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 [...]

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 [...]

ULS Research Program

As part of an effort to champion the innovative and unique nature of Hawai‘i public charter school education, ULS engaged with the Hawai‘i State Teachers Association to create a ULS supplemental agreement to the HSTA Master Contract that includes research as a teaching duty. As the only public school dedicated to a dual, interlocking mission [...]

Dr. Tom Scarlett conducted science training at Palau

Dr. Tom Scarlett, Science Specialist at CRDG, conducted training for science teachers at the Koror Elementary School, Meyuns Elementary School, and Melekeok Elementary School in Palau this Spring 2013. The training was coordinated under the PEARLS (Pacific Education Research) Project, and its goal is to improve knowledge of science and scientific research in school-aged children, while [...]

COE Faculty Member Wins National Award for Research

Lori Fulton, an assistant professor in the UH Mānoa College of Education (COE), has been selected for the 2013 National Association for Research in Science Teaching (NARST) Outstanding Doctoral Research Award. New to the COE faculty, Fulton shares her time between the Institute for Teacher Education-Elementary and Curriculum Research & Development Group. Fulton’s dissertation, Writing [...]

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