Below is a list of some - not all - publications, largely geared toward research audiences. I don't believe in posting my whole CV unless required by my job. If you want to see my CV, contact me. There are some pieces for practitioners and for general interest hiding in there as well.


Lee, V. R., & Shapiro, R. B. (2019). A Broad View of Wearables as Learning Technologies: Current and Emerging Applications. In P. Diaz, A. Ioannou, K. K. Bhagat, & J. M. Spector (Eds.), Learning in a Digital World - Perspectives on Interactive Technologies for Formal and Informal Education(pp. 113-133). Singapore: Springer.

Phillips, A. L. & Lee, V. R., (2019). Whose Responsibility is It? A Statewide Survey of School Librarians on Responsibilities and Resources for Teaching Digital Citizenship. School Library Research22.

Lee, V. R. (2019). The picture of smartphones at school is not a dire one, and the picture of student competence is a bright one. Learning, Culture and Social Interaction, 21,293-295.

Lee, V. R.(2019). On researching activity tracking to support learning: a retrospective. Information and Learning Sciences, 120(1/2), 133-154. doi:10.1108/ILS-06-2018-0048

Shumway, J. F., Clarke-Midura, J., Lee, V. R., Hamilton, M. M., & Baczuk, C. (2019). Coding toys in kindergarten. Teaching Children Mathematics, 25(5), 314-317. 


Lee, V. R., & Wilkerson, M. (2018). Data use by middle and secondary students in the digital age: A status report and future prospects. Commissioned Paper for the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, Board on Science Education, Committee on Science Investigations and Engineering Design for Grades 6-12. Washington, D.C. 

Rogowski, A., Recker, M., & Lee, V. R.(2018). Designing online support guides for librarians managing STEM maker activities. International Journal of Innovations in Online Education, 2(4). 

Lee, V. R., & Recker, M. (2018). Paper circuits: A tangible, low threshold, low cost entry to computational thinking. TechTrends, 62(2), 197-203

Lee, V. R. & Phillips, A. L. (Eds.). (2018). Reconceptualizing Libraries: Perspectives from the Information and Learning Sciences.New York, NY: Routledge.

Lee, V. R. (2018). Personal Analytics Explorations to Support Youth Learning. In R. Zheng (Ed.), Digital Technologies and Instructional Design for Personalized Learning(pp. 145-163). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Dubovi, I., & Lee, V. R.(2018). Agent Based Models to Support Bioscience Learning in Nursing Education. In J. Kay & R. Luckin (Eds.), Rethinking Learning in the Digital Age: Making the Learning Sciences Count, 13th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2018(Vol. 2, pp. 1057-1060). London, UK: ISLS.


Lee, V. R., Lewis, W., Searle, K. A., Recker, M., Hansen, J., & Phillips, A. L. (2017). Supporting interactive youth maker programs in public and school libraries: Design hypotheses and first implementations. In P. Blikstein & D. Abrahamson (Eds.), Proceedings of IDC 2017. Stanford, CA: ACM.

Lee, V. R., Thurston, T., & Thurston, C. (2017). A comparison of discovered regularities in blood glucose readings across two data collection approaches used with a Type 1 diabetic youth. Methods of Information in Medicine

Drake, J., Cain, R., & Lee, V. R. (2017). From wearing to wondering: Treating wearable activity trackers as tools for inquiry. In I. Levin & D. Tsybulsky (Eds.), Optimizing STEM Education With Advanced ICTs and Simulations. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.


Lee, V. R., Drake, J. R., & Thayne, J. L. (2016). Appropriating quantified self technologies to support elementary statistical teaching and learning. IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies,  9(4), 354-365. doi:10.1109/TLT.2016.2597142  

Cain, R., & Lee, V. R. (2016). Measuring Electrodermal Activity to Capture Engagement in an Afterschool Maker Program. In P. Blikstein, M. Berland, & D. A. Fields (Eds.), Proceedings of FabLearn 2016: 6th Annual Conference on Creativity and Making in Education (pp. 78-81). Stanford, CA: ACM.

