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MLFTC faculty draw from a wide range of academic disciplines to gain new insight into important questions. Whether developing new education workforce models or leading global conversations on educational outcomes, faculty members at MLFTC are fulfilling the ASU charter’s commitment to assume fundamental responsibility for the overall health of the communities we serve.

This knowledge creation is one of the many reasons MLFTC consistently ranks among the country's best colleges of education.

$74,694,513 Average annual research expenditures FY19 and 20 #1 Among U.S. colleges of education —U.S. News & World Report

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Name Award amount Award Start Datesort ascending Award End Date Category Sponsors Principal investigator
Investigating Impact of Different Types of Professional Development on What Aspects Mathematics Teachers Take Up And Use in Their Classroom $1,980,285 03/01/2021 06/30/2022 K-12, Leadership and administration Direct sponsor: National Science Foundation Karen Koellner
Nuclear Futures Anthology Project $64,245 01/04/2021 01/03/2022 Science education Direct sponsor: New Venture Fund Ruth Wylie
STEM and Social Capital: Advancing Families through Learning and Doing $299,787 01/01/2021 12/31/2023 At-risk or high-needs student populations, Science education Direct sponsor: National Science Foundation Eugene Judson
Arizona K-8 Consortium: Building CS and CT capacity in rural K-8 education $299,620 01/01/2021 06/30/2022 At-risk or high-needs student populations, Educational equity, Educational technology, K-12, Science education Originating sponsor: National Science Foundation
Direct sponsor: SciTech Institute
Alexander Kurz
Radical Policy Borrowing: An intensive inquiry into the Higher Diploma Program, a radical reform of instruction and assessment methods in Ethiopia $51,253 12/01/2020 11/30/2021 Global education Direct sponsor: U.S. Department of Education Atota Halkiyo
Transforming the education profession and workplace $695,858 10/01/2020 11/01/2024 Education workforce Originating sponsor: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Brent Maddin
Implementation of a Technology-Facilitated Data-Driven Instructional Coaching Model $77,513 10/01/2020 09/30/2024 Leadership and administration Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Direct sponsor: Rutgers University
Alexander Kurz
Professional Learning Library and CEEDAR Learning Resource Provider $40,000 10/01/2020 12/31/2021 Originating sponsor: National Science Foundation
Direct sponsor: University of Florida
Kathleen Puckett
Integrated Child And Youth Development Activity in Uganda $1,480,747 09/11/2020 08/11/2025 Global education Originating sponsor: USAID
Direct sponsor: Education Development Center
Cyndi Giorgis
Talent, Ambition, Academic Capital and Luck: Research awards and the construction of influence and merit in education 09/01/2020 08/31/2021 Education policy, Higher education, Leadership and administration Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Jeongeun Kim
Evaluating the Efficacy of an Engineering Education Professional Development for High School Guidance Counselors 09/01/2020 08/31/2021 Education workforce, K-12, Science education Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Lydia Ross
Developing Preservice Teachers’ Algebraic Reasoning Through Pattern Generation Activities 09/01/2020 08/31/2021 Teacher preparation Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Mi Yeon Lee
Exploring Active Learning Exercises in Introductory Anatomy and Physiology Courses 09/01/2020 08/31/2021 Higher education, Science education Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Carla Firetto
SBP Collaborative Research: Comunidad de Ciencia - Building Latina STEM interest through community cultural wealth and familial problem-based learning $484,884 09/01/2020 08/31/2025 Educational equity, Science education Originating sponsor: National Science Foundation
Direct sponsor: University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh
Peter Rillero
Experiences of Black Immigrant Women in Undergraduate Engineering: A basis for understanding 09/01/2020 08/31/2021 Educational equity, Global education, Science education Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Meseret Hailu
An Efficacy Study of the Learning and Teaching Geometry PD Materials: Examining impact and context-based adaptations $26,429 09/01/2020 06/30/2021 Science education Originating sponsor: National Science Foundation
Direct sponsor: University of Colorado
Karen Koellner
