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Location
Scully 239

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Malone, K. M., Tiarani, V., Irving. K. E., Kajfez, R., Lin, H., Giasi, T., & Edmiston, B. W. (2018). Engineering design challenges in early childhood education: Effects on student cognition and interest. European Journal of STEM Education, 3(3), 11. https://doi.org/10.20897/ejsteme/3871

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Teaching and Learning – STEM Education, Ohio State University, Columbus
M.A. in Educational Studies – Educational Administration, Ohio State University, Columbus
M.Ed. in Science Education, Ohio State University, Columbus
B.F.A. in Dance, Ohio State University, Columbus

CERTIFICATIONS

State of Ohio Adolescence to Young Adult (7-12) Life Science
State of Ohio Computer Technology Endorsement (K-12)
State of Ohio Teacher Leader Endorsement

COURSES TAUGHT

EL300 – Assistive & Instructional Technology in a Universally Designed Learning Environment (EESE Dept)
SE380 – Advanced Field Experience (LMS Dept)
SE385 – Pedagogy III (LMS Dept)

RECENT PRESENTATIONS

Giasi, T. (2018, June). Using dramatic inquiry to promote literacy in STEM teaching and learning. Invited presentation to the Dell-EiE Symposium in Boston, MA. Did not attend.

Giasi, T., Irving, K., Hardy, C., Schwaiger, C., Croft, N., & Snodgrass, J. (2018, January). Using dramatic inquiry to promote literacy in STEM teaching and learning. Presented at the Science Educational Council of Ohio State Conference in Columbus, OH.

Giasi, T., Irving, K., Hardy, C., Schwaiger, C., Croft, N., & Snodgrass, J. (2018, January). A model for elementary STEM teaching, learning, and professional development using EiE. Presented at the Science Educational Council of Ohio State Conference in Columbus, OH.

Tiarani, V., Giasi, T., Irving, K. E., Malone, K., & Kajfez, R. (2017, September). The EiE-Ohio project year 2: Building 21st century learners. Paper presented at the 2017 Mid-Atlantic Association for Science Teacher Education Regional Conference, Prestonsburg, KY.

Giasi, T. (2017, July). A K–8 model for STEM teaching, learning, and professional development using EiE. Presented at the NSTA STEM Forum and Expo in Orlando, FL.

Stammen, A., Giasi, T., Irwin, C., Henkaline, K., Lund, P., Irving, K. E., Sabree, Z., & Malone, K. (2017, January). Scientific reasoning abilities of inservice science teachers in a biology modeling workshop. A paper presented at the 2017 ASTE International Conference, Des Moines, IA.

Giasi, T., & Malone, K. (2017, January). EiE: Building 21st Century STEAM learners. Presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Education (HICE) Conference in Honolulu, HI.

Malone, K., Sabree, Z., Irving, K., Ding, L., Harper, K., Schuchardt, A., Kajfez, R., Stammen, A., Newman, K., Dorman, J., Giasi, T., Irwin, C., Lewis, S., Lund, P., Nagel, S., & Henkaline, K. (2017). Modeling biology instruction-leaders in science and engineering. Poster presented at 2017 National Science Foundation Conference: Multi-Scale Evaluation in STEM Education in Knoxville, TN.

Irving, K. E., Malone, K., Tiarani, V., Giasi, T., Kajfez, R., & Heckler, A. (2017, January). Engineering in elementary school: Building 21st century learners. A paper presented at the 2017 ASTE International Conference in Des Moines, IA.

Giasi, T., Bloom, A., & Mays, W. (2016, December). EiE: Building 21st Century STEAM learners. Presented at the National Science Teachers Association Regional Conference in Columbus, OH.

Irving, K. E., Malone, K., Tiarani, V., Giasi, T., & Kajfez, R. (2016, September). The EiE-Ohio project: Building 21st century learners in high needs elementary schools. A paper presented at the 2016 Mid-Atlantic ASTE Regional Conference in Gatlinburg, TN.

Stammen, A., Giasi, T., Irwin, C., Henkaline, K., Lund, P., Irving, K. E., Sabree, Z., & Malone, K. (2016, September). Impact of a biology modeling workshop on the scientific reasoning: An analysis of in-service teachers’ pre-test and post-test performance. A poster presented at the 2016 Mid-Atlantic ASTE Regional Conference in Gatlinburg, TN. DOI:10.13140/RG.2.2.26204.69764

Tiarani, V., Malone, K, Irving, K. E., Giasi, T., & Kajfez, R. (2016, September). Elementary students’ views about engineering and technology. A paper presented at the 2016 Mid-Atlantic ASTE Regional Conference in Gatlinburg, TN. Did not attend.

Tiarani, V., Malone, K, Irving, K. E., Giasi, T., & Kajfez, R. (2016, September). "They fix stuff": Elementary students views about engineering and technology. A paper presented at the 2016 Indonesia Focus Conference in Lexington, KY. Did not attend.

Malone, K., Sabree, Z., Stammen, A., Irwin, C., & Giasi, T. (2016). Exploring the Meselson-Stahl experiment using biology modeling instruction. Workshop presented at the Center for Life Science Education (CLSE) Seminar Series in Columbus, Ohio. Did not attend.

Giasi, T. (2016, January). EiE: Building 21st Century learners. Presented at the Science Educational Council of Ohio State Conference in Columbus, OH.

Malone, K., & Giasi, T. (2016, January). Modeling biology instruction. Presented at the Science Educational Council of Ohio State Conference in Columbus, OH.

Irving, K. E., Malone, K., Tiarani, V., Giasi, T., & Kajfez, R. (2015, October). Engineering is elementary: Implementation in STEM, STEAM, and arts impact schools. A paper presented at the 2015 Mid-Atlantic ASTE Regional Conference, Salt Fork, OH.

Malone, K., Tiarani, V., Giasi, T., Irving, K. E., & Kajfez, R. (2015, October). Engineering is elementary (EiE) and elementary teachers’ scientific reasoning and self-efficacy. A paper presented at the School Science and Mathematics Association (SSMA) Annual Convention in Oklahoma City, OK.

Tiarani, V., Giasi, T., Irving, K. E., Malone, K., & Kajfez, R. (2015, October). Elementary teachers’ views about engineers and engineering. A poster presented at the 2015 Mid-Atlantic ASTE Regional Conference in Salt Fork, OH.

Grayson, N., Laughbaum, J., & Giasi, T. (2015, October). Building STEAM in your school. Presented at the Association for Middle Level Education Regional Conference in Columbus, OH.

Giasi, T. (2015, January). Preparing for 21st Century assessments. Presented at the Science Educational Council of Ohio State Conference in Columbus, OH.