NSF Grants

Below is a list of NSF grants we have supported. The latest end date is listed first.

  • Evaluation of Parent-Child STEM Learning Using Interactive Media (September 14, 2016 to August 31, 2019) NSF / Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings, Grant No: 1612840
  • Evaluation of Digital Media and Parent/Child Engagement Resources to Increase Preschool Computational Thinking (September 8, 2016 to May 31, 2019) NSF / Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings, Grant No: 1612642
  • Evaluation of Bringing Science Home with PEEP: Engaging Parents and Preschool Children in Science Exploration (September 14, 2016 to May 31, 2019) NSF / Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings, Grant No: 1612642
  • Evaluation of Integrating Computational Thinking into Mathematics Instruction in Rural and Urban Preschools (January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2018) NSF / Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings, Grant No: 1640135
  • Evaluation of PLUM RX: Researching a New Pathway for Bringing Active Science Exploration to Urban Families (September 1, 2015 to August 31, 2018) NSF / Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings, Grant No: 1516466
  • Evaluation of the “Next Generation Preschool Science” Initiative (November 1, 2013 to September 14, 2017) NSF / Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings, Grant No: 1316550
  • Evaluation of Design Squad Global (September 1, 2014 to August 31, 2017) NSF / Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings, Grant No: 1422236
  • Evaluation of the Children’s Television Series “Peep and the Big Wide World / El Mundo de Peep” (September 1, 2013 to September 30, 2015) NSF / Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings, Grant No: 1222607
  • Evaluation of the Children’s Web Series about Environmental Sustainability: “Plum Landing (formerly Loop)” (September 1, 2011 to October 1, 2015) NSF / Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings, Informal Science Education Program, NSF Planning Grant No: 1114515
  • Informal Pathways to Engineering Research Study (September 1, 2011 to August 31, 2015) NSF / Division of Engineering Education and Centers, Grant No: 1129342
  • Evaluation of NOVA “Making Stuff” Season Two (October 1, 2012 to October 1, 2014) NSF / Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings, Informal Science Education Program, Grant No: 1222986
  • Evaluation of Television Series “Jonathan Bird’s Blue World” (August 2011 to August 2012) NSF / Division of Undergraduate Education, National Science, Math, Engineering, and Technical Education Digital Library, Grant No: 1043823
  • Evaluation of the Children’s Television Series “Peep and the Big Wide World, Season 5” Including Outreach to Latino Families (September 2011 to July 2012) NSF / Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings, Informal Science Education Program, Grant No: 1010900
  • Evaluation of the Children’s Transmedia Learning Experience “Spyhounds” (September 2011 to February 2012) NSF / Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings, Informal Science Education Program, Grant No: 1114690
  • Evaluation of the Children’s Television Series “FETCH! with Ruff Ruffman, Season 5” Including Web-based, Educational Games and Science Outreach in Informal Settings (March 2010 to August 2011) NSF / Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings, Informal Science Education Program, Grant No: 0840307
  • Evaluation of the Children’s Television Series “Design Squad, Season 4” Including Engineering-related Web and Classroom Resources (March 2010 to August 2011) NSF / Division of Engineering Education and Centers. Programs: Informal Science Education, Special Studies and Analyses, & Engineering Education Grant No: 0917495
  • Evaluation of an Initiative to Change Girls’ Perception of Computer Science: “Dot Diva” (September 2009 to December 2010) NSF / Division of Computer and Network Systems, Broadening Participating in Computing Program Grant No: 0753686
  • Evaluation of the Children’s Educational TV Series about Environmental Sustainability: “Loop” Pilot (September 2010 to December 2010) NSF / Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings, Informal Science Education Program, Grant No: 1010959
  • Evaluation of an Initiative to Encourage Academically-prepared High School Women to Pursue Engineering Careers: “Engineer Your Life” (February 2009 to September 2010) NSF / Division of Engineering Education and Centers, Engineering Education Program, Grant No: 0550710
  • Evaluation of the Children’s Television Series “Design Squad, Season 3” Including Engineering-related Classroom Resources (June 2009 to June 2010) NSF / Division of Engineering Education and Centers. Programs: Informal Science Education, ITEST, Discovery Research K-12 Applied Research, & Engineering Education, Grant No: 0810996
  • Evaluation of Online Training Module for Informal Science Educators Developed in Conjunction with the Children’s Television Series “FETCH!” with Ruff Ruffman, Season 4 (March 2009 to December 2009) NSF / Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings, Informal Science Education Program, Grant No: 0813513
  • Evaluation of a New Children’s Educational TV Series about Environmental Sustainability: “Loop” (July 2009 to December 2009) NSF / Division of Research on Learning in Formal and Informal Settings, Informal Science Education Program, NSF Planning Grant No: 0840302

Papers

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