In a project funded by the National Science Council in Taiwan, Dr. Maker was co-investigator with the Director of the Special Education Center at National Taiwan Normal University, on a 3-year research project to investigate Multiple Intelligences and problem solving in handicapped and non-handicapped preschool children.  This project was completed in 2005 and in 2010, the director, colleagues from the project, and Dr. Maker published one article and another one is in press.  The DISCOVER preschool assessment and curriculum models were adapted and applied in Taiwanese culture through this and a mentoring project for Kang Ning Junior College of Nursing early childhood faculty through the Kang Ning Foundation at the University of Arizona. Dr. Maker has been asked by the Ministry of Education to submit a proposal to develop a Taiwanese version of the DISCOVER assessment.

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