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  • article
    Photo of two girls using microscopes

    G. Rappolt-Schlichtmann, et al., 2013

    Science notebooks can play a critical role in activity-based science learning, but the tasks of recording, organizing, analyzing, and interpreting data create barriers that impede science learning for many students. This study (a) assessed ...

  • SNUDLE photo and screenshot montage

    The goal of this project is to create a suite of implementation tools and professional learning resources for scaled and effective use of CAST’s evidence-based Science Notebook in a Universal Design for Learning Environment (SNUDLE).

  • Productive struggle at work in Partners in Motion exhibit

    We're exploring how informal science learning experiences can support science museum visitors' engagement in "productive struggle” — learning challenges that are exhilarating, challenging, intensive, and fruitful. 

  • U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs logo

    Thursday, July 30, 2015

    CAST has received a $2.5 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Special Education Programs to scale the use of digital science notebooks in grades 4 through 6.

  • Science Notebook tool screenshots

    Building on the positive outcomes from the prior SNUDLE efficacy trial, our UDL science notebook will be used by approximately 2000 students across the United States.

  • article

    Reed & Coyne, 2013

    Stacey Reed, a 7th grade science teacher, and Peggy Coyne, a CAST research scientist, describe CAST Science Writer, a free interactive web-based instructional tool to support students’ writing scientific reports. Based on the framework ...

  • A sprout breaking through the pavement

    Project RAISE applies Universal Design for Learning principles to science curriculum in order to make it more accessible, engaging, and effective for diverse learners experiencing incarceration.

  • Photo of a woman typing on a keyboard

    CAST partnered with the Minority Student Achievement Network (MSAN) to create a web-based professional development course to help 8th-grade science teachers understand stereotype threat and adopt UDL-based methods to reduce the likely effects of stereotype threat in their everyday instruction.

  • blog post

    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 ...

  • Photo of Jess Gropen

    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. ...

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