Kelsey Edwards is the Research Project Coordinator of the Reiser Lab at Northwestern University. She is a part of the research team working on teacher professional development surrounding three-dimensional learning in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Kelsey is also part of the development team to create K-12 curriculum designed to meet the learning goals of NGSS. As part of that project, she studies student learning as they engage in these curricular units. Before this, Kelsey focused on understanding student learning in middle school classrooms as students engaged in practice-based science learning.