Foresight and Futures Learning Experiences $27,750 07/15/2020 07/14/2021 Science education Direct sponsor: NSquare Ruth Wylie
Chandler USD Staff Development and Leadership Training Services $54,968 07/01/2020 06/30/2021 Direct sponsor: Chandler Unified School District Punya Mishra
Quality First Academy Evaluation 2020-2021 $136,000 07/01/2020 06/30/2021 Direct sponsor: Southwest Human Development Jeanne Wilcox
SRSD+: Development of a powerful writing program for children in grades 1 and 2 $3,140 07/01/2020 06/30/2021 K-12, Literacy Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Direct sponsor: University of California, Irvine
Karen Harris
Arizona Educare Research Project (2020-2021) $71,531 07/01/2020 06/30/2021 Direct sponsor: Educare Arizona Jeanne Wilcox
Co-Developing Community Energy Engineering After-School Programming with Latinx Youth $50,000 06/01/2020 08/31/2021 Science education Originating sponsor: Spencer Foundation
Michelle Jordan
Supporting parents and children where they live, work and learn $150,000 05/01/2020 04/30/2021 Direct sponsor: Arizona Public Service Foundation Meredith Toth
Studying Novice STEM Teachers’ Adaptive Capacities Using the Panarchy Model $18,009 05/01/2020 04/30/2021 Education workforce, Science education, Teacher preparation Originating sponsor: National Science Foundation
Direct sponsor: Colorado State University
Andrea Weinberg
The Future Substance of STEM Education $98,874 04/01/2020 03/31/2021 Science education Originating sponsor: National Science Foundation
Ariel Anbar
Resubmission Assistance: Understanding current practices and perspectives $3,455 03/01/2020 02/28/2021 Direct sponsor: National Organization of Research Development Professionals Sarah Polasky
Fulbright Awards - Singapore $31,209 01/07/2020 05/14/2020 Global education Originating sponsor: Singapore Ministry of Education
Direct sponsor: International Research and Exchanges Board
Leanna Archambault
The Postwar History of Educational Broadcasting: Archival Research $50,000 01/01/2020 12/31/2021 Educational technology Originating sponsor: ASU Foundation for a New American University
Direct sponsor: Spencer Foundation
Sherman Dorn
Empowering school districts to explore agile staffing models 01/01/2020 06/30/2021 Education workforce Originating sponsor: Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation
Brent Maddin
Designing a New Educator Workforce $499,231 10/22/2019 10/21/2021 Education workforce Originating sponsor: Walton Family Foundation
Brent Maddin
INSITE: Integrating STEM Into Transition Education for Incarcerated Learners $863,743 10/01/2019 09/30/2022 At-risk or high-needs student populations Heather Griller Clark
Higher Education Partnership–Morocco $5,000,000 09/30/2019 09/29/2024 Global education Direct sponsor: U.S. Agency for International Development Nicole Thompson
Sustainability in Whole-of-School Health Programming 09/01/2019 08/31/2020 Health and wellness, K-12 Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Michelle Jordan
Democratic Participation Toward Educational Equity in the Era of School Choice 09/01/2019 08/31/2020 Education policy, K-12, Leadership and administration Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Carrie Sampson
Applying Translanguaging Theory to Testing: Designing a new technology-enhanced accommodation for English language learners 09/01/2019 08/31/2020 Assessments, test and evaluation, Educational technology, Multi-language learners Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Yi Zheng
MLFTC AmeriCorps Mentoring Program $160,000 09/01/2019 08/31/2020 Teacher preparation Originating sponsor: U.S. Corporation for National and Community Service
Direct sponsor: Arizona Office of the Governor
Erica Mitchell
Stepping Into Interdisciplinary Learning with Dramatic Inquiry and 3D Printing 09/01/2019 08/31/2020 At-risk or high-needs student populations, K-12 Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Kathleen Farrand
Teacher-Student Teams for Community-Based Energy Engineering Projects 09/01/2019 08/31/2020 K-12, Science education Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Michelle Jordan
Improving Online Learning from Tutorial Dialog Videos $600,000 08/16/2019 08/16/2020 Educational technology Direct sponsor: National Science Foundation Yi-Chun Hong
The School Gardeners’ Southwest Desert Almanac: A conference for supporting, sustaining and spreading garden-based science teaching $99,905 08/15/2019 07/31/2020 Science education Direct sponsor: National Science Foundation Steven Zuiker
Project SCREEN: Validation of a Free-Access Screening Tool for K-12 Educators to Screen Students for Internalizing and Externalizing Behavior Patterns $216,606 07/01/2019 06/30/2022 Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Direct sponsor: University of Kansas
