Year In Review 2009

Pihana Na Mamo Continues Long-time Partnerships

[caption id="attachment_450" align="alignnone" width="580" caption="UH and HIDOE project staff, school administrators, teachers, cultural practitioners, and community representatives visited Wai‘anae Coast cultural sites, including Poka‘i Bay."][/caption] The Pihana Nā Mamo project, a collaboration with the Hawai'i Department...

CRDG Evaluators Contribute to Body of Knowledge in Evaluation

Every year CRDG's team of evaluators produces evaluation studies for internal and external projects. But what most people don't see is the thoughtful reflection that goes on "behind the scenes," reflection that both informs their...

Classroom Makery Enhancing Students’ Interest in STEM

[caption id="attachment_435" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="The Makery team created this aircraft simulator using a 54-inch model of a P-40 fighter aircraft for the Pacific Aviation Museum’s “barnstorming tour” outreach program for sixth grade."][/caption] In the latest stage...

Long-time Relationships Support Education for Military Children

With their families' frequent relocations in service to our country, military-dependent children often attend as many as nine different schools from kindergarten to twelfth grade. The problems they encounter with enrollment, eligibility, placement, and graduation...

STEM Focus Benefits Teachers and Students in Mathematics

Lesson Study Approach Brings New Insights to Teachers A request from the principal of Stevenson Middle School to expand on previous professional development work CRDG had conducted at his school has resulted in another partnership funded...