Scholars and researchers investigating the Montessori model of education now have a robust tool to aid their efforts. Housed at the Center for Montessori Research (CMR), a center within the University of Kansas Achievement & Assessment Institute (AAI), the Montessori Bibliography Online makes information about Montessori and the Montessori movement more accessible through an online interface, including links to digitized source materials.
Scholars and researchers investigating the Montessori model of education now have a robust tool to aid their efforts. Housed at the Center for Montessori Research (CMR), a center within the University of Kansas Achievement & Assessment Institute (AAI), the Montessori Bibliography Online makes…
AAI is excited to announce researcher and education professor Jade Caines Lee will be joining the institute as an Assistant Research Professor. Lee will be primarily positioned within AAI’s Center for Montessori Research (CMR), but, due to her considerable expertise and experience in assessment,…
The Achievement & Assessment Institute (AAI) is excited to announce its latest center, the Center for Positive Youth Development. Led by director David Hansen, an Associate Professor of Education Psychology in the School of Education and Human Sciences at the University of Kansas, the Center…
AAI's Center for Educational Opportunity Programs is starting a new initiative, Antiracism in Data Management. This will provide learning opportunities and resources for researchers and evaluators who utilize large datasets to evaluate and serve racially marginalized populations across the country.
The Achievement & Assessment Institute is offering a research grant opportunity for KU faculty in the arts and humanities. The purpose of the grant program is to foster deeper ties between the arts and humanities and the education and social sciences within which most of AAI’s work is focused.
Yong Zhao, Director of AAI's Center for Creativity and Entrepreneurship Education, Publishes New Book on Learning
“If I tell you I’m going to prepare you for the future, that implies I know what the future is,” said Zhao, Foundation Distinguished Professor in the School of Education & Human Sciences at KU. “But the future is uncertain."
Dynamic Learning Maps® (DLM®) Alternate Assessment System, from AAI's ATLAS Prepares Students for Success
Learn how Dynamic Learning Maps®, from AAI's Accessible Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Systems (ATLAS), helps students with significant cognitive disabilities achieve in school and beyond.
Led by Director Chris McKitterick, the Ad Astra Center for Science Fiction and the Speculative Imagination brings writers, readers, scholars, educators, and fans of speculative fiction together to study and create work that changes the world.
“Our work covers a wide range of services and initiatives, but the heart of what we do is improving the lives of communities,” said AAI Director and University Distinguished Professor Neal Kingston. “It only makes sense we would start with our home.”
After reviewing many excellent proposals, The Achievement & Assessment Institute (AAI) in the University of Kansas’ School of Education and Human Science