2012 PERC Proceedings Paper Award *
Salter, I.Y. And Atkins, L.J. Surveys fail to measure grasp of scientific practice.
Physics Education Research Conference. Philadelphia, PA. July, 2012.
Atkins, L.J. and Salter, I.Y. “What’s a fourth? What’s a fifth? What’s the point?”: Constructing definitions in scientific inquiry. EARLI, Exeter, U.K. 2011.
Atkins, L.J. and Elliott, R.C. Investigating thin film interference with a digital camera. American Journal of Physics 78 (12), 1248-1253 (2010).
Atkins, L.J. Thin film interference using a computer’s screen and camera. The Physics Teacher. December, 2010.

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