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Title:
A Cognitive Approach to Implementing Tree Thinking in High School and College Biology Curricula
Year: 2008
Name of Institution:
Vanderbilt University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Novick, Laura
Award Amount: $665,247
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
A Learning by Teaching Approach to Help Students Develop Self-Regulatory Skills in Middle School Science Classrooms
Year: 2006
Name of Institution:
Vanderbilt University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Biswas, Gautam
Award Amount: $1,499,980
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
A Longitudinal Study of 3-D Spatial Skills and Mathematics Development in Elementary School Children
Year: 2011
Name of Institution:
University of Georgia Research Foundation
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Carr, Martha
Award Amount: $588,847
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
A Multidisciplinary Study of Analogical Transfer in Children's Mathematical Learning
Year: 2003
Name of Institution:
University of California, Los Angeles
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Holyoak, Keith
Award Amount: $300,715
Award Period: 2 years
Title:
A Narrative Comprehension Intervention for Elementary School Children At-Risk for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Year: 2012
Name of Institution:
University of Kentucky Research Foundation
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Lorch, Elizabeth
Award Amount: $1,481,432
Award Period: 3 years (3/1/2012-2/28/2015)
Title:
A Randomized Trial of Two Promising Interventions for Students with Attention Problems
Year: 2005
Name of Institution:
Duke University
Goal: Efficacy and Replication
Principal Investigator:
Rabiner, David
Award Amount: $1,150,719
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
A Theory and Data Driven Approach for Identifying Evidence of Collaborative Problem Solving Skills
Year: 2017
Name of Institution:
Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Andrews, Jessica
Award Amount: $1,399,250
Award Period: 3 years (07/01/2017 – 06/30/2020)
Title:
A Theory-Driven Search for the Optimal Conditions of Instructional Guidance in Algebra Tutor
Year: 2010
Name of Institution:
Carnegie Mellon University
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Anderson, John
Award Amount: $1,542,658
Award Period: 4 years (3/1/2010-2/28/2014)
Title:
Acquiring Research Investigative and Evaluative Skills (ARIES) for Scientific Inquiry
Year: 2007
Name of Institution:
Northern Illinois University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Millis, Keith
Award Amount: $1,986,743
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
Advancing the Math Skills of Low-Achieving Adolescents in Technology-Rich Learning Environments
Year: 2004
Name of Institution:
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Bottge, Brian
Award Amount: $1,050,000
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Age-related Changes in Word Problem Solving and Working Memory
Year: 2002
Name of Institution:
University of California, Riverside
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Swanson, H. Lee
Award Amount: $709,398
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Alphabet Instruction Details
Year: 2015
Name of Institution:
Oregon Research Institute
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Vadasy, Patricia
Award Amount: $1,499,820
Award Period: 3 years (7/1/2015-6/30/2018)
Title:
An Alternative Statewide Assessment Strategy that Uses Test Results to Support Learning and Includes Measures of Problem Solving
Year: 2011
Name of Institution:
Florida State University
Goal: Measurement
Principal Investigator:
Rohani, Faranak
Award Amount: $2,097,419
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
An Economical Improvement In Literacy and Numeracy
Year: 2007
Name of Institution:
George Mason University
Goal: Efficacy and Replication
Principal Investigator:
Pasnak, Robert
Award Amount: $684,666
Award Period: 2 years
Title:
An Efficacy Study of Interleaved Mathematics Practice
Year: 2016
Name of Institution:
University of South Florida
Goal: Efficacy and Replication
Principal Investigator:
Rohrer, Douglas
Award Amount: $1,521,294
Award Period: 4 years (8/1/2016-7/31/2020)
Title:
An Efficacy Study of Two Computer-Based Attention Training Systems in Schools
Year: 2009
Name of Institution:
Tufts Medical Center
Goal: Efficacy and Replication
Principal Investigator:
Steiner, Naomi
Award Amount: $2,088,256
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
An Elementary-age Origami and Pop-up Paper Engineering Curriculum to Promote the 3-D Spatial Thinking and Reasoning Underlying STEM Education
Year: 2014
Name of Institution:
Tufts University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Taylor, Holly
Award Amount: $1,250,884
Award Period: 3 years (8/1/2014-7/31/2017)
Title:
An Examination of Response to Intervention in the Early Writing Skills of At-Risk Preschoolers
Year: 2017
Name of Institution:
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Goal: Efficacy and Replication
Principal Investigator:
Hooper, Stephen
Award Amount: $3,292,904
Award Period: 4 years (07/01/2017 - 06/30/2021)
Title:
An Examination of the Qualities of Interactive Science Learning Environments That Promote Optimal Motivation and Learning
Year: 2011
Name of Institution:
The Learning Partnership
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
McGee, Steven
Award Amount: $1,107,022
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
An Exploration of Malleable Social and Cognitive Factors Associated with Early Elementary School Students' Mathematics Achievement
Year: 2011
Name of Institution:
University of Chicago
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Beilock, Sian
Award Amount: $1,157,723
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
An Implementation of Vicarious Learning with Deep-Level Reasoning Questions in Middle School and High School Classrooms
