Soo-Yean Shim, Ph.D.
University of Illinois
Dr. Shim is a postdoctoral scholar, doing research in science education and teacher education at the University of Illinois. Her research interests focus on facilitating science teachers’ collaborative learning in professional learning communities and supporting students’ productive engagement in scientific practices, such as modeling, argumentation, and explanation. Her research has appeared in Science Education, AERA Open, and Science & Children. She has been participating in multiple research projects, supported by the National Science Foundation, focusing on science teachers’ and pre-service teachers’ learning to support students’ meaningful engagement in science.