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Learning Through Collaborative Design: Professional Development to Foster Productive Epistemic Discourse in Science
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This project will investigate the role of collaborative design in supporting teachers' professional growth around productive epistemic discourse in high school science classrooms. The project will examine an…
BioGraph 2.0: Online Professional Development for High School Biology Teachers for Teaching and Learning About Complex Systems
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This proposal will develop and test an openaccess, online system of professional development for high school biology teachers in order to build pedagogical competencies for teaching about complex systems and to…
Curriculum Topic Study  A Systematic Approach to Utilizing National Standards and Cognitive Research
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This project is developing a series of print and web resource guides in science and mathematics based on curriculum topic study (CTS), an approach developed and tested successfully. CTS is used to provide a…
CAREER: Designing and Enacting Mathematically Captivating Learning Experiences for High School Mathematics
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This project explores how secondary mathematics teachers can plan and enact learning experiences that spur student curiosity, captivate students with complex mathematical content, and compel students to engage…
Investigating Productive Use of HighLeverage Student Mathematical Thinking (Collaborative Research: Stockero)
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This project focuses on the teaching practice of building on student thinking, a practice in which teachers engage students in making sense of their peers' mathematical ideas in ways that help the whole class…
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This conference will bring together a group of teacher educators to focus on preservice teacher education and a shared vision of instruction called ambitious science teaching. It is a critical first step toward…
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The Nanoscale Science and Engineering Education (NSEE) Center for Learning and Teaching (NCLT) would focus on the research and development of nanoscience instructional resources for grades 716, related…
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This project is focused on the work and learning of teachers as they engage youth from underrepresented groups in studying chemistry as a subject relevant to heavy metal contamination in their neighborhoods. The…
Investigating Productive Use of HighLeverage Student Mathematical Thinking (Collaborative Research: Peterson)
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This project focuses on the teaching practice of building on student thinking, a practice in which teachers engage students in making sense of their peers' mathematical ideas in ways that help the whole class…
High School Students' Climate Literacy Through Epistemology of Scientific Modeling (Collaborative Research: Forbes)
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This project will focus on learning about model based reasoning in science, and will develop, implement, study, and refine a 6week climate science module for high school students. The module will feature use of…
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This is a project to develop a learning community model that spans the educational continuum. It connects teacher research participation experience (TRE) projects and science, technology, and mathematics (STM)…
Perceptual and Implementation Strategies for Knowledge Acquisition of Digital Tactile Graphics for Blind and Visually Impaired Students (Collaborative Research: Gorlewicz)
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This project lays the foundation and framework for enabling digital, multimodal tactile graphics on touchscreens for individuals with visual impairments (VI). Given the lowcost, portability, and wide…
Research on the Utility of Abstraction as a Guiding Principle for Learning about the Nature of Models in Science Education
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This project will develop a short instructional sequence and new student learning assessments that are implemented in earth science classes. The findings will help the field to understand whether the process of…
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Project Accelerate blends the supportive structures of a student's home school, a rigorous online course designed specifically with the needs of underserved populations in mind, and handson laboratory…
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This project focuses on the research and develop an engineering education technology and pedagogy that will support projectbased learning of science, engineering, and computation concepts and skills underlying…
The Professional Learning Community Model for Alternative Pathways in Teaching Science and Mathematics (PLCMAP)
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This project will develop a Professional Learning Community (PLC) model for engaging science and education researchers from a university with science and mathematics faculty at community colleges to increase the…
Mobilizing Teachers to Increase Capacity and Broaden Women's Participation in Physics (Collaborative Research: Hodapp)
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This project assesses the impact of scalingup the teaching of physics and engineering to women students in grade levels 11 and 12, particularly in reference to retention. The aim is to mobilize high school…
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The goal of this project will be to provide the field with a costeffective model for intense contentbased professional development in ways that have not been possible before, except through costly facetoface…
High School Students' Climate Literacy Through Epistemology of Scientific Modeling (Collaborative Research: Chandler)
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This project will focus on learning about model based reasoning in science, and will develop, implement, study, and refine a 6week climate science module for high school students. The module will feature use of…