Year: 2005
Name of Institution:
University of Memphis
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Gholson, Barry
Award Amount: $1,050,000
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Application of Explanatory Item Response Models to Understand Influence of Reader-Text Interactions on Reading Comprehension and Reading Intervention Effects
Year: 2017
Name of Institution:
University of Houston
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Francis, David
Award Amount: $599,875
Award Period: 2 years (08/31/2017–08/30/2019)
Title:
Application of the Dual-Component Theory to Adaptive Working Memory Training
Year: 2015
Name of Institution:
University of Notre Dame
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Gibson, Bradley
Award Amount: $886,847
Award Period: 2 years (7/1/2015-6/30/2017)
Title:
Arithmetic Practice that Promotes Conceptual Understanding and Computational Fluency
Year: 2007
Name of Institution:
University of Notre Dame
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
McNeil, Nicole
Award Amount: $761,425
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
Arithmetical and Cognitive Antecedents and Concomitants of Algebraic Skill
Year: 2011
Name of Institution:
University of Houston
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Cirino, Paul
Award Amount: $1,468,996
Award Period: 2011–2015
Title:
Attention, Memory, and Executive Functions in Written Language Expression in Elementary School Children
Year: 2006
Name of Institution:
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Goal: Efficacy and Replication
Principal Investigator:
Hooper, Stephen
Award Amount: $1,596,398
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
Bridging the Bridge to Algebra: Measuring and Optimizing the Influence of Prerequisite Skills on a Pre-Algebra Curriculum
Year: 2007
Name of Institution:
Carnegie Mellon University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Pavlik, Philip
Award Amount: $1,120,955
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
Bridging the Gap: Applying Algebra Cognition Research to Develop and Validate Diagnostic Classroom Algebra Testlet
Year: 2004
Name of Institution:
Boston College
Goal: Measurement
Principal Investigator:
Russell, Michael
Award Amount: $1,042,561
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Child Instruction Interactions in Early Reading: Examining Causal Effects of Individualized Instruction
Year: 2004
Name of Institution:
Florida State University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Connor, Carol M.
Award Amount: $1,691,582
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Classroom Environment, Allocation of Attention, and Learning Outcomes in K–4 Students
Year: 2011
Name of Institution:
Carnegie Mellon University
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Fisher, Anna
Award Amount: $1,571,973
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
Cognitive Support for Learning Fractional Magnitudes
Year: 2016
Name of Institution:
Ohio State University
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Opfer, John
Award Amount: $1,399,542
Award Period: 4 years (7/1/2016–6/30/2020)
Title:
Cognitively Challenging Child-Directed Language as a Mechanism for Literacy Development in Kindergarten
Year: 2011
Name of Institution:
University of Michigan
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Neuman, Susan
Award Amount: $696,124
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
Combining Advantages of Collaborative and Individual Learning with an Intelligent Tutoring System for Fractions
Year: 2012
Name of Institution:
Carnegie Mellon University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Aleven, Vincent
Award Amount: $1,500,000
Award Period: 3 years (9/1/2012-8/31/2015)
Title:
Comprehension SEEDING: Comprehension Through Self-Explanation, Enhanced Discussion and Inquiry Generation
Year: 2011
Name of Institution:
University of North Texas
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Nielsen, Rodney
Award Amount: $1,818,502
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Computer-Assisted Instruction For Learning and Long-Term Retention Based On Recent Cognitive and Metacognitive Findings
Year: 2003
Name of Institution:
University of Maryland, College Park
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Wallsten, Thomas
Award Amount: $996,403
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Computer-Based Guided Retrieval Practice for Elementary School Children
Year: 2015
Name of Institution:
Purdue University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Karpicke, Jeffrey
Award Amount: $1,499,697
Award Period: 3 years (7/1/2015-6/30/2018)
Title:
Conceptual Analysis and Student Learning in Physics
Year: 2007
Name of Institution:
University of Illinois
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Ross, Brian
Award Amount: $1,203,164
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Connecting Mathematical Ideas through Animated Multimodal Instruction
Year: 2013
Name of Institution:
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Alibali, Martha
Award Amount: $1,599,992
Award Period: 4 years (6/1/2013 - 5/31/2017)
Title:
Contextualizing Experimental Design Instruction Within Related Inquiry Activities: The ISP Tutor
Year: 2017
Name of Institution:
Carnegie Mellon University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Klahr, David
Award Amount: $1,376,533
Award Period: 3 years (07/01/2017 – 06/30/2020)
Title:
Contributions to Mathematics Competency of At-Risk Students: The Impact of Executive Function, Approximate Number System and Early Mathematics Skills
Year: 2014
Name of Institution:
Vanderbilt University
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Farran, Dale
Award Amount: $1,599,382
Award Period: 4 years (7/1/2014-6/30/2018)
Title:
Coordinating Multiple Representations: A Comparison of Eye Gaze Patterns of High School Students Who Do and Do Not Enroll in Calculus
Year: 2012
Name of Institution:
