CRDG Hosts 37th Annual Pacific Circle Consortium Conference

The Curriculum Research & Development Group (CRDG) at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (UHM) College of Education (COE) hosted the Pacific Circle Consortium’s (PCC) 37th annual conference at the UHM Hawai‘i Imin Conference Center, June 3–7, 2013. During the five-day event, participants examined the conference theme, Sharing Perspectives—International Conversations about Education: Recurring Themes in [...]

Online Delivery Planned for Marine Science Curriculum

Together with the Hawai‘i Sea Grant College Program and the College of Education’s Distance Course Design Consulting (DCDC) Group, CRDG is developing a new, modular, online marine science curriculum, Exploring Our Fluid Earth (EOFE) in conjunction with the modular professional development program, Teaching Science as Inquiry (see p. 13). The project is funded by NOAA [...]

Expanding Opportunities in the Pacific

One of the more promising uses of technology in education is to provide opportunities to teachers and students in remote locations. This is the goal of the Pacific Education and Research for Leadership in Science (PEARLS) project, a five-year partnership with the John A. Burns School of Medicine (JABSOM) that seeks to help middle-school students [...]

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 [...]

Teaching Science as Inquiry Project Researching Professional Development

Under the direction of Kanesa Seraphin, Paul Brandon,  and Truc Nguyen, CRDG’s science, learning technology, and evaluation teams are working together on a project funded by the US Department of Education to investigate how instruction in inquiry-based teaching enhances marine science education. The Teaching Science as Inquiry-Aquatic Science (TSA-AS) project is a modularized professional development [...]

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