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  • Date: 10/01/2008
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    The Shared Signing Science Planning Project will develop a prototype of a web-based Signing Science Pictionary. The prototype will be piloted to families and caretakers of deaf and hard of hearing children to study the feasibility and effectiveness of the learning technology and identify the activities that are most effective in helping deaf ... »
  • Date: 09/15/2008
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    SciGirls was a multimedia project to encourage and empower more girls to pursue STEM careers--the first PBS television series designed specifically for girls 8-13. Episodes were made available for distribution on the newest digital platforms, e.g., Vimeo and iTunes for downloads, free of charge. Strategic partners included the National Girls ... »
  • Date: 09/15/2008
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    Through programs (including small group conversations, citizen conferences, and public forums) an interactive exhibition, and two research studies that address issues that are fundamental to establishing museums as places of public dialogue and deliberation, this project engages the general public, policymakers, and caregivers in deliberations ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2008
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    Girl Scouts of Western Washington and Seattle University have collaborated to develop an innovative model for science learning in youth programs. By embedding training and support on science inquiry facilitation directly into existing Girl Scout systems, the project is empowering volunteers to effectively facilitate inquiry science explorations ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2008
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    Go Figure is a new multimedia project targeting 3- to 6-year olds, with a secondary audience of parents and caregivers. The intended impact of the project is to support the development of mathematics literacy for the pre-school audience and to help the secondary audience to support young children's informal mathematics education. This award ... »
  • Date: 09/01/2008
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    IslandWood, a national model for outdoor learning in the Pacific Northwest, proposes to partner with Boys and Girls Clubs of America to plan and pilot a multi-platform informal science initiative. The project will capture the attention of a broad audience, bring viewers into ecosystems they wouldn't otherwise experience, and illuminate the ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2008
    Resource Category!: Evaluation Reports
    Impact of GLC On Teachers Over the four years of the project, GLC worked with 171 teachers and 7schools. The program had a dramatically positive impact on the teachers involved. The GLC staff did an excellent job of establishing relationships with participating teachers, teaching them to use Lesson Study techniques and how to use the school garden ... »
  • Date: 05/15/2008
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    Michigan Technological University will collaborate with David Heil and Associates to implement the Family Engineering Program, working in conjunction with student chapters of engineering societies such as the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), the Society of Hispanic Professionals (SHP) and a host of youth and community ... »
  • Date: 05/08/2008
    Resource Category!: Formative
    To help guide the development of Season 7 (Do The Math!), this formative evaluation gathered feedback from third graders in response to three different materials: (1) a web-based game concept; (2) a web-based storymaker concept; and (3) The Misadventures of Buzz & Delete short videos. Cyberchase is the Emmy Award-winning mathematics series and ... »
  • Date: 05/01/2008
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    WGBH Educational Foundation will produce and distribute 10 new episodes of the award-winning TV series PEEP and the Big Wide World, launching a new initiative "Anywhere Math". In addition, funds will help launch an expanded PEEP Web site, and develop and evaluate an outreach plan targeted to Native American preschoolers. PEEP's three intended ... »

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