SEE Content Knowledge & Inquiry

Teacher Content Knowledge & Inquiry Teaching Skills Teachers in the early grades are underprepared to effectively meet the NRC expectations, which require a much greater depth of knowledge of content and expertise in choosing and effectively using appropriate inquiry teaching strategies. The amount of STEM education elementary teachers typically receive in teacher preparation programs is [...]

SEE Learning Progressions

We have traditionally underestimated the capabilities and capacities of young children. They are born investigators, and as we are beginning to understand, have sophisticated ways of thinking about the world. We know from our own work at CRDG in researching and developing both science and mathematics programs that K–2 learners are capable of much more [...]

SEE Supporting Teachers

Addressing and Supporting Teacher Needs Through Emerging Technologies Digital technologies and learning management systems provide ways to address some of the critical issues in sustaining professional development and create more rapid responses to curriculum and instruction needs. Traditionally R&D cycles in education occur over multiple years when done well, providing multiple iterations of field tests, [...]

STEM in Early
Education (SEE)

  Improving teacher effectiveness is essential to achieving the vision of the next generation science standards. This project improves the STEM capacity of Kindergarten through grade 2 teachers by developing their content knowledge and their ability to successfully engage students in place-based inquiry activities. The work draws on an extensive research base and on project [...]

Mathematics with TI-Nspire Summer Workshops

Hosted by: University of Hawaii – Curriculum Research Development Group “Putting the Future in Students’ Hands” June 15th – 17th “Getting Started with TI-Nspire” July 18th – 20th “TI-Nspire for Intermediate Users” Walk away with your own TI-Nspire CX or TI-Nspire CX CAS handheld and teacher software included in the course cost. Learn more and [...]

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