CRDG’s Kanesa Duncan Seraphin featured in Honolulu Star-Advertiser article

Baby, I’m back Kanesa Duncan Seraphin is driven by the challenge of the Molokai-2-Oahu race By Cindy Luis  – Honolulu Star-Advertiser – Jul 25, 2014 (original article here) When the ocean is one’s back yard, there is no excuse not to go out and play. And play hard. It’s who Kanesa Duncan Seraphin has always [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

New Placed-based Science Curriculum

In a collaborative effort, project director Lois Yamauchi of the University of Hawai‘i College of Education’s Department of Educational Psychology and lead curriculum developer Carol Ann Brennan of CRDG are engaged in a three-year project funded by the US Department of Education to develop and evaluate a placed-based science curriculum for Hawaiian children. The curriculum [...]

Updating Place-based Science Curriculum

The Hawai‘i Nature Study program, originally conceived and developed by Sister Edna Demanche in the 1970s, was always popular with Hawai‘i teachers because, unlike most science textbooks available to them, it provided inquiry-based activities focused on Hawai‘i’s local plants and animals. CRDG’s Carol Brennan was a member of the original team that worked with Sister [...]

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