Publications

Books

Jones, M. G., Taylor, A., & Falvo, M. (2009). Extreme science. Arlington, VA: National Science Teachers Association Press.

Jones, M. G., Taylor, A., Broadwell, B., & Falvo, M. (2007). Nanoscale science. Arlington, VA: National Science Teachers Association Press.

Jones, M. G., Jones, B., & Hargrove, T. (2003). The unintended consequences of high stakes testing. Boulder, Co.: Rowman and Littlefield.

Jones, M.G. (1993). Sound ideas. North Carolina Estuarine Research Reserve Program: Raleigh, N.C.

Jones, M.G., Carter, G., Shaw, R., & Hill, S. (1990). Integrated science: Book 2. Durham: Carolina Academic Press.

Hill, S., Shaw, R., Carter, G., & Jones, M.G. (1990). Integrated science: Book 1. Durham: Carolina Academic Press.

Jones, M.G. (1989). Project estuary. North Carolina Estuarine Research Reserve Program: Raleigh, N.C.

Miller, G.C., Jones, M.G., & Walters, J. (1987). Laboratory manual in general zoology. Winston-Salem, N.C.: Hunter Publishing Company.

Miller, G.C., & Jones, M.G. (1983). Laboratory manual in general zoology. Winston-Salem, N.C. : Hunter Publishing Company.

Miller, G.C., Jones, M.G., & Garner, F. M. (1980). Laboratory manual in general zoology. Winston-Salem, N.C. : Hunter Publishing Company.

Book Chapters

Jones, M. G., & Broadwell, B. (2008). Visualizing without vision. In J. Gilbert, M. Nakhleh, and M. Reiner (Eds.) Visualization: Theory and practice in science education. Springer, 283-294.

Jones, M. G., & Carter, G. (2006). Science teacher attitudes and beliefs. Handbook of Research on Science Teaching. S. Abel and N. Lederman (Eds.). Lawrnce Earlbaum.

Jones, M. G. (2008). Exploring nanoscale science with middle and high school students. Exploring nanoscale science with middle and high school students. In A. Sweeney and S. Seal (Eds.), Nanoscale science and engineering education: Issues, trends, and future directions. American Scientific Publishers, Stevenson Ranch, CA.

Paechter, M., Jones M. G., Tretter, T., Bokinsky, A., Kubasko, D., Negishi A. & Andre, T. (2006). Hands-on in science education: Multimedia instruction that is appealing to female and male students. In D. Grabe & L. Zimmermann (Eds.), Multimedia Applications in Education (p. 78-85). Graz: FH Joanneum. (Best Paper Award, September, 6th 2006).

Jones, M.G., & Edmunds, J. (2005). Models of elementary science instruction: Roles of science resource teachers. In K. Appleton, (Ed.). Elementary science teacher education: Contemporary issues and practice. Mahwah, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum in association with AETS.

Jones, M. G., Bokinsky, A., Tretter, T., Negishi, A., Kubasko, D., Superfine, R., Taylor, R. (2003). Atomic force microscopy with touch: Educational applications. Science, technology and education of microscopy: An overview, vol. II, (pp. 776-686). A. Mendez-Vilas, (Ed.). Madrid, Spain: Formatex.

Taylor, R., Borland, D., Brooks, F., Falvo, M., Guthold, M., Hudson, T., Jeffay, K., Jones, M. G., Marshburn, D., Papadakis, S., Qin, L., Seeger, A., Smith, F., Sonnenwald, D., Superfine, R., Washburn, S., Weigle, C., Whitton, M., Williams, P., Vicci, L., Robnette, W. (2004). Visualization and natural control systems for microscopy. In C. Johnson and C. Hansen (Eds.). Visualization handbook. Burlington MA: Academic Press, 875-900.

Malloy, C., & Jones, M. G. (2001). An investigation of African-American students' mathematical problem solving. In J. Sowder & B. Schappelle (Eds.) Research, reflection, and practice, (pp. 91-195). Reston, VA: NCTM.

Superfine, R., Falvo, M., Steele, J., Matthews, G., Guthold, M., Erie, D., Helser, A., Jones, M. G., Taylor, R., Washburn, S. (2000). Touching on the nanometer scale: Slip, roll and tear. In Microbeam Analysis 2000, 165, (pp. 369-370). Institute of Physics Conference Series.

Jones, M. G., & Carter, G. (2000). Grupos pequenos e construoes partilhadas. In J. J. Mintzes, J. H. Wandersee, & J. D. Novak (Eds.), Ensinando ciencia para a compreensao: Uma visao construtivista (pp. 232-247). Lisbon, Portugal: Platano Edicoes Tecnicas. (Portuguese translation of English edition).

Jones, M.G., & Carter, G. (1997). Small groups and shared constructions. In J. Mintzes, J. Wandersee, & J. Novak, (Eds.), Teaching science for understanding: A human constructivist view (pp. 261-278). Educational Psychology Series, San Diego, CA: Academic Press.

Jones, M.G. (1996). The constructivist leader. In J. Rhoton & P. Bowers (Eds.), Issues in science education, (pp. 140-148). Arlington, VA: National Science Teachers Association.

Jones, M.G. (1995). Gender equity for the twenty-first century. In B. Day (Ed.), Education for the twenty-first century: Key issues: leadership, legislation, and learning (pp. 425-440). Austin, TX: The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International.

Referred Publications

Taylor, A., & Jones, M. G. (2011). Students’ and teachers’ understanding of surface area to volume relationships. Manuscript submitted for review.

Forrester, J., & Jones, M. G. (2011). The tears and trophies of science competitions: Winning and losing. Manuscript submitted for review.

Robertson, L. & Jones, M.G. (2011). Autonomy and self-determination theory in different contexts: A comparison of middle school science teachers' motivation and instruction in china and the United States. Manuscript submitted for review.

Chevrier, J., Tan, H., & Jones, M.G. (2011). How to display science since images have no mass. Manuscript submitted for review.

Jones, M. G., Robertson, L., & Gardner, G., & Dotger, S., Blanchard, M. (2011). Differential use of elementary science kits: One size does not fit all. Manuscript submitted for review.

Jones, M.G., Paechter, M., Gardner, G., Yen, I., Taylor, A., & Tretter, T. (2010). Teachers‘ concepts of spatial scale. An international comparison between Austrian, Taiwanese, and the United States. Manuscript under review.

Gardner, G., & Jones, M. G. (2011). Teacher education of the science graduate teaching assistant: Challenges and implications. Manuscript submitted for review.

Krebs, D., Jones, G., Forrester, J., Gardner, G., & Taylor, A. (2011). Social Justice for students with visual impairment. Paper submitted for review.

Gardner, G., & Jones, M. G. (2011). Science instructors’ perceptions of the risks of biotechnology: Implications for science instruction. International Journal of Science Education, 33(8), 1031-1054.

Jones, M.G., Krebs, D., & Banks, A., (in press). We scream for Nano Ice Cream. Science Activities.

Jones, M. G., Forrester, J., Taylor, A., & Gardner, G. (in press). Accuracy of measurement estimation: Context, units, and logical thinking. School Science and Mathematics.

Jones, M. G., Gardner, G., Taylor, A., Wiebe, E., & Forrester, J. (in press). Conceptualizing magnification and scale: The roles of spatial visualization and logical thinking. Research in Science Education.

Tretter, T., Jones, M. G., & Falvo, M. (in press). Impact of introductory nanoscience course on college freshmen’s conceptions of spatial scale. Journal of Nano Education.

Gardner, G., Jones, M. G., Taylor, A., & Forrester, J. (2010). Students’ risk perceptions of nanotechnology applications: Implications for science education. International Journal of Science Education, 32(14), 1951-1969.

Gardner, G., Jones, M. G., & Ferzli, M. (2009). Popular media in the biology classroom: Viewing popular science skeptically. The American Biology Teacher, 71(6), 351- 354.

Gardner, G., & Jones, M. G. (2009). Bacteria buster: Testing antibiotic properties of silver nanoparticles, The American Biology Teacher, 71(4), 231-234.

Gardner, G., Jones, M. G., & Falvo, M. (2009). “New Science” and societal issues: Considering the ethics of nanosensors. The Science Teacher, 76(7), 49-53.

Jones, M. G., Forrester, J., Robertson, L., Gardner, G., & Taylor, A. (2011). Accuracy of measurement estimation in students with visual impairments. Manuscript submitted for review.

Robertson, L., & Jones, M. G. (2009). Biological clocks and circadian rhythms. Science Scope, 32, 6, 41-47

Jones, M. G., & Taylor, A. (2010). Developing a sense of scale: Looking backward. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 46(4), 460-475.

Jones, M. G., Forrester, J., Taylor, A., Broadwell., B., & Oppewal, T. (in press). Developing a scientist: A retrospective look. International Journal of Science Education.

Wiebe, E. N., Minogue, J., Jones, M. G., Cowley, J., & Krebs, D. (2009). Haptic Feedback and Students' Learning about Levers: Unraveling the Effect of Simulated Touch. Computers and Education, 53, 667-676.

Jones, M. G., Taylor, A., & Broadwell, B. (2009). Concepts of scale held by students with visual impairment. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 46(5), 506-519.

Taylor, A., Jones, M.G., Broadwell, B., & Oppewal, T. (2008). Creativity, inquiry, or accountability? Scientists' and teachers' perceptions of science education. Science Education, 92(6), 1058-1075.

Taylor, A., & Jones, M. G. (2008). Proportional reasoning ability and concepts of scale: Surface area to volume relationships in science. International Journal of Science Education, 31(9), 1231-1247.

Minogue, J., & Jones, M. G. (2008). Measuring the Impact of Haptic Feedback Using the SOLO Taxonomy. International Journal of Science Education. Retrieved from http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~content=a792017787?words=jones&hash=880435510

Jones, M. G., Tretter, T., Taylor, A., & Oppewal, T., (2008). Experienced and novice teachers’ Concepts of spatial scale. International Journal of Science Education, 30 (3), 409-429.

Jones, M. G., Taylor, A., & Broadwell, B. (2009). Estimating linear size and scale: Body rulers. International Journal of Science Education, 31 (11), 1495- 1509.

Kubasko, D., Jones, M. G., Tretter, T. & Andre, T. (2008). Is it live or is it Memorex? Students’ synchronous and asynchronous communication with scientists. International Journal of Science Education, 30(4), 495- 514.

Taylor, A., Jones, M. G., & Pearl, T. (2008). Shaky, Sticky, Bumpy: Nanoscale science and the curriculum. Science Scope, 31, 28-35.

Minogue, J., Jones, M. G., Broadwell, B., & Oppewal, T. (2006). The impact of haptic augmentation on middle school students’ conceptions of the animal cell. Journal of Virtual Reality, 10, 3-4, 293-305.

Jones, M. G., Tretter, T., Paechter, M., Kubasko, D., Andre, T., Negishi, A., Bokinsky, A. (2007). Differences in African American and European American students’ engagement with nanotechnology experiences: Perceptual position or assessment artifact? Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 44, (6), 787-789.

Jones, M. G., Taylor, A., Minogue, J., Broadwell, B., Wiebe, E., & Carter, G. (2007). Understanding scale: Powers of ten. Journal of Science Education and Technology Education, 16(2), 191-202.

Minogue, J. and Jones, M. G. (2005). Haptics in education: Exploring and untapped sensory modality.
Review of Educational Research. 76(3), 217-348.

Minogue, J., Jones, M. G., and Broadwell, J. (2006). Exploring cells from inside out: New tools for the classroom. Science Scope, 29(6), 28-32.

Jones, M. G., Minogue, J., Oppewal, T., Cook, M., & Broadwell, B. (2006). Visualizing without vision at the microscale: Students with visual impairment explore cells with touch, Journal of Science Education and Technology, 15, 1573-1839.

Jones, M. G. & Rua, M. (2008). Conceptual representations of flu and microbial illness held by students, teachers, and medical professionals. School Science and Mathematics, 108(6), 263-278.

Falvo, M., Jones, M. G., Broadwell, B. (2006). Self-Assembly – How nature builds. Science Teacher, 73(9), 54-57.

Tretter, T. R., Jones, M. G., Andre, T., Negishi, A., & Minogue, J. (2006). Conceptual boundaries and distances: Students' and adults' concepts of the scale of scientific phenomena. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 83, 282-319.

Jones, M. G., Broadwell, B., Falvo, M., Minogue, J., & Oppewal, T. (2005). It’s a small world after all: Exploring nanotechnology in our clothes. Science and Children, 43(2), 44-46.

Jones, G., & Rua, M. (2006). Conceptions of germs: Expert to novice understandings of microorganisms. Electronic Journal of Science Education, 10(3) [Online].
Available: http://wolfweb.unr.edu/homepage/crowther/ejse/ejsev9n1.html [2006, March].

Tretter, T. R., Jones, M. G., & Minogue, J. (2006). Accuracy of scale conceptions in science: Mental maneuverings across many orders of spatial magnitude. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 43(10), 1061-1085.

Jones, M., Bokinsky, A., Tretter, T., & Negishi, A. (2005, May 2). A comparison of learning with haptic and visual modalities. Haptics-e The Electronic Journal of Haptics Research [Online], 3(5).). Available: http://albion.ee.washington.edu/he/ojs/viewarticle.php?id=44.

Hardin, B., Jones, M. G., Figueras, O. (2005). More Than clocks and calendars: The construction of timekeepers by eleven kindergarten children in Mexico and the United States. Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 19,(3), 223- 224.

Jones, M. G., Minogue, J., Tretter, T., Negishi, A., & Taylor, R. (2006). Haptic augmentation of science instruction: Does touch matter? Science Education, 90, 111-123.

Moyer, P. & Jones, M.G. (2003). Controlling choice: Teachers, students, and manipulatives in mathematics classrooms. School Science and Mathematics, 104, 16-31.

Jones, M. G., Andre, T., Kubasko, D., Bokinsky, A., Tretter, T., Negishi, A., Taylor, R., Superfine, R. (2004). Remote atomic force microscopy of microscopic organisms: Technological innovations for hands-on science with middle and high school students. Science Education, 88, 55-71.

Painter, J., Jones, M. G., Kubasko, D., Tretter, T., Negishi, A., Andre, T. (2006). Pulling back the curtain: Scientists in the classroom. School Science and Mathematics, 106(4), 181-190.

Tretter, T., & Jones, M. G. (2003). Relationships between inquiry-based teaching and physical science standardized test scores. School Science and Mathematics, 103(7), 345-350.

Jones, M. G., Hargrove, T., & Jones, B. (2003). The failed metaphors of teaching. The School Administrator, 60(11), 26-28.

Carter, G., Jones, M.G., & Rua, M. (2003). The effects of partner's ability on the achievement and conceptual organization of high achieving fifth grade students. Science Education, 87(1), 94-111.

Tretter, T., & Jones, M.G. (2003). A sense of scale. Science Teacher, 70 (1), 22-25.

Jones, M.G., Andre, T., Superfine, R., Taylor, R. (2003). Learning at the nanoscale: The impact of students’ use of remote microscopy on concepts of viruses, scale, and microscopy. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 40, (3), 303-322.

Jones, M. G., & Brader-Araje, L. (2002). The impact of constructivism on education: Language, discourse, and meaning. American Communication Studies, 5, 1-10.

Jones, M. G., Brader-Araje, L., Carboni, L., Carter, G., Rua, M., Banilower, E., & Hatch, H. (2000). Tool time: Gender and students’ use of tools, control, and authority. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 37(8), 760-783.

Jones, M. G., Brader-Araje, L., Carboni, L., Carter, G., Rua, M. (1999) Paradoxes of progress: The intersection of science tools, exploration, and competition. In G. H. Hildebrand (Ed.), Gazing into the future: Proceedings of the gender and science education (GASE) colloquium, Boston, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Vic., Chapter 11.

Jones, M.G., Rua, M., Carter, G. (1999). Children's concepts: Tools for transforming science teachers' knowledge. Science Education, 83, 545-557.

Jones, M. G., Carter, G., & Rua, M. (2000). Exploring the development of conceptual ecologies: Communities of concepts related to convection and heat, Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 37, 139-159.

Jones, M.G., Howe, A., Rua, M. (2000). Gender differences in students' experiences, interests, and attitudes toward science and scientists. Science Education, 84, 180-192.

Jones, M.G. (1999). Cooperative logic: Which school is a "true" middle school? In S. Totten (Ed.), Preparing middle level educators: Practicing what we preach (pp. 16-20). NY: Falmer.

Jones, M.G. (1999). Adolescent profiles: Characteristics of early adolescence. In S. Totten (Ed.), Preparing middle level educators: Practicing what we preach (pp. 249-252). NY: Falmer.

Jones, M.G. (1999). Cultural queries: Exploring gender and multicultural issues. In S. Totten (Ed.), Preparing middle level educators: Practicing what we preach (pp. 245-248). NY: Falmer.

Jones, M.G., Superfine, R., Taylor, R. (1999). Virtual viruses. Science Teacher, 66(70), 48-50.

Galassi, J., Brader-Araje, L., Brooks, L., Dennison, P., Jones, M.G., Mebane, D., Richer, M., White, K., Vesilind, L. (1999). Emerging Results from a middle school PDS: The McDougle - UNC collaborative inquiry partnership groups. Peabody Journal of Education, 74, 236-253.

Jones, M. G. (1999). Middle schools: A community of many voices. Middle School Journal, 31(2), 42-48.

Jones, M.G., Rua, M., & Carter, G. (1998). Science teachers' conceptual growth within Vygotsky's zone of proximal development. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 35(9), 967-985.

Vesilind, E. & Jones, M. G. (1998). Gardens or graveyards: Science reform and school culture. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 35(7), 757-775.

Malloy, C., & Jones, M. G. (1998). An investigation of African American students' mathematical problem solving. Journal of Research in Mathematics Education, 29(8), 143-163.

Jones, M.G. (1996). Family science: A celebration of diversity. Science and Children, 34 (2), 31-33.

Vesilind, E. & Jones, M.G. (1996). Hands-on: Science education reform. Journal of Teacher Education, 47(5), 375-385.

Jones, M.G. (1996). North Carolina's wild ponies. The Journal, 4(1), 36-40.

Meece, J., & Jones, M.G. (1996). Gender differences in motivation and strategy use in science: Are girls rote learners? Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 33(4), 393-406.

Jones, M.G. (1996). North Carolina's estuaries: Rich sources for interdisciplinary studies. The League Journal, 17, 2-6.

Jones, M. G., & Vesilind, E. (1996). Putting practice into theory: Changes in the organization of preservice teachers' pedagogical knowledge. American Educational Research Journal, 33(1), 91-117.

Jones, M. G., & Vesilind, E. (1995). Preservice teachers' development of a cognitive framework for class management. Teaching and Teacher Education, 11(4), 313-330.

Jones, M. G. & Carter, G. (1995). Weather folklore: Fact or fiction. Science and Children, 33(1), 19-20.

Meece, J., & Jones, M.G. (1995). Girls in mathematics and science: Constructivism as a feminist perspective. The High School Journal, 79(6), 242-248.

Jones, M.G. (1994). Constructing knowledge of science concepts. The Journal, III, 13-16.

Carter, G., & Jones, M.G. (1994). The relationship between ability-paired interactions and the development of fifth graders' concepts of balance. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 31, 847-856.

Carter, G., & Jones, M.G. (1994). The case of the disappearing peanuts. Science Activities. 30(4), 8-10.

Jones, M.G. (1994). Fragile areas along the sea: National estuarine research reserve system. Wetland Journal, 6, 4-5.

Markham, K., Mintzes, J., & Jones, M. G. (1994). The concept map as a research and evaluation tool: Further evidence of validity. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 31(1), 91-101.

