Tag: Helen

  • Fitzmaurice Recognized at ISLS ’24!

    Helen’s full paper, “Activism or bureaucracy: What are we teaching students through local climate action projects?” won a Best Paper Award at the 2024 Meeting of the International Society for the Learning Sciences. Her paper examines the ways that teachers’ framing and enactment of student action projects shift over time toward different “orientations-of-action,” or ways […]


  • CoRE Lab at ISLS 2024

    Several CoRE Lab members and alumni will be presenting at ISLS 2024 in Buffalo, NY.


  • OTACA at NARST 2024

    Helen Fitzmaurice will be sharing some of her most recent work with the Oakland Teachers Advocating for Climate Action project at the Annual International Conference of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching to be held in Denver, CO. Fitzmaurice, H. & Wilkerson, M. H. (Forthcoming 2024). Community Organizing for Climate Change and Environmental […]


  • New Climate Action Grant

    Helen Fitzmaurice, with a number of partners including former CoRE Lab postdoctoral researcher Emily Reigh (now at UCSC), former BSE grad Alyssa Sayavedra (CSU Monterey Bay), and graduate student Jake Barton, will be awarded $1.4M to study and support California teachers and community partners in implementing justice-centered climate change pedagogy in K-12 classrooms. The project […]


  • ECCL / Oakland Teachers Advancing Climate Action

    The Oakland Teachers Advancing Climate Action (OTACA) collaborative builds on existing collaborations of teachers who are working to make learning local, active, and relevant for students. The OTACA community designs and tries out student-action projects related to environmental justice.

    Funded by: National Science Foundation DGE-2222255


  • Helen Fitzmaurice

    Helen is a postdoctoral scholar with the CoRE lab. She holds a PhD in Earth and Planetary Science and taught HS Physics and Chemistry.