Research

The Rio School District is actively engaged in conducting and utilizing research to inform and improve our organization. Currently we are engaged in the following collaborative research activities:

Research on Computational Thinking with the University of California, Santa Barbara, Dr. Danielle Harlowe

Research on Design Sciences with the University of California, Santa Barbara, Dr. Danielle Harlowe

Research on Learning in Mathematics and the impact of software and online tutors with Arizona State University

Research on Inquiry-Based Learning focused on world number systems with Dr. Faviana Hirsch-Dubin

Research on Inquiry-Based Instructional Design with Dr. Elizabeth Yeager

We are also pursuing evaluative research proposals to examine our Dual Immersion Language Academy at Rio Real Elementary School.