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Metrolab CU-City Design Workshop: Hill and Broadway Corridor
This project is a Metrolab partnership between the university and the city of Boulder. A variety of design and development projects are underway in the University Hill area including revitalization of the commercial district and planning for adjoining residential areas, urban design around proposed hotels and a conference center, improvements on the Broadway corridor and related walking/bicycle routes, and facilities planning at the University...
Middle School Ensembles Program
The CU Middle School Ensembles (MSE) program is a collaborative experience designed for middle school music students, high school musicians considering a career in music teaching, and Music Education majors from the University of Colorado Boulder. This program provides a supplemental musical experience to the school-based music programs for 6th- through 8th-grade students, while also strengthening the opportunities for future music educators to learn their craft...
Mini Law School 2019
Mini Law School provides participants with a better understanding of important legal principles in key areas of the law. Taught by members of our law school faculty, the eight-week series provides a look into the numerous ways the law impacts our daily lives, now and in the future. Open to all, this program is designed for non-lawyers, is an excellent lifelong learning opportunity, and is a great chance to get a taste of what law school is like...
Mothers Organizing for a Brighter Educational Future
During the 2017-2018 school year, a school district leadership (the district) in North East Denver have decided to phase out bilingual programming in favor of a K-3 transitional English program. Parents are unhappy about the decision and have publicly asked the school board to continue bilingual education through 5th grade. However, parents' voices are being ignored...
Multicultural Leadership Scholars
Since 2000, the Multicultural Leadership Scholars Program (MLS) has supported the development of leaders from diverse backgrounds, experiences, concerns, knowledge, interests, and accomplishments. Through coursework, service, and socialization, scholars develop a deep awareness of their own values and belief systems as well as those of others.
The program features meaningful relationships with professors and peer mentors...
My Water Comes from the Mountains Activity Kits
These activity kits for the classroom began with the "My Water" book series, which tells the story of how water gets to your tap. To make the most of these books, INSTAAR scientists and graduate students have created hands-on activities that introduce elementary and middle school students to water science.
Kits are in circulation in the Boulder Valley and St...
NAGPRA Comics: A collaboratively produced comic book series illustrating true stories about repatriation from tribal perspectives
NAGPRA Comics is an information comic that is collaboratively produced with members of Native American tribes that explains the Native American Graves Protection Act (1990) and tells true stories about repatriation from tribal perspectives. NAGPRA is an important law to redress a history of social injustice in the collection of Native ancestors/human remains and the alienation of sacred items from Native communities...
To the right is a picture of a small solar array in the village of Manatí I Zona. The solar array and associated battery pack is expressly for the use of a small medical training center. The Peruvian health system offers credit for residency to doctors who will spend time manning a jungle health post. The medical schools for the most part are in the cities (with the exception of the medical school of Universidad Nacional Amazonia del Peruana in Iquitos)...
National Education Policy Center
The mission of the National Education Policy Center is to produce and disseminate high-quality, peer-reviewed research to inform education policy discussions. The program is guided by the belief that the democratic governance of public education is strengthened when policies are based on sound evidence.
Native Americans of Colorado
(recommended for P'reK - 2nd grades)
Learn about the prehistoric Native Americans of Southwest Colorado through observing, matching, comparing, and matching. This program includes time to explore the museum's Discovery Corner.
Guided programs at the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History on the CU-Boulder campus are designed as interactive and hands-on learning experiences where students use objects, inquiry, and critical thinking skills to discover, wonder and reflect...
Negotiating Accountability, Standards and Assessment in Small Rural School Districts
This place-based partnership project, “Negotiating Accountability, Standards and Assessment in Small Rural School Districts,” connects CU Boulder’s School of Education with district and teacher leadership in the Otis R-3 School District and other communities in Northeast Colorado. Working collaboratively, our project aims to (1) develop a case study of how this community negotiated highly contested debates about standards and assessment over the last several years, and (2) to explore how this district and region might respond to the new landscape of ESSA-era accountability reforms in Colorado...
North Fork Valley Air Monitoring Project
Formerly the North Fork Valley Air Monitoring Project, this project has evolved into the Air Quality InQuiry (AQ-IQ) Program. An education and outreach program bringing together next-generation air quality monitors, a project-based learning curriculum (posted on the TeachEngineering Digital Library), and university mentors from CU to offer high school students in rural Colorado "real-world" research experience...
Now at the Macky Gallery
From September to May, the Macky Gallery showcases exhibits curated under a partnership with the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art. Admission to the gallery is free and open to the public every Wednesday, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The gallery is also open for ticket holders during events in the hall.
Noyce Teacher Teams/ Colorado Teaching to Learn Project
Principal Investigator: Valerie Otero
Project Manager: Laurie Langdon
This project builds on the collective induction philosophy that undergirds the successful NSF-funded Noyce programs at the University of Colorado Boulder. The project is integrating, expanding, and aligning teacher preparation, induction, and leadership by bringing together Noyce Teacher Teams of teachers and prospective teachers with different levels of experience...
OASIS (Opportunities, Art, Science, Inspiration, and Sustainability) will be a public art installation that is currently envisioned as a unique, custom built, culturally specific community gathering place incorporating the art, design ideas, and involvement of under served, at or below poverty level, mostly Latinx San Lazaro Mobile Home Park residents, especially middle and high school youth and their families, working in collaboration with CU ENVD students under the guidance of faculty member Marcel de Lange...
Observatory Field Trips for Schools
Sommers-Bausch Observatory (SBO) on the CU-Boulder campus offers enriching STEM educational experiences for K-12 students.
Daytime field trips are 45 minutes in duration and can be customized to meet your educational goals, interests, and special needs. Typically, we demonstrate our 24-inch Boller & Chivens and the two 20-inch Planewave telescopes, as well as our solar telescopes...
Oil and Gas Contamination of Jackson County Waters
New oil and gas development has come to Jackson County, Colorado, and many Jackson County residents are concerned that the effects of oil and gas drilling and extraction on public health and the environment are not being monitored.
About 1,400 citizens live in Jackson County, which is located in north-central Colorado. The county seat and home to about half of the county’s residents is Walden...
Online Learning and Practice Communities
Depression during pregnancy is a major public health problem. Although effective practices for screening and treating antenatal depression exist, few pregnant women receive such services. Such a care gap highlights the critical need for new and innovative training models to educate healthcare professionals in how to identify and care for depressed pregnant women...
Opera Theatre Singers
The OTS is comprised of a select group of graduate students from the opera department. They perform a vast repertoire of operatic, music theatre, traditional, and contemporary selections. They also regularly present masterclasses to schools, which has been successful during the college audition season. OTS is happy to have open discussions with students about careers in voice, audition preparation and success, and college survival in music...
Partnering to Improve: Denver Public Schools’ Talent Management Team and the SoE-DPS Teacher Workforce Collaborative
Teachers are the most influential school-based factor for improving children’s outcomes. Yet a large body of evidence documents the inequitable sorting of teachers across schools. Districts are tasked with the challenge of recruiting, selecting, supporting, allocating, and retaining talented teachers. Moreover, they do so against documented social and market forces that work against the equitable allocation of teachers to historically under-served populations...
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