Dante Cisterna

Dante Cisterna

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Title Post-Doctoral Research Associate
Address 317 Hardin Hall
3310 Holdrege Street
Lincoln NE
FAX 402-472-2946
E-mail dcisterna@unl.edu
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Selected Publications

Cisterna, D. & Gotwals, A. W. (2018). Enactment of Ongoing Formative Assessment: Challenges and Opportunities for Professional Development and Practice. Journal of Science Teacher Education, 29(3), 200-222. Online
Cisterna, D., Lipsitz, K., Hanuscin, D., De Araujo, Z. & Van Garderen, D. (2018). Supporting science teachers in creating lessons with explicit conceptual storylines. Innovations in Science Teacher Education, 3(1). Online
Lipsitz, K., Cisterna, D., & Hanuscin, D. (2017). The 5E Learning Cycle: Whats the story? Science and Children, 55(4), 76-80. Online
Hanuscin, D., Lipsitz, K., Cisterna, D., Arnone, K. A, van Garderen, D., & de Araujo, Z. (2016). Developing coherent conceptual storylines: Two elementary challenges. Journal of Science Teacher Education, 27(4), 393-414. Online
Gotwals, A. W., Philhower, J., Cisterna, D., & Bennett, S. (2015). Using video to examine formative assessment practices as measures of expertise for mathematics and science teachers. International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, 13(2), 405-423. Online
Kintz, T., Lane, J., Gotwals, A., & Cisterna, D. (2015). Professional Development at the Local Level: Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for Critical Colleagueship. Teaching and Teacher Education, 52, 121-136. Online
Cisterna, D., Williams, M., & Merritt, J. D. (2013). Students understanding of cells and heredity: Patterns of understanding in the context of a curriculum implementation in fifth and seventh grades. The American Biology Teacher. 75(3), 178-184. Online

SNR Program Area(s)

  • Applied Ecology

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Areas of Interest

1) Science teaching and learning 2) Teacher professional development 3) Curriculum design in science

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