Projects

Research projects at CREATE

Encouraging Retention in STEM

STEM education researchers are focusing on changing what is taught in addition to how it is taught by redesigning college-level introductory courses.

Go

Scaffolding Computational Thinking

An NSF funded project focused on researching and disseminating technological, curricular and pedagogical scaffolds needed to support computational thinking.

Go

Supporting Students in Modeling

Dynamic model building in secondary and high school science classrooms will help to fill large gaps in supporting development of explanatory frameworks.

Go

An integrated understanding of energy

An NSF-funded project, ELeVATE seeks to help middle school students develop a systems-perspective around energy.

Go

Augmented Reality Smart Note (ARSN)

Augmented Reality Smart Note - monitoring student understanding and supporting student learning.

Go

Crafting Engagement in Science

(PIRE); Crafting Engagement in Science Environments focuses on increasing interest and engagement for students of STEM.

Go

Health in Our Hands

An NIH funded project that focuses on genomics, natural selection, and evolution, and how they apply to student's lives.

Go

Improving Communication of Mathematic...

Helping middle school students deepen understanding of mathematics.

Go

Inscriptions Mathematics project

Collaborative Research: Enhancing Middle Grades Student's Capacity to Develop and Communicate their Mathematical Understanding using Inscriptions.

Go

Integrating Computation in Science

The STEM + C project will dissect the mismatch between what is needed to engage students in 21st century physics and what is taught presently.

Go

Just in Time mathematics

Learning with Open Problems

Go

M-PLANS Project

Motivation-Planning Lessons to Activate Engagement in Science

Go

Monitoring science learning

A project, with funding from CZI, based on creating NGSS-aligned assessments for middle school science learners.

Go

Multiple Literacies in PBL

Funded by the Lucas Educational Foundation, the Multiple Literacies project seeks to provide all students the opportunity to be science learners.

Go

Projects and Practices in Physics

A community based learning environment for Physics

Go

Teaching Science Outdoors

TSO is a professional learning program for elementary teachers who want to get their classrooms outside to learn

Go