Christa Jackson receives grant for EDISON project

May 1, 2019

Christa Jackson, an associate professor in the school of education, received a $220,000 grant from Parametric Studios Inc. for their project EDISON Phase II (Engineering Design Instruction Software for Implementing Objectives of Next (EDISON) Generation Standards in K-12 Phase II). The project focuses on developing STEM curricula that allows middle-level students to use mathematics and science to engage in engineering design challenges on a gamified design, simulation, prototyping and collaborative software platform. The project will support middle-level teachers to effectively integrate science, technology, engineering and mathematics in their instruction.

Contact Details:

Name: Christa Jackson
Phone: 515-294-4519
Department: in the School of Education