Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar awarded grant for Multiple Literacies in Project-based Learning

  Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar has been awarded a $1.8 million grant, funded by The Michigan State University/Lucas Educational Research Fund, for her project, “Multiple Literacies in Project-Based Learning.” The project will develop and test rigorous project-based curricula for the upper elementary grades that integrate the Next Generation Science Standards, and the Common Core State Standards in the English Language Arts and Mathematics. In this design-based initiative, the curricula, which include multi-modal, digital apps, will be developed iteratively and studied in classrooms over the next five years. Collaborating on this grant are Elliot Soloway, computer scientist, and Elizabeth Davis, science educator, both of whom are from the University of Michigan.

Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar is Professor of Education; Jean and Charles Walgreen Professor of Reading and Literacy; Arthur F. Thurnau Professor