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10 Publications in 2021 Focus on Innovations in STEM Teaching and Learning

We published nine articles in researcher and teacher practitioner journals and one book chapter in 2021 that showcase innovations in STEM teaching and learning through technology. Learn how to design curricular materials that leverage digital tools for system modeling (#2), how to ensure powerful data learning experiences for all learners (#6), how to operationalize and […]

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Rebecca Ellis

Rebecca Ellis Curriculum Developer Rebecca Ellis is a curriculum developer currently working on the StoryQ and M2Studio projects. She majored in math and French at Brandeis University, and received a doctorate in Curriculum, Instruction, and Teacher Education from Michigan State University. Rebecca’s love of educational design started young, when she tried to propose new learning […]

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Oregon teachers test local streams. There are lots more to test!

Woman demonstrating water test by the river

Over 100,00 miles of rivers and streams crisscross the state of Oregon, and it boasts more federally designated Wild and Scenic segments of river than anywhere else in the country. Water practically outlines the state with the Pacific Ocean on the west, the Columbia River defining much of the northern boundary with Washington, and the […]

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Jim Abbott

Jim Abbott Senior Software Engineer Jim has a long background in user interface (UI) design, UI evaluation, and especially in software development. While working on his master’s degree, Jim also worked for an early start-up company in the educational software and computer games industries where he practiced “agile” project management techniques years before they were […]

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Michael Tirenin

Michael Tirenin UX/UI Designer Michael Tirenin is a UX/UI Designer at the Concord Consortium. He began his career developing educational interactive media and animation for educational publishers and pharmaceutical companies, and went on to art direct video games for the entertainment market. Prior to joining the Concord Consortium, Michael worked for the Waterford Institute as […]

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