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Cromley, Jennifer
Award Amount: $906,433
Award Period: 3 years (7/1/2012-6/30/2015)
Title:
Creating a Usable Environment to Teach Argument Comprehension and Production Skills
Year: 2005
Name of Institution:
Northern Illinois University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Britt, Anne
Award Amount: $574,931
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Creating Scalable Interventions for Enhancing Student Learning and Performance
Year: 2009
Name of Institution:
New York University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Aronson, Joshua
Award Amount: $1,358,111
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Designing Contrasting Cases for Inductive Learning
Year: 2014
Name of Institution:
Stanford University
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Schwartz, Daniel
Award Amount: $1,367,916
Award Period: 3 years (7/1/2014 - 6/30/2017)
Title:
Developing a Deeper Understanding of the Cognitive Processes that Drive Multiple Text Comprehension
Year: 2018
Name of Institution:
Arizona State University
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
McNamara, Danielle
Award Amount: $1,399,466
Award Period: 4 years (07/01/2018 - 06/30/2022)
Title:
Developing a Manual for Test-Enhanced Learning in the Classroom
Year: 2011
Name of Institution:
Washington University, St. Louis
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Roediger III, Henry
Award Amount: $1,903,829
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Developing a Spatially-enhanced Elementary Curriculum and Teacher Training Series to Improve Science Achievement
Year: 2017
Name of Institution:
Johns Hopkins University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Fisher, Kelly
Award Amount: $1,398,481
Award Period: 4 years (07/01/17 – 06/30/2021)
Title:
Developing a Teacher-Based Intervention Involving Memory-Relevant Language During Instruction
Year: 2012
Name of Institution:
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Ornstein, Peter A.
Award Amount: $1,199,987
Award Period: 3 years (7/1/2012-6/30/2015)
Title:
Developing an Online Tutor to Accelerate High School Vocabulary Learning
Year: 2013
Name of Institution:
University of South Carolina
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Adlof, Suzanne
Award Amount: $1,499,996
Award Period: 3 years (7/1/2013-6/30/2016)
Title:
Developing and Evaluating Measures of Formative Assessment Practices
Year: 2010
Name of Institution:
University of Colorado, Denver
Goal: Measurement
Principal Investigator:
Ruiz-Primo, Maria
Award Amount: $1,453,958
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
Developing and Revising Instructional Activities to Optimize Cognitive Engagement
Year: 2015
Name of Institution:
Arizona State University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Chi, Michelene
Award Amount: $1,456,186
Award Period: 4 years (8/16/2015-8/15/2019)
Title:
Developing Guidelines for Optimizing Levels of Students' Overt Engagement Activities
Year: 2011
Name of Institution:
Arizona State University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Chi, Michelene
Award Amount: $1,399,212
Award Period: 2011–2014
Title:
Developing the Retrieval-Monitoring-Feedback (RMF) Method for Improving the Durability and Efficiency of Student Learning
Year: 2008
Name of Institution:
Kent State University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Rawson, Katherine
Award Amount: $1,266,796
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Diagnostic Inventories of Cognition in Education (DICE)
Year: 2017
Name of Institution:
University of Georgia Research Foundation
Goal: Measurement
Principal Investigator:
Bradshaw, Laine
Award Amount: $1,399,746
Award Period: 4 years (7/1/2017-6/30/2021)
Title:
Does Visual Scaffolding Facilitate Students' Mathematics Learning? Evidence From Early Algebra
Year: 2006
Name of Institution:
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Alibali, Martha
Award Amount: $982,736
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Drawing Connections to Close Achievement Gaps in Mathematics
Year: 2017
Name of Institution:
University of Chicago
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Richland, Lindsey
Award Amount: $1,388,030
Award Period: 4 years (08/01/2017 – 07/31/2021)
Title:
Dynamic Support of Contextual Vocabulary Acquisition for Reading (DSCoVAR): An Intelligent Tutoring System
Year: 2014
Name of Institution:
Regents of the University of Michigan
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Collins-Thompson, Kevyn
Award Amount: $1,500,000
Award Period: 3 years (9/1/2014 - 8/31/2017)
Title:
Dynamically Modifying the Learning Trajectories of Novices with Pedagogical Agents
Year: 2005
Name of Institution:
University of Southern California
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Beal, Carole
Award Amount: $1,220,822
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Educational Media Supports for Low-Income Preschoolers' Vocabulary Development
Year: 2015
Name of Institution:
New York University
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Neuman, Susan
Award Amount: $1,063,416
Award Period: 3 years (9/1/2015-8/31/2018)
Title:
Efficacy of a Narrative Comprehension Intervention for Elementary School Children At-Risk for Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Year: 2017
Name of Institution:
University of Kentucky
Goal: Efficacy and Replication
Principal Investigator:
Lorch, Elizabeth
Award Amount: $3,237,898
Award Period: 5 years (07/01/2017 – 06/30/2022)
Title:
Efficacy of Earobics Step I in English Language Learners and Low SES Minority Children
Year: 2008
Name of Institution:
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Goal: Efficacy and Replication
Principal Investigator:
Anthony, Jason
Award Amount: $2,659,751
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
Eliciting Mathematics Misconceptions (EM2): A Cognitive Diagnostic Assessment System
Year: 2011
Name of Institution:
Education Development Center, Inc.
