Research Associate
Institute of Cognitive Science • School of Education

School of Education, Room 138
University of Colorado Boulder
249 UCB
Boulder, CO 80309

Role at iHub

Kerri serves as a curriculum designer, professional development provider, and classroom culture specialist on Inquiry Hub. She brings 12 years of teaching and research experience to the project, including presentations and teacher professional development focusing on implementing successful student-to-student talk. She cares deeply about helping teachers "step back" and deeply listen to the contributions and ideas of their students. In her free time, she likes bikes, coffee, and Nebraska Cornhusker football.

Research Summary

Penuel, B., Wingert, K., & Van Horne, K. (2018, June). Preparing teachers to notice key dimensions of next generation science assessment tasks. In J.W. 

Pelligrino, (Chair). The Challenge of Assessing “Knowledge in Use” : Examples from Three-Dimensional Science Learning and Instruction. Symposium conducted at the International Conference of the Learning Sciences, London.

Fenton, M., Frerichs, S., & Wingert, K. (2018). A model for professional development in outof-school time. Journal of Adult Learning.

Wingert, K. (2017). Supporting language-minoritized students in science practices within a research-practice partnership. Doctoral dissertation. Ebsco.

Wingert, K. (2016). The Talk Activities Flowchart. STEM Teaching Tools. Retrieved from 

Wingert, K. (2016). How can I foster curiosity and learning in my classroom? Through talk! STEM Teaching Tools. Retrieved from

Recent Presentations
Wingert, K. (2019, Feb 22). Creating Caring Curious Classroom. Day-long workshop at Department of Education, Des Moines, Iowa.
Wingert, K. (2019, April 6). Doing design-based implementation research during firstperiod plan: A guide. Poster presented at AERA, Toronto, Canada.
Neill, T., Wingert, K., Bell, P., Penuel, W. R., and Morrison, D. (2019, April 8). Tools for
Equity-Focused Implementation. Session presented at the Council for State Science
Supervisors Annual Meeting. St. Louis, MO.