## MSPnet Welcomes 20 New STEM+C Projects

**MSPnet Welcomes 20 New STEM+C Projects**

In our efforts to support the National Science Foundation's STEM+C Program, MSPnet welcomes 20 newly funded

*STEM+C Integrating Computing in STEM Education*projects to the community.

(Click the links below to view project spaces with abstracts.)

- Assessing the Impact of Computer Modeling and Programing in Secondary Algebra

PI: Arnulfo Perez - Broadening Participation of Elementary School Teachers and Students in Computer Science through STEM Integration and Statewide Collaboration

PI: Joyce Malyn-Smith - Development of Assessment Protocols for Assessing Computational Thinking in Physics and Engineering Making Activities

PI: Roxana Hadad - Development of Computing-Based Science Investigations for Middle and High School Students

PI: Victor Fay-Wolfe - Exploring Transfer Between Computing and Algebra and Its Effects on Mathematics Pedagogy and Self-efficacy in Computing Teachers

PI: Shriram Krishnamurthi - Integrated STEM and Computing Learning in Formal and Informal Settings for Kindergarten to Grade 2

PI: Monica Cardella - Integrating Computational Thinking and Environmental Science: Design Based Research on Using Simulated Ecosystems to Improve Student Understanding of Complex System Behavior

PI: Stephen Uzzo - Integration of Computing with Electronic Textiles to Improve Teaching and Learning of Electronics in Secondary Science

PI: Colby Tofel-Grehl - Integration of Environmental Chemistry and Computing to Advance Evidence-based Reasoning, Problem Solving, and Computational Thinking in Middle School Students

PI: Deborah Tatar - Investigating Conceptual Foundations for a Transdisciplinary Model Integrating Computer Science into the Elementary STEM Curriculum

PI: Lisa Milenkovic - Learning Trajectories for Integrating K-5 Computer Science and Mathematics

PI: Andrew Isaacs - Quality Understanding and Engagement for Students and Teachers on Computational Thinking (QUEST CT)

PI: Youwen Ouyang - Research and Design of a Curriculum Authoring System for Computational Project-Based Learning Units in Education

PI: Philip Bell - Research on Effects of Integrating Computational Science and Model Building in Water Systems Teaching and Learning

PI: John Moore - Research on Practice Using STEM Inquiry Embedded with Computational Thinking in Elementary School

PI: Andrew Elby - Research on the Development of Computational and Systems Thinking in Middle School Students through Explorations of Complex Earth Systems

PI: Gillian Puttick - Scaling K-12 Computer Science In Large Urban Districts: A Leadership Conference

PI: Michael Lach - SciGirls Code: A National Connected Learning Model to Integrate Computing in STEM Learning with Middle School Girls

PI: Joan Freese - The Evaluation of a Model Spatial Thinking Curriculum for Building Computational Skills in Elementary Grades K-5

PI: Steven Moore - Thinking Outside the Box: Integrating Dynamic Mathematics to Advance Computational Thinking for Diverse Student Populations

PI: Shuchi Grover