Goal: Measurement
Principal Investigator:
Buffington, Pamela
Award Amount: $1,597,694
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
Embedding Working Memory Training within Math Problem Solving Intervention
Year: 2015
Name of Institution:
Vanderbilt University
Goal: Efficacy and Replication
Principal Investigator:
Fuchs, Lynn
Award Amount: $3,496,125
Award Period: 4 years (9/1/2015-8/31/2019)
Title:
Enhancing Learning and Transfer of Science Principles via Category Construction
Year: 2012
Name of Institution:
Research Foundation of SUNY
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Kurtz, Kenneth
Award Amount: $754,846
Award Period: 3 Years (7/1/2012-8/31/2015)
Title:
Enhancing Middle School Mathematics Achievement through Spatial Skills Instruction
Year: 2015
Name of Institution:
Ohio State University
Goal: Efficacy and Replication
Principal Investigator:
Sorby, Sheryl
Award Amount: $3,499,941
Award Period: 4 years (7/1/2015-6/30/2019)
Title:
Enhancing Self-Reflection and Mathematics Achievement of At-Risk Students at an Urban Technical College: A Self-Regulated Learning Intervention
Year: 2006
Name of Institution:
City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Zimmerman, Barry
Award Amount: $482,496
Award Period: 2 years
Title:
Examining the Processes and Outcomes of Reading Comprehension (EXPO-RC)
Year: 2017
Name of Institution:
University of Georgia
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Ardoin, Scott
Award Amount: $1,392,920
Award Period: 4 years (07/01/2017 – 06/30/2021)
Title:
Explicit Comprehension Instruction in an Automated Reading Tutor that Listens
Year: 2007
Name of Institution:
Carnegie Mellon University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Mostow, Jack
Award Amount: $1,999,543
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
Exploring Reading Fluency and Its Underlying Behaviors
Year: 2010
Name of Institution:
University of Georgia Research Foundation
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Ardoin, Scott
Award Amount: $1,513,518
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
Exploring Studies to Derive Policies for Adaptive Natural-Language Tutoring in Physics
Year: 2013
Name of Institution:
University of Pittsburgh
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Katz, Sandra
Award Amount: $1,430,755
Award Period: 3 years (9/1/13 - 8/31/16)
Title:
Exploring the Malleability of Executive Control
Year: 2011
Name of Institution:
Chancellor, Masters, & Scholars of University of Cambridge
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Ellefson, Michelle
Award Amount: $1,049,094
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
Exploring the Potential of Essay Testing for Improving Memory and Learning
Year: 2013
Name of Institution:
Duke University
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Marsh, Elizabeth
Award Amount: $1,189,541
Award Period: 4 years (7/1/2013-6/30/2017)
Title:
Exploring the Roles of Pattern and Spatial Skills in Early Mathematics Development
Year: 2016
Name of Institution:
Vanderbilt University
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Rittle-Johnson, Bethany
Award Amount: $937,408.14
Award Period: 3 years (7/1/2016-6/30/2019)
Title:
Exploring the Spatial Alignment Hypothesis in STEM Learning Environments
Year: 2017
Name of Institution:
WestEd
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Matlen, Bryan
Award Amount: $1,399,631
Award Period: 4 years (08/01/2017 – 07/31/2021)
Title:
Extension of an Argument Curriculum to an Academically Disadvantaged Middle-School Population
Year: 2008
Name of Institution:
Columbia University, Teachers College
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Kuhn, Deanna
Award Amount: $504,034
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Facilitating Transfer of Mathematical Knowledge from Classroom to Real Life
Year: 2014
Name of Institution:
Ohio State University
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Sloutsky, Vladimir
Award Amount: $1,599,955
Award Period: 4 years (9/1/2014 - 8/31/2018)
Title:
Focused Computer Games that Promote Specific Cognitive Skills
Year: 2015
Name of Institution:
University of California, Santa Barbara
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Mayer, Richard
Award Amount: $1,499,976
Award Period: 3 years (8/1/2015-7/31/2018)
Title:
Focusing on the Efficacy of Teaching Advanced Forms of Patterning on First Graders' Improvements in Reading, Mathematics, and Reasoning Ability
Year: 2009
Name of Institution:
George Mason University
Goal: Efficacy and Replication
Principal Investigator:
Pasnak, Robert
Award Amount: $1,577,827
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
Focusing on the Efficacy of Teaching Advanced Forms of Patterning on Kindergartners' Improvements in Literacy, Mathematics, and Reasoning Ability
Year: 2017
Name of Institution:
George Mason University
Goal: Efficacy and Replication
Principal Investigator:
Pasnak, Robert
Award Amount: $1,621,738
Award Period: 3 years (07/01/2017 – 06/30/2020)
Title:
Fostering Comprehension and Knowledge-Building in Middle-School Struggling Readers
Year: 2011
Name of Institution:
Regents of the University of Colorado
