Laura Zangori

  • Associate Professor
  • Herbert W. Schooling Faculty Fellowship

Laura Zangori is an Associate Professor of Science Education at the University of Missouri. She teaches and works with students and teachers from elementary through undergraduate classrooms. Her work focuses on how to support teachers and students’ in constructing scientific explanations to understand biological phenomena.


Areas of Expertise

  • Supporting teacher curriculum material co-design for science explanation construction
  • Student learning using model-based explanations
  • Embedding model-based explanation generation within issue-based curriculum materials