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Sarah Brasiel

Utah State University
Senior Researcher, Adjunct Faculty
Logan, UT
Associate Director of the Active Learning Lab where I currently lead 3 NSF grant research projects that are coming to a close related to engaging young people in computer programming and also understanding learning in a fraction game environment. I also lead an external evaluation of 5 statewide STEM initiatives including one with over 200,000 students using 11 digital mathematics technology products. Eighteen years of teaching experience as a middle and high school math and science teacher, instructional coach, department chair, and district curriculum specialist. Currently provide support for middle school leaders in the area of Performance Management, focusing on strengthening data literacy for all who support students in schools. Currently evaluating an online platform that establishes a trust framework between people who provide support to students with special needs and their families. Prior experience with professional development for middle school and high school teachers and leaders in Fab Lab/Maker Space activities integrating content standards from the CCSS and NGSS. Adjunct faculty teaching courses in research and evaluation in the Emma Eccles Jones College of Education and the Department of Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences at Utah State University. Coach of an Odyssey of the Mind team that won the state championship and went to World Finals; what an exciting experience!