IRES current research focus areas:
Develop active learning materials for a variety of subject areas. Materials include but not limited to online simulations, podcasts, computer experiments, coding pieces, cooperative learning projects.
Measure effectiveness of guided-inquiry, active learning, cooperative learning methods and materials. Does active learning work?
Measure effects of attitude and perceptions on student learning and how educational coaching can play a vital role in this context.
We collaborate with various grade school teachers and college professors, who utilize our methods and collect data for us.
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