Wendy Oakes
Project ENHANCE: Research Networks Focused on Critical Problems of Policy and Practice in Special Education $439,309 07/01/2019 06/30/2024 Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Direct sponsor: University of Kansas
Wendy Oakes
Teacher Candidate Pilot Documentation $222,215 05/20/2019 04/30/2020 Education workforce Originating sponsor: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Nicole Thompson
Cultivating Elementary Students’ Interest in Cryptography and Cybersecurity Education and Careers $38,395 03/01/2019 02/28/2022 K-12, Science education Originating sponsor: National Science Foundation
Direct sponsor: University of Florida
Amber Benedict
Consortium for Open Active Pathways $2,495,936 03/01/2019 02/28/2022 Science education Direct sponsor: U.S. Department of Education Ariel Anbar
Special Education Leader Scholar Communities (SELSC) $1,170,000 01/01/2019 12/31/2023 Higher education Direct sponsor: U.S. Department of Education Kathleen Puckett
Strengthening Higher Education Access in Malawi Activity (SHEAMA) $10,859,816 12/04/2018 12/03/2022 Global education Direct sponsor: U.S. Agency for International Development Samuel DiGangi
2018-2019 Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program $212,572 12/01/2018 06/30/2019 Global education Direct sponsor: International Research and Exchanges Board Ann Nielsen
Supporting Early Language Development of Preschool Children with Drama Integration $2,291,598 10/01/2018 09/30/2022 Early childhood education Direct sponsor: U.S. Department of Education Scott Marley
Reimagining the Education Workforce for the 21st Century: Preparing teachers through personalized learning modules and diversified clinical experiences $4,860,351 10/01/2018 09/30/2023 Direct sponsor: U.S. Department of Education Carole Basile (Dean)
The Lived Experiences of Black Muslim Students Attending a Predominantly White Institution 09/01/2018 08/31/2019 Educational equity, Higher education Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Keon McGuire
Teacher Candidate Affordances and Perceptions of Efficacy in Collectively-Taught Elementary and Typical Student Teaching Settings 09/01/2018 08/31/2019 Education workforce, Teacher preparation Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Andrea Weinberg
Discourse as Destiny in Dual Language Education? A multi-scalar ethnography of language policy 09/01/2018 08/31/2019 Early childhood education, Education policy, Multi-language learners Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Katie Bernstein
Teacher Beliefs about Multilingual Learners: Understanding language ideologies to inform how we teach about language learning 09/01/2018 08/31/2019 Education workforce, K-12, Multi-language learners Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Kate Anderson
Building Bridges of Black and Brown Solidarity $37,265 09/01/2018 08/31/2019 At-risk or high-needs student populations Direct sponsor: National Academy of Education Claudia Cervantes Soon
Supporting Undergraduate Students’ Construction of an Integrated Understanding of Anatomy and Physiology 09/01/2018 06/30/2019 Science education Originating sponsor: Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
Carla Firetto
Productive Management of Uncertainty: Supporting science teachers to raise, maintain and reduce uncertainty toward student conceptual development in argumentation 09/01/2018 08/31/2019 Science education, Teacher preparation Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Ying-Chih Chen
Supporting Undergraduate Students’ Construction of an Integrated Understanding of Anatomy and Physiology 09/01/2018 08/31/2019 Higher education, Science education Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Carla Firetto
Is Taste for Science Enough? Exploring factors that influence career aspirations of engineering students 09/01/2018 08/31/2019 Higher education, Science education Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Jeongeun Kim
Teacher Beliefs about Multilingual Learners: Understanding language ideologies to inform how we teach about language learning 08/01/2018 08/01/2019 Multi-language learners Originating sponsor: Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
Katie Bernstein
Exploring Writing Instruction Delivered by Teachers Providing Services to Student $280,738 08/01/2018 07/31/2022 Literacy Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Direct sponsor: Texas State University
Steve Graham
Quality First Academy Evaluation $122,470 07/01/2018 06/30/2019 Early childhood education Direct sponsor: Southwest Human Development Jeanne Wilcox
