Aja Grande
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Aja Grande

Aja is interested in ontologies of formative learning sites (kindergarten through 12th grade). She focuses on community-based education in Hawai'i, especially in relation to the role of standardized testing and how the Next Generation Science Standards will orient a successive nation of learners.

Aja received her B.A. in Science, Technology, & Society from Brown University. While completing a bachelor's degree, she spent two years founding the Ethnobotany Society at Brown, which provides a platform for university students to explore the relationship between people and plants through excursions, seminars, and workshops.

Key words

ontologies of formative learning; ethnobotany; community-based learning; anthropology; science, technology & society

E-mail

grande@mit.edu

 

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