Riccio, Jessica F. (jf293)

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Jessica Riccio
Senior Lecturer
Mathematics, Science & Technology
212-678-6603

Office:
525 West 120th Street

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Educational Background

Teachers College, Columbia University 

Ed.D. 

Dissertation Topic: Preservice Science Education and Content Area Literacy

Teachers College, Columbia University

Ed.M. Science Education-NYS Certification Program           

           Permanent Licensure Biology and General Science 7-12

Teachers College, Columbia University 

M.A. Physiology

Hunter College, CUNY

           B.S. Human Physiology and Biomechanics

Scholarly Interests

Science Teacher Education

Professional Development

Assessment and Next Generation Science Standards

Online Learning

Urban Science Education

Content Area Literacy

 


Selected Publications

Riccio, J. , Marrero, M. Gunning, A. (2019). What Elements Matter in Preparing Science and Math Teachers for High-Need Schools?. Paper presented at the International Meeting of the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE). January 2019: Savannah GA.

Riccio, J., Gunning, A., Marrero M, (2018). Unpacking Preservice Teachers Development of PCK for Using Robotics. Paper presented at the International Meeting of the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE), Baltimore, MD.

Marrero, M.E., Riccio, J.F.,Ben-Jacob, M., Canger, A., and Maliti, C. (2017). A crash course in undergraduate research. Journal of College Science Teaching. 46(5), 26-31.

Riccio, J., Mensah, F.M., Neesemann, L.(2016). Preparing Science Teacher Educators: designing and developing a doctorate in teacher education. Paper presented at the International Meeting of the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE), Reno NV.

Riccio, J., Hillman, P. (2016). Deconstructing the Silos of Physical and Life Sciences: Illustrating Disciplinary Core Concepts and Modeling the use of NGSS Sample Tasks for 7-12th grade classroomsPaper presented at the International Meeting of the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE), Reno NV.

Neesemann, L.,Riccio, J. (2016). An Added Layer of Support: Implementing a Peer Mentoring System into a Preservice Science Education Cohort. Paper presented at the International Meeting of the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE), Reno NV.

Neesemann, L.,Riccio, J. (2016). Implementing a peer mentoring program in preservice science teacher education: looking at the observation phase. Presentation to be presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST), Baltimore,MD.

Riccio,J.F. (2015). Preservice Science Teachers Use of Academic Language: How do New Teachers Identify Language Functions during Lesson Planning and Devise Appropriate Literacy Strategies as Assessments.Paper presented at the Multidisciplinary Advances in Reading and Writing for Science Education Workshop Columbia University, NY.

Riccio, J.F.(2015). Looking at Scientific Literacy from an Online STEM Environment: Modeling and Encouraging New Pedagogical Skills for Practicing Teachers. Workshop Presented for Senior Teachers Training Program for Information Technology in Education and Integration of Curriculum, conducted by TC for Chang-ning Education Bureau, Shanghai, China, New York, NY.

Gunning, A.M., Marrero, M. Riccio, J.F. (2014).Developing the Next Generation of Science Teachers:Examining Self-efficacy Development for Teaching Engineering Practices. Presentation at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST), Pittsburg, PA.

Riccio, J.F. (2014). Implementation of edTPA as a Community of Practice. Paper presented at the International Meeting of the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE). January 2014.

Shuttleworth, J., Riccio, J.F.(2013). Teaching the social issues of sustainability: What happens when students are "conditionally willing" to take action?Paper presented at 2013 NCSS CUFA annual meeting in St. Louis, Missouri.

Riccio, J.F. (2013). Developing future scientists: preparing teachers to use literacy as a gateway to STEM learning. Paper presented at the US-AID/Indonesia Teachers College Study Tour. Bogor, Indonesia.

Riccio, J.F. (2013). What is Literacy? Compare and contrast the elements of literacy, content area literacy, and scientific literacy.Workshop presented at the US-AID/Indonesia Teachers College Study Tour. Bogor, Indonesia.

Riccio, J.F. (2013). What Specific Literacy Practices are Typically Found in Secondary STEM Classrooms?Workshop presented at the US-AID/Indonesia Teachers College Study Tour. Bogor, Indonesia.

Riccio, J.F. (2013). How do Literacy and the Scientific Method Intersect? Workshop presented at the US-AID/Indonesia Teachers College Study Tour. Bogor, Indonesia.

Riccio, J.F. (2013). How Can STEM Teachers Conduct Literacy Assessment?Workshop presented at the US-AID/Indonesia Teachers College Study Tour. Bogor, Indonesia.

Riccio, J.F. (2013).360 degrees of EdTPA implementation:a case study from the New York 2013 Secondary Science Education Pilot. Paper presented at the National edTPA Conference. November 2013. San Diego, CA.

Riccio, J. F. (2013).360 degrees of EdTPA implementation: a case study from the 2013 Secondary Science Education Pilot. Paper presented at the New York State edTPA Conference. October 2013. Saratoga Springs, NY.

