Explore, the research magazine of Boise State University, is published by the Division of Research and Economic Development with support from the Office of Communications and Marketing.
In This Issue
In today’s competitive world, it’s imperative that we prepare our kids to be independent and critical thinkers who not only know how to learn, but understand why it matters. The research highlighted in this issue of EXPLORE magazine is helping to improve teaching and learning in K-12 classrooms, particularly in the crucial areas of science, technology, engineering and math. Currently, only 40 percent of fourth-graders are proficient in math. By the time they reach eighth grade, that number drops to 33 percent. We’re striving to change that.
A new understanding of the science of learning opens pathways to success for kids.
Improving healthy habits leads to greater academic achievement.
Better diagnosis for reading disabilities leads to improved learning.
EdTech program gives students the technology resources to become better teachers.
Innovative program puts math and science teachers in local classrooms.
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