Dr. Hasan Deniz receives $300K National Science Foundation Grant
Dr. Hasan Deniz, Associate Professor of Teaching and Learning, is leading the way in translating recently developed science and engineering education standards into well-defined and evaluated curricula. Deniz received a two-year $299,986 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop, test, and teach others about modules that address key content standards in science education and how those standards align with Common Core State Standards for English language arts. The project, "Developing Integrated Elementary Science, Engineering, and Language Arts Curricula Aligned with Next Generation Science Standards [NGSS]," involves Deniz and his team of master elementary science teachers, university professors including science, engineering, and science teacher education faculty, and a science education postdoctoral or graduate student. Read More.