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.
Multiple Literacies has adapted to virtual and hybrid learning environments
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.
Open problems and just-in-time support promote student engagement in mathematics.
Enhancing the Teacher-Curriculum Relationship by Connecting Teacher-Student Collaborative Environments
(PIRE); Crafting Engagement in Science Environments focuses on increasing interest and engagement for students of STEM.
Building and sustaining student engagement in genomic and environmental health sciences through a community-school partnership. 2019-2024
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.
Motivation-Planning Lessons to support teachers in activating engagement in science
A project, with funding from CZI, based on creating NGSS-aligned assessments for middle school science learners.
Using language literacy and mathematical tools, ML units engage students in project-based learning to develop usable science
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