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 in literacy and language learning. We work with elementary school children learning to read as well as English language learners of all ages who need assistance in reading, writing, and speaking English. The collaboration involves sending CU Boulder students (or "Buff Buddies") to one of our community partners on a weekly basis to volunteer as mentors for children, adolescents, and adults within the Boulder area...
Tactile Picture Books: 50 Books Project
A picture is worth 1,000 words...but what if you couldn't see it? Tactile Picture Books is a team of academic researchers (professor and students) across multiple departments in the University of Colorado Boulder that research and build technology to create 3D printed tactile picture books for children with visual impairment.
In this outreach project, we aim to reach 50 families across the world...
TeachEngineering Digital Library Collection
Free engineering lessons and activities for teaching K-12 science and math are just a click away. The TeachEngineering digital library is a searchable, educational standards-based repository of high-quality, classroom-tested curricula for use by teachers and engineering faculty to teach engineering in K-12 settings.
Available free online, the collection contains more than 1,500 lessons and hands-on activities on science, math, engineering and technology topics, with more being added all the time...
Teachers and Children Reimagine Literacy at the Literacy and Media Center
This project, “Teachers and Children Reimagine Literacy at the Literacy and Media Center” is designed to build a professional development partnership with Lafayette Elementary School, Lafayette, CO. In collaboration with Principal Jackman, CU Boulder faculty Bridget Dalton and Silvia Noguerón-Liu will co-direct an after-school Literacy and Media Center and serve as instructors of two literacy masters courses onsite, on the topics of Digital Literacy and Literacy Assessment and Instruction...
Teachers of Color and their Allies (ToCA)
In 2004, CU Boulder's School of Education in collaboration with four partner school districts created the Teachers of Color and Allies Summit (TOCAS). This is an annual, one-day event that brings together practicing educators of color (teachers, administrators, staff developers, counselors) and teacher education students of Color and their allies to provide collegial support, opportunities for networking, mentoring, and sharing insights into best practices in education...
Teaching East Asia
The Program for Teaching East Asia (TEA) offers a wide range of educational and professional development programming for K-12 schools, educators, and students, both statewide and nationally. TEA's work is supported by private foundation and federal funding. TEA has been affiliated with CU-Boulder's Center for Asian Studies since 2001.
TEA's mission is to enhance and expand teaching and learning about East Asia in U...
Teaching Evolution Outreach
We have three goals for our Teaching Evolution For Outreach Educators and Teachers
1) bring educators from the community together with scientists and students at CU for broadening the education community and providing an opportunity for sharing experiences, learning goals, and effective curriculum;
2) training educators to use vetted and effective learning plans that focus on evolution as a unifying principle for biology education; and
3) providing educators with materials for implementing learning activities in their classrooms...
Teaching NPS Interpretive Staff the Geology of Arches and Canyonlands National Parks
Designed to train National Park Service Rangers and Interpretive staff about the geology of Death Valley National Park, this project leverages the teaching and research experience of Professor Karl Mueller, who has worked in this region for over the last two decades. The ultimate goal of the project is to get modern concepts in geology and high resolution Earth imagery into the hands of the general public, of which over 1 million visit the park each year...
The Integrated Teaching and Learning Program's TEAMS initiative (Tomorrow's Engineers... creAte. iMagine. Succeed.) offers academic year (in-class and afterschool) and summer engineering instruction to elementary, middle and high schools in Longmont, Lafayette and Denver that serve diverse populations. Their goal: to improve science and math literacy, and increase the number of high school students prepared to choose an engineering and/or technology college path...
Tribal Outreach Projects: Human Rights and Economic Development
The "American Indian Law Clinic Tribal Outreach Projects: Yankton and Spokane" serve to provide free, pro bono legal services to two needy 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...