Lee, V. R. (2016). A knowledge analytic comparison of cued primitives when students are explaining predicted and enacted motions. In C. K. Looi, J. L. Polman, U. Cress, & P. Reimann (Eds.), Transforming Learning, Empowering Learners: The International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2016 (Vol. 1, pp. 170-177). Singapore: International Society of the Learning Sciences.

Lee, V. R., Yuan, M., Ye, L., & Recker, M. (2016). Reconstructing the influences on and focus of the Learning Sciences from the field's published conference proceedings In M. A. Evans, M. J. Packer, & R. K. Sawyer (Eds.), Reflections on the Learning Sciences (pp. 105-125). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Azevedo, F. S., & Lee, V. R. (2016). Ecologies of knowing: Lessons from the highly tailored practice of hobbies. In A. A. diSessa, M. Levin, & N. J. S. Brown (Eds.), Knowledge and interaction: A synthetic research agenda for the learning sciences (pp. 111-132). New York, NY: Routledge.

DeLiema, D., Lee, V. R., Danish, J., Enyedy, N., & Brown, N. J. S. (2016). A microlatitudinal/microlongitudinal analysis of speech, gesture, and representation use in a student’s scientific explanation of phase change. In A. A. diSessa, M. Levin, & N. J. S. Brown (Eds.), Knowledge and interaction: A synthetic research agenda for the Learning Sciences (pp. 133-159). New York, NY: Routledge.


Lee, V. R. (Ed.). (2015). Learning technologies and the body: Integration and implementation in formal and informal learning environments. New York, NY: Routledge.

Lee, V. R., King, W. L., & Cain, R. (2015). Grassroots or returning to one’s roots? Unpacking the inception of a youth-focused community makerspace. Paper presented at FabLearn 2015, Stanford, CA. 

Lee, V. R., Drake, J., Cain, R., & Thayne, J. (2015). Opportunistic Uses of the Traditional School Day Through Student Examination of Fitbit Activity Tracker Data. In M. U. Bers & G. Revelle (Eds.), Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children (pp. 209-218). Boston, MA: ACM.

Lee, V. R., Drake, J., & Williamson, K. (2015). Let’s get physical: K-12 Students using wearable devices to obtain and learn about data from physical activities. TechTrends, 59(4), 46-53. doi: 10.1007/s11528-015-0870-x

DuMont, M., & Lee, V. R. (2015). Understanding the opportunities and challenges of introducing computational crafts to alternative high school students. In M. Orey & R. M. Branch (Eds.), Educational Media and Technology Yearbook (Vol. 39, pp. 83-99). New York, NY: Springer.

Lee, V. R. (2015). Combining high-speed cameras and stop-motion animation software to support students' modeling of human body movement. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 24(2-3), 178-191. doi: 10.1007/s10956-014-9521-9

Lee, V. R. (2014). What’s Happening in the Quantified Self Movement? In J. L. Polman, Kyza, E. A., O'Neill, D. K., Tabak, I., Penuel, W. R., Jurow, A. S., O'Connor, K., Lee, T., D'Amico, L. (Ed.), Learning and Becoming in Practice: The International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2014 (Vol. 2, pp. 1032-1036). Boulder, CO: ISLS.

Leary, H., Lee, V. R., & Recker, M. (2014). More Than Just Plain Old Technology Adoption: Understanding Variations in Teachers’ Use of an Online Planning Tool. In J. L. Polman, Kyza, E. A., O'Neill, D. K., Tabak, I., Penuel, W. R., Jurow, A. S., O'Connor, K., Lee, T., D'Amico, L. (Ed.), Learning and Becoming in Practice: The International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2014 (Vol. 1, pp. 110-117). Boulder: CO.

Moher, T., Ching, C. C., Schaefer, S., Lee, V. R., Enyedy, N., Danish, J., . . . Rubin, A. (2014). Becoming Reflective: Designing for Reflection on Physical Performances. In J. L. Polman, Kyza, E. A., O'Neill, D. K., Tabak, I., Penuel, W. R., Jurow, A. S., O'Connor, K., Lee, T., D'Amico, L. (Ed.), Learning and Becoming in Practice: The International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS) 2014 (Vol. 3, pp. 1273-1282). Boulder, CO: ISLS.

