K-12 and Higher Education

Impact on College Math Instruction

Adem Ekmekci (Director of Research, Rice University School Mathematics Project) leads a team interested in the impact of COVID-19 on college-level math instruction. The team is studying instructors’ and students’ adaptation process in transitioning to online teaching and learning, and how this impacts student learning (short-term impact) and transitioning back to regular teaching in the future (long-term impact).

Math Activities

The Rice University School Mathematics Project (RUSMP) is offering fun and educational math activities free to children stuck at home during the COVID-19 crisis.

Rice Interim Mentoring Initiative

Jon Flynn (BioSciences) and graduate students in the Szablowski research lab offer remote educational resources for children of healthcare workers and other first-responders during the pandemic.

OpenStax Online Resources

The Rice University-based nonprofit OpenStax is responding to COVID-19 by helping students nationwide navigate their online courses and supporting faculty as they quickly transition to online course delivery.

Online Learning

Rice's Glasscock School of Continuing Studies offers free, online learning sessions to the Houston community through OpenRice during the pandemic and beyond.