MDHE Cycle-10 Improving Teacher Quality Grant Projects

The following new awards were made for ITQG Cycle-10:

Lead Institution

Title

Grade Levels

Focus

Project Duration

Region

Project Director

Missouri State University

Transforming Mathematics Instruction Using Inquiry and One-to-One Environments

9-12

Math

3 years

(2012-2015)

Southwest Missouri (Joplin area)

Dr. Lynda Plymate

University of Missouri-Kansas City

Science in Cycles of Observation, Reasoning, and Experiment in Kansas City

6-12

Science

1 year

(2012-2013)

Kansas City

Dr. Louis Odom

Missouri State University (w/ MSU-West Plains)

Early Elementary Environmental Education: A Field-Based Approach

K-4

Science

1 year

(2012-2013)

Southwest/South Central Missouri

Dr. Jill Black

The following awards were renewed for ITQG Cycle-10:

Institution

Title

Grade Levels

Focus

Years

(Project Duration)

Region

Project Director

Maryville University

Constructivist Early Childhood Science: Building Inquiring Minds

K-4(5)

Science

2011-2013

(Year 2 of 2)

St. Louis

Dr. Samuel Hausfather

University of Missouri - Columbia

QUEST: Quality Elementary Science Teaching

K-6

Science

2011-2014

(Year 2 of 3)

Central Missouri, St. Louis, & Northeast Missouri

Dr. Deborah Hanuscin

Missouri University of Science & Technology

Science Education and Quantitative Literacy: An Inquiry-based Approach

5-7

Math & Science

2011-2014

(Year 2 of 3)

Central Southern Missouri

Dr. V.A. Samaranayake