How younger learners engage in STEM content within STEM-focused community-wide cross-sector partnerships and collaboration initiatives.
Role and impact of STEAM education in socio-economically disadvantaged communities at K-12 level. STEAM education as impetus to help break generational poverty.
Interested in research in informal learning, students with different needs, and first-year teacher experiences.
My research interest includes the influence of computational thinking through Makerspace activities on graduation rate in STEM disciplines.
My research interests are in curriculum development, teacher professional development, and underrepresented populations in STEM, focused on mathematics and engineering.
Identification of core digital competencies for pre-service technology education teachers in North Carolina.
Deidre L. Kelly
Deidre’s research interests include the influences on and motivations of underrepresented and first-generation college students in technology and engineering education programs.
My research interests include curriculum development in career and technical education and support systems for beginning teachers.
My research interests are undergraduate research experiences (community college students, women, and URM populations), STEM programming, and K-20 engineering education.
Previous work: Senior software developer, Cambridge Technology Partners; high school teacher, Computer Science, English, Spanish. Research: technological literacy, artificial intelligence, computer science.
Corey’s interests revolve around the integration of robotics in mathematics instruction, specifically in effecting mathematics instruction among middle grades students.