STEM education researchers are focusing on changing what is taught in addition to how it is taught by redesigning college-level introductory courses.
An NSF funded project focused on researching and disseminating technological, curricular and pedagogical scaffolds needed to support computational thinking.
Dynamic model building in secondary and high school science classrooms will help to fill large gaps in supporting development of explanatory frameworks.
An NSF-funded project, ELeVATE seeks to help middle school students develop a systems-perspective around energy.
Augmented Reality Smart Note - monitoring student understanding and supporting student learning.
(PIRE); Crafting Engagement in Science Environments focuses on increasing interest and engagement for students of STEM.
An NIH funded project that focuses on genomics, natural selection, and evolution, and how they apply to student's lives.
Helping middle school students deepen understanding of mathematics.
Collaborative Research: Enhancing Middle Grades Student's Capacity to Develop and Communicate their Mathematical Understanding using Inscriptions.
The STEM + C project will dissect the mismatch between what is needed to engage students in 21st century physics and what is taught presently.
Learning with Open Problems
Motivation-Planning Lessons to Activate Engagement in Science
A project, with funding from CZI, based on creating NGSS-aligned assessments for middle school science learners.
Funded by the Lucas Educational Foundation, the Multiple Literacies project seeks to provide all students the opportunity to be science learners.
A community based learning environment for Physics
TSO is a professional learning program for elementary teachers who want to get their classrooms outside to learn