Regina Toolin, Ph.D. - Associate Professor
Dr. Toolin's research focuses on constructivist models of teaching and learning in science education. She is particularly interested in promoting and researching science classrooms that are grounded in principles of inquiry-based and project-based teaching and learning. Her teaching interests include curriculum, instruction and assessment; diversity issues; and critical theory. She is Principal Investigator (PI) of the National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Scholarship Program and the Vermont Secondary Science Partnership Program and Co-PI for the National Science Foundation Satellites, Weather and Climate Program Grant currently underway at UVM. Dr. Toolin serves as a member of the editorial board for the Journal of Science Education and Technology and has published her research pertaining to science teaching and learning in The Science Teacher, Science Education, International Journal of Science Education, and the Journal of Science Education and Technology.