Exploring Inquiry Learning in Early Childhood Education

Inquiry is one of our most basic activities as human beings, beginning with babies who use it to make sense of the world around them. Partnerships with the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Children’s Center (UHMCC) and the Navy Hale Keiki School (NHKS) are allowing CRDG’s Carol Ann Brennan to research how inquiry is used […]

Combining Research and Professional Development

CRDG mathematics researchers Melfried Olson and Fay Zenigami continued to work with teachers at Kapālama Elementary School in Kapālama Algebra Readiness in the Elementary School (KARES), a project that combines research using the Lesson Study (LS) model with a school-wide professional development program for all teachers. Lesson Study, a model first developed in Japan, guides […]

STEM Collaboration with Korean Teachers

Forty mathematics and science teachers from all over South Korea visited CRDG in January 2011 to learn about the innovative approaches to teaching, learning, and assessment for which CRDG is well known. Sponsored by the Korean Educational Development Institute (KEDI), the two coordinators and forty teachers, each from a different province in South Korea, were […]

Physics Project Serves Out-of-Field Physics Teachers

Addressing the pressing need to provide more content knowledge in physics and physical science to secondary science teachers, the Practices in Physics project held a two-week summer institute for teachers from around the state. The teachers, many of whom do not have either an academic background or any experience with physics, had the opportunity to […]

Focusing on Tough-to-Learn Topics in Algebra

The Developing Algebra Resources for Teaching (DART) project has provided a series of professional development experiences in which teachers worked in collaborative teams on algebra topics they identified as challenging to teach or learn in an algebra I course. Twenty-one secondary mathematics teachers from seven O‘ahu schools worked in teams to develop algebra I modules, […]

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