The following is a list of current projects of the IEMSE. Please click on the titles to learn more about the goals of each of the projects.
Math Snacks: Addressing Gaps in Conceptual Mathematics Understanding with Innovative Media
NSF # 0918794; National Science Foundation – DRK-12; $3,498,667
Free innovative media animations, games and web-site materials that address issues of math gaps in conceptual understanding.
Dept. of Education, NM PED, HED, 2006 to present (through different funding agencies), Professional Development
2012 to present, Partnership with Association of Public and Land Grant Universities
NASA, several foundations, spaceport taxes, 21st CCLC; $350,000; Annually
Engages traditionally underrepresented K-12 students from the STEM fields in inquiry-based learning programs funded by NASA, Space Port taxes and foundations.
Science brain battle
Spaceport taxes; $20,800; Annually
Scientifically Connected Communities (SC2)
Higher Education Department, spaceport taxes; $154,000; Annually
Provides support and resources for the professional development of teachers with inquiry-based teaching strategies in order to increase the number of highly qualified science teachers in NM and scientific literacy overall.
21st CCLC; $92,000; Four years ending in 2017
Integrative Mini-cases in the Ecology of Infectious Disease NIH
NSF; 1.2 Million: 3 years
ProjectGUTS: Growing Up Thinking Scientifically
Spaceport taxes; $25,000; Four years
NASA International Moon Buggy Competition
Spaceport taxes; $235,200; Annually
NASA Pre-Service Professional Development Series
Paragon TEC – NASA; $22,036.00; September 2014-December 2014
DISSECT Discover Science through Computational Thinking (GK12)
NSF; $2.9 Million; 5 years
DiMA– Digital Media Academy
21st Century Community Learning Centers; Fall 2012-Spring 2016
Project based investigation of scientific, historical, and mathematical content using innovative technology to gather and analyze data as well as documenting findings.
COUNT: Creating Opportunities Using Numerical Thinking
21st Century Community Learning Centers; $80,000; Four years