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.

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Scaffolding Computational Thinking

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

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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.

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Adaptations for Multiple Literacies

Multiple Literacies has adapted to virtual and hybrid learning environments

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An integrated understanding of energy

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

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Augmented Reality Smart Note (ARSN)

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

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Collaborative Research: Just-in-Time ...

Open problems and just-in-time support promote student engagement in mathematics.

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Connecting Collaborative Environments

Enhancing the Teacher-Curriculum Relationship by Connecting Teacher-Student Collaborative Environments

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Crafting Engagement in Science Enviro...

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

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Health in Our Hands: community-school...

Building and sustaining student engagement in genomic and environmental health sciences through a community-school partnership. 2019-2024

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Inscriptions Mathematics project

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

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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.

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M-PLANS Project

Motivation-Planning Lessons to support teachers in activating engagement in science

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Monitoring science learning

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

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Multiple Literacies in Project-Based ...

Using language literacy and mathematical tools, ML units engage students in project-based learning to develop usable science

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Physics Education Research Lab

A community based learning environment for Physics

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Teaching Science Outdoors

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

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