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  • Myanmar science teachers collect data (2016)
    Professor Lattery recently traveled to Myanmar to train teachers in model-centered science instruction. The teachers pictured here are collecting data to develop a data model for a hanging mass on a spring (Fall 2016).
  • Professor Lattery with many different types of fan carts
    Professor Lattery uses many different types of fan carts in his research on student model formation and development.
  • Modeling Aid
    Specialized software called Modeling Aid is used to study student modeling in the classroom.
  • Book announcement: Deep Learning in Introductory Physics

  • Myanmar science teachers show off their dry erase markers during their training in model-centered science instruction
    Myanmar science teachers show off their dry erase markers during their training in model-centered science instruction (Fall 2016)
  • Teacher at the Modeling Physics Science
    Physical science teacher enjoying her time at the Modeling Physical Science Summer Institute.
  • Wisconsin Custom Machinery (Rick and Mark)
    Professor Lattery (left) and Rick Von Holzen of Wisconsin Custom Machinery, Inc. (right). Rick performed vital metal work related to LPEER's research on student reasoning with air-pulsed carts, an example of how UW Oshkosh partners with local businesses to improve education.
  • Teachers engaged in a large-group whiteboard discussion
    Teachers engaged in a heated large-group whiteboard discussion!

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Professor Lattery to travel to Atlanta for 2017 PhysTEC and AAPT conference Professor Lattery to travel to Atlanta for 2017 PhysTEC and AAPT conference

Professor Lattery will be attending the 2017 PhysTEC and the AAPT Conference in February where he will be giving a presentation on... (read more)

Professor Lattery publishes new book on the use of scientific models and modeling in the physics classroom Professor Lattery publishes new book on the use of scientific models and modeling in the physics classroom

Professor Lattery has recently published a new book entitled, "Deep Learning in Introductory Physics: Exploratory Studies of Model-Based Reasoning" (Information Age Publishing, 2016). For more information, please visit Amazon.com ("Look inside").

Professor Lattery named 2016-2017 WAPT President Professor Lattery named 2016-2017 WAPT President

Professor Lattery was voted the 2016-2017 Wisconsin Association of Physics Teachers President... (read more)

Christopherson and Paschke present research at the Summer AAPT Christopherson and Paschke present research at the Summer AAPT

Carol Paschke and Christopher Christopherson (undergraduate research students) participated in the Summer American Association of Physics Teachers in Washington, D.C... (read more)