Productive Management of Uncertainty: Supporting science teachers to raise, maintain and reduce uncertainty toward student conceptual development in argumentation 07/01/2018 06/30/2019 Science education Originating sponsor: Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
Ying-Chih Chen
Efficacy of We-Write - A Teacher-Led and Computer-Supported Intervention with Fourth Grade Students $546,091 07/01/2018 06/30/2022 Literacy Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Direct sponsor: Texas A&M University
Karen Harris
Innovations in Global Learning Metrics for Policymakers $22,000 06/15/2018 12/31/2018 Global education Direct sponsor: Open Society Foundation Iveta Silova
Discourse as Destiny in Dual Language Education? A Multi-scalar Ethnography of Language Policy 06/01/2018 11/01/2018 Multi-language learners Originating sponsor: Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
Katie Bernstein
Is ‘Taste for Science Enough’? Exploring factors that influence career aspirations of engineering students 05/01/2018 09/30/2019 Science education Originating sponsor: Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
Jeongeun Kim
The Lived Experiences of Black Muslim Students Attending a Predominantly White Institution 05/01/2018 03/31/2019 At-risk or high-needs student populations Originating sponsor: Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
Keon McGuire
Teacher candidate affordances and perceptions of efficacy in collectively-taught elementary and typical student teaching settings 05/01/2018 01/31/2019 Teacher preparation Originating sponsor: Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College
Andrea Weinberg
Raising the Bar 01/01/2018 12/31/2020 Literacy Originating sponsor: Australian Research Council
Direct sponsor: Australian Catholic University
Steve Graham
Explaining the Gender Gap: Are departmental and institutional characteristics linked to labor market outcomes of STEM graduates? $22,999 01/01/2018 12/31/2019 Science education Direct sponsor: American Educational Research Association Jeongeun Kim
Exchange Program for Brazilian Awarded Principals $200,191 01/01/2018 02/28/2018 Global education Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of State
Ann Nielsen
Character Education in Systems of Teacher and Leader Preparation $12,445,645 11/07/2017 10/31/2021 Teacher preparation Originating sponsor: Kern Family Foundation
Direct sponsor: ASU Foundation
Carole Basile (Dean)
Building Leadership for Change through School Immersion Program 10/01/2017 01/31/2019 Global education Originating sponsor: Saudi Arabia Ministry of Education
Iveta Silova
Innovations in Global Learning Metrics: Focused debate between users, producers and researchers $50,000 10/01/2017 06/30/2018 Global education Originating sponsor: Spencer Foundation
Gustavo Fischman
West Bank-Gaza Preservice Teacher Education Project $4,972,525 09/28/2017 09/27/2022 Global education Originating sponsor: United States Agency for International Development
Direct sponsor: International Research and Exchanges Board
Samuel DiGangi
Public High School Physical Activity Facility Use During Non-School Hours 09/01/2017 08/31/2018 Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Pamela Kulinna
Teachers’ Perceptions of Instructional Significance for History 09/01/2017 08/31/2018 Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Lauren Harris
Braincandy: Providing students authentic, engaging and SAFE spaces to articulate and refine their thinking with others 09/01/2017 08/31/2018 Science education Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Bryan Henderson
Advancing the Understanding of Online Collaborative Learning Experience in Statistical Learning 09/01/2017 08/31/2018 Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Yi-Chun Hong
Induction Experiences for Early Childhood Special Educators: Using dramatic inquiry to increase student engagement and positive social interactions (DIPSI) 09/01/2017 08/31/2018 At-risk or high-needs student populations, Early childhood education Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Wendy Oakes
Immigrants, Achievement and Third-Generation Isolation: Insights from PISA 2003-2012 09/01/2017 08/31/2018 K-12 Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Jeanne Powers
Cultivating Life in the Sonoran Desert $6,825 08/01/2017 07/31/2019 Science education Originating sponsor: Arizona Game and Fish Department
Molina Walters
An Efficacy Study of Strategies and Interactive Writing Instruction $237,106 08/01/2017 07/31/2017 Literacy Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Direct sponsor: University of Tennessee