Jones, M. G., & Gerig, T. (1994). Silent students: Characteristics, achievement and teacher expectations. Elementary School Journal, 95, 169-182.

Jones, M. G., & Carter, G. (1994). Verbal and non-verbal behavior of ability-grouped dyads. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 31(6), 603-619.

Jones, M.G., & Vesilind, E. (1994). Changes in student teachers' interactions with pupils. Journal of Classroom Interactions, 28(1), 24-28.

Jones, M. G. (1994). Assessment potpourri. Science and Children, 32(2), 14-17.

Jones, M. G. (1994). Assessment takes wing. Reprinted from Science Scope in Tool Kit, published by the Laboratory Program on Science and Mathematics Assessment. Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory.

Jones, M. G. (1994). Performance-based assessment for middle school science programs. Middle School Journal, 25(4), 35-38.

Jones, M. G. (1994). Tides of time. Reprinted in Project Wet Curriculum and Activity Guide.

Jones, M.G., & Gerig, T. (1993). Ability grouping and classroom interactions. Journal of Classroom Interactions, 29, 27-34.

Jones, M.G., De Lucia, S. & Davis, J. (1993). From junior high to middle school: How science instruction is affected. NASSP Bulletin, 77(556), 89-96.

Jones, M.G., & Vesilind, E. (1993). Changes in the structure of pedagogical knowledge in preservice teachers. Proceedings of the Third International Seminar on Misconceptions and Educational Strategies in Science and Mathematics, Cornell College, Ithaca, New York.

Jones, M.G. & Carter, G. (1993). Families+ math + science = Formula for success. The Journal of the North Carolina League of Middle Level Schools, 14, 11- 13.

Jones, M.G. (1993). Bioluminescence: A glow in the dark. Science Teacher, 60(1), 19-21.

Jones, M.G. & Moore, E. (1993). Teacher education through partnership: A Clinical-collaborative program. North Carolina Journal of Teacher Education, VI (1), 42-53.

Jones, M. G. (1992). Assessment takes wing. Science Scope, 15(6), 19-20.

Jones, M.G. (1991). Biological clocks. Science Teacher, 58(3), 16-20.

Jones, M. G. (1991). Biological clocks, Reprinted from Science Teacher in the Social Issues Resources Series.

Jones, M. G. (1991). Gender issues in teacher education. Reprinted from Journal of Teacher Education in F. Schultz (Ed.) Annual Editions: Education 91/92, 141-146.

Jones, M.G. (1991). Creating a cooperative middle school through cooperative learning. The League Journal, 12 (1), 21-23.

Jones, M.G. (1991). Competitive science: Gender differences in the physical and biological sciences. In L. Rennie, L. Parker, & G. Hildebrand (Eds.), Proceedings of the Sixth International GASAT Conference (pp. 261-269). Victoria, Australia: Key Centre.

Jones, M.G. (1990). Action zone theory and target students in science classrooms. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 27(7), 651-660.

Jones, M.G. (1990). Gender differences in science competitions. Science Education, 75(2), 159-167.

Jones, M.G., & Wheatley, J. (1990). Gender differences in teacher-student interactions in science classrooms. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 27(9), 861-874.

Spence, L., Armstrong, N., & Jones, M.G. (1990). Top priorities in estuarine education concepts. Current: The Journal of Marine Education, 10(1), 28-30.

Jones, M. G. (1990). Cooperative learning: Developmentally appropriate for middle level students. Middle School Journal, 22(1), 12-16.

Jones, M. G. (1990). North Carolina estuarine research reserves. Current: The Journal of Marine Education, 10(1), 7-10.

Jones, M.G. (1990). Estuaries in your biology program. Current: The Journal of Marine Education, 10(1), 35-37.

Jones, M.G., & Wheatley, J. (1989). Gender influences in classroom displays and student-teacher behavior. Science Education, 73(5), 525-545.

Jones, M. G. (1989). Gender issues in teacher education. Journal of Teacher Education, 40(1), 33-38.

Jones, M.G. (1989). Gender bias in classroom interactions. Contemporary Education, 60(4), 218-222.

Jones, M.G. (1989). Biological literacy. American Biology Teacher, 51(8), 480-481.

Jones, M.G. (1988). The art of the science fair. Science Scope, 12,(2), 10-11.

Jones, M.G., & Wheatley, J. (1987). Factors influencing the entry of women in science and related fields. Science Education, 72(2), 127-142.

Dissertation
Jones, M.G. (1987). Gender differences in student-teacher interactions in physical science and chemistry classes. North Carolina State University: Raleigh.

Other Scholarly Publications
Jones, M.G., Taylor, A., & Falvo, M. (2009). Opps I did it again. NSTA Reports, 21(2), 24. (Reprinted from Extreme Science.)

Jones, M.G., Taylor, A., & Falvo, M. (2010). Peak into NSTA Press: What is Scale. NSTA Reports, 21(7), 28-29. (Reprinted from Extreme Science).

Jones, M. G. (2007) Nanoscale education, ASTEC Dimensions.

Jones, M. G., Falvo, M., Taylor, A., & Broadwell, B. (2007). Build a virus. The Science Reflector, 36(2), http://www.ncsta.org/reflector/archives/summer07/activity.html.

Jones, M. G., Bokinsky, A., Andre, T., Kubasko, D., Negishi, A., Taylor, R., and Superfine, R. (2002). NanoManipulator applications in education: The impact of haptic experiences on students’ attitudes and concepts. Proceedings of the IEEE Computer Science Haptics 2002 Symposium, (pp. 295-298). Orlando, Florida: IEEE Computer Society.

Hargrove, T., Jones, M. G., Jones, B., Hardin, B., Chapman, L., & Davis, M. (2000). Unintended consequences for high-stakes testing in North Carolina: Teacher Perceptions. ERS Spectrum, 18(4), 21-25.

Jones, M.G., Brader-Araje, L., Carboni, L., Carter, G., & Rua, M. (1999). Paradoxes of progress: The intersection of science tools, exploration, and competition. Proceedings of the Gender and Science Education (GASE) Colloquium, (pp. 36-49). Boston, Mass.

Superfine, R., Jones, M.G., & Taylor, R. (2000). Touching viruses in a networked microscopy outreach project. Proceedings of the conference on K-12 Outreach from University Science Departments (pp. 151-153). Raleigh, NC: North Carolina State University.

Jones, M. G., Jones, D., Hardin, B., Chapman, L., Yarbrough, T., & Davis, M. (1999, November). The impact of high stakes testing on teachers and students. Phi Delta Kappan, 81(3),199-203.

Brader-Araje, L. & Jones, M.G. (1998). Tools of gender: Conversation space and control during dyad interaction. Proceedings of the Women's Studies Graduate Research Conference, Durham, NC: Duke University.

Vesilind, E., & Jones, M. G. (1993). Through a sideways door: A resource model of teacher change. (Monograph) Chapel Hill, NC, UNC Mathematics and Science Education Network.

Jones, M. G. (1991). Create an invertebrate. Reprinted from Project Estuary in P. Keener & C. Camp, Sea Things... Objectively, A marine education activities booklet, Grade 3 (pp. 24-26). South Carolina Sea Grant Publication.

Jones, M. G. (1991). Endangered, threatened, rare, or extinct? Reprinted from Project Estuary in P. Keener & C. Camp, Sea Things... Objectively, A marine education activities booklet, Grade 3. (pp.44-48). South Carolina Sea Grant Publication.

Jones, M. G. (1991). The tides of time. Reprinted from Project Estuary in P. Keener & C. Camp, Sea Things... Objectively, A Marine education activities booklet, Grade 3. (pp 27-35). South Carolina Sea Grant Publication.

Jones, M. G. (1991). The tides of time. Reprinted from Project Estuary in B. Slattery, WOW! The wonders of wetlands. Environmental Concern Incorporated: St. Michaels, Maryland.

Jones, M.G. (1991). Oceans alive. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Environmental Media Corporation.

Jones, M.G. (1991). Seahouse. Chapel Hill, N.C.: Environmental Media Corporation.

Jones, M.G. (1990). Fish forms. Masthead, Mid-Atlantic Marine Education Association Newsletter, 10(2), 9-10.

Wheatley, J., Spence, L., & Jones, G. (1985). Studies I: Characteristics of successful student/teacher interaction in marine science projects. Current: The Journal of Marine Education, 6(2), 20-21.

Wheatley, J., Spence, L., & Jones, G. (1985). Studies II: Some Characteristics of world of water student winners. Current: The Journal of Marine Education, 6(2), 21.

Proceedings
Taylor, A. & Jones, M. G. Applying science concepts: Factors that influence students’ understandings of surface area to volume. Paper in Proceedings for the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, Philadelphia, PA., March, 2010.

M. Gail Jones, Amy Taylor, James Minogue, Bethany Broadwell, Eric Wiebe, Glenda Carter, (April 15-18, 2007). The Efficacy of 'Powers of Ten': Concepts of Size and Scale. Proceedings of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA. (P-125-201-200-237).

Amy Taylor, Melissa Jones, Bethany Broadwell, Tom Oppewal, (April 15-18, 2007), Coordinating Science Learning: Navigating Tensions between scientists and science educators. The Efficacy of 'Powers of Ten': Concepts of Size and Scale. Proceedings of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA. (P-154-504-503-540).