Riccio, J. F. (2013). Scientific literacy and democratic dialogue development in an undergraduate course on sustainability: Challenging and engaging students with complex teaching methods in an introductory college class.Paper presented at the International Meeting of the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE). January 2013.

Riccio, J.F., Baldwin, B(2013). Assessing Teacher Quality: Reflecting on Three Years of Math and Science Teacher STEM Professional Development. Paper presented at the International Meeting of the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE). January 2013.

Riccio, J.F. (2013). Teacher Education Matters: A Case Study of Six Cohorts of Science Education Teacher Preparation in the academy. Paper presented at the International Meeting of the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE). January 2013. 

Riccio, J.F. (2012).Teachers’ changing practices related to improving student competencies in STEM.Paperpresented at the International Meeting of the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE). January 2012: Clearwater, FL.

Riccio, J.F.,Marrero, M. and Gunning, A. (2012). STEM Professional Development in an Online Fellowship Program: Impacts on Teacher Beliefs and Practices. Paper presented at the International Meeting of the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE). January 2012: Clearwater, FL.

Marri, A.R., Perin, D., Crocco, M.S., Riccio, J.F.,Rivet, A. & Chase, B.J. (2011). Content-driven literacy: One approach to urban secondary teacher education. The New Educator, 7 (4), 325-351.

Marrero, M.E., Riccio, J. F., Woodruff, K.A., Schuster, G. S., (2010).   Live, Online Short-courses:  A case study of innovative professional development. International Review of Research on Open and Distance Learning 11, (1).

Marrero, M., Riccio, J.F., and Schuster, G. (2010) Building an Online Community of Practice:  A case study of the NASA Endeavor Fellows.  Presentation at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST), Philadelphia, PA.

Perin, D., Crocco, M., Marri, A., Riccio, J., Rivet, A. and Chase, B. (2009). Integrating literacy in content classrooms. Academic Exchange Quarterly, 13 (2), 97-105.

Riccio, J.(2009). Perennial Issues in Science Teacher Preparation: Challenges that Student Teachers Face and How Teacher Educators can Reflect and Act to Overcome Them. Paper presented at the International Meeting of the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE). January 2009: Hartford, CT.

Riccio, J.(2009). Developing New Ways of Thinking: Preservice Teachers' Misconceptions About the Utility of Content Area Literacy in the Science Classroom. Paper presented at the International Meeting of the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE). January 2009: Hartford, CT.

Rivet, A., Petzoldt, M., Riccio, J., Ingber, J. (2008). Science Teachers' Characterizations of Inquiry: Identifying Challenges to Curriculum Reform. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST). April 2008: Baltimore, MD.

Riccio, J. (2008).  Becoming Equipped to Teach: Literacy as a pedagogical tool in the preservice teacher's toolbox. Paper presented at the International Meeting of the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE). January 2008: St. Louis, MO.

Marrero, M. &Riccio, J. (2008).  Live Online Professional Development: Creating Teacher Communities Across Contexts. Paper presented at the International Meeting of the Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE). January 2008: St. Louis, MO.

Perin, D., Rivet A., Marri, A. Riccio. J.(2007). Preparing Preservice Science and Social Studies Teachers for Adolescent Literacy Challenges:  Reports from Student-Teaching Classrooms. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). April 2007: Chicago, IL.

Rivet, A., Petzoldt, M, Ingber, J., & Riccio, J.(2007). Characterizations of inquiry: Science teachers' descriptions of curriculum reform. Paper presented at the Knowledge Sharing Institute for the Center for Curriculum Materials in Science.  July 2007: Washington, D.C.

Brotman, J., Riccio, J. (2007). Transformative Action Research in Urban Science EducationPaper presented at the Annual Meeting of National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST). April 2007: New Orleans, LA

Rivet, A., Lafferty, B., Petzolt, M. & Riccio, J. (2006).  The 6thgrade pilot of the PBIS program in New York City public schools: Feedback from the teacher's perspective.  Report submitted to the New York City Department of Education, September 15, 2006.

Riccio, J. and Calabrese Barton, A. (2006). A Review of: This Teaching Life: How I Taught Myself to Teach. Teachers College RecordVolume 108 Number 1, p. 174-179.

Riccio, J. (2005). How Can Humans Change the Environment? In Science Professional Development Handbook: Grade 5. pp. 14-18. Houghton Mifflin. Boston, MA.

Riccio, J. (2005). The Changing Environment. In Science Professional Development Handbook: Grade 6. pp. 12-16. Houghton Mifflin. Boston, MA.

 

 




 





MST Newsletter Feature:

http://blogs.tc.columbia.edu/mst/2010/11/24/faculty-spotlight-dr-jessica-riccio-m-a-pre-service-coordinator-in-science-education/


Proceedings of the 2010 TC Content Area Literacy Conference:


  •       National Science Teachers Association

  •       NY Biology Teachers Association

  •       NY State Marine Educators Association - Past Vice President

  •       Science Teachers Association of NY State

  •       Association for Science Teacher Education

  •       AERA

  •       NARST

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