Faculty Profile for Dr. Shelly Forsythe

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Dr. Shelly Forsythe
Associate Professor — Curriculum And Instruction
ED 3007
phone: (512) 245-3339

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Forsythe, M. E., Jackson, J., & Contreras, L. (2018). Hiding in plain sight: How to identify and use trade books to support the 5E Instructional Model. Science and Children, 56(2), 80–87.
  • Marty, B. N., Daniel, K. L., & Forsythe, M. E. (n.d.). Bee Time. Science & Chlidren. Retrieved from 601 University Ave.
  • Forsythe, M. E., Criswell, B., Arias, A., Ellis, J., Escalada, L., Johnson, H., … Parker, M. (2021). The Framework for Analyzing Video in Science Teacher Education (FAVSTE). Journal of Science Teacher Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/1046560X.2021.1970698
  • Forsythe, M. E., & Chan, Y.-W. (2021). Justice-centered education amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Environmental Education, 52(6). https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1080/00958964.2021.1981208
  • Forsythe, M. E., & Jackson, J. (2021). 5 children’s books that teach valuable engineering lessons. The Conversation. Retrieved from https://theconversation.com/5-childrens-books-that-teach-valuable-engineering-lessons-162583

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: College Achievement Award for Service, Rank of Assistant Professor, College of Education, Texas State University. 2021
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College Achievement Award for Service, Rank of Assistant Professor, College of Education, Texas State University. 2020
  • Award / Honor Recipient: College Achievement Award for Service, Rank of Assistant Professor, College of Education, Texas State University. 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Presidential Distinction Award in Teaching, Rank of Assistant Professor, College of Education, Texas State University. 2018
  • Award / Honor Recipient: 2017 ESA Education Scholar, Ecological Society of America. 2017

Selected Grants

  • Kipp, Lindsay E. (Principal), Griffin, Luther Kent (Co-Principal), Deringer, Stephen Anthony (Co-Principal), Mettler, Joni A (Co-Principal), Forsythe, Michelle Elizabeth (Co-Principal). Enhancing mental and physical health of children and adolescents through innovative afterschool programs, College of Education Social Innovation Research Accelerator, Texas State University, $13396. (Submitted: October 2019, Funded: January 2020 - May 2022). Grant.
  • Silva, J (Principal), Forsythe, Michelle Elizabeth (Co-Principal), Maldonado, L (Co-Principal). Equity and STEM Integration: Using Wearable Technology to Enhance STEM Education., Teaching and Learning Technology Innovation Grant, Texas State University, $4357. (Funded: 2019). Grant.
  • Forsythe, Michelle Elizabeth (Principal), Jackson, J (Co-Principal). Digital Science Notebooks: Elementary Pedagogy for the 21st Century, Teaching and Learning Technology Innovation Grant, Texas State University, $6000. (Funded: 2017). Grant.
  • Dussler, R (Principal), Forsythe, Michelle Elizabeth (Co-Principal), Spring Lake VR Team (Co-Principal). VR at Spring Lake, Summerlee Foundation, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $15000. (Funded: 2021 - 2022). Grant.
  • Forsythe, Michelle (Principal), Spring Lake VR Team (Co-Principal). Enhancing Environmental Education through an Innovative Virtual Reality Application, College of Education Social Innovation Research Accelerator, Texas State University, $7000. (Funded: 2019 - 2021). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Member
College of Education Representative, Minor in Innovation and Entrepreneurship Working Group
2021-Present
Reviewer / Referee
Environmental Education Review
2021-Present
Co-Chair
Informal / Out-of-School Science Education Thread, Association for Science Teacher Education
2021-Present
Member
Research Enhancement Committee, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Texas State University
2021-Present
Member
Search Committee Elementary Bilingual/Bicultural Education, Department of Curriculum and Instruction, Texas State University
2021-Present