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Caccamise, Donna
Award Amount: $1,694,353
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Fostering Reading Comprehension and Knowledge-Building in Middle-School Students
Year: 2017
Name of Institution:
University of Colorado, Boulder
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Caccamise, Donna
Award Amount: $1,399,857
Award Period: 3 years (08/01/2017 - 07/31/2020)
Title:
Fostering Reliance on Visuospatial Representations to Enhance High School Students' Success in Pre-Calculus Trigonometry
Year: 2015
Name of Institution:
Stanford University
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
McClelland, James
Award Amount: $1,543,138
Award Period: 4 years (7/1/2015-6/30/2019)
Title:
From Cognitive Models of Reasoning to Lesson Plans for Inquiry
Year: 2003
Name of Institution:
Carnegie Mellon University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Klahr, David
Award Amount: $754,206
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Gender Stereotypes in STEM: Exploring Developmental Patterns for Prevention
Year: 2018
Name of Institution:
University of Washington
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Master, Allison
Award Amount: $1,399,149
Award Period: 4 years (07/01/2018 - 06/30/2022)
Title:
Generating Large and Sustained Impacts on Early Language Skills: Evaluation of Timing and Duration of Intervention
Year: 2016
Name of Institution:
Florida State University
Goal: Efficacy and Replication
Principal Investigator:
Lonigan, Christopher
Award Amount: $3,300,000
Award Period: 4 years (7/1/2016–6/30/2020)
Title:
Grounded and Transferable Knowledge of Complex Systems Using Computer Simulations
Year: 2005
Name of Institution:
Indiana University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Goldstone, Robert
Award Amount: $796,479
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Guided Cognition for Unsupervised Learning
Year: 2005
Name of Institution:
Fordham University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Whitten, William
Award Amount: $623,390
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Guided Cognition for Unsupervised Learning of Mathematics
Year: 2008
Name of Institution:
Fordham University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Whitten, William
Award Amount: $889,937
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Harnessing Retrieval Practice to Enhance Learning in Diverse Domains
Year: 2007
Name of Institution:
University of California, San Diego
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Pashler, Harold E.
Award Amount: $1,565,989
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
How Dynamic Gestures and Directed Actions Contribute to Mathematical Proof Practices
Year: 2016
Name of Institution:
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Nathan, Mitchell
Award Amount: $1,389,562
Award Period: 4 years (7/1/2016–6/30/2020)
Title:
Improving a Natural-Language Tutoring System that Engages Students in Deep Reasoning Dialogues about Physics
Year: 2010
Name of Institution:
University of Pittsburgh
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Katz, Sandra
Award Amount: $1,318,110
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Improving Academic Achievement by Teaching Growth Mindsets about Emotion
Year: 2012
Name of Institution:
Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Gross, James
Award Amount: $1,048,201
Award Period: 2 1/2 years (7/1/12-12/31/14)
Title:
Improving Children's Pure Numerical Estimation
Year: 2005
Name of Institution:
Carnegie Mellon University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Siegler, Robert
Award Amount: $851,346
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Improving Children's Understanding of Mathematical Equivalence
Year: 2011
Name of Institution:
University of Notre Dame
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
McNeil, Nicole
Award Amount: $565,456
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Improving Children's Understanding of Mathematical Equivalence: An Efficacy Study
Year: 2015
Name of Institution:
WestEd
Goal: Efficacy and Replication
Principal Investigator:
Davenport, Jodi
Award Amount: $3,492,261
Award Period: 4 years (9/1/2015-8/31/2019)
Title:
Improving Children’s Numerical Understanding
Year: 2008
Name of Institution:
Carnegie Mellon University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Siegler, Robert
Award Amount: $1,184,676
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Improving Metacomprehension and Self-Regulated Learning From Scientific Texts
Year: 2007
Name of Institution:
Boise State University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Thiede, Keith
Award Amount: $1,837,208
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
Improving Monitoring Accuracy Improves Learning From Text
Year: 2003
Name of Institution:
University of Illinois, Chicago
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Wiley, Jennifer
Award Amount: $780,956
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Improving Science Learning Through Tutorial Dialogs
Year: 2007
Name of Institution:
Boulder Language Technologies Inc.