Minogue, J.,Jones, M. G., Oppewal, T., & Broadwell, B., (2006). The Impact of haptic feedback on students' understandings of the animal cell. Proceedings of the National Association of Research In Science Teaching Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Jones, M. G., Minogue, J., Oppewal, T., Cook, M., & Broadwell, B. (2006). Visualizing without vision at the microscale: Students with visual impairment explore cells with touch. Proceedings of the National Association of Research In Science Teaching Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Tretter, T., Jones, M. G., Minogue, J. (2006). Navigating across spatial scales in science: Different worlds, unifying concept. Proceedings of the National Association of Research In Science Teaching Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

MEDIA REPORTS

Dadey, E. (Ed.) (2007). Nanoscience textbook developed by Professor Jones and Colleagues. ConnectED, Vol I. Issue I, NCSU.
Burns, M. (2007). Nanoscience for the rest of us. Results, NCSU.
Research Highlights (2007). Research Highlights. 2005-2006 Annual Report, NCSU.
Youngsteadt, E. (2006, March 2). Little machines, big ideas. Technician, Raleigh, NC.
Lewis, B. (2002, May). Internet 2. Discover, 23, 62-67.
Bartholomew, A. (2002, February 25,). Taking a closer look, Nano style. Herald-Sun, Durham, NC.
Durham Public Schools, (2002, Oct/Nov). Elementary teachers investigate science instruction. Footnotes, p. 2.
Caudle, N. (2000). The whole elephant: For the big picture, start small. Endeavors XVI, 3, 7-13
Caudle, N. (2000, May/June). The whole elephant: For the big picture, start small. Carolina Alumni Review, 89(3), 50-58.
Johnson, B. (1998). UNC-CH project helps students share science around the world., News Services, UNC-CH, Chapel Hill.
Nussbaum, D. (1998, June 7), Students ‘rain’ supreme for Globe. Durham Herald, Durham, NC.
O’Kelley, K. (1998, Fall). Reaching into microspace. Endeavors.
Johnson, B. (February 1, 1998). UNC-CH project helps students share science around the world. Chapel Hill News, Chapel Hill, NC.
Johnson, B. (1998, February 7). UNC-CH educators receive funding for Hispanic math and science program. Carolina Times, p. A1.
Cenziper, D. (1998, August 11). Teachers denounce ABCs testing, poll says. Charlotte Observer, p. 7C.
Jiggetts, V. (1994, October 2). Grant helps teachers make science classes fun. Chapel Hill News.
House, C. & Spivey, A. (1998). Wired to a world of learning. Endeavors.
Haskins, T. (1994, August 23). Middle school program to involve scientists in education. The Chapel Hill Herald.
McCullough, J. (1988, June 10). Orange students breakthrough device. News of Orange County.

PRESENTATIONS AND PAPERS

National and International Presentations
Jones. M. G. (2011, June). Atoms to Elephants: Implications of size and scale for nanotechnology. Keynote address STEM Innovation4 Conference. MathScience Innovation Center. Richmond, Va.

Jones. M. G. (2011, June). Sticky, Shaky, Bumpy: The Nano World. Workshop given at the STEM Innovation4 Conference. MathScience Innovation Center. Richmond, Va.

Forrester, J., Jones, M. G., & Gardner, G. (2011, April). The influence of participation in a competitive science event on subsequent academic major choice. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Jones, M.G., Paechter, M., Gardner, G., Yen, C., Taylor, A., Tretter, T. (2011, April). Concepts of spatial scale: An international comparison. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Grant, G., Jones, M. G., Robert, S. (2011, April). Understanding pre-service teachers’ frameworks for perceiving the risks of new technologies. Jones, M.G., Paechter, M., Gardner, G., Yen, C., Taylor, A., Tretter, T. (2011, April). Metric or English spatial scales? An international comparison of teachers’ concepts. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Orlando, FL.

Jones, M.G., Paechter, M., Gardner, G., Yen, C., Taylor, A., Tretter, T. (2011, April). Metric or English spatial scales? An international comparison of teachers’ concepts. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Orlando, FL.

Robert, S., Jones, M. G. & Robertson, L. (2011, April). Teachers’ perspectives of professional learning communities in schools. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Orlando, FL.

Robertson, L., & Jones, M. G. (2011, April). Autonomy and self-determination theory in different contexts: A comparison of middle school science teachers’ motivation and instruction in China and the United States. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Orlando, FL.

Forrester, J., Jones, M. G., & Gardner, G. (2011, April). Competitive science events and academic major choice. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Orlando, FL.

Jones, M. G. (2010, November). Vizualizing Spatial Scale. Invited presentation to the Nanotechnology Informal Science Education Network, San Franciso, CA.

Gardner, G. E., & Jones, M. G. (2010, November). Biology instructors' perceptions of the human health and environmental risks from biotechnology. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) Biology Research Symposium, Minneapolis, MN.

Paechter, M. & Jones, M.G. (2010, September). Promoting Female and Male Students’ Interest in Science by Hands-on Experiences. In Proceedings of the PREDIL Networking Conference and Workshop (pp. 25-27). Ruzemborok: Catholic University, Ružomberok, Slovakia.

Jones, M.G., Paechter, M., Gardner, G., Yen, I., Taylor, A., & Tretter, T. (2010, July). Teachers‘ concepts of spatial scale. An intercultural comparison between Austrian, Taiwanese, and the United States. Paper presented at the International Society of the Learning Sciences annual meeting, Chicago, IL.

Jones, M. G., Gardner, G., Taylor, A., Wiebe, E., Forrester, J. (2010, May). Conceptualizing magnification and scale: The roles of spatial visualization and logical thinking. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO.

Taylor, A. & Jones, M. G. (2010, May). Fish gills to feathers: Factors that influence students’ understandings of surface area to volume. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO.

Gardner, G., & Jones, M.G. (2010, May). Science instructors’ views on the risks of biotechnology. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Denver, CO.

Robertson, L., Jones, M. G., Gardner, G., Dotger, S. (2010, March). Elementary science kits: Differential use for instruction and assessment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, Philadelphia, PA.

Gardner, G. & Jones, M.G. (2010, March). Biotechnology and risk: Perceptions of science instructors. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, Philadelphia, PA.

Taylor, A. & Jones, M. G. (2010, March). Applying science concepts: Factors that influence students’ understandings of surface area to volume. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, Philadelphia, PA.

Penny, S., & Jones, M.G. (2010, March). One person can change a village: The differential impact of nutrition education on non-US born students and their families. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, Philadelphia, PA.

Jones, M. G. & Taylor, A. (2010, March). Scale, magnification and zooming: Logical thinking and spatial visualization. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, Philadelphia, PA.

Jones, M.G., Taylor, A., Robertson, L., Gardner, G., Thurmond, B., Robert, S. (2010, March). Extreme science: Scales from nano to galactic. Paper presented at the National Science Teachers Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Robertson, L., Gardner, G. E., Jones, M. G., & Dotger, S. (2010, March). Exploring the pros and cons of an elementary science kit program. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), Philadelphia, PA.

Gardner, G. E., & Jones, M. G. (2009, December). Risk and education: Perceptions and practices of science educators. Poster symposium presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Risk Analysis (SRA), Baltimore, MD.

Jones, M. G., Blanchard, M., & Falvo, M. (2009, November). Extreme science: Scales from nano to galactic. Paper presented at the regional meeting of the National Science Teachers Association, Fr. Lauderdale, Florida.

Gardner, G. E., & Jones, M. G. (2009, November). Graduate Teaching Assistants on Science Technology and Society: Graduate teaching assistants’ perspectives and practices. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT), Denver, CO.

Gardner, G. E., & Jones, M. G. (2009, October). Science graduate teaching assistants’ pedagogical preparation: Perspectives and practices. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Association of Science Teacher Education (SASTE), Kennesaw, GA.

Jones, M. G., Taylor, A. R., Gardner, G. E., Forrester, J., & Robertson, L. (2009, August). Concepts of surface area to volume and magnification: The roles of logical thinking and spatial visualization. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the European Science Education Research Association (ESERA), Istanbul, Turkey.

Gardner, G. E., & Jones M. G. (2009, May). Graduate teaching assistants’ instructional framing of the social and ethical implications of genetically-modified crops. Poster presented at the Symposium on Life Sciences Education sponsored by the North Carolina Biotechnology Center, Research Triangle Park, NC.

Jones, M.G. (April, 2009). The role of haptics- Learning through touch. Hasselblad Seminar: Understanding the roles of Molecules- From Physics to Life. Lisebergbyn Karralund, Sweden. Invited Presentation.

Jones, M.G. (April, 2009). Nanoscience Education. Hasselblad Seminar: Understanding the roles of Molecules- From Physics to Life. Lisebergbyn Karralund, Sweden. Invited Presentation.

Jones, M. G., & Gardner, G. (2009, May). Nanoscience for Educators. Invited workshop presented at the Nanotechnology Today, Tomorrow and Future Lecture Series, sponsored by the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research, Danville, VA.

Gardner, G., Jones, M. G., Taylor, A., Forrester, J., Krebs, D., & Robertson, L. (2008, April). Risk perception and the knowledge deficit model: Nanotechnology undergraduate education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Garden Grove, CA.

Robertson, L., Jones, M. G., Gardner, G., Dotger, S., & Krebs, D. L. (2009, April) Elementary science kits: Classroom practices, instructional strategies, and assessment types. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Diego, CA.

Forrester, J., Jones, M. G., Taylor, A., & Gardner, G. (2009, April). Linear estimation: Contexts and spatial abilities. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST), Garden Grove, CA.

Tretter, T, Jones, M. G., & Wolf, J. (2009, April). Durability of conceptions of big ideas in nanoscience. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST), Garden Grove, CA.

Jones, M. G., & Taylor, A. (2009, April). Reflections of scientists and engineers: Developing a sense of scale. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST), Garden Grove, CA.

Taylor, A., & Jones, M. G. (2009, April). Students’ and teachers concepts of surface area to volume in science contexts: Factors that Influence the understandings of the concept of scale . Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST), Garden Grove, CA.

Jones, M.G., & Taylor, A. (2009, April). Developing a sense of scale: Looking Backward. Paper presented at AERA, San Diego, CA.

Taylor, A., & Jones, M. G. (2009, April). Factors that influence students’ and teachers’ understandings of surface area to volume in science contexts. Paper presented at AERA, San Diego, CA.

Gardner, G., Jones, M. G., Taylor, A., Forrester, J., Krebs, D., & Robertson, L. (2009, April). Risk perception and the knowledge deficit model: Nanotechnology undergraduate education. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST), Garden Grove, CA.

