In this project funded by the Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, CAST is creating a suite of online professional learning courses for high school teachers to teach the principles of Universal Design for Learning
Reed & Coyne, 2014
In this blog post, 7 th grade teacher Stacey Reed and CAST Research Scientist Peggy Coyne share ideas and resources to help teachers engage students in the scientific process. They tie this work to the Common Core State Standards ...
Senior Research Scientist
Dr. Jess Gropen’s research on executive function and conceptual change not only contributes to contemporary research in cognitive science on the development of mathematical and scientific thinking in early childhood, but also offers effective strategies to close STEM learning opportunity gaps for children from low-income communities. ...
CAST conducts research and development of innovative solutions to make education more inclusive and effective.
Monday, May 13, 2019
Four-year, $1.5-million effort extends earlier work to enhance STEM learning
Saturday, June 24, 2017
CAST is pleased to welcome Wendy Scott Keeney as Chief Development Officer (CDO). In this role, Wendy will oversee all efforts large and small across the organization to build a pipeline of diverse funding opportunities for CAST and a robust portfolio.
CAST’s staff publishes books, journal articles, policy statements, magazine and newsletter pieces, and also contributors to radio programs, podcasts, and videos. See some of our latest work below.
Director of the Toni Jennings Exceptional Education Institute & Associate Professor, UCF
Dr. Eleazar Vasquez III is the director of the Toni Jennings Exceptional Education Institute and Associate Professor of exceptional student education at the University of Central Florida.
Director of Educational User Experience Design
As Director of Educational User Experience Design, Kim Ducharme heads up design strategy and user experience for the development of interactive learning environments and tools that expand learning opportunities for all individuals through Universal Design for Learning. She leverages ...
STEMfolio, a tool developed by the CEE-STEM project team, will provide young people who have often struggled in traditional schools with a personalized, universally designed way to build foundational knowledge, demonstrate their learning, explore and engage in potential STEM career pathways of interest.