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Advancing Secondary Mathematics Teachers' Quantitative Reasoning

This grant funds research into ways to increase the use of quantitative reasoning in the teaching and learning of mathematics

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  • Sponsored by National Science Foundation
  • Principal investigator: Kevin C. Moore
  • Established 2014

Analysis, Interpretation, Instruction, Management (AIIM)

This project prepares graduate students to evaluate and plan intervention programs for K-12 students with ASD. Students earn a master's degree in special education upon completion and are eligible to sit for the board certification in applied behavior analysis examination.

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  • Sponsored by U.S. Department of Education
  • Principal investigator: Kevin M. Ayres
  • Established 2014

Collaborative Personnel Preparation in Autism (COPPA) Project

This innovative College of Education graduate program in special education, which has prepared dozens of elementary school teachers to work with children with autism spectrum disorders over the last several years, has received a third grant to continue through 2017.

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  • Sponsored by U.S. Department of Education
  • Principal investigator: Kara Wunderlich
  • Established 2013

Georgia ESOL for Content Area Teachers (GECAT) Project

This grant funds a five-year Title III initiative to provide ESOL professional development to in-service educators working with English learners in north Georgia schools.

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  • Sponsored by U.S. Department of Education
  • Principal investigator: Linda Harklau
  • Established 2012

Georgia Sensory Assistance Project (GSAP)

The Georgia Sensory Assistance Project is a grant funded through the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs, that provides services to children and youth with deaf-blindness from birth through age 21.

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  • Sponsored by U.S. Department of Education
  • Principal investigator: Cynthia O. Vail
  • Established 2013

Identity, Development, Risk, and Resilience among Gender Diverse Populations

A better understanding of the identity development of transgender individuals is essential to understand and reduce the health inequities found among this underserved and marginalized population.

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  • Sponsored by Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. – Columbia University – National Institutes of Health subaward
  • Principal investigator: Anneliese A. Singh
  • Established 2014

Improving Teacher Quality Higher Education Program

Teacher quality grant projects are for the professional development of teachers in language arts ,mathematics, reading, science and/or social studies. Grants can also address teachers' use of technology, alternative assessment strategies, or innovative teaching strategies, all with the goal to strengthen and deepen teachers' content knowledge in their academic subjects with emphasis on how deepened content knowledge impacts teaching practices and student learning.

Quick Facts

  • Sponsored by U.S. Department of Education
  • Principal investigator: Kathy F. Thompson

Investigating Proportional Relationships from Two Perspectives (InPReP2)

The project, "Investigating Proportional Relationships from Two Perspectives," investigates how future mathematics teachers make connections among multiplication and division, fractions, ratios and proportional relationships, linear functions and statistical samples.

Quick Facts

  • Sponsored by National Science Foundation
  • Principal investigator: Andrew G. Izsak
  • Established 2014

Learning to Support Productive Collective Argumentation in Secondary Mathematics Classes

This project will provide information about how teachers learn to support collective argumentation and will allow for the development of professional development materials for prospective and practicing teachers that will enhance their support for productive collective argumentation.

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  • Sponsored by National Science Foundation
  • Principal investigator: AnnaMarie Conner
  • Established 2012

Learning to Teach Elementary Mathematics Revisited

This study will extend our understanding of how beliefs and other contextual factors influence teaching practice over time.

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  • Sponsored by Spencer Foundation
  • Principal investigator: Denise A. Spangler
  • Established 2014

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  • Sponsored by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  • Principal investigator: Bernadette Davantes Heckman
  • Established 2014

LISELL-B: Language-Rich Inquiry Science with English Language Learners through Biotechnology

LISELL-B is a National Science Foundation-supported project to implement a large-scale, cross-sectional, and longitudinal study to understand and support the teaching of the language of scientific investigation practices for middle and high school students (grades 6-10) with a special emphasis on English language learners and a focus on biotechnology.

Quick Facts

  • Sponsored by National Science Foundation
  • Principal investigator: Cory A. Buxton
  • Established 2013

NCAA-DOD Grand Alliance: Concussion Assessment, Research and Education (CARE) Consortium

This investigation is poised to address the true natural history of clinical recovery of SRC, which has critical implications for improving safety, injury prevention, and medical care in athletes and military personnel.

Quick Facts

  • Sponsored by U.S. Department of Defense (subcontract from University of Michigan)
  • Principal investigator: Julianne D. Schmidt
  • Established 2014

Red Clay Writing Project Grant

Through our summer institute, open institutes, writing retreats, and Saturday workshops, we offer teachers a wide and engaging list of professional learning opportunities, many for UGA credit or state PLUs.

Quick Facts

  • Sponsored by National Writing Project
  • Principal investigator: Stephanie Jones

Responsive Early Education for Diversity (REED)

This teacher preparation project, also known as the Birth Through Five program, received a second grant to continue and expand its work of training educators to work with high-need infants, toddlers, and young children and their families. the grant supports students who commit to provide two to four years of teaching service to programs for young children with disabilities.

Quick Facts

  • Sponsored by U.S. Department of Education
  • Principal investigator: Cynthia O. Vail
  • Established 2012

Stimulating Young Scientists to Engage, Motivate and Synthesize (SYSTEMS)

The purpose of this project is to improve the problem-solving skills of third-grade students by engaging them in interactive digital learning environments where they will explore the basic structure, function and integration of the body's organ systems.

Quick Facts

  • Sponsored by National Institutes of Health
  • Principal investigator: Georgia Wood Hodges
  • Established 2014

Teach to Learn Partnership

The Teach to Learn Partnership is a University of Georgia College of Education and Clarke County School District teacher induction program funded by the Georgia Governor's Office for Student Achievement Race To the Top Innovation Fund.

Quick Facts

  • Sponsored by Clarke County School District / Governors Office of Student Achievement
  • Principal investigator: Janna Dresden
  • Established 2012

The Georgia STEM Accessibility Alliance

This project funds a virtual platform and mentor structure that supports high school and college students with disabilities who are interested in a STEM-related field

Quick Facts

  • Sponsored by National Science Foundation
  • Principal investigator: Noel Gregg
  • Established 2010

The Physical Activity and Learning Program

This program provides after-school enrichment aimed at improving children's health and stimulating their learning in reading and mathematics.

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  • Sponsored by Georgia Department of Education – 21st Century Community Learning Centers
  • Principal investigator: Phillip D. Tomporowski
  • Established 2014

¡BIEN! Research

We are a select team of graduate students focused on researching multicultural issues and Latino/a values as it relates to education, teaching, service, and counseling psychology.

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  • Sponsored by
  • Principal investigator: Edward Anthony Delgado-Romero

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