Centers and more

Center for the Art and Science of Teaching

classroom The Center for the Art and Science of Teaching (CAST) is dedicated to exploring and sharing what makes teachers effective. It recognizes that teaching happens not only in schools, but in homes, museums, workplaces, and through all kinds of media. The goal of the center is to develop teachers as designers, guides, and advocates of good learning experiences whether they happen in or out of schools.


Center for Advanced Studies in Global Education

classroomThe Center for Advanced Studies in Global Education at Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College was launched in fall 2014 to extend the work of the college to a global audience. It is directed by Professor Iveta Silova. The center aims to develop impactful educational interventions and design effective, context-appropriate academic and professional development programs to benefit educational institutions — at all levels — around the world.


Center for Games and Impact

game graphicThe mission of the Center for Games and Impact is to investigate, innovate and cultivate game-infused solutions to society’s biggest challenges. This mission is realized through partnerships among learning scientists, game developers and socially responsible entrepreneurs to rigorously study and innovate around the full life cycle of impact games. By examining the full life cycle of impact games—from research, design and development to publishing, assessment and optimization—we seek to pioneer, implement and share best practices for harnessing the unique power of games for achieving sustainable and scalable outcomes.


Equity Alliance

logo The Equity Alliance at ASU, directed by Alfredo Artiles and Elizabeth Kozleski (University of Kansas), is devoted to research and school reform efforts that promote equity, access, participation and outcomes for all students. We take pride in supporting state and local school systems and educational professionals in and across the United States with research based assistance.