Research and Grant Projects

2004 - Present - Founding Director, "LIFE Center". Funded by National Science Foundation

2010 - Present - Principal Investigator, "Agency in Sustained Problem-Based Inquiry: Learning Science Through and As Innovation". Funded by National Science Foundation DRK12 Program

2004 - Present Principal Investigator, "Building 21st Century School Leaders" curricula project. Funded by Microsoft Partners in Learning

2001 - Present Principal Investigator, “Designing Arts Enhanced Literacy Curriculum and Instruction”. Funded by Young Audiences, Inc.

1996 - 2000 Co-Principal Investigator, “American School Directory (ASD)”. Funded by American Schools Directory

1996 - 2000 Co-Principal Investigator, "Contrasting cases in a Context of Anchored Inquiry." Funded by OERI.

1996 - 2000 Co-Principal Investigator, "Studying Achievement for a Whole Day Whole Year (WDWY) Perspective." Funded by OERI.

1996 - 2000 Co-Principal Investigator, “Whole Day Whole Year”

1999 - 2001 Co-Principal Investigator, Teachable Agents: Computer Environments for Supporting High Achievement in Science and Mathematics”. Funded by NSF.

1997 - 2001 Co-Principal Investigator, “The Challenge Zone: Using the Internet to Support High Standards in Mathematics and Science”. Funded by NSF.

1999 - 2002 Co-Principal Investigator, “Information Technology & Teacher Education: Leveraging the Power of Learning Theory and Technology”. Funded by U.S. Department of Education.

1996 - 2001 Principal Investigator, “Center for Innovative Learning Technologies (CILT)”. Funded by NSF through SRI

1996 - 2001 Co-Principal Investigator, "Multimedia-Schools for Thought." Funded by McDonnell Foundation

1996 - 1997 Co-Principal Investigator, "Metro Evaluation and Assessment." Funded by Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools."

1996 - 1990 Co-Principal Investigator, McDonnell Foundation Grant for SFT.

1995 - 1997 Co-Principal Investigator, ONR Grant on Cognitive Analysis

1993 - 1996 Co-Principal Investigator, Mellon Foundation

1993 - 1996 Investigator, NSF Grant for Scientists in Action

1993 - 1994 Co-Principal Investigator, McDonnell Foundation grant for Classroom Implementation

1992 - 1996 Investigator, NSF Grant on Assessment

1992 - 1995 Principal Investigator, NSF - Extension of the Jasper Series: A Generative Approach to Improving Mathematical Thinking

1991 - 1996 Principal Investigator, NICHD Grant, At-Risk of School Failure

1991 - 1994 Co-Principal Investigator, McDonnell Foundation Award

1990 - 1993 Investigator, Office of Naval Research

1990 - 1992 Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation Material Development Grant

1990 - 1992 Co-Principal Investigator, NSF grant on Jasper series

1990 - 1992 Investigator, U. S. Department of Education, Multimedia

1990 - 1991 Investigator, U. S. Department of Education, Personal Advisor

1987 - 1990 Co-Principal Investigator, McDonnell Foundation award

1987 - 1990 Co-Principal Investigator, U.S. Department of Education Grant

1987 - 1990 Investigator, U.S. Department of Education Grant

1987 - 1990 Co-Principal Investigator, McDonnell Foundation award

1986 - 1989 Co-Principal Investigator, U.S. Department of Education Grant

1992 - 1995 Co-Principal Investigator, IBM Grant: Computer Museum Project, Phase II

1985 Co-Principal Investigator, IBM Grant: Computer Museum Project, Phase I

1984 - 1987 Co-Principal Investigator, Army Research Institute Grant

1984 - 1986 Co-Principal Investigator, IBM Grant: Programs for Teaching Problem Solving

1983 - 1986 Co-Principal Investigator, National Institute of Mental Health Research Grant

1983 - 1986 Co-Principal Investigator, Department of Education Research Grant

1980 - 1983 Co-Principal Investigator, National Institute of Education Research

1979 - 1982 Co-Principal Investigator, National Institute of Education Research

1978 - 1979 Principal Investigator, Vanderbilt University Research Council Fellowship

1977 - 1979 Co-Principal Investigator, National Science Foundation

1973 - 1976 Co-Principal Investigator, National Institute of Education Research Grant

1972 - 1972 Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Minnesota, Center for Research in Human Learning

1971 - 1971 Principal Investigator, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Summer Research Grant

1967 - 1970 Pre-doctoral Fellow, University of Minnesota, Center for Research in Human Learning

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