National Science Foundation

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Five Indiana University investigators have received the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award for junior faculty. The Faculty Early Career Development Award, known as the CAREER Award, identifies junior faculty members with the ability to integrate education and research. Each award includes an educational or outreach component through which the investigator may connect with students, from grade school to […]

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The National Science Foundation has granted $646,479 to Amy Hackenberg, assistant professor of mathematics education at the Indiana University School of Education in Bloomington, for a five-year study examining diverse math learning styles among middle school students in order to teach them more effectively. Work has already begun on the project titled “CAREER: Investigating Differentiated […]

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The National Science Foundation has awarded more than $999,000 to three Indiana University Bloomington faculty members for a unique effort intended to shed light on how children best learn about complex systems and how new technologies can best serve that learning. Kylie Peppler and Joshua Danish, both assistant professors in the Learning Sciences program at […]