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Inspiration Behind Innovative Learning Center, LLC

Last year, we used the oculus image illustrated to re-conceptualize the ILC logo. I found the colors warm and vibrant.  I selected the oculus as our logo concept because it reminds me to look up towards my personal mission, which is: “To ensure that all children in the world have access to high quality formal […]

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Eye-Tracking for Diverse and Advanced Learning Techniques in Chemistry Education

Eye-tracking technology can objectively measure students’ cognitive engagement in culturally responsive learning environments. However, this technology still has not been fully used to improve the learning chances for educationally low-performing students who have been subjected to deficit-based descriptions to characterize their learning. Culturally responsive pedagogy (CRP), not deficit-based descriptors, is essential to preparing students for […]

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Why examining precursor non-cognitive variables is critical to improving STEM teaching and learning

Along with several of my colleagues, I have had the privilege of bringing to the forefront an exciting new study underway on gender equality in STEM education research. In short, the study examines non-cognitive variables of undergraduate freshman students majoring in STEM. While that’s not as attention grabbing or headline making as Katherine Johnson using […]


Recognizing Youths’ Social and Emotional Assets

Educators recognizing youth’s social and emotional assets is critical to youth’s learning and intellectual development. This article is to inform science and mathematics educators about the need to focus on youths’ social and emotional assets during hands-on, inquiry-based teaching and learning. The information is represented through the scientific observations of baby sea turtles erupting from […]


Social Innovation in STEM

Welcome to Social Innovation in STEMTM I introduced Social Innovation in STEM in September 2016. Gradually, STEM educators are seeing that science is social and paying closer attention to the social dimension of STEM education. People are constant across all STEM education spaces and careers. People are social. In this article, I share our concept […]


Human-Centered Data Collection; Engaging Kinesthetic Learners

Start planning to collect impact data from your STEM education programs that will engage the minds and hearts of your kinesthetic learners. The ILC Human-Centered data collection process was built to respond to ALL types of learners including visual, auditory and kinesthetic learners. For instance, we collect data from focus group participants about past experiences […]

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