Steve Graham
Girls Collaborating in STEM through Virtual Exchanges $108,278 07/07/2017 12/31/2018 Science education Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Direct sponsor: The Aspen Institute
Peter Rillero
Keys to Writing Smarter: An Online UDL Writing Workbench for Students with High Incidence Disabilities $233,517 07/01/2017 06/30/2020 At-risk or high-needs student populations Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Direct sponsor: Center for Applied Special Technology
Karen Harris
Project Coordinate $834,601 07/01/2017 06/30/2022 At-risk or high-needs student populations, K-12, Literacy Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Direct sponsor: University of Florida
Amber Benedict
SRSD+: Development of a Powerful Writing Program for Children in Grades 1 and 2 $55,499 07/01/2017 06/30/2018 Literacy Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Direct sponsor: University of California, Irvine
Karen Harris
YouLead — Youth Employment and Business Start Up Program $753,579 06/06/2017 04/30/2021 Global education Originating sponsor: United States Agency for International Development
Ann Nielsen
Sonoran Desert Citizen Science: Building Nature Stewards $4,850 05/01/2017 04/30/2018 Science education Originating sponsor: Arizona Game and Fish Department
Mo Walters
Year 2 Navajo Nation $79,593 03/01/2017 02/28/2018 At-risk or high-needs student populations Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Direct sponsor: Navajo Nation
Carole Basile (Dean)
Stepping into STEM with Dramatic Inquiry $3,000 01/19/2017 08/18/2017 Science education Originating sponsor: 100K in 10
Direct sponsor: ASU Foundation
Kathleen Farrand
Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability and Reform (CEEDAR) $62,262 01/01/2017 12/31/2020 Leadership and administration Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Direct sponsor: Arizona Department of Education
Kathleen Puckett
EAGER: MAKER: Play in the Making: Supporting Design Thinking in Maker Spaces and Underrepresented, Underserved, and Minority Students Through Game Design $295,393 10/01/2016 09/30/2018 At-risk or high-needs student populations Originating sponsor: National Science Foundation
Elisabeth Gee
Educational Merit on a Global Stage $4,000 10/01/2016 06/30/2017 Global education Originating sponsor: Spencer Foundation
Direct sponsor: Loyola University
Iveta Silova
Learning How to Look as well as Listen: Building Capacity for Video Based Transcription and Analysis in Social and Educational Research $50,000 09/02/2016 05/31/2017 Educational technology Direct sponsor: Spencer Foundation Alfredo Artiles
Building Learning Experiences with Design Thinking, Creativity and Entrepreneurship: A study of 3 Day Startup 09/01/2016 08/31/2017 Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Michelle Jordan
Phoenix Union High School District-ASU Principal Professional Development Pilot $62,351 09/01/2016 05/31/2018 Leadership and administration Originating sponsor: Arizona Board of Regents
Direct sponsor: Phoenix Union School District
Carl Hermanns
Improving Preservice Teachers’ Noticing Expertise and Beliefs Through Methods Courses Incorporated Technology 09/01/2016 08/31/2017 Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Mi Yeon Lee
Long-Term Teacher-School Matching Algorithm 09/01/2016 08/31/2017 Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Margarita Pivovarova
Advancing Computerized Adaptive Testing Through Participant-Based Research and Open-Source Platform Tools 09/01/2016 08/31/2017 Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Yi Zheng
Teacher Evaluation Systems as Based upon Growth and Value-Added Models after the Every Student Succeeds Act: A national overview revisited 09/01/2016 08/31/2017 Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Audrey Amrein-Beardsley
Supporting Preservice Teachers to Implement Argumentation in Science Classrooms 09/01/2016 08/31/2017 Direct sponsor: MLFTC internal grant Ying-Chih Chen
Strengthening Instructional Leadership in Mathematics in Pinal County $250,000 08/16/2016 09/30/2017 Leadership and administration Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Direct sponsor: Arizona Board of Regents
Mari Koerner
Improving Teacher Capacity to Implement High Quality Service-Learning in Elementary Science Classrooms $64,206 08/01/2016 06/30/2018 Science education Originating sponsor: University of Virginia
Direct sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Eileen Merritt
Strengthening Institutional Linkages — ASU and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi, Ghana $21,918,418 08/01/2016 07/31/2022 Global education Originating sponsor: Mastercard Foundation
