Research

Active Projects:

National Science Foundation

Advancing Informal STEM Learning 

Four-year grant titled “Stimulating STEM in the City: Co-Designing with Latinx Families to Promote Informal STEM Learning” to co-design and evaluate a series of playful STEM learning installations in the city of Santa Ana, CA.

NewSchools Venture Fund

EF+Math Program

Three-year contract titled “Fractions in the School Yard: Play-based Executive Function and Math Learning” to design connections between the Fraction Ball intervention and classroom instruction with teachers and students from Santa Ana Unified School District.

American Educational Research Association &

National Science Foundation

Small Research Grants

Two-year grant for secondary data analysis titled “Moderating effects of early child care and education quality on long-term STEM outcomes for children from low-income families.”