The CryptoClub: Extending Learning with Student-Generated Tutorials

2013 - 2019

In existing CryptoClub after school programs, middle school students use mathematics to make and break secret codes. The CryptoClub website has tools for encrypting, messages to crack, treasure hunts and other activities. In this project, the learning in fifteen Crypto Clubs is extended by having

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Innovative Flight Simulation Experiences for Students and Teachers

2009 - 2014

Tuskegee University proposes to use a low-cost flight simulation environment to enhance learning physics and mathematics for students in grades 8-12 in a rural community in Macon County schools in Alabama. It outlines a development strategy for module development that engages undergraduates and

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National Robotics in 4-H: Workforce Skills for the 21st Century

2008 - 2014

Robotics and GPS/GIS in 4-H: Workforce Skills for the 21st Century is a-five year scale-up project to use 4-H clubs to prepare middle school youth for the STEM workplace. The project builds on and extends an existing research-based ITEST project by developing and testing new national curricula to

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UAB-Birmingham Consortium for Advanced Education in Computer Science

2008 - 2012

One hundred and twenty grade 9 and 12 students and 12 teachers from minority and underserved schools will engage in IT education and computer programming, leading to the development of a working knowledge of linear algebra and culminating in working teams that will develop visualization tools with which to test research hypotheses.

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