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
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. ...
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 ...
CAST conducts research and development of innovative solutions to make education more inclusive and effective.
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.
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 ...
Chief Development Officer
Wendy oversees all efforts large and small across the organization to build a pipeline of diverse funding opportunities for CAST and a robust portfolio.
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.
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.
In this empirical study, CAST explores the prevalence and impact of stigmatization and stereotype threat on mathematics performance among public high school students (grades 9-12) with specific learning disabilities.