Taylor, A., & Jones, M.G. (November, 2008). What factors influence a concept of scale? Paper presented at the annual meeting of the School Science and Math Association, Raleigh, NC.

Jones, M.G., & Taylor, A. (November, 2008). Learning about scale: A retrospective look Paper presented at the annual meeting of the School Science and Math Association, Raleigh, NC.

Gardner, G., Jones, M. G., Taylor, A., Forrester, J., Krebs, D., & Robertson, L., (2008, November). Nanotechnology in undergraduate education: Preparing future developers, appliers, and communicators of nanoscience. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the School Science and Math Association, Raleigh, NC.

Robertson, L., Jones, M.G., Gardner, G., & Dotger, S. (November, 2008). Unpacking the kit: How do elementary science kits affect classroom culture? Paper presented at the School Science and Mathematics Association Annual Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Krebs, D., Jones, M. G., & Banks, A. (November, 2008). The incorporation of nanoscience into chemistry lessons involving ice cream. Paper presented at the School Science and Mathematics Association Annual Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Cowley, J., Wiebe, E. N., Minogue, J., Jones, M. G., & Krebs, D. (September, 2008). Haptic Feedback in the Instructional Environment and its Relationship to Visual Attention and Learning. Presented at the Human Factors and Ergonomic Society Annual Meeting, New York, NY.

Jones, M. G., Forrester, J., Krebs, D., Gardner, G., Robertson, L., Falvo, M., Taylor, A. (October, 2008). Extreme Science: Size and Scale. Paper presented at the National Science Teachers’ Association Regional Conference, Charlotte, NC.

Gardner, G., Jones, M. G., Taylor, A., Forrester, J., Krebs, D., & Robertson, L. (October, 2008). Risky business: Students’ perceptions of the risks and benefits of nanotechnology applications. Paper presented at the National Science Teachers’ Association Regional Conference, Charlotte, NC.

Gardner, G., & Jones, M. G. (October, 2008,). What they say and how they say it: Media framing of controversial biology issues. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of Biology Teachers, Memphis, TN.

Jones, M.G., & Taylor, A. (2008). Developing a sense of scale: Looking backward. Paper presented at the Mid-Atlantic Association of Science Teacher Education Annual Meeting, Lake Lure, NC.

Forrester, J., Jones, M. G., Taylor, A., & Gardner, G. (2008). Accuracy of linear estimation: Contexts and spatial abilities. Paper presented at the Mid-Atlantic Association of Science Teacher Education Annual Meeting, Lake Lure, NC.

Jones, M. G., Taylor, A. (March, 2008). Understanding scale: Teachers’ trajectory of knowledge. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. NY.

Taylor, A., and Jones, M. G. (March, 2008). Students’ understanding of surface area-to-volume relationships. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. New York, NY.

Forrester, J., Jones, M. G., Taylor, A., Broadwell, B., & Oppewal, T. (March, 2008). Experiences, relationships, and identify formation: Factors influencing a scientist’s career choice. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. NY.

Tretter, T., Jones, M.G., & Wolf, J. (March, 2008). Instructional impact on high school physics students’ nanoscience conceptions. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. New York, NY.

Jones, M.G., Taylor, A., Forrester, J., Falvo, M., Krebs, D., Robertson, L., & Gardner, G. (March, 2008). Monsters to mice: Size and scale across the sciences. Workshop presented at the National Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting. Boston, Mass.

Tretter, T. & Jones, M. G. (April, 2008). Nanoscience instruction in physics. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Annual International Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Taylor, A., & Jones, M. G. (April, 2008). Crossroads of science and mathematics: The intersection of scale and proportional reasoning. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Annual International Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Jones, M. G., Tretter, T., Taylor, A., Oppewal, T. (April, 2008). Novice and experienced teachers’ concepts of scale. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Annual International Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Forrester, J., Jones, M. G., Taylor, A., Broadwell, B., & Oppewal, T. (April, 2008). Growing a scientist: Scientists experiences, relationships and identity formation. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Annual International Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Wiebe, E., Jones, M.G., Minogue, J., Cowley, J., & Krebs, D. (April, 2008). Unraveling the influence of haptic feedback on students’ learning about levers. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Annual International Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Gardner, G., & Jones, M. G. (2008, March). An assessment of the impacts of education on undergraduates’ risk perception of emergent science and technology. Poster session presented at the annual North Carolina State University Graduate Student Research Symposium, Raleigh, NC.

Jones, M. G., Falvo, M., & Taylor, A. (January, 2008). Nanoscience and the future. International web seminar presented by the National Science Teachers Association.

Jones, M. G., Falvo, M., & Taylor, A. (January, 2008). Nanoscale science. International web seminar presented by the National Science Teachers Association.

Jones, M. G., Tretter, T., Taylor, A., & Oppewal, T. (December, 2007). Novice and experienced teachers’ concepts of size and scale: Accuracy, Boundaries, and experiences. Paper presented at the Hawaii International Conference on Education. Honolulu, Hi.

Jones, M.G., Falvo, M., & Taylor, A. (2007). Nanoscale science: Characteristics. Global Web seminar presented fort the National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, Va.

Jones, M.G., Falvo, M., & Taylor, A. (2007). Nanoscale science. Privacy and the Environment. Global Web seminar presented fort the National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, Va.

Jones, M.G., Falvo, M., & Taylor, A. (2007). Innovations in nanoscale science. Podcast presented for the National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, Va.

Jones, M.G., Falvo, M., & Taylor, A. (2007). Nanoscale science. Symposium presented at the National Science Teachers Association Regional Conference, Birmingham, Ala.

Jones, M. G. (2007). Designing and implementing NanoDays. Invited presentation made to the Nanotechnology Informal Science Education Net, San Francisco, CA.

Jones, M. G,. (June 2007). Understanding science at the nanoscale: Conceptual boundaries, anchors, and holes. Invited presentation, Gordon Conference: Educational Research and Practice, Lewiston,ME.

Jones, M.G., Taylor, A., Minogue, J., Broadwell, B., Wiebe, E., Carter, G. (April 2007). The efficacy of 'Powers of Ten': Concepts of size and scale. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, New Orleans, LA.

Minogue, J., Jones, M.G., Oppewal, T., & Broadwell, B. (April 2007). Haptic feedback and the structure of observed learning outcomes. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, New Orleans, LA.

Taylor, A., Jones, M. G., Broadwell, B., Oppewal, T. (April 2007). Coordinating science learning: Navigating tensions between scientists and science education. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, New Orleans, LA.

Jones, M. G. (April 2007). Visually impaired students’ rationales of scale and scaling. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, New Orleans, LA.

Jones, M. G. (April 2007). Inclusionary science teaching: Visualizing science phenomena. Invited paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, New Orleans, LA.

Tretter, T., & Jones, M. G. (April 2007). Nanoscience course impact on conceptions of scale. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, New Orleans, LA.

Jones, M. G., Falvo, M., Taylor, A., & Kubasko, D. (March 2007). Science at the Smallest of Scales. Paper presented at the National Science Teachers Association, St. Louis, MO.

Jones, M. G., Taylor, A., Minogue, J., Broadwell, B., Wiebe, E., & Carter, G. (January, 2007). Understanding scale: Powers of Ten. Paper presented at the Association of Science Teacher Education, Clearwater, Florida.

Minogue, J., & Jones, M. G. (January, 2007). The (Potential) Role of Haptic Technology in Science Education. Paper presented at the Association of Science Teacher Education, Clearwater, Florida.

Tretter, T., Jones, M.G., & Falvo, M. (April 2006). Nanoscience course impact on conceptions of spatial scale. Presented at the American Educational Research Assocation, Chicago, Ill.

Jones, M. G., Taylor, A., Minogue, J., Dotger, S., Broadwell, B., Oppewal, T., & Kubasko, D. ( April, 2006). Nanobots, self-cleaning toliets, and stink-free socks: nanotechnology and nanoscale science. Workshop presented at the National Science Teachers Assocation, Anaheim, CA.

Tretter, T., & Jones, M. G. (April, 2006). Conceptions of spatial scale: Leaping into other worlds. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.

Tretter, T., Jones, M. G., Minogue, J. (April, 2006). Navigating across spatial scales in science: Different worlds, unifying concept. Presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Jones, M. G., Minogue, J., Broadwell, B., & Oppewal, T. (April, 2006). The impact of haptic feedback on students’ understandings of the animal cell. Presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Jones, M. G., Minogue, J., Broadwell, B., Patrick, M., & Oppewal, T. (April, 2006). Visualizing without vision at the microscale: Students with visual impairment explore cells with touch. Presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Dotger, S., Jones, M. G., & Broadwell, B., (2006). Using kits to revitalize elementary science: An on-going analysis of teachers’ conceptions. Paper presented at the Association of Science Teacher Education.

Jones, M. G. (October 14, 2005). Nanotechnology education: Exploring new possibilities for women and minorities, James Madison University.

Jones, M. G. (July, 2005). “I see it better when I feel it”: Haptics and visualization at the nano and microscales. Invited presentation given to the Gordon Conference- Visualization in Science Education, Queens College, Oxford, United Kingdom.

Jones, M.G. (June, 2005). Case studies in teacher action research. Invited presentation given to the Interantional Conference on Action Research and Professional Development in Science, Taipai University, Taiwan.

Jones, M.G. & Minogue, J. (January, 2005). Do hands-on experiences make a difference? A study of haptic feedback devices and science learning. Presented at the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science (AETS) Conference, Colorado Springs, CO.

Minogue, J., Jones, M.G., Kubasko, D., Tretter, T., Dotger, S., & Oppewal, T. (April, 2005). Nanoscience education: Teaching tools for the exploration of this emerging field. Presented at the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) Conference, Dallas, TX.

Minogue, J., Jones. M.G., Tretter, T. (April, 2005). Virtual hands-on experiences: A study of haptic feedback devices and science learning. Presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Conference, Dallas, TX.

