CADRE Spotlights

Analyzing & Interpreting Data Across STEM Disciplines (2018)
Explore a range of DR K-12 products within and across STEM disciplines that are designed to develop the knowledge, skills, and ways of thinking that students will need as data literate citizens and/or data-enabled professionals.

Argumentation, Critique & Other Discursive STEM Practices  (2018)
This Spotlight highlights DR K-12 STEM resources—curriculum, professional development, as well as articles, books & papers—that support argumentation, critique, and discourse in the classroom, and in research and development.

This Spotlight highlights opportunities, resources, and projects that aim to increase involvement in STEM.
 
In this spotlight, explore a variety of resources designed to assist early career researchers and developers, including details about the CAREER Program and advice for effective mentoring.

Early Childhood Education (2018)
In this spotlight, explore NSF-funded projects and resources that focus on early learning opportunities.

In this spotlight, explore DR K-12 games and simulations designed to support science and math learning. 
 
In this spotlight, DR K-12 project members share their work with ELLs, the challenges involved, and strategies for working effectively in this area. 
 
In this spotlight, DR K-12 project teams present their environmental and earth science work to illustrate how to integrate the three dimensions of NGSS. 
 
K-12 Engineering Education (2015)
This Spotlight provides examples of NSF-funded programs that show promise for educating future generations of scientifically literate and engineering-talented adults. 

Mentoring (2015)
This spotlight features resources on mentoring strategies and plans.

New Measurement Paradigms (2012)
In this spotlight, take a closer look at the New Measurement Paