2016 DR K-12 PI Meeting Session Resources

This meeting was held June 1-3, 2016. Download a PDF version of the agenda.

Date/Time Title & Session Description Presenters Session Materials
06/01/2016 - 9:00am CADRE Fellows Meeting

(invitation only)

06/01/2016 - 1:00pm CAREER Awardee Meeting

(invitation only)

PDF icon Session Resource List
06/01/2016 - 1:00pm Informal Networking

 Rooms available for small groups to reserve for meetings with POs or for small group discussions. (Reserve a room at the registration table.)

06/01/2016 - 5:30pm Working Dinner, Welcome, & Plenary Presentation: The Critical Role of K-12 STEM Learning for the Future of Science

A National Science Foundation Update

Joan Ferrini-Mundy PDF icon Slides
06/01/2016 - 6:45pm Poster Hall

Wednesday night poster hall.

View Virtual Poster Hall PDF icon Wednesday Poster Hall Map FINAL.pdf, View Virtual Poster Hall PDF icon WednesdayPM_PosterHallList_FINAL.pdf
06/02/2016 - 8:00am Informal Networking

Rooms available for groups to reserve for meetings with POs or for small group discussions. (Reserve a room at the registration table.)

06/02/2016 - 8:30am Networking Breakfast

(An opportunity to meet with DRL program officers and DR K-12 colleagues.)

06/02/2016 - 9:30am Professional Development Approaches to Strengthen Collaboration among Educators with Different Roles to Improve Student Math Learning

Discuss the benefits and challenges of creating mathematics professional development that brings together educators with different roles to build knowledge, practices, and collaboration for teaching students with diverse needs.

Amy Brodesky, Mark Driscoll, Pam Buffington PDF icon Slides
06/02/2016 - 9:30am Problematizing and Assessing Secondary Mathematics Teachers’ Ways of Thinking

Engage with presenters as they discuss assessment and rubrics designed to measure secondary teachers’ mathematical habits of mind.

Kevin Moore, Jason Silverman, Sarah Sword PDF icon Slides
06/02/2016 - 9:30am Perspectives on Solution Diversity and Divergent Thinking in K–12 Engineering Design Learning Experiences

Consider multiple approaches to valuing, supporting, and studying the diversity of students’ solutions to design problems through poster presentations and small-group discussion.

Jennifer Chiu, Christine Cunningham, Ethan Danahy, Chris Rogers, Kristen Wendell, Richard Lehrer, Megan Wongkamalasai Virtual Poster Hall PDF icon Slides, Virtual Poster Hall PDF icon Handout
06/02/2016 - 9:30am On the Design and Implementation of Practical Measures to Support Instructional Improvement at Scale

Learn about two efforts to design and implement practical measures of science and mathematics teaching to inform school and district instructional improvement efforts.

Kara Jackson, Jessica Thompson PDF icon Slides
06/02/2016 - 9:30am Game-Based Learning Assessments: Using Data from Digital Games to Understand Learning

Discover how digital games can inform classroom teaching using data from innovative formative assessments from three different game-based projects.

Jodi Asbell-Clarke, James Diamond, Edys Quellmalz PDF icon Slides
06/02/2016 - 9:30am Elementary Mathematical Writing Task Force Recommendations: Implications for Research and Classroom Implementation

Learn about types of and purposes for elementary mathematical writing, and discuss implications for research and classroom implementation.

Tutita Casa, Janine Firmender View The Task Force Recommendations Website PDF icon Slides
06/02/2016 - 9:30am Data-Intensive Research in Education: New Opportunities for Making an Impact

Join a facilitated discussion about the application of data science to education, drawing on a recent NSF-sponsored report. Participants share insights from DR K–12 projects.

Elizabeth Burrows, Chris Dede PDF icon Slides
06/02/2016 - 9:30am Using NGSS Implementation to Build Science Education Community

Come and discuss opportunities to build synergy between Achieve’s efforts to support NGSS implementation across states and DR K–12 research initiatives.

Jennifer Childress, Peter McLaren PDF icon Slides
06/02/2016 - 11:15am Culturally Responsive Education

Review themes related to culturally responsive STEM instruction, and generate ideas for advancing research and practice in this area.

PDF icon Handout
06/02/2016 - 11:15am Argumentation and Discourse

Join a discussion about models for teaching and learning argumentation and discourse in mathematics, including implications for teacher practice, classroom structure, and the nature of students’ learning.

PDF icon Facilitator Notes
06/02/2016 - 11:15am Federal Agency Funding Opportunities: Within and Beyond NSF
In a roundtable session, representatives from NSF’s Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR) programs, NIH, and ED discuss funding opportunities within their respective agencies.
PDF icon IES Slides, PDF icon NIH Slides, PDF icon NSF Slides
06/02/2016 - 11:15am Digital Learning Arcade
(invitation only) Network with projects developing or researching educational technologies, and take part in extended play or interaction with products and in-depth discussion about cross-cutting ideas and issues.
06/02/2016 - 11:15am Co-Design Processes to Support the Development of Educational Innovations

Join a discussion about co-design approaches that can help ensure that educational innovations are designed and used to support teaching and learning in early childhood.

06/02/2016 - 11:15am Making Effective Videos for Dissemination

Learn practical tips for planning and producing videos that effectively convey project work and intended messages.

PDF icon Tips for Making Effective Video
06/02/2016 - 11:15am Projects Supporting Linguistically Diverse Students

Join a discussion about how ELL projects approach challenges associated with recruitment of teachers; build trust and administrative support; develop partnerships between institutions and schools; and disseminate.

06/02/2016 - 11:15am Teacher Learning across Contexts

Discuss these questions: What are the advantages and challenges of working across institutions—formal and informal—for teacher pre-service and in-service development, especially in science? What are current models, approaches, and findings?

06/02/2016 - 12:15pm Working Lunch and Plenary Presentation: STEM, Language, Experience, Learning, and Life in the Modern World

James Paul Gee presents a theory of STEM learning based on embodied cognition with a focus on the role of experience and language; discusses the role of digital media in powerful new forms of teaching and learning outside of school; and considers the wider framework within which STEM should sit in our world.

James Gee PDF icon Slides, PDF icon Jodi Asbell-Clarke's Response
06/02/2016 - 2:15pm Longitudinal Studies of Teacher Development in Elementary Mathematics and Science

Learn about the work and findings of two longitudinal studies examining the development of knowledge, beliefs, and instructional practices among pre-service and early-career elementary teachers in mathematics and science.

Daniel Hanley, Temple Walkowiak PDF icon Slides, PDF icon Longitudinal Studies Handout
06/02/2016 - 2:15pm Issues in Integrating NGSS Standards and Literacy/Language Arts in Grades K–5 Science

Join in a discussion and give feedback on the work of a project integrating science and literacy/language arts, and issues associated with designing and implementing integrated science in K–5 schools.

Nancy Romance, Michael Vitale File Slides
06/02/2016 - 2:15pm Improving Student Learning and Teacher Practice in Mathematics: A Focus on Formative Assessment

Join a discussion with panelists from several projects about project model designs, initial findings, and implementation challenges associated with formative assessment in mathematics.

Alison Castro Superfine, Jere Confrey, Edward Silver, Jonathan Supovitz PDF icon Slides
06/02/2016 - 2:15pm Expanding Opportunities for STEM Teacher Leadership

Learn about issues, opportunities, and models of teacher leadership to create transformative learning environments and improve education policy and decision making.

Jay Labov, Suzanne Wilson Report: Exploring Opportunities for STEM Teacher Leadership, Report: STEM Learning is Everywhere, Report: Science Teachers' Learning PDF icon Slides
06/02/2016 - 2:15pm The Question of Dissemination: Using Video to Draw Broader Audiences to NSF Research

Consider the role project videos can play in dissemination of research with OSPrI describing their video experience, and NSF situating the work within their efforts to improve policymakers’ understanding of DR K–12 research and development.

Ann House, Sharon Lynch, Robert Margetta, Michael Sullivan, Joni Falk PDF icon Slides
06/02/2016 - 2:15pm Scientific Modeling across the K–12 Continuum: Alignment between Theoretical Foundations and Classroom Interventions

Explore methods and challenges associated with supporting and evaluating scientific modeling in K–12 classrooms in this structured poster session.