Minogue, J., Jones. M.G., Tretter, T., Negishi, A., & Taylor, R. (April, 2005). Investigating the efficacy of haptic science instruction. Presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA) conference, Montreal, Canada.

Jones, M. G., Tretter, R., Paechter, M., Kubasko, D., Bokinsky, A., Andre, T., & Negishi, A. (2005, April). Spectator or participant? African-American students’ writing about science. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting.

Tretter, T., Jones, M.G., Andre, T., Negishi, A., & Minogue, J. (2005, April). Conceptual distances and conceptual boundaries: Students’ and adults’ conceptualizations of spatial scale in science. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting.

Painter, J., Jones, M.G., Tretter, T., & Kubasko, D. (2005, April). Pulling back the curtain: Revealing and changing students’ perceptions of scientists. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Meeting, Dallas, TX.

Tretter, T., Jones, M.G., Andre, T., Negishi, A., & Minogue, J. (2005, April). Scale of scientific phenomena: Demarcation of distinct spatial scales in experts’ and students’ cognitive frameworks. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Meeting, Dallas, TX.

Jones, M. G., Tretter, T., Paechter, M., Kubasko, D., & Andre, T. (2005, April). Differences in African-American and Euro-American students’ perceptions of science instruction. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Meeting, Dallas, TX.

Dotger, S., & Jones, M.G. (2005, April). The mis-match between goals and results: Looking at the nature of science through the reflective judgement model. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Meeting, Dallas, TX.

Jones, M. G., (2005, January). Future directions in equity research- defining the science education matrix. Paper presented at the Association for the Education of Teachers In Science Annual Meeting, Colorado Springs, CO.

Tretter, T., Jones, M. G., Andre, T., Kubasko, D., Bokinsky, A., Negishi, A., Taylor, R., & Superfine, R. (2004, April). Conceptual ecology of scale. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Jones, M. G., Tretter, T., Bokinsky, A., Negishi, A. (2004, April). Touch and vision: Haptic feedback and 3-dimensional learning. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Jones, M. G., Tretter, T., Bokinsky, A., Negishi, A., Taylor, R., & Superfine, R. (2004, April). Seeing or feeling? Haptic perception and 3-dimensional conceptualizations. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting. Vancouver, Canada.

Kubasko, D., Jones, M. G., Tretter, T., Andre, T. (2004, April). Talking science with scientists: Students synchronous versus asynchronous communication. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting. Vancouver, Canada.

Tretter, T., Jones, M. G., Andre, T., Kubasko, D. (2004, April). How small is small? Students’ conceptions of scale. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting. Vancouver, Canada.

Tretter, T., Jones, M. G., Negishi, A., & Minogue, J. (2004, April). Scale as a unifying theme in science—Size matters. Paper presented at the National Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Jones, M. G., & Tretter, T. R. (2003, October) Investigating viruses with touch: Nanotechnology and science inquiry. Poster presented at NSF Division Research, Evaluation, and Communication Meeting for PIs and Contractors, Arlington, VA.

Jones, M. G. (2003). Nanotechnology and science education, Invited Seminar, Purdue University.

Jones, M. G., Tretter, T. R., Negishi, A., Taylor, R., Superfine, R., Andre, T., Kubasko, D., & Bokinsky, A. (2003, April) Putting hands-on science to the test: Students’ haptic experiences with microbes. Paper presented at the American Educational Researchers Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.

Jones, M. G., Andre, T., Negishi, A., Tretter, T. R., Kubasko, D., Bokinsky, A., Taylor, R., & Superfine, R. (2003, March) Hands-on science: The impact of haptic experiences on attitudes and concepts. Paper presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.

Hardin, B., & Jones, M. G. (2002, November). Bearers of time: The construction of temporal identity by kindergarten children in Mexico and the United States. Paper presented at the Conference of the National Association for the Education of Young Children, New York.

Jones, M. G. & Helser, A. (2002, October). Reaching into microspace/Using the nanomanipulator in an educational setting. Invited Paper presented to the National Research Center for Micro- and Nanotechnology, Technical Univesrity of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Jones, M.G., Bokinsky, A., & Helser, A. (2002, October). Using nanotechnology to investigate viruses. Invited presentation given to Swedish students, Malmo Museum of Science and Teachnology, Malmo, Sweden.

Jones, M. G., Andre, T., Kubasko, D., Bokinsky, A., Negishi, A., Taylor, R., and Superfine, R. (2002, April). Touching viruses: The impact of haptic experiences on students’ attitudes and concepts. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting, New Orleans, La.

Jones, M. G., Andre, T., Kubasko, D., Bokinsky, A., Negishi, A., Taylor, R., and Superfine, R. (2002, April). Touching the unseen. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, La..

Jones, M. G., Bokinsky, A., Andre, T., Kubasko, D., Negishi, A., Taylor, R., and Superfine, R. (2002, March). NanoManipulator applications in education: The impact of haptic experiences on students’ attitudes and concepts. Paper presented at IEEE Computer Science Haptics Symposium, Orlando, Fl.

Jones, M. G., Andre, T., Kubasko, D., Taylor, R., and Superfine, R. (2002, January). Virtual hand-on experiences: The use of haptics in students’ investigations of viruses. Paper presented at the Association of Educators of Teachers of Science Conference, Charlotte, NC.

Jones, M.G., and Bokinsky, A. (October 2001). Investigating viruses with touch. Paper presented at the Research on Learning Technologies and Technology Supported Education, NSF-DFG, Tubengen, Germany.

Jones, M. G., Andre, T., Superfine, R., and Taylor, R. (2001, March). The intersection of scientists, nanotechnology, touch, and gender: Students' use of nanotechnology to investigate virus structure. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Conference, St. Louis, Mo.

Jones, M. G., Andre, T., Superfine, R., and Taylor, R. (2001, April). Students and scientists investigating viruses with touch. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Conference, Seattle, Wa.

Jones, M. G., Andre, T., Superfine, R., and Taylor, R. (2001, January). Touching viruses across space: Nanotechnology outreach and science inquiry. Paper presented at the Association of Educators of Teachers of Science Conference, Costa Mesa, Ca.

Jones, M. G., Andre, T., Superfine, R., and Taylor, R. (2001, March). Helping teachers and students use advanced technology in teaching high school science: A preliminary feasibility study of the use of a WWW-controlled atomic force microscope in high school science. Paper presented at the SITE Conference, Orlando, Fl.

Jones, M. G. (2000, September). Tests and the impact on how and what teachers teach. Invited presentation for the Hechinger Institute on Education and the Media and Johnson Foundation Conference, Racine, Wi.

Jones, M. G., (2000, April). Running with scissors: The impact of high stakes testing on science instruction. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, La.

Jones, M.G., (2000, April). Now you see it, now you don’t: The impact of high stakes testing on science instruction. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting, New Orleans, La.

Jones, M.G., Palmatier, B., Demmick, L., and Pedde, P. (1999, October) Showcase of global marine and aquatic investigations. Paper presented at the National Marine Educators Conference, Charleston, SC.

Jones, M.G., Palmatier, B., Demmick, L., and Pedde, P. (2000, March) Teaching science with inquiry. Presentation made at the National Science Teachers Association, Orlando, Fl.

Jones, M. G., Brader-Araje, L., Carboni, L., & Rua, M. (1999, April). Coloring outside the lines: Science tool use, control, authority, and gender. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

Jones, M.G., Carter, G., & Rua, M. (1999, April). Concept mapping, interviews, diagrams, observations, and card sorting: Which window into the mind? Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting, Boston, Mass.

Jones, M.G., Brader-Araje, L., Carboni, L., Carter, G., & Rua, M. (1999, March). Coloring outside the lines: The intersection of science tools, exploration and competition. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting, Boston, Mass.

Rua, M., & Jones, M.G. (1999, April). Pieces of the story: Students', teachers', and medical professionals' beliefs about bacteria and viruses. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Montreal, Canada.

Jones, M.G., Brader-Araje, L., Carboni, L., Carter, G., & Rua, M. (1999, April). Paradoxes of progress: The intersection of science tools, exploration, and competition. Paper presented at the Gender in Science Education Conference, Boston, Mass.

Jones, M.G.(1999, January). Bringing the outdoors in: Integrating environmental education in teacher education. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, Austin, Tx.

Jones, M.G., Rua, M., & Carter, G. (1998, April). The effects of partner's ability on the achievement and conceptual organization of high-achieving fifth-grade students. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, Ca.

Rua, M., & Jones, M.G. (1998, April). Fifth-grade students and teachers' understandings of bacteria and viruses. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, Ca.

Jones, M.G., Rua, M., & Carter, G. (1998, April). The effects of partner's ability on the achievement and conceptual organization of high-achieving fifth-grade students. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting, San Diego, Ca.

Rua, M., & Jones, M.G. (1998, April). Fifth-grade students and teachers' understandings of bacteria and viruses. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting, San Diego, Ca.

Vesilind, E., & Jones, M.G. (1997, March). Jello in the trenches: A readers theater about metaphor and professional growth in student teachers' stories. Paper presented at the National Council of Teachers of English Conference, Charlotte, NC.

Jones, M.G., Carter, G., & Rua, M. (1997, March). Science teachers' conceptual growth within vygotsky's zone of proximal development. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting, Chicago, Ill.

Jones, M.G., Carter, G., & Rua, M. (1997, March). Science teachers' conceptual growth within vygotsky's zone of proximal development. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, Ill.

Rua, M., & Jones, M.G. (1997, March). Students' and teachers' mental models of germs and illness. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, Chicago, Ill.

Jones, M. G. (1997, March). Implications of feminism for curriculum and instruction. Paper presented at the AERA Professors of Curriculum Conference, Chicago, Ill.

Jones, M.G. (1997, March). Walkin' the talk in the 90's: Exemplary studies of gender education. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, Ill.

Vesilind, E., & Jones, M.G. (1997, March). Jello in the trenches: A readers theater about metaphor and professional growth in student teachers' stories. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, Ill.

