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 [...]

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 [...]

Support for Robotics Programs State-wide

The Makery project held three professional development courses this winter for teachers and support staff in the First Robotics program who wanted to incorporate hands-on design and building into their robotic competitions. Teachers learned to use Autodesk Inventor, a 3D computer aided drawing (CAD) program, to design and create parts for robots. The next step [...]

Partnering for Professional Development

The University Laboratory School Technology Professional Development Initiative (ULS Tech PD) serves as the perfect example of how the partnership between CRDG and ULS has both remained strong and continued to evolve. In 2011, CRDG engaged several schools across the state in a field test of Designing Professional Development for Educators, a resource CRDG created [...]

Keeping Up with Trends in IT

When most of us think about our information technology (IT) staff, we think of the people who come to fix our computer when things don’t work. But as IT becomes a bigger and more integrated part of our life and work, it’s the behind-the-scenes work that few us of see that makes things so effortless [...]

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