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A Community-University Partnership to Improve High School Math Performance and Engagement among At-Risk Students
The goal of this project is to implement an innovative positive psychology intervention aimed at improving high school math performance, particularly among high school girls and Hispanics/ Latinos. This year we successfully piloted this intervention in four diverse math classes at Niwot high school. This outreach award will allow...
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Adaptation and Variation: Colorado Animals and Plants
Adaptation and Variation: Colorado Animals and Plants (recommended for 3rd - 5th grades) How do different animals adapt to their environment? What are ways we classify plants and animals? Explore the structure and function, interaction and interdependence of life all around us in this hands-on, station-based guided program. Guided programs at...
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Advancing Algebra with Active Learning: Research in Action
The Boulder Valley School District is concerned by a passing rate of only 65% in 9th grade Algebra I. This 35% failure rate includes a disproportionate number of minority students. The goal of Advancing Algebra is to develop, implement, and assess active learning strategies for improving this passing rate....
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AirWaterGas Sustainability Research Network Community Small Grants
The AirWaterGas Sustainability Research Network (www.airwatergas.org) is a research, outreach, and education project funded by the National Science Foundation at the University of Colorado Boulder and eight collaborating institutions. The project's goal is to find the balance between maximizing the benefits of natural gas and oil resources - the short-term...
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Alternative Breaks
Alternative Breaks, a program of the Volunteer Resource Center, sends teams of college students to engage in community-based service projects during academic breaks. Students learn about the problems faced by members of communities with whom they may otherwise have had little or no direct contact. This immersion in diverse...
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American Music Research Center
The American Music Research Center is a joint venture of the University Libraries and College of Music devoted to the discovery of new information about American music and to the sharing of those discoveries with the wider community. The AMRC sponsors concerts and scholarly activities related to American music of...
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Animal Adaptation Hands-on Workshop
Animal Adaptaion Hands-on Workshop (recommended for 3rd - 5th grades) Explore skulls, tracks, and scat to learn about the characteristics, adaptations, and variation of Colorado animals. Students make their own animal track to take home. Workshops are offered in conjunction with guided programs to provide a more in-depth learning experience; students will...
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Art Meets Science: Teaching 3D Modeling of Cell Structures to Middle School Students
The importance of integrating visual and spatial skills to engage learners has been well documented. Children are visual and creative beings, and it follows that teaching science in a visual-spatial environment will aid in their ability to learn and help them become excited about science. In this project, we offer...
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ArtsBridge
ArtsBridge is a community service learning project that engages public school students in hands-on arts education within the framework of the classroom. High performing undergraduate and graduate art students provide exemplary models of arts teaching while focusing on integrating arts across the curricula. Teachers and college students develop projects collaboratively...
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Astronomy Day at CU
Every year for the past decade, Sommers-Bausch Observatory and Fiske Planetarium have opened their doors to the public for a free, day-long CU Astronomy Day celebration. The Saturday date varies from year to year, but is usually held during the last two weeks in April shortly before school lets out....
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Attention, Behavior, and Learning Clinic
The Attention, Behavior, and Learning (ABL) Clinic in the Department of Psychology provides affordable, comprehensive evaluations for children and adolescents in Boulder and surrounding communities. The program specializes in assessment of learning differences, attention problems, and other cognitive, emotional, or behavioral difficulties. We offer a limited number of scholarship slots...
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AVID Tutoring
This is an outreach program that meets a requirement for a course taught in the School of Education. The collaboration involves sending CU-Boulder students that are participating in the Knowing and Learning teacher licensure course to various middle and high schools in BVSD to serve as AVID tutors. AVID is...
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Bee Boulder
Honeybees are arguably the most important pollinators in our food system, and due to several environmental and social factors, their populations have been in significant decline in the last decade. Monitoring honeybees is critical, yet there is no comprehensive method by which to do so. This project addresses the need...
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Biological Sciences Initiative
The Biological Sciences Initiative (BSI) envisions scientific literacy among all citizens, increasing their understanding of the relevance of science to their lives and empowering them to make informed health, environmental and political choices. To promote diversity and inclusiveness in the sciences and scientific literacy, BSI provides research, classroom and professional...
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BOLD Center
The BOLD (Broadening Opportunity through Leadership and Diversity) Center of CU-Boulder's College of Engineering and Applied Science is committed to graduating an innovative and competitive engineering work force that is diverse in gender, ethnicity and socio-economic representation. BOLD's purpose is to break down the barriers that keep too many of...
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Boulder County Latino History Project
This community-based project documents and shares the experiences of Latinos in Longmont, Lafayette, and Boulder over the past century. In Stage 1 of the project, 2013 - 2014, 10 Latino high school and college Interns and 95 adult volunteers produced or assembled a wide variety of sources: oral...
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Brain Behavior Clinic and Boulder County Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness
The Brain Behavior Clinic (BBC) in the Department of Psychology & Neuroscience at CU is partnering with the Boulder County Shelter for the Homeless in identifying and documenting cognitively disabled persons as part of the County's 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness. One of the specific goals of the Boulder...
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BUENO Center for Multicultural Education
The BUENO Center for Multicultural Education is an integral part of the School of Education at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Through a comprehensive range of research, training, and service projects, the Center strongly promotes quality education with an emphasis on cultural pluralism. The Center is deeply committed to...
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Camp Shakespeare
Camp Shakespeare is an 18-year-old education program run by the Colorado Shakespeare Festival. Each summer, kids ages 10-18 come to CU Boulder's campus and study Shakespeare with CSF professionals. Working in small groups of 16, students learn about Shakespeare by rehearsing, staging and performing a shortened play on the Outdoor...
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CARLA Lab: Comprehensive Adaptive Reading and Learning Assistance
The CARLA Lab is located at Institute of Cognitive Sciences (ICS) in Computational Language and Education Research (CLEAR) and is headed by Dr. Barbara Wise. Her team has conducted studies in computer-delivered reading assessment and intervention since 2004, working with other CU researchers and with St. Vrain Valley Schools, the...
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