Jones, M.G,(1996, December). Engaging families in exploring science. Paper presented at the Global Summit on Science and Science Education, San Francisco, CA.

Jones, M.G,. & Rua, M. (1996, November). Family science. Paper presented at the National Science Teachers Association Regional Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Jones, M.G,. & Rua, M. (1996, March). Wet, wild, and wacky water activities. Paper presented at the National Science Teachers Association, St. Louis, MO.

Jones, M.G., & Vesilind, E. (1996, April). Situated science: Defining science in the context of reform. National Association of Research in Science Teaching, St. Louis, MO.

Jones, M.G., & Vesilind, E. (1996, April). Situated science: Defining science in the context of reform. American Educational Research Association, NY.

Rua, M., Jones, M.G., & Carter, G. (1996, April). Teachers' conceptual growth within Vygotsky's zone of proximal development, National Association of Research in Science Teaching, St. Louis, MO..

Jones, M.G., & Vesilind, E. (1995, April). Through a sideways door: A resource model of science teacher change. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Jones, M.G. & Carter, G. (1995, April). The effects of ability-paired interactions on concept attainment. Paper presented at the American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.

Jones, M. G., Carter, G. (1994, March). Verbal and non-verbal behavior of ability-grouped dyads. National Association for Research in Science Teaching, Anaheim, CA.

Jones, M. G. (1994, March). Sound ideas: Strategies for teaching estuarine and marine science, National Science Teachers Association, Anaheim, CA.

Jones, M. G., & Vesilind, E. (1994, April). Changes in the structure of pedagogical knowledge of middle school preservice teachers. Paper presented at the 1994 American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Jones, M.G. (1993, November). Get your feet wet: Head for the marsh. Paper presented at the National Middle School Conference, Portland, OR.

Jones, M.G., & Vesilind, E. (1993, August). Changes in the structure of pedagogical knowledge in mathematics and science preservice teachers. Paper presented at the Third International Seminar on Misconceptions and Educational Strategies in Science and Mathematics, Ithaca, NY.

Carter, C., & Jones, M. G. (1993, April). The relationship between ability-paired interactions and the development of fifth graders' concepts of balance. Paper Presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA

Jones, M.G., Markham, K., Mintzes, J. (1993, April). The structure and use of biological knowledge in novice and experienced students: Mammals III. Paper presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.

Mintzes, J., Markham, K., & Jones, M.G. (1993, April). The structure and use of biological knowledge in novice and experienced students: Mammals II. Paper presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GAa.

Markham, K., Mintzes, J., & Jones, M.G. (1993, April). The structure and use of biological knowledge in novice and experienced students: Mammals I. Paper presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia.

Jones, M. G. (1993, January). Changes in preservice science teachers' concepts of effective teaching. Paper presented at the National Meeting of the Association for the Education of Teachers in Science, Charleston, SC.

Jones, M. G. (1992, December). Family science. Paper presented at the National Science Teachers Area Convention, Charlotte, NC.

Jones, M.G. (1992, March). Cooperative learning: Developmentally appropriate for adolescents. Paper presented at the National Middle School South Region Conference, Nashville, Tenn.

Jones, M.G. (1992, March). Cooperative learning strategies: Ideas and techniques. Paper presented at the National Middle School South Region Conference, Nashville, Tenn.

Jones, M.G. (1992, March). Cooperative problem-solving for the middle level classroom. Paper presented at the National Middle School South Region Conference, Nashville, Tenn.

Jones, M. G. (1992, November). Family science: A model for parent participation in middle-level schools. Paper presented at the National Middle School Association Annual Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Jones, M.G. (1992, March). On the road to expert science teaching: Student teacher-pupil interactions. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting, Cambridge, Mass.

Jones, M.G. (1992, March). By the edge of the sea: Marine and aquatic activities. Paper presented at the National Science Teachers Conference, Boston, Mass.

Jones, M.G. (1992, March). Cooperative learning: Developmentally appropriate for adolescents. Paper presented at the National Middle School South Region Conference, Nashville, Tenn.

Jones, M.G. (1992, March). Cooperative learning strategies: Ideas and techniques. Paper presented at the National Middle School South Region Conference, Nashville, Tenn.

Jones, M.G. (1992, March). Cooperative problem-solving for the middle level classroom. Paper presented at the National Middle School South Region Conference, Nashville, Tenn.

Jones, M.G. (1991, December Cooperative problem-solving for the middle level classroom, Paper presented at the National Middle School Conference, Louisville, KY.

Jones, M.G. (1991, July). Competitive science: Gender differences in the physical and biological sciences. Paper presented at the Sixth International GASAT Conference, Victoria, Australia.

Jones, M.G. (1991, April). The impact of transition from junior highs to middle schools on science programs. Paper presented at the National Association of Research in Science Teaching Conference, Fontana, WI.

Jones, M.G. (1990, December). Changing student misconceptions through cognitive conflict and cooperative learning. Paper presented at the National Science Teachers Association Regional Conference, Washington, D.C.

Jones, M.G., DeLucia, S. & Davis, J. (1990, November). The impact of middle school organizational changes on science instruction. Paper presented at the National Middle School Association, Long Beach, California.

Jones, M.G. (1990, August). Where the river meets the sea: Estuarine ecology activities. Paper presented at the National Marine Education Conference, Hilo, Hawaii.

Jones, M.G. (1990, July). Cognitive conflict and cooperative Learning. Paper presented at the International Association for the Study of Cooperative Education Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Jones, M.G. (1990, April). Get your feet wet: Head for the estuary. Paper presented at the National Science Teachers National Convention, Atlanta, GA.

Jones, M.G. (1990, April). Cognitive conflict and cooperative learning. Paper presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Jones, M.G. (1989, March). T-Zone, target students and science classroom interactions. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of Research in Science Teaching, San Francisco, CA.

Burke, W. & Jones, M.G. (1989, October). Teacher education through partnership: A model of collaboration. Paper presented at the National Middle School Association Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Jones, M.G. (1989, March). Gender differences in student-teacher interactions in physical science and chemistry Classrooms. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Orlando, FL.

Jones, M.G. (1988, April). Gender differences in student-teacher interactions in physical science and chemistry classes. Paper presented at the National Association for Research in Science Teaching. St. Louis, MO.

Wheatley, J., and Jones, G. (1986, March). Characteristics of cooperative student-teacher relationships. Paper presented at the National Science Teacher Association Annual Meeting. San Francisco, CA.

Regional, State and Local Presentations
Jones, M.G. (2010). Understanding scale. Poster presented at the Friday Institute for Educational Innovation Advisory Board. Raleigh, NC.

Jones, M.G. (2011). New Directions in Materials Science: Making Stuff Workshop. Presented at the NM Museum of Life and Sciences, Durham,NC.

Jones, M. G.,Tracey, J., & Woolard, L. (2010). Nanospintronics: New Advancements in Science. Workshop presented at the NC Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting, Greensboro, NC.

Jones, M. G., Taylor, A., Falvo, M., Hall, A., & Robert, S. (2010). Modeling Phenomena at the Extremes of Science. Workshop presented at the NC Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting, Greensboro, NC.

Jones, M. G. (2010). Extreme Science Workshop, Chowan Middle School, Tyner, NC.

Jones, M. G., Taylor, A., Falvo, M., Gardner, G., Thurmond, B., Robert, S. (2009). Extreme science: Scales from nano to galactic. Presentation to the NC Science Teachers Association, Greensboro,NC.

Jones, M. G., & Falvo, M. (2009). What is nanotechnology and why should you care? Scaling Ideas from the Nanometer to the Marketplace. NC Nanotechnology Commercialization Conference. Raleigh, NC. Invited presentation.

Jones, M. G. (2009). Faculty perspectives on research support. Presentation made to the Research Support Council, NCSU, Raleigh, NC.

Jones, M.G. (2009). Family Science. Wiley Elementary School, Raleigh,NC.

Jones, M. G., Falvo, M., Robertson, L., and Krebs, D. (2008). Extreme Science: Scales from Nano to Galactic. Invited workshop, Secondary Professional Development Institute. Durham Public Schools, Durham, NC.

Jones, M. G. & Taylor, A. (2007). Introduction to nanotechnology. Workshop presented at the NC Museum of Life and Sciences, Durham, NC.

Jones, M.G., Taylor, A., & Krebs, D. Meet a scientist. Presentation made at the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center, UNC, Chapel Hill, NC.

Jones, M. G., Taylor, A., Forrester, J., Krebs, D., Robertson, L., & Gardner, G. (2007). Exploring Science at the nanoscale. Workshop presented at Stough Elementary School, Raleigh, NC.

Jones, M. G. (2007), Collaborating in the academy. Presentation to the Assistant Professor’s Discussion Group, NCSU, Raleigh, NC.

Jones, M. G., Falvo, M., Taylor, A., Kubasko, D., Forrester, J., Gardner, G., Robertson, L., Krebs, D. (2007). Nanoscale Science. Workshop presented at the NC Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting, Greensboro, NC.

Jones, M. G., Taylor, A., Falvo, M., Forrester, J., & Kubasko, D. (2006). No stink socks, stronger bikes, and cancer-destroying nanobots: Exploring nanotechnology. Workshop presented at the NC Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting, Greensboro, NC.

Jones, M. G., Taylor, A., Scott,J., Nifong, J. (2006). Polishing the stone with Japanese lesson study: Teachers sharing model lessons . Presentation made to the NC Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting, Greensboro, NC.

Jones, M. G., (2005). Teaching nanotechnology. Presentation made to the Technology Education Department students, NCSU.

Jones, M. G., Broadwell, B., Falvo, M., Flores, A., & Oppewal, T. (2005). Advancements in nanotechnology and nanoscale science, Paper presented at the North Carolina Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting, Greensboro, NC.

Jones, M. G. and Spires, H. (2004). Research-driven innovation for 21st Century Education. Keynote Speaker. EDTECH 2004.

