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Community-Engaged Projects

Engaging and helping Chicago communities through research Heading link

Here are a few examples of ongoing faculty-led research projects that work with students, teachers and families in Chicago communities and beyond:

  • CySec: a cybersecurity themed collectible card game for students
  • From Head Start to Kindergarten, Connecting Latino Families and Schools: studies how children and their families from low-income, Latino households facilitate preschoolers’ transition to kindergarten
  • Project SEEEC: science education for excellence and equity in Chicago
  • Project STAGE: teaching science through art and performance

Three websites have been created to support early childhood educators: