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Teacher Workforce Collaborative: A Research Practice Partnership between Denver Public Schools and CU focused on Teacher Policy
The Teacher Workforce Collaborative (TWC) is a Research-Practice Partnership (RPP, rpp.wtgrantfoundation.org) between Denver Public Schools’ (DPS) Talent Management team and CU-Boulder School of Education Professors Allison Atteberry and Mimi Engel. The focus of the RPP is closing Denver’s large and persistent achievement gaps. The mechanism for doing so??"strengthening the District’s teacher workforce??"is the focus of the Partnership...
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...
The University Libraries at CU Boulder maintain a vast collection of academic resources and provide engaging learning experiences and seamless services that empower people to discover and integrate reliable information in new ways. Explore all the Libraries offer, from drop-in and online research help, workshops and personal consultations to collaborative and independent study spaces at any of our five locations on campus: Norlin, Gemmill, Music, Business and the Earth Sciences & Map Library...
Walking in Another’s Shoes: Experimental Archaeology and Ancient Sandal Technology
The world’s most extensive collection of Southwestern prehistoric sandals is in CU Boulder’s own Museum of Natural History. Sandals are more than mere footwear: they are an incredibly rich source of data that can unlock the mysteries of prehistoric migration and reveal levels of social status. Their treads can express social identity, their weaving style illustrates the skill-set of the artists and the origin of the artists who created them...
Western Water Assessment
Western Water Assessment (WWA) is an applied research program that addresses societal vulnerabilities to weather and climate variability and change, particularly those related to water resources. While we are based in Boulder, Colorado, we work across Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming. Our mission is to conduct innovative research in partnership with decision makers in the Rocky Mountain West, helping them make the best use of science to manage for climate impacts...
Western Water Assessment
Western Water Assessment (WWA) is a university-based applied research program that addresses societal vulnerabilities to climate variability and climate change, particularly those related to water resources. While we are based in Boulder, Colorado, we work across the Intermountain West Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming. Our mission is to conduct innovative research in partnership with decision makers in the Rocky Mountain West, helping them make the best use of science to manage for climate impacts...
Will Power Festival
Each year, elementary students from Boulder County perform Shakespeare on the CU Boulder campus. Throughout the school year, students rehearse in their classrooms, prepare costumes, and learn about Shakespeare from Colorado Shakespeare Festival teaching artists. On the day of the Will Power Festival, students arrive on campus in costume, march in a celebratory parade, and perform scenes from a Shakespeare play on the indoor University Theatre stage...
Working with Culturally-Linguistically Diverse Children with Communication Disorders
This goal of this project is to support speech-language pathologists who work with culturally-linguistically diverse children with communication disorders. Many of these children are
immigrants or children of immigrants. Because of language-cultural barriers (e.g., parents’ limited English proficiency; stigma surrounding diagnosis of developmental disorders), many immigrant families are reluctant to seek professional services or do not receive appropriate assessment and intervention...
Workshop for K-12 Colorado Educators in Modified Foreign Language Instruction
An increasingly global world requires knowledge of multiple languages, and local middle and high schools are recognizing this by adding foreign language requirements to the curriculum.
While some students excel in foreign language, others struggle with learning them despite success in other school subjects. This project is directed to foreign language teachers at the secondary level of education and focuses on increasing the understanding of the underlying cognitive deficits associated with foreign language learning difficulties, methods for identifying potential "at-risk" students, and specific teaching methodologies that have supported "at-risk" learners at the University of Colorado, Boulder, for the past twenty years...
World of Waves: Technology and Innovation in Life, Earth and Physical Science
Science Explorers is a unique professional development program offering daylong, activity-based science workshops to teams composed of a teacher and five students. Teachers and students (in grades 4-8) work side-by-side, allowing teachers to observe students' interaction with inquiry-driven activities and standards-based content. Science Explorers workshops provide exciting, hands-on learning experiences for everyone involved...
Writing for English Language Learners (WELLS): Exploring the Relationship Between Writing Instruction and Student Outcomes
Purpose: The ability to write well is a foundational skill necessary for success at school and beyond; however, English language learners (ELLs) consistently perform at lower levels in writing than proficient English speakers. Little is known about how best to improve the writing performance of ELLs. In this project, the research team aims to explore two key malleable factors that have the potential to improve ELLs writing outcomes ??" the quality of sheltered instruction which is designed to provide additional support for ELLs and the quality of writing instruction...
Young Women's Vocal Empowerment
By combining Theatre with Speech Pathology, Beth Osnes (Associate Professor of Theatre) and Jen Walentas Lewon (CU Clinical Assistant Professor of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences), are charting a transdiscipliary endeavor for women's Vocal Empowerment. We define this as reaching a state of comfort and ability with vocal expression that allows your intended content to be expressed...
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