Category: Projects

Noticing and Capitalizing on Important Mathematical Moments in Instruction

Video-Assisted Research on High School Mathematics Learning This CAREER awardee at Michigan Technological University is investigating the outcomes of a teacher education model designed to foster prospective mathematics teachers’ abilities to notice and capitalize on important mathematical moments in instruction. PI:  Dr. Shari Stockero, Cognitive & Learning Sciences Funding:  National Science Foundation, CAREER Learn More This is an NSF CAREER grant. The grant runs from 2011 to 2017. The researcher engages prospective teachers in research-like… Noticing and Capitalizing on Important Mathematical Moments in Instruction

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PLACE: Promoting Learning About Computational Tools and the Environment

Environmental Engineering in High School Science Promoting Learning About Computational Tools and the Environment (PLACE) will focus on the application of computational tools for researching environmental engineering systems. Teachers will gain an understanding of how to apply state of the art computational tools to research environmental systems and how to solve environmental problems. The tools and research projects have relevant applications in high school science (earth sciences, biology, chemistry, physics), math, and social studies. PI:… PLACE: Promoting Learning About Computational Tools and the Environment

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Mi-STAR: Michigan Science Teaching and Assessment Reform

Middle School STEM Education Reform Michigan Science Teaching and Assessment Reform (Mi-STAR) is motivated by a vision for the future in which science is taught and learned as an integrated body of knowledge that can be applied to address societal issues. PI:  Dr. Jacqueline Huntoon, Provost and Geological & Mining Engineering. Co-PI:  Dr. Chris Wojick, Civil & Environmental Engineering; Project Director. Co-PI:  Dr. Ed Robeck, American Geosciences Institute. Co-PI:  Dr. Brad Baltensperger, Cognitive & Learning Sciences.… Mi-STAR: Michigan Science Teaching and Assessment Reform

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MiTEP: Michigan Teaching Excellence Program

Earth Science Education in Michigan Michigan Teaching Excellence Program (MiTEP) is a multi year program of teacher leadership development that empowers urban earth science teachers to lead their schools and districts through the process of systematically improving science teaching and learning. Teachers are at the center of the project, as they are critical to the long-term success of school improvement efforts. PI:  Dr. Brad Baltensperger, Cognitive & Learning Sciences. Co-PI:  Dr. Jacqueline Huntoon, Provost and… MiTEP: Michigan Teaching Excellence Program

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