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Ward, Wayne
Award Amount: $3,114,275
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
Improving Students' Comprehension and Construction of Arguments
Year: 2002
Name of Institution:
Northern Illinois University
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Britt, Anne
Award Amount: $358,876
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Improving Students' Skill at Solving Equations Through Better Encoding of Algebraic Concepts
Year: 2010
Name of Institution:
Temple University of the Commonwealth System of Higher Education
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Booth, Julie
Award Amount: $1,044,326
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Improving the Assessment Capability of Standardized Tests: How High-Stakes Testing Environments Compromise Performance
Year: 2005
Name of Institution:
University of Chicago
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Beilock, Sian
Award Amount: $427,786
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Improving Understanding of Fractions
Year: 2015
Name of Institution:
Carnegie Mellon University
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Siegler, Robert
Award Amount: $1,598,775
Award Period: 4 years (7/01/2015-6/30/2019)
Title:
Increasing Learning By Promoting Early Abstract Thought
Year: 2003
Name of Institution:
George Mason University
Goal: Efficacy and Replication
Principal Investigator:
Pasnak, Robert
Award Amount: $721,039
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Increasing Vocabulary in Preschoolers: Using Cognitive Science to Guide Pedagogy
Year: 2011
Name of Institution:
Vanderbilt University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Dickinson, David
Award Amount: $1,691,934
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Integrating Conceptual Foundations in Mathematics through the Application of Principles of Perceptual Learning
Year: 2006
Name of Institution:
University of California, Los Angeles
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Kellman, Philip
Award Amount: $1,500,000
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Interactions Between Visual and Auditory Interventions for Reading
Year: 2010
Name of Institution:
University of California, San Diego
Goal: Efficacy and Replication
Principal Investigator:
Cottrell, Garrison
Award Amount: $2,372,289
Award Period: 4 years (3/1/2010–2/28/2014)
Title:
Interleaved Mathematics Practice
Year: 2011
Name of Institution:
University of South Florida
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Rohrer, Douglas
Award Amount: $901,694
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Introducing Desirable Difficulties for Educational Applications in Science
Year: 2002
Name of Institution:
University of California, Los Angeles
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Bjork, Robert
Award Amount: $496,884
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Language for Reading: Building Vocabulary Through Engaged Learning
Year: 2015
Name of Institution:
Temple University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Hirsh-Pasek, Kathryn
Award Amount: $1,498,679
Award Period: 3 years (8/1/2015-7/31/2018)
Title:
Lapses In Meta-Cognition During Reading: Understanding Comprehension Failure
Year: 2003
Name of Institution:
University of Pittsburgh
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Reichle, Erik
Award Amount: $690,569
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Learning from Errors
Year: 2015
Name of Institution:
Columbia University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Metcalfe, Janet
Award Amount: $1,496,369
Award Period: 3 years (7/1/2015-6/30/2018)
Title:
Learning From Symbolic Objects
Year: 2002
Name of Institution:
Northwestern University
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Uttal, David
Award Amount: $548,525
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Learning the Visual Structure of Algebra Through Dynamic Interactions with Notation
Year: 2011
Name of Institution:
University of Richmond
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Landy, David
Award Amount: $1,117,614
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Linking Dialogue and Student Modeling to Create an Enhanced Micro-adaptive Tutoring System
Year: 2015
Name of Institution:
University of Pittsburgh
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Katz, Sandra
Award Amount: $1,488,866
Award Period: 3 years (9/1/2015-8/31/2018)
Title:
Longitudinal Follow-up of Successful Parent/Child Intervention in Pre-school Children At Risk for School Failure
Year: 2011
Name of Institution:
University of Oregon
Goal: Efficacy and Replication
Principal Investigator:
Neville, Helen
Award Amount: $1,087,931
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Longitudinal Impact of Community Violence
Year: 2002
Name of Institution:
Wayne State University
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Delaney-Black, Virginia
Award Amount: $1,084,205
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Making Meaning: Morphological Processing and Its Contribution to Adolescent and Pre-Adolescent Literacy
Year: 2006
Name of Institution:
University of Washington
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
McCutchen, Deborah
Award Amount: $834,155
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Making Sense of Concrete Models for Mathematics
Year: 2008
Name of Institution:
Michigan State University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Mix, Kelly
Award Amount: $1,319,945
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Mind Wandering During Reading
Year: 2011
Name of Institution:
Regents of the University of California
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Schooler, Jonathan
Award Amount: $1,702,662
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
Mindful Instruction of Nonmainstream Children
Year: 2008
Name of Institution:
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Goal: Efficacy and Replication
Principal Investigator:
Anderson, Richard
Award Amount: $2,984,069
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
My Science Tutor: Improving Science Learning through Tutorial Dialogs (MyST)
Year: 2013
Name of Institution:
Boulder Language Technologies Inc.
Goal: Efficacy and Replication
Principal Investigator:
Ward, Wayne
Award Amount: $3,499,713
Award Period: 4 years (6/1/2013-05/31/2017)
Title:
Navigating Scientific and Statistical Reasoning in Adolescence
Year: 2017
Name of Institution:
University of Michigan
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Shah, Priti
Award Amount: $1,399,758
Award Period: 4 years (07/01/2017 – 06/30/2021)
Title:
Opening the Door to Algebra: Does Improving Facets of Fraction Knowledge Impact Algebra Learning?
Year: 2017
Name of Institution:
Temple University
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Booth, Julie
Award Amount: $1,301,369
Award Period: 3 years (07/01/2017 – 06/30/2020)
Title:
Optimizing Resistance to Forgetting
Year: 2004
Name of Institution:
University of California, San Diego
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Pashler, Harold E.
