our programs and events

Our Academic Year Programs

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global village academy program logo - click here to visit our G V A stem page

Our Summer Programs

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flite logo - click here for more information about our flite program
bridge 2 engineering logo - click here for more information about our bridge 2 engineering program
mars experience logo - click here for more information about our mars experience camp
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Our Research Program

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Sky Sox Math Day




CSTEME Research Presentations & Publications

Publications


Clayton, G. A., & Carpenter, D. (2012). First generation pre-collegiate, gender, sources of self-efficacy, and academic achievement in secondary school students. Manuscript in preparation.

Decker, L. L., & Marle, P. D. (2012). An evaluation of a science educators' academy: Benefits of inquiry-based teaching for educators and their students. Manuscript in preparation.

Kuehler, C. P., Marle, P. D.,  Decker, L. L., & Khaliqi, D. H. (2012). Gender differences in high school students' interest and attitudes: Scenario-based STEM education. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Marle, P. D., & Decker, L. L. (2012). An evaluation of a math teachers' circle program: Inquiry-based pedagogy in practice. Manuscript in preparation.

Marle, P. D., & Decker, L. L. (2012). Replication of a summer STEM camp: A comparison of urban and rural camps. Manuscript in preparation.

Marle, P. D., Decker, L. L., Kuehler, C. P., & Khaliqi, D. H. (2012). Science learning in everyday life: An evaluation of a scenario-based summer STEM camp for middle and high school students. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Marle, P. D., Decker, L. L., Taylor, V., Fitzpatrick, K., Khaliqi, D., Owens, J. E., & Henry, R. M. (2012). CSI-chocolate science investigation and the case of the recipe rip-off: Using forensic science to engage students. Manuscript submitted for publication.

Conference Presentations


Clayton, G. A., Marle, P. D., & Decker, Lisa L. L. (2012). Confirmatory factor analysis for sources of math self-efficacy. Poster session to be presented at University of Colorado Colorado Springs Mountain Lion Research Day, Colorado Springs, C.O.

Decker, L. L. (2011, November). Impact of repeated exposure to inquiry based STEM educational workshops on K-12 students. Paper session presented at School Science and Mathematics Association Annual Convention, Colorado Springs, CO.

Decker, L. L., Taylor, V. R., Marle, P. D., & Khaliqi, M. A. (2012). Fixing leaky pipes: Bringing STEM programs to a rural community. Poster session to be presented at University of Colorado Colorado Springs Mountain Lion Research Day, Colorado Springs, C.O.

Fitzpatrick, K. (2011, November). Getting girls to blossom from the STEM up. Paper session presented at Colorado Science Conference, Denver, CO.

Khaliqi, D. (2011, November). Students saving the world - Using scenario based learning to deepen student engagement. Paper session presented at School Science and Mathematics Association Annual Convention, Colorado Springs, CO.

Khaliqi, D. H. (2010, November). Robotics on the cheap. Paper session presented at Colorado Science Conference, Denver, CO.

Khaliqi, D. H. (2010, November). STEM and stories: Using problem based learning in informal STEM education. Paper session presented at International STEM in Education Conference, Brisbane, Australia.

Khaliqi, D. H. (2011, April). Using an Arduino microcontroller for more than you would think. Paper session presented at Career-Technology Educator Conference, Longmont, CO.

Khaliqi D. H. (2011, November). Using scenario based learning to retain student interest in STEM. Paper session presented at School Science and Mathematics Association Conference, Colorado Springs, CO.

Khaliqi, D. H. (2011, November). Using an Arduino microcontroller for more than you would think. Paper session presented at Colorado Science Conference, Denver, CO.

Khaliqi, D. H. (2011, October). Computer powered art. Paper session presented at 21st Century Skills Symposium, Colorado Springs, CO.

Khaliqi, D. H. (2012, January). Creating STEM resilient students. Paper session presented at Educating Children of Color Conference, Colorado Springs, CO

Khaliqi, D. H. (2012, January). Creating resilience to pursue STEM. Paper session presented at Emerging Leaders Symposium, Colorado Springs, CO.

Kuehler, C., Cryer, L., & Sambrook, R. (2010, April). Using an emergency management scenario for fostering resilience and encouraging students’ interest in STEM fields. Poster session presented at University of Colorado Colorado Springs Mountain Lion Research Day, Colorado Springs, CO.

Marle, P. D. (2011, November). Influence of parental involvement by gender on student outcomes in STEM. Paper session presented at School Science and Mathematics Association Annual Convention, Colorado Springs, CO.

Marle, P. D., Decker, Lisa L. L., Khaliqi, D. D., & Benson, J. J., (2012). Boosting students' STEM interest: Reforming science teachers' pedagogical approaches. Poster session to be presented at University of Colorado Colorado Springs Mountain Lion Research Day, Colorado Springs, C.O.

Marle, P. D., Kuehler, C., Decker, L. L., Khaliqi, D. H., & Abrams, G. (2011, April). Meteors, robots,crime scenes, and chocolate: How PIPES uses innovation and imagination to grow students from the STEM up. Poster session presented at University of Colorado Colorado Springs Mountain Lion Research Day, Colorado Springs, CO.

Pugh, J., Endres, T. L., Grassman, D., Marle, P. D., & Decker, L. L. (2011, April). Psychometric properties of the PIPES Science Outlook Survey (SOS). Paper session presented at the Colorado Springs Undergraduate Research Forum, Colorado Springs, CO.

Pugh, J., Marle, P. D., Decker, L. L., & Khaliqi, D. H. (2012). Chocolate as science: Producing equitability utilizing a scenario-based STEM camp for middle and high school student. Poster session to be presented at the Colorado Springs Undergraduate Research Forum, Colorado Springs, CO.

Szarka, A. K., Marle, P. D., Decker, L. L., Khaliqi, D. H., & Abrams, G. A., (2012). Teachers' self-efficacy surges following participation in math teachers' circle. Poster session to be presented at the Colorado Springs Undergraduate Research Forum, Colorado Springs, CO.