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Goodlad Institute for Educational Renewal

Research & Project Groups

OpenSTEM Research Group

Several projects in the Institute form the OpenSTEM Research group. With an emphasis on learning beyond the school setting, these projects affirm fundamental goals of the Institute while creating a visible focus for work that broadens the access to STEM learning.
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Washington AIMS

AIMS focuses on enhancing the leadership provided by principals and school district administrators as their districts work to implement a multi-tiered system. AIMS will support cohorts of 15 leaders each year who learn together, share successes and challenges with each other, and engage with colleagues across the state who are leading similar efforts.
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Story Time STEM

STS emphasizes, through shared reading experiences, the integration of math and literacy, exploring concepts and practices through children’s literature, honoring young learners’ ideas through interactive discussion, and designing and facilitating professional learning with educators.
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Enhancing Capacity for Special Education Leadership is a statewide program to lead innovation in administrator preparation.
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Pathways to Teaching

“Pathways to Teaching,” aimed to identify and demonstrate what is necessary to scale renewed teacher preparation for diverse populations that are grounded in deeper learning content and strategies applied K-20
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Racial Equity

A National Science Foundation project, “Racial Equity: Reimagining Educator Learning Pathways Through Storywork for Racial Equity in STEM,” aims to develop foundational theory and knowledge in educator learning towards new systems of education and STEM knowledge development.
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