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Olga Jarrett

PROJECT AFFILIATION:

  • PRISM
    • Roles: Project Participant

PROFESSIONAL ROLES

  • Higher Ed: Science 

BIO

EXPERTISE

Science education - Early Childhood Education
Integration of science across the curriculum
Interest in science as a motivator
Play/playfulness and science
Constructivist teaching
Methods for preparing elementary science teachers 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Jarrett, O. S. & Burnley, P. C. (2003). Engagement in authentic geoscience research: Evaluation of research experiences of undergraduates and secondary teachers, Journal of Geoscience Education, 51(1), 85-90.

Jarrett, O. S. & Hoge, P. (2003, Summer). How to Coordinate, Plan, and Implement a Family Science Festival. Georgia Science Teacher, 12-22.

Pilcher, L. C., Jarrett, O. S., Hart, L. C., Turner, C. S. (2003). An urban alternative teacher preparation program: The program and the students. Southern Regional Association of Teacher Educators Journal, 12 (1), 5-14.

Edwards, D., Meyers, J., Grogg, K, Jarrett, O. (in press). Acceptability and student outcomes of a violence prevention curriculum, The Journal of Primary Prevention.

Jarrett, O. S. & Burnley, P. (in press). The role of fun, playfulness, and creativity in science: Lessons from geoscientists. In D. Sluss and O. Jarrett (Eds). Investigating play in the 21st Century: Play and Culture Studies, Vol. 7.