GK-12 Project

CRDG continued its work with the National Science Foundation-funded GK-12 project this year with 11 fellows working in 10 schools throughout the state. This partnership with Ecology Evolution and Conservation Biology (EECB) program at UH Mānoa works to upgrade fellows’ communication skills, provide teachers with content knowledge about cutting-edge research on Hawai‘i’s unique environment, and [...]

Special Education Teachers on Kaua‘i Benefit from Mathematics

Instruction In the current educational clime, there is a heightened awareness of the need for all students to be successful in reading, writing, and mathematics. As one means of helping all teachers enhance their content knowledge in mathematics, the Kaua‘i complex special education teachers visited the Education Laboratory School to observe how students with a [...]

Pihana Nā Mamo: The Native Hawaiian Special Education Project

Since 1990, Pihana Nā Mamo, a joint project with the Hawai‘i Department of Education, has worked with Hawai‘i schools to identify, develop, and implement effective programs to meet the unique needs of students in Hawai‘i schools. Its mission is to improve education outcomes of K–12 special needs students of Hawaiian or part-Hawaiian ancestry. The current [...]

The Archimedes Hawaii Project

The Archimedes Hawaii Project is dedicated to researching and developing technologies that solve accessibility and communication problems related to disability and aging, especially in education. To actively engage students’ interest in science, math, technology and engineering, project staff have piloted the monthly “Archimedes Toy Workshop.” In the workshops, teens experience careers in technology while learning [...]

Measure Up

Now in its fourth year, the Measure Up elementary mathematics research project focuses on developing algebraic thinking and problem-solving skills in children as young as first grade. The project is based on the work of Russian psychologists, mathematicians, and educators, and is being developed in collaborations with the Insititue of Developmental Psychology and Pedagogy in [...]

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