Carole Basile
EYEPlay for Dual Language Learners: Focus on Orange County Public Preschools, Orlando Florida $309,009 07/01/2016 06/15/2020 Multi-language learners Originating sponsor: Helios Education Foundation
Direct sponsor: The Orlando Repertory Theatre
Michael Kelley
Impact of ST Math Professional Development on Teachers' Implementation of Fraction Instruction $38,957 07/01/2016 06/30/2018 Teacher preparation Originating sponsor: APS Foundation
Direct sponsor: MIND Research Institute
Barbara Kinach
HealthWorks Fitness for Life Project (Year 4) 07/01/2016 06/30/2017 Health and wellness Originating sponsor: HealthWorks Foundation of Arizona
Pamela Hodges Kulinna
The Desirability and Feasibility of Global Learning Metrics-Symposium $24,000 06/01/2016 12/31/2016 Global education Originating sponsor: Open Society Institute Budapest Foundation
Direct sponsor: ASU Foundation
Iveta Silova
Psychometric Advisory for Maricopa Community Colleges Math Diagnostic Assessment Project $1,200 03/01/2016 06/30/2016 Assessments, test and evaluation Originating sponsor: Maricopa County Community College District
Yi Zheng
An Analysis of Teachers' Career Paths in Arizona: Retention, Mobility, and Attrition $5,000 03/01/2016 05/31/2017 Education workforce Originating sponsor: American Educational Research Association
Direct sponsor: ASU Foundation
Jeanne Powers
EYEPlay for Dual Language Learners $721,000 11/01/2015 09/30/2019 Multi-language learners Originating sponsor: Helios Education Foundation
Michael Kelley
West Comprehensive Center Year 4 $25,000 10/01/2015 05/31/2016 K-12 Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Direct sponsor: WestEd
Jeanne Powers
RISE-IT (Reentry Intervention and Support for Engagement by Integrating Technology) $750,000 10/01/2015 09/30/2018 At-risk or high-needs student populations Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Justice
Sarup Mathur
NEXT TQP Evaluation Extension $550,000 10/01/2015 09/30/2018 Education workforce Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Nancy Perry
State Personnel Development Grants $35,000 10/01/2015 09/30/2020 Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Direct sponsor: Arizona Department of Education
Pamela Hodges Kulinna
International Leaders in Education Program $185,000 09/01/2015 06/15/2016 Global education Originating sponsor: International Research and Exchanges Board
Direct sponsor: US Department Of State – Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs
Kyle Messner
Teaching the Crosscutting Concept of Emergent Cause-and-Effect to Overcome Misconceptions $1,456,432 08/16/2015 08/15/2019 Science education Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Michelene Chi
Developing and Revising Instructional Activities to Optimize Cognitive Engagement $1,456,186 08/16/2015 08/15/2019 Assessments, test and evaluation Originating sponsor: U.S. Department. of Education
Michelene Chi
Learning from Dialog versus Monolog Videos $249,995 07/13/2015 07/12/2017 Educational technology Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Michelene Chi
Motivating Bilingual Hispanic Youth Towards STEM and STEM Cognate Study and Careers (MIO STEM) $1,199,011 07/01/2015 07/30/2017 Science education Originating sponsor: National Science Foundation
Sasha Barab
Quality First Coaching Academy - Year 3 $200,000 07/01/2015 06/30/2016 Early childhood education Originating sponsor: Southwest Human Development
Jeanne Wilcox
Implementing Comprehensive, Integrated, Three-Tiered Models to Meet Students’ Academic, Behavior, and Social Needs: A Research-Practitioner Partnership $43,558 07/01/2015 06/30/2017 Leadership and administration Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Direct sponsor: University of Kansas
Wendy Oakes
Flipping Into Science: Teachers and Principals Working Together: A Team Approach to Implementing AZCCRS in Science $250,000 07/01/2015 09/30/2016 Science education Originating sponsor: Arizona Board of Regents
Dale Baker
The Ecology and History of the Sonoran Desert $4,800 05/21/2015 05/20/2018 Science education Originating sponsor: Arizona Game and Fish Department
Mo Walters
Helios Third Grade Reading Project $24,994 02/01/2015 05/15/2016 Literacy Originating sponsor: The Helios Foundation
Direct sponsor: WestEd Agency
Jeanne Powers
iTeachAZ Community Embeddedness $900,000 01/01/2015 05/31/2018 Teacher preparation Originating sponsor: W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Mari Koerner
Game-Infused Assessment: Cultivating Engaged and Purposeful Test Takers $250,000 10/14/2014 01/31/2016 Assessments, test and evaluation Originating sponsor: Educational Testing Service