Daniel Damelin, Cory Forbes, Joseph Krajcik, Christina Schwarz, Nanette Marcum-Dietrich, Cynthia Passmore Virtual Poster Hall PDF icon Slides
06/02/2016 - 2:15pm Practicum-based Professional Development Models: Considering Impacts from Multiple Perspectives

Join a discussion about making, understanding, and measuring the impacts of practicum-based teacher professional development models, and aspects of policy and context that mediate these impacts.

Dante Cisterna, Deborah Hanuscin, Emily Weiss PDF icon Slides
06/02/2016 - 2:15pm Preparing Teachers to Support Rich Disciplinary Discussions in Their Classrooms

Learn about pre- or in-service teacher education activities designed to support teacher facilitation of student disciplinary discussions through enactments that illustrate teacher education activities.

Leema Berland, Sara Baszczewski, Ana Butler, Jeff Greene, Jarod Kawasaki PDF icon Slides
06/02/2016 - 4:30pm Poster Hall

Thursday night poster hall.

Virtual Poster Hall PDF icon Thursday Poster Hall Map FINAL.pdf, Virtual Poster Hall PDF icon ThursdayPM_PosterHallList_FINAL.pdf
06/03/2016 - 8:00am Informal Networking

Rooms available for groups to reserve for meetings with POs or small group discussions. (Reserve a room at the registration table.)

06/03/2016 - 8:15am Networking Breakfast

(An opportunity to meet with DRL program officers and DR K-12 colleagues)

06/03/2016 - 9:15am Supports for Elementary Teachers Implementing the NGSS: Challenges and Opportunities across Science, Technology, and Engineering

Consider methods and challenges associated with supporting upper elementary teachers’ implementation of NGSS-based classroom interventions in this structured poster session.

Cory Forbes, Deborah Hanuscin, May Jadallah, Sara Lacy, Patricia Paugh, Ji Shen, Sean Smith Virtual Poster Hall PDF icon Slides
06/03/2016 - 9:15am Leveraging Open Source Tools across NSF-funded Projects: Partnerships, Integration Models, and Developer Communities

Discuss the potential utility of CODAP and other open source tools in your work, effective cross-project partnerships, and supporting developer communities around open source materials.

Amy Busey, Daniel Damelin, William Finzer, Natalya St. Clair PDF icon Slides
06/03/2016 - 9:15am Infusing Engineering into Secondary-level Classes

Participants learn about approaches to infusing or integrating engineering concepts into secondary-level science classrooms and engage in an analysis of two projects’ products and outcomes.

Rodney Custer, Jenny Daugherty, Jonathan Singer PDF icon Slides
06/03/2016 - 9:15am Exploring the Relationship between Rigorous Curriculum Materials and the Development of Ambitious Mathematics Instructional Practices

Hear the findings and perspectives of three projects investigating the impact of and challenges related to teachers’ use of ambitious instructional materials on their knowledge and practice.

Jeffrey Choppin, Erin Henrick, Mary Beth Piecham PDF icon Slides
06/03/2016 - 9:15am District Leadership in Scaling Up Instructional Improvement

Learn about two projects’ findings on district leadership practices critical for scaling up ambitious mathematics instruction through teacher professional development. Share your own insights, challenges, and recommendations for scale-up. 

Motoko Akiba, Paul Cobb, Paola Sztajn PDF icon Slides
06/03/2016 - 9:15am Designing Tasks for Assessing Three-Dimensional Science Learning

Explore approaches and challenges to designing assessment tasks that integrate the three dimensions of science learning in this panel-led session.

Louis DiBello, Christopher Harris, Joseph Krajcik, Edys Quellmalz, Matt Silberglitt PDF icon Slides, PDF icon Report on Constructing Assessment Tasks
06/03/2016 - 9:15am Teachers Extending Their Knowledge in Online Collaborative Learning Environments: Opportunities and Challenges

Join two projects to discuss the challenges and opportunities afforded through online environments for providing professional development and supporting classroom implementation of mathematical practices.

Arthur Powell, Jason Silverman, Stephen Weimar PDF icon Slides
06/03/2016 - 11:00am Plenary Presentation: Perspectives from the Field: What Research Do We Need?

Participants are invited to look into the future with our panelists and consider a research agenda for STEM education that responds to the needs of our schools, districts, and states.

Nancy Shapiro, Linda Chen, Jack Smith PDF icon Nancy Shapiro's Response
06/03/2016 - 12:00pm Adjourn

End of the PI Meeting.