Lee, V. R. (2014). Students' Digital Photography Behaviors during a Multiday Environmental Science Field Trip and Their Recollections of Photographed Science Content. Education Research International, 2014, 11 pages. doi: 10.1155/2014/736791

Lee, V. R., & Briggs, M. (2014). Lessons learned from an initial effort to bring a quantified self "meetup" experience to a new demographic. Proceedings of the 2014 ACM International Joint Conference on Pervasive and Ubiquitous Computing: Adjunct Publication (pp. 707-710). Seattle, Washington: ACM.

Lee, V. R., Leary, H. M., Sellers, L., & Recker, M. (2014). The role of school district science coordinators in the district-wide appropriation of an online resource discovery and sharing tool for teachers. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 23(3), 309-323. doi: 10.1007/s10956-013-9465-5

Lee, V. R. (2013). The Quantified Self (QS) movement and some emerging opportunities for the educational technology field. Educational Technology, 53(6), 39-42. 

Lee, V. R., & Drake, J. (2013). Digital physical activity data collection and use by endurance runners and distance cyclists. Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 18(1-2), 39-63. doi: 10.1007/s10758-013-9203-3

Lee, V. R., & Drake, J. (2013). Quantified recess: Design of an activity for elementary students involving analyses of their own movement data. In J. P. Hourcade, E. A. Miller & A. Egeland (Eds.), Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Interaction Design and Children 2013 (pp. 273-276). New York, NY: ACM.

Lee, V. R., & Fields, D. A. (2013). A clinical interview for assessing student learning in a university-level craft technology course. Paper presented at the III Digital Fabrication in Education Conference (FabLearn 2013), Stanford, CA. 

Berland, L. K., & Lee, V. R. (2012). In pursuit of consensus: Disagreement and legitimization during small group argumentation. International Journal of Science Education, 34(12), 1857-1882. doi: 10.1080/09500693.2011.645086

Lee, V. R., Shelton, B. E., Walker, A., Caswell, T., & Jensen, M. (2012). ReTweeting History: Exploring the intersection of microblogging and problem-based learning for historical reenactments. In K. Seo, D. Pellegrino & C. Engelhard (Eds.), Designing Problem-Driven Instruction Using Online Social Media (pp. 23-40). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.

Lee, V. R., Ye, L., & Recker, M. (2012). What a long strange trip it’s been: A comparison of authors, abstracts, and references in the 1991 and 2010 ICLS Proceedings. In J. van Aalst, K. Thompson, M. J. Jacobson & P. Reimann (Eds.), The Future of Learning: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference of the Learning Sciences (ICLS 2012) (Vol. 2, pp. 172-176). Sydney, NSW, Australia: International Society of the Learning Sciences.

Russ, R. S., Lee, V. R., & Sherin, B. L. (2012). Framing in cognitive clinical interviews about intuitive science knowledge: Dynamic student understandings of the discourse interaction. Science Education, 96(4), 537-599. doi: DOI: 10.1002/sce.21014

Sherin, B., Krakowski, M., & Lee, V. R. (2012). Some assembly required: How scientific explanations are constructed in clinical interviews. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 49(2), 166-198. doi: 10.1002/tea.20455

Lee, V. R., & Thomas, J. M. (2011). Integrating physical activity data technologies into elementary school classrooms. Educational Technology Research and Development, 59(6), 865-884. doi: 10.1007/s11423-011-9210-9

Berland, M., & Lee, V. R. (2011). Collaborative strategic board games as a site for distributed computational thinking. International Journal of Game-Based Learning, 1(2), 65-81. doi: 10.4018/ijgbl.2011040105

Lee, V. R. (2010). How different variants of orbit diagrams influence students' explanations of the seasons. Science Education, 94(6), 985-1007. doi: 10.1002/sce.20403

Lee, V. R. (2010). Adaptations and continuities in the use and design of visual representations in US middle school science textbooks. International Journal of Science Education, 32(8), 1099-1126. doi: 10.1080/09500690903253916

Lee, V. R., & DuMont, M. (2010). An exploration into how physical activity data-recording devices could be used in computer-supported data investigations. International Journal of Computers for Mathematical Learning, 15(3), 167-189. doi: 10.1007/s10758-010-9172-8

For anything older, it is probably best to contact me directly.