Melvin LaPrade

Melvin W. LaPrade, Consultant Fab Foundation’s SCOPES-DF project, Melvin founded the National Urban Research Group (NURG) when he was a Ph.D. Candidate at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Department of Urban Studies and Planning. In the beginning, NURG conducted research and policy analysis on mortgage lending discrimination and the origins of the subprime financial crisis. The vision of NURG has extended to advance data-driven research through multiple perspectives, with particular concentration to the impact of public policy on community development, social justice and learning opportunity equity across formal and informal K-16 educational platforms.

Lesson Plans

Digital Fabrication Across the Curriculum (Phantom Mask Aligned to National Standards for Theatre Education) Using the Phantom of the Opera…

Lessons with Contributions

Students will create a neck piece based on symmetry patterns and colors seen in Black Panther as well as in…
Leonardo of Pisa (c 1170 c 1250) also known as Fibonacci is often considered the most talented mathematician of the…