Award Amount: $924,935
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Optimizing Resistance to Forgetting
Year: 2002
Name of Institution:
University of California, San Diego
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Pashler, Harold E.
Award Amount: $500,000
Award Period: 2 years
Title:
Perceptual Learning Technology in Mathematics Education: Efficacy and Replication
Year: 2012
Name of Institution:
University of California, Los Angeles
Goal: Efficacy and Replication
Principal Investigator:
Kellman, Philip
Award Amount: $1,991,881
Award Period: 4 years (7/1/2012-6/30/2016)
Title:
Promoting Discriminative and Generative Learning: Transfer in Arithmetic Problem Solving
Year: 2013
Name of Institution:
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Kalish, Charles
Award Amount: $1,510,699
Award Period: 4 years (7/1/2013-6/30/2017)
Title:
Promoting Executive Function to Enhance Learning in Homeless/Highly Mobile Children
Year: 2011
Name of Institution:
Regents of the University of Minnesota
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Masten, Ann
Award Amount: $1,484,771
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Promoting Transfer of the Control of Variables Strategy in Elementary and Middle School Children via Contextual Framing and Abstraction
Year: 2010
Name of Institution:
Carnegie Mellon University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Klahr, David
Award Amount: $1,502,231
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Quality Talk: Developing Students' Discourse to Promote Critical-Analytic Thinking, Epistemic Cognition, and High-Level Comprehension
Year: 2013
Name of Institution:
Pennsylvania State University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Murphy, P. Karen
Award Amount: $1,230,556
Award Period: 3 years (7/1/2013-6/30/2016)
Title:
Retrieval-Oriented Learning Strategies
Year: 2011
Name of Institution:
Purdue University
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Karpicke, Jeffrey
Award Amount: $1,600,000
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
Scaffolding Students' Use of Multiple Representations for Science Learning
Year: 2008
Name of Institution:
University of Wisconsin
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Puntambekar, Sadhana
Award Amount: $1,453,848
Award Period: 4 years (9/1/2008 - 8/31/20)
Title:
Scalable Multimedia Mindfulness Training for Youth
Year: 2017
Name of Institution:
University of California, Santa Barbara
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Schooler, Jonathan
Award Amount: $1,379,390
Award Period: 3 years (09/1/2017 – 08/31/2020)
Title:
Scientific Misconceptions: From Cognitive Underpinning to Educational Treatment
Year: 2005
Name of Institution:
Ohio State University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Heckler, Andrew
Award Amount: $933,397
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
SimSelf: A Simulation Environment Designed to Model and Scaffold Learners' Self-Regulation Skills to Optimize Complex Science Learning
Year: 2012
Name of Institution:
Vanderbilt University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Biswas, Gautam
Award Amount: $1,218,424
Award Period: 3 Years (6/30/2012–5/31/2015)
Title:
Spatial Ability as a Malleable Factor for Math Learning
Year: 2012
Name of Institution:
University of Maryland
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Mix, Kelly
Award Amount: $1,531,180
Award Period: 4 years (7/1/2012-6/30/2016)
Title:
Story Talk: A Cognitive Research-based Vocabulary Intervention for Preschoolers
Year: 2014
Name of Institution:
Temple University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Wasik, Barbara
Award Amount: $1,500,000
Award Period: 3 years (7/1/2014 - 6/30/2017)
Title:
Study Enhancement Based on Principles of Cognitive Science
Year: 2003
Name of Institution:
Columbia University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Metcalfe, Janet
Award Amount: $609,824
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Supporting Efficient and Durable Student Learning
Year: 2005
Name of Institution:
Kent State University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Dunlosky, John
Award Amount: $879,668
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Teaching Perceptual and Conceptual Processes in Graph Interpretation
Year: 2012
Name of Institution:
Northwestern University
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Franconeri, Steven
Award Amount: $1,598,108
Award Period: 4 years (7/15/2012-7/14/2016)
Title:
Teaching the Crosscutting Concept of Emergent Cause-and-Effect to Overcome Misconceptions
Year: 2015
Name of Institution:
Arizona State University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Chi, Michelene
Award Amount: $1,456,431
Award Period: 4 years (8/16/2015–8/15/2019)
Title:
Teaching the Logic of the Scientific Method in the Fourth Grade
Year: 2006
Name of Institution:
University of Kentucky
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Lorch, Elizabeth
Award Amount: $1,140,201
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Test-enhanced Learning
Year: 2003
Name of Institution:
Washington University, St. Louis
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Roediger III, Henry
Award Amount: $438,098
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Test-Enhanced Learning in the Classroom
Year: 2006
Name of Institution:
Washington University, St. Louis
Goal: Efficacy and Replication
Principal Investigator:
Roediger III, Henry
Award Amount: $2,964,770
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
The Diagnostic Geometry Assessment Project
Year: 2008
Name of Institution:
Measured Progress, Inc.
