Research Grants

External Grants

NSF Discovery Research K-12 - Biospheres: Fostering deep learning of complex biology for building our next generation's scientists
Role : Senior Researcher

In this project, research teams from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Auburn University will join forces to develop, iteratively refine and evaluate an innovative learning environment, Bio-Sphere, that combines the strengths of hands-on design and engineering, as well as simulations and visualizations of knowledge structures, to foster learning of complex science issues, especially among underserved populations.


American Society of Plant Biology - Plant Curricular Materials

NSF AISLE Grant - Engaging the Public and Science - Under Review - Submitted November 2014
Role: Senior Researcher


Internal Grants

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Education Research Triangle School Partnership Seed Grant (2013-14) - iPadagogy Project

Univeristy of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Cneter for Faculty Excellence / Lenovo Collaboration Grant (2010-2011) - Social Networks and Blogging in Teacher Education.

University of North Carolna at Chapel Hill Odom Institute (2009) - Collaborative Reading Groups