Mon-Lin Monica Ko is a Visiting Research Assistant Professor at LSRI. Her research focuses on designing learning environments that support disciplinary practices such as explanation and argument in secondary science classrooms. To this end, she facilitates professional development, creates instructional tools for students and teachers, and then studies the impact of these designs in the classroom. Her work is informed by her experience as a former high school biology teacher and teacher researcher. She holds a PhD in Learning Sciences and a BA in Biology with an emphasis on Neurobiology from Northwestern University.
- Reading for Understanding Across Grades 6 through 12: Evidence-based
Argumentation for Disciplinary Learning (Project READI)
- Assessment Literacy for the Next Generation Science Standards:
Developing Teaches' Knowledge and Practices