Jones, M. G., Falvo, M., Minogue, J., & Broadwell, B. (2004). It’s a Small, Small World: Teaching about nanotechnology, Paper presented at the North Carolina Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting, Greensboro, NC.

Jones, M. G., Tretter, T. R., Kubasko, D., Negishi, A., Minogue, J., Superfine, R., & Taylor, R., (2003, November) Fighting Back: The War Against Viruses. Paper presented at the North Carolina Science Teachers Association Annual Meeting, Greensboro, NC.

Jones, M. G. (2002, November 13). Leadership for teachers. Presentation made to the NC Science Teachers Association, Greensboro, NC.

Jones, M. G., Bokinsky, A., Kubasko, D., Tretter, T., Mabry, K., Day, N., & Sidensticker, L. (2002). Hands-on experiences with viruses. Presentation made to the North Carolina Science Teachers Conference, Greensboro,NC.

Tretter, T., Jones, M. G., Kubsko, D., Negishi, A., & Bokinsky, A. (2002). Size is important. Presentation made to the North Carolina Science Teachers Conference, Greensboro, NC.

Jones, M. G., Kubasko, D., Andre, T., Taylor, R., Superfine, R., Negishi, A., Daye, N., Smith, B., Dennision, P. (2001, November). Virtual hands-on experiences: Using technology for students to touch viruses. Presentation made to the North Carolina Science Teachers Conference, Greensboro, NC.

Jones, M.G.. (2001, February). The impact of high-stakes testing in North Carolina. Invited presentation made to Carolina Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.

Jones, M. G., (and 14 Durham Public School Teachers) (2000). Zany, bizarre and engaging science investigations that invite inquiry. Presentation made to the North Carolina Science Teachers, Greensboro, NC.

Hargrove, T.Y., Jones, M.G., Jones, B., Hardin, B., Chapman, L. and Davis, M. (2000, February). Assessing the ABCs: The impact of high-stakes testing in North Carolina. Presentation made to the Southeast Education Alliance Board of Directors, Kenansville, NC.

Hargrove T.Y., Jones, M.G., Jones, B., Hardin, B., Chapman, L. and Davis, M. (2000, February). Assessing the ABCs: The impact of high-stakes testing in North Carolina. Presentation made to Phi Delta Kappa, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Wilmington, NC.

Jones, M.G., Hardin, B., Jones, B., Chapman, L., Davis, M. (2000, March). The impact of high stakes assessment on science instruction. Paper presented at the annual meeting of NCARE, Chapel Hill, NC.

Hargrove T.Y., Jones, M.G., Jones, B., Hardin, B., Chapman, L. and Davis, M. (2000,
March). The impact of high-stakes testing in North Carolina and changing assessment for the future. Presentation made to The Southeast Education Alliance, Kenansville, NC.

Jones, M.G., Hardin, B., Jones, B., Davis, M., & Chapman, L. (1998, September). Science and the state's ABC program. Paper presented at the Mid-Atlantic AETS Conference, Chapel Hill, NC.

Jones, M.G. & Rua, M. (1998, November). GLOBAL science leaders for the 21st century. Workshop presented at the North Carolina Science Teachers Association, Greensboro, NC.

Carboni, L., Brader-Araje, L., Jones, M. G., & Rua, M. (1999, April). Science tool use, control, authority, and gender. Paper presented at the North Carolina Association of Research in Education Annual Meeting, Chapel Hill, NC.

Vesilind, E., Horne, C., & Jones, M. G. (1999, March). Favorite units, activities and explorations from the middle grades teacher education program, UNC-CH. Paper presented to the North Carolina Middle School Association Annual Meeting, Greensboro, NC.

Jones, M. G. (1998, January). Science education: bridging the future. Keynote Address, Teacher Conference, NC Museum of Life and Sciences, Durham, NC.

Jones, M.G. & Vesilind, E. (1997, October). Defining science in the context of reform. Paper presented at the Mid-Atlantic AETS Conference, Mt. Lake, VA.

Jones, M.G. & Rua, M. (1997, November). Operation primary physical science. Paper presented at the North Carolina Science Teachers Association, Winston-Salem, NC.

Brader-Araje, L. & Jones, M.G. (1997, November). Tools of gender: Conversation space and control during dyad interaction. Paper presented at the Eighth annual Duke University Women's Studies Graduate Research Conference, Durham, NC.

Jones, M.G., & Vesilind, E. (1996, February). Situated science: Defining science in the context of reform. North Carolina Association of Research in Education, Chapel Hill, NC.

Jones, M.G,. & Rua, M. (1996, March). Wet, wild, and wacky water activities. Paper presented at the North Carolina Middle School Association, Greensboro, NC.

Rua, M., Jones, M.G., & Carter, G. (1996, February). Teachers' conceptual growth within Vygotsky's zone of proximal development, North Carolina Association of Research in Education, Chapel Hill, NC.

Jones, M.G., Rua, M., & Norris, G. (1996, November). Project WET: An interdisciplinary environmental curriculum. A preconference short course offered at the North Carolina Science Teachers Association, Greensboro, NC.

Jones, M.G. (1996, June). Gender activities for students, teachers, and parents. Paper presented at the Public Schools of North Carolina "Excellence Through Equity and Diversity" Conference, Greensboro, NC.

Jones, M.G,. & Rua, M. (1995, November). Wet, wild, and wacky water activities. Paper presented at the North Carolina Science Teachers Association, Winston-Salem, NC.

Jones, M. G. (1995, March). Implementing and assessing the new science NC Standard Course of Study: Focusing on conceptual understanding. Presentation to the North Carolina Middle School Conference, Greensboro, NC.

Jones, M. G. (1995, November). Leadership/literacy: Middle school reform. Presentation to the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Chapel Hill, NC.

Jones, M.G. (1994, November). Family Science. Short course. North Carolina Science Teachers Association. Raleigh, NC.

Jones, M. G. (1994, May). Science stereotypes and gender. Keynote Address, Expanding Your Horizons Conference, Science and Mathematics Alliance, Chapel Hill, NC.

Jones, M.G. (1994, March). Body works: Using whole body activities with middle school students. Workshop presented at the N.C. League of Middle Level Schools Conference, Greensboro, NC.

Jones, M.G. (1993, November). Sound ideas: Wetland activities. Workshop presented at the North Carolina Science Teachers Association, High Point, NC.

Jones, M.G. (1993, November). TEACH-STAT: Turning kids into private detectives. Workshop presented at the North Carolina Science Teachers Association, High Point, NC.

Jones, M.G. (1993, November). Elementary make-and-take. Workshop presented at the North Carolina Science Teachers Association, High Point, NC.

Carter, G., & Jones, M.G. (1993, January). The effects of ability-paired interactions by fifth-graders on balance concept attainment. Paper presented at the N.C. Association for Research in Education, Greensboro, NC.

Jones, M.G. (1993, January). Case study: Improving mathematics and science instruction in elementary schools. Paper presented at the N.C. Association for Research in Education, Greensboro, NC.

Jones, M.G. (1993, March). Exploring North Carolina's sounds and marshes. Presentation to the N.C. League of Middle Level Schools, Greensboro, NC.

Jones, M. G. (1992, December). North Carolina's FIRST elementary science project: A statewide teacher leadership development model. Presentation to the National Science Teachers Area Convention, Charlotte, NC.

Jones, M.G. (1992, September). Cooperative learning. Workshop presented to Duke University, Durham, NC.

Jones, M.G. (1992, May). Shifting research paradigms: Interactions to cognition. Presentation to the North Carolina State University Research Institute, Raleigh, NC.

Jones, M.G. & Carter, G. (1992, March). Encouraging family involvement in science and math. Presentation to the N.C. League of Middle Level Schools Conference, Winston-Salem, NC.

Jones, M.G., & Vesilind, E. (1992, February). Changes in student teacher-pupil interactions: Cognitive restructuring or paralysis? Paper presented at the North Carolina Association for Research in Education, Chapel Hill, NC.

Jones, M.G. (1991, October). Family science nights in your schools, Workshop presented at the North Carolina Science Teachers Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Jones, M.G. (1991, October). Designing great activities, Presentation to the North Carolina Science Teachers Conference, Raleigh, NC.

Jones, M.G. (1991, October). Sex equity in education, Presentation to the American Association of University Women, Chapel Hill, NC.

Jones, M.G. (1991, May). Get your feet wet: Head for the estuary, Paper presented at the North Carolina Science Teachers Spring Conference, Chapel Hill, NC.

Jones, M.G. (1991, March). Active involvement in learning. Preconference Session, N.C. League of Middle Level Schools Conference, RTP.

Jones, M.G. (1991, February). Cooperative problem solving. Invited Address, Catholic Diocese of Charlotte, Greensboro, NC.

Jones, M.G. (1991, February). No contest: Gender differences in student research, Paper presented at the N.C. Association for Research in Education, Chapel Hill, NC.

Jones, M.G. (1990, July). Cooperative learning: developmentally appropriate for the middle level student, Keynote Address given at the UNC-G Middle Grades Conference, Greensboro, NC.

Jones, M.G. (1990, June). Project Estuary. Paper presented at the Mid-Atlantic Marine Education Conference, Beaufort, NC.

Jones, M.G. (1990, March). Cooperative learning and cognitive conflict. Paper presented at the North Carolina Association for Research in Education Conference, Research Triangle Park, NC.

Jones, M.G. (1990, March). Cooperative problem-solving for the middle level educator. Paper presented at the North Carolina League of Middle Level Schools Conference, Charlotte, NC.

Jones, M.G. (1990, January). Characteristics of excellent research, Paper presented at the Junior Science and Humanities Symposium, UNC-CH, NC.

Jones, M.G. (1989, November). Save our sounds- Project Estuary. Presentation at the North Carolina Science Teachers Association, Charlotte, NC.

Jones, M.G. (1989, November). Cooperative problem solving. Presentation made to the Annual Education Conference, Diocese of Raleigh, Greensboro, NC.