Publications & Presentations

Queathem, E., van Garderen, D., Lannin A., and Folk, W. (September, 2019)  Inclusion of a Multimodal Text Set on Earth Systems and Human Body Systems in Middle School Curricula Can Improve Understanding of the Risk of Heat Stress; School of Medicine, Annual Education Day presentation, University of Missouri-Columbia

Folk, W., Van Garderen, D., Miller, Z., & Lannin, A. (April 2019). The Flight of the Bumblebee: A New Multimodal STEM Text Set and Related Activities for Diverse Middle School Learners. Presentation at National Science Teachers Association annual national conference, St. Louis, Missouri.

Queathem, E. and Folk, W. (April, 2019); Heat Waves in Missouri (Is it getting hotter, or is it just me?). Undergraduate Research Forum; University of Missouri-Columbia

Juergensen, R.L., Hwang, J. (February 2019).  Linking science and literacy for all learners through the use of multimodal text sets.  Poster at the Missouri Council of Administrators of Special Education 3rd Annual Collaborative Conference on Evidence Based and High Leverage Practices.  Columbia, MO.

van Garderen, D., Folk, W., Lannin, A., Murphy, B., Juergensen, R., Hwang, J. (October 2018).  Using multimodal text sets to integrate science and literacy for diverse learners: A professional development experience. Poster presented at College of Education Research Day, University of Missouri; Columbia, Missouri.

Folk, W.R., van Garderen, D., Lannin, A., Palmer, T., Miller, Z. and Decker, M. (May 2018). Linking Science & Literacy for All Learners, National Institutes of Health Science Education Partnership Award annual conference, Washington, D.C.

Queathem, E. and Folk, W. (April, 2018) Strengthening Missouri Middle School Students’ Understanding of the Impacts of Global Warming; Undergraduate Research Forum; University of Missouri-Columbia

Folk, W., & van Garderen, D. (October 2017) Science classrooms that support diverse students’ STEM and ELA abilities. Workshop presented at the Science Teachers of Missouri (STOM) Fall Conference, Columbia, Missouri.

Folk, W., & van Garderen, D. (October 2016) Strengthening STEM Education,
especially of Diverse Learners, by Linking Grade Level Inquiry and Reading of Complex Texts
. Workshop presented at the Science Teachers of Missouri (STOM) Fall Conference, Columbia, Missouri.