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Project staff are developing a twoyear integrated science course for grades 9–10. The Science and Global Issues course includes a complete year of new material, along with a major revision to the Science and…
Perceptual and Implementation Strategies for Knowledge Acquisition of Digital Tactile Graphics for Blind and Visually Impaired Students (Collaborative Research: Stefik)
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This project lays the foundation and framework for enabling digital, multimodal tactile graphics on touchscreens for individuals with visual impairments (VI). Given the lowcost, portability, and wide…
Mobilizing Teachers to Increase Capacity and Broaden Women's Participation in Physics (Collaborative Research: Hazari)
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This project assesses the impact of scalingup the teaching of physics and engineering to women students in grade levels 11 and 12, particularly in reference to retention. The aim is to mobilize high school…
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This study can provide a basis for design research focused on developing effective materials and programs for flipped instruction in secondary mathematics, which is already occurring at an increasing rate, but…
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This project will develop, pilot, and evaluate a nineweek STEMrich multimedia production course for high school students called Multimedia Immersion (MI). The MI course will engage teams of students to develop…
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This project aims to: (1) develop, implement and study the impact of a subject matterfocused, Problembased Learning professional development model; and to (2) design ways of incorporating ProblemBased…
Schoolyard Scientists: An Investigation of Impacts Associated with Urban Youth Engagement in Participatory Scientific Research Activities
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This project is significant because it uses the community for learning science of the environment, in an approach called Citizen Science or Participatory Science Research (PSR). The project will target learning…
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The goal of this project will be to provide the field with a costeffective model for intense contentbased professional development in ways that have not been possible before, except through costly facetoface…
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The project is a longitudinal assessment of the prerequisite (e.g. fractions), cognitive (e.g. working memory), and noncognitive (e.g. math anxiety) factors that dynamically influence 79th grade students'…
Perceptual and Implementation Strategies for Knowledge Acquisition of Digital Tactile Graphics for Blind and Visually Impaired Students (Collaborative Research: Smith)
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This project lays the foundation and framework for enabling digital, multimodal tactile graphics on touchscreens for individuals with visual impairments (VI). Given the lowcost, portability, and wide…
Mobilizing Teachers to Increase Capacity and Broaden Women's Participation in Physics (Collaborative Research: Lock)
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This project assesses the impact of scalingup the teaching of physics and engineering to women students in grade levels 11 and 12, particularly in reference to retention. The aim is to mobilize high school…
Investigating Productive Use of HighLeverage Student Mathematical Thinking (Collaborative Research: Van Zoest)
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This project focuses on the teaching practice of building on student thinking, a practice in which teachers engage students in making sense of their peers' mathematical ideas in ways that help the whole class…
Engaging Students in Scientific Practices: Evaluating Evidence and Explanation in Secondary Earth and Space Science
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This project will develop, implement, test, and revise instructional approaches and materials for high school students that focus on the links between scientific evidence and alternative explanations of…
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CISIP is a professional development program that enables English and science teachers to help students to learn content and communicate scientifically. The CISIP program: Translates How Students Learn Science in…
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This conference will continue the workshop series Critical Issues in Mathematics Education (CIME). The CIME workshops engage professional mathematicians, education researchers, teachers, and policy makers in…
CAREER: Investigating Changes in Students' Prior Mathematical Reasoning: An Exploration of Backward Transfer Effects in School Algebra
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This project explores "backward transfer", or the ways in which new learning impacts previouslyestablished ways of reasoning. The PI will observe and evaluate algebra I students as they learn quadratic…
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This project will design, develop, and test a new curriculum unit for high school chemistry courses that is organized around the question, "How does chemistry shape where I live?" The new unit will integrate…
Perceptual and Implementation Strategies for Knowledge Acquisition of Digital Tactile Graphics for Blind and Visually Impaired Students (Collaborative Research: Giudice)
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This project lays the foundation and framework for enabling digital, multimodal tactile graphics on touchscreens for individuals with visual impairments (VI). Given the lowcost, portability, and wide…
Mobilizing Teachers to Increase Capacity and Broaden Women's Participation in Physics (Collaborative Research: Hannum)
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This project assesses the impact of scalingup the teaching of physics and engineering to women students in grade levels 11 and 12, particularly in reference to retention. The aim is to mobilize high school…