New AI in Math program funded by the U.S. Department of Education

The Concord Consortium, in collaboration with Texas Tech University, the University of Florida, and WestEd, was awarded a $4 million Education Innovation and Research grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The five-year project will develop a year-long Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Math supplemental certificate program for secondary Algebra I or Integrated Math 1 classes. […]

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Refocusing our Mission and Vision Statements Through an Equity Lens

Una gota rompe la piedra mural by Layqa Nuna Yawar. Photo by Kristen Rae Miranda. Used with permission.

When Robert Tinker founded the Concord Consortium in 1994, his goal was to make science exciting and open to all. From Bob’s earliest invention to make experimental data collection quick and easy with the use of fast-response sensors to his groundbreaking technology to expose the invisible and mysterious world of atoms and molecules in the […]

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When is coding not a computer science class? When it’s CodeR4MATH.

R code snippet

You could say that Concord Consortium’s project Coding with R for Mathematical Modeling (CodeR4MATH) is very sneaky, says Kenia Wiedemann, a postdoctoral researcher on the project. Creative is a different way of describing how CodeR4MATH is getting high school students—especially those who think math and computer science are not for them—coding and creating mathematical models, […]

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Alaska meteorologist Jackie Purcell helps Precipitating Change deliver the weather

Alaska snow

Our Precipitating Change project has been exploring the science of weather and weather prediction with students in Alaska. We’ve been assisted by someone many Alaska students recognize, Jackie Purcell, chief meteorologist at KTUU Channel 2 in Anchorage. Jackie gets around, and not just on television. At the Alaska State Fair, “I run into folks from […]

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CODAP awarded new Digital Promise certification

CODAP Digital Promise Badge

We are delighted to announce that our Common Online Data Analysis Platform (CODAP) has earned the Research-Based Design product certification from Digital Promise. The new product certification is intended to serve as a rigorous, reliable signal for consumers, including school administrators, educators, and families looking for evidence of research-based educational technology products. CODAP is easy-to-use […]

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