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  • The Literacy Practicum

    The Literacy Practicum (LING 1900) is an outreach program that works with members of the Boulder community to provide resources and support to improve literacy skills. We work with elementary school children learning to read as well as English language learners of all ages who need assistance in reading, writing,...

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  • Acequia Assistance Project

    Acequia is an Arabic word that means "water bearer." An acequia is a physical irrigation system - a ditch -- but the term "acequia" in northern New Mexico and southern Colorado also describes a philosophy about water and community. That philosophy encompasses the concept that water is so...

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  • Adaptation and Variation in Colorado mammals: A new classroom kit for 4th grade

    We are working to develop a new "Classroom Kit" for 4th grade classrooms to learn about Biological evolution-variation and adaptation-through exploring the natural history of native Colorado mammals. Classroom Kits, as developed by the CU Museum of Natural History, are collections of materials and activities on a particular theme. They...

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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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  • 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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  • Alumni Association of University of Colorado at Boulder

    When you set foot on the CU-Boulder campus as a student, you also become a part of the #ForeverBuffs family which receives benefits from the Alumni Association - all without paying any dues! Here are just a few of those perks: Alumni Chapters: Whether you're staying in Colorado, traveling in the...

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  • American Indian Law Clinic: Tribal Outreach Projects

    The American Indian Law Clinic Tribal Outreach Projects provide free, pro bono legal services to tribal communities, while giving students the opportunity to meaningfully interface with community members and leaders and have access and exposure to the real-life environment where Indian law issues have an impact. In the American Indian...

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  • Animal Adaptation Hands-on Workshop

    Animal Adaptaion Hands-on Workshop (recommended for 3rd - 5th grades) Explore skulls and tracks 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 create...

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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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  • Assessing Drinking Water Quality on Colorado's Western Slope

    The goal of this project is to assist in a new study of risks to private drinking water wells in six counties on the Colorado's Western Slope. The study, just funded by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), is directed by Kenneth Nordstrom, the director of Environmental Health at the...

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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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  • Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity

    Black Holes: The Other Side of Infinity is a large format immersive digital dome show on black holes at the Gates Planetarium at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Funded by the National Science Foundation and NASA, this 23 minute show was directed by Thomas Lucas. The science director...

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  • Border crossing: Renewing El Pueblo In/Out of School

    Since 2010, Alicia Sanchez International Elementary School and the School of Education have been engaged in a partnership focused on building and studying solutions aimed at (1) improving the academic learning of children living in poverty who are also racial and linguistic minorities, and (2) preparing a majority middle-class,...

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  • Boulder Affordable Housing Research Initiative

    The goal of the Boulder Affordable Housing Research Initiative (BAHRI) research project is to conduct compelling and informative research on affordable housing needs, accessibility, and availability. The project is a three to five year study initiated in July 2015 conducting comprehensive and collaborative research on affordable housing in Boulder...

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  • Boulder County Latino History Project

    The Boulder County Latino History Project is a community-based initiative to document and make known the previously invisible experiences of Latinos in Longmont, Lafayette, and Boulder over the past century. It is particularly concerned with getting material about local Latinos into PreK-12 classrooms in this region and elsewhere in...

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