Goal: Measurement
Principal Investigator:
Russell, Michael
Award Amount: $1,727,059
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
The Effect of Metacognition on Children's Control of Their Study and of Their Cognitive Processes
Year: 2006
Name of Institution:
Columbia University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Metcalfe, Janet
Award Amount: $835,709
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
The Effects of Arts-Integration on Retention of Content and Student Engagement
Year: 2012
Name of Institution:
Johns Hopkins University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Hardiman, Mariale
Award Amount: $687,690
Award Period: 2 years (7/1/2012-6/30/2014)
Title:
The Efficacy of From Here to There: A Dynamic Technology for Improving Algebraic Understanding
Year: 2018
Name of Institution:
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Goal: Efficacy and Replication
Principal Investigator:
Ottmar, Erin
Award Amount: $3,295,403
Award Period: 3 years (08/01/2018 - 07/31/2021)
Title:
The Impact of Theories of Intelligence on Self-Regulated Learning Strategies and Performance Improvement
Year: 2013
Name of Institution:
Washington State University
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Ehrlinger, Joyce
Award Amount: $1,599,993
Award Period: 4 years (7/1/13 - 6/30/17)
Title:
The Influence of Students' Intelligence Beliefs On Attention, Information Processing, and Learning: A Neurophysiological Analysis
Year: 2002
Name of Institution:
Columbia University
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Mangels, Jennifer
Award Amount: $737,205
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
The Neural Markers of Effective Learning
Year: 2003
Name of Institution:
Carnegie Mellon University
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Anderson, John
Award Amount: $991,054
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
The Organization of Mathematical Knowledge
Year: 2008
Name of Institution:
Northwestern University
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Rips, Lance
Award Amount: $599,291
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
The Role of External Representations in Learning and Transfer of Mathematical Knowledge
Year: 2007
Name of Institution:
Ohio State University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Sloutsky, Vladimir
Award Amount: $1,760,669
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
Tools of the Mind: Promoting Self-Regulation and Academic Ability in Kindergarten
Year: 2010
Name of Institution:
New York University
Goal: Efficacy and Replication
Principal Investigator:
Blair, Clancy
Award Amount: $3,521,227
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
Training Attention in At-risk Preschoolers: Expansion of our Successful Program to a Wider Population within Head Start
Year: 2011
Name of Institution:
University of Oregon
Goal: Efficacy and Replication
Principal Investigator:
Neville, Helen
Award Amount: $3,363,271
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
Training Attention in Preschool: Effects on Neurocognitive Functions and School Performance
Year: 2007
Name of Institution:
University of Oregon
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Neville, Helen
Award Amount: $1,800,305
Award Period: 4 years
Title:
Training in Experimental Design: Developing Scalable and Adaptive Computer-based Science Instruction
Year: 2006
Name of Institution:
Carnegie Mellon University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Klahr, David
Award Amount: $1,485,318
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Training Indexing To Enhance Meaning Extraction In Young Readers
Year: 2003
Name of Institution:
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Glenberg, Arthur
Award Amount: $751,190
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Understanding and Facilitating Symbolic Learning
Year: 2005
Name of Institution:
Northwestern University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Uttal, David
Award Amount: $958,346
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Understanding Students' Mathematical Competencies: An Exploration of the Impact of Contextualizing Mathematical Problems
Year: 2003
Name of Institution:
Tufts University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Sternberg, Robert
Award Amount: $749,974
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Understanding the Mechanisms Supporting Knowledge Integration in Traditional and Dual-Language Classrooms
Year: 2016
Name of Institution:
Emory University
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Bauer, Patricia
Award Amount: $1,397,729
Award Period: 3 years (8/1/2016-7/31/2019)
Title:
Use of Machine Learning to Adaptively Select Activity Types and Enhance Student Learning with an Intelligent Tutoring System
Year: 2013
Name of Institution:
Carnegie Mellon University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Brunskill, Emma
Award Amount: $1,497,264
Award Period: 3 years (9/1/2013-8/31/2016)
Title:
Using Cognitive Analyses to Improve Children's Math and Science Learning
Year: 2002
Name of Institution:
Carnegie Mellon University
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Siegler, Robert
Award Amount: $428,879
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
Using Contrasting Examples to Support Procedural Flexibility and Conceptual Understanding in Mathematics
Year: 2005
Name of Institution:
Harvard University
Goal: Development and Innovation
Principal Investigator:
Star, Jon
Award Amount: $1,014,175
Award Period: 3 years
Title:
When STARS Align: Exploring Spatial Thinking and Relational Scaffolding (STARS) in Elementary Astronomy
Year: 2015
Name of Institution:
College of the Holy Cross
Goal: Exploration
Principal Investigator:
Anggoro, Florencia
Award Amount: $311,139
Award Period: 2 years (7/1/2015-6/30/2017)
Title:
Written Language Problems in Middle School Students: A Randomized Trial of the Self-Regulated Strategy Development (SRSD) Model Using a Tier 2 Intervention
Year: 2012
Name of Institution:
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Goal: Efficacy and Replication
Principal Investigator:
Hooper, Stephen
Award Amount: $3,106,789
Award Period: 4 years (3/1/2012-2/29/2016)