Focus Area 01: Mathematics & Science Education

Measure Up ELS second and third graders are helping researchers develop a unique elementary mathematics program called Measure Up. Researchers observe students engaged in number, measurement, algebra, and geometry activities to learn how these activities stimulate algebraic thinking and foster development of problem-solving skills. The curriculum being designed and developed for grades 1–5 is based [...]

Focus Area 02: Hawai‘i, Asia, and the Pacific

The Rise of Modern Japan The CRDG social studies section completed research and development of The Rise of Modern Japan, a high-school text jointly published with the University of Hawai‘i Press. The book traces key aspects of Japan’s history and culture from 1600 to the present. The activity-centered text is replete with maps, timelines, archival [...]

Focus Area 03: Relating Special Education to Regular Classrooms

Pihana Na Mamo: The Native Hawaiian Special Education Project Since 1990, Pihana Na Mamo, a joint project with the Hawai‘i Department of Education, has worked with Hawai‘i schools identify, develop, and implement effective programs meet the unique needs of students in the project. Its mission to improve educational outcomes of K–12 special needs students of [...]

Focus Area 04: Educational Technology Development

School Assisted Interactive Learning (SAIL) The Learning Technology Section led a three-university consortium to research and develop online courses for high school algebra, AP English, and marine biology, and provide overall project evaluation for the Department of Defense Education Activity schools worldwide. Other initiatives led by consortium members Mississippi State University and Indiana University of [...]

Focus Area 05: Designing Educational Systems

The Education Laboratory School The Education Laboratory: A Hawai‘i New Century Public Charter School is in its third year as a public charter school. However, it is unique among schools in many respects. It is operated by CRDG as a K–12 laboratory for researching, designing, testing, and evaluating effective approaches to improving learning, teaching, and [...]

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University of Hawaii at Manoa
College of Education