Sasha Barab
Innovations for Success@ASU to Improve Learning Outcomes, Increase Affordability, and Reduce Time to Degree Completion $3,999,955 10/01/2014 09/30/2018 Literacy Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Jeanne Wilcox
Integrating STEM Literacy and Language to Prepare All Teachers to Teach ELL: iTeachELLs $10,532,220 10/01/2014 09/30/2019 Multi-language learners Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Mari Koerner
Early Care and Education of Dual Language Learners $41,000 09/01/2014 07/31/2016 Multi-language learners Originating sponsor: McKnight Foundation
Eugene Garcia
For Whom and to What End is Educational Research Ultimately Directed? An Analysis of Knowledge Mobilization Strategies Developed by Schools of Education $46,856 09/01/2014 12/31/2016 Teacher preparation Originating sponsor: The Spencer Foundation
Gustavo Fischman
AISL Pathways: The Role of Story in Games to Teach Computer Science Concepts to Middle School Girls $219,200 09/01/2014 08/31/2016 Science education Originating sponsor: National Science Foundation
Elisabeth Gee
Intel She Will Connect Initiative $820,950 03/04/2014 04/30/2016 Educational technology Originating sponsor: Intel Corporation
Sasha Barab
Arizona College and Career Ready Standards (AZCCRS): Strengthening Instructional Leadership in Mathematics – A Collaborative Approach $250,000 02/01/2014 09/30/2016 Teacher preparation Originating sponsor: Arizona Board of Regents
Direct sponsor: Northern Arizona University
Carl Hermanns
Planting the Seed: Engaging, Educating, and Advancing Teachers in STEM and Common Core $12,022,496 12/01/2013 08/31/2018 Science education Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Direct sponsor: National Institute for Excellence in Teaching
Nancy Perry
Evidence-Based Interventions in High-need Schools: An interdisciplinary program to prepare special education faculty $976,527 09/01/2013 08/31/2018 At-risk or high-needs student populations Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Alfredo Artiles
Feedback as an Element of Designed Environments $956,325 09/01/2013 08/31/2016 Educational technology Originating sponsor: Vanderbilt University
Sasha Barab
Preparing Early Childhood Special Educators for Arizona $1,250,000 08/01/2013 07/31/2018 Teacher preparation Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Wendy Oakes
Development of a Web-Based Writing Partner (We-Write Persuasively) To Improve Writing Persuasive Essays for 5th Grade Students $276,913 07/01/2013 06/30/2016 Literacy Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Direct sponsor: Texas A & M University
Karen Harris
In-STEP (Shikshak Quest Arizona State) $4,300,000 06/28/2013 04/30/2016 Global education Originating sponsor: USAID
Samuel DiGangi
E.W. Gordon MacArthur Foundation for 21st Century Learning and Assessment $300,000 02/01/2013 01/31/2016 Assessments, test and evaluation Originating sponsor: MacArthur Foundation
James Gee
Project RISE: Re-Entry Intervention and Support for Engagement $1,545,251 12/19/2012 12/31/2016 At-risk or high-needs student populations Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Sarup Mathur
Years 3-4: Center on the Use of Emerging Technology to Improve Literacy Achievement for Students with Disabilities $362,848 08/16/2012 12/31/2016 At-risk or high-needs student populations Originating sponsor: Center for Applied Special Technology
Steve Graham
Verde Health Initiative: Fitness for Life 05/16/2012 12/31/2015 Health and wellness Originating sponsor: Verde Health Initiative
Pamela Hodges Kulinna
Implementing Guided Inquiry in Diverse Institutions $24,643 01/01/2012 12/31/2015 Science education Originating sponsor: National Science Foundation
Direct sponsor: University of Florida
Mirka Koro-Ljungberg
Efficacy Trials with a New Early Language and Literacy Curriculum for Preschool Children with Developmental Speech and/or Language Impairment $4,197,151 02/01/2011 06/30/2016 At-risk or high-needs student populations Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Jeanne Wilcox
Evaluation Phase of PDS Next rTEP W TAP $24,701,116 12/01/2009 09/30/2018 Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of Education
Jeanne Wilcox
Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Program for International Teachers 2021 Global education Originating sponsor: U.S. Department of State
Direct sponsor: International Research and Exchanges Board
Leanna Archambault
Including Brazil in K-12 social studies curricula Educational equity, Global education, K-12 Direct sponsor: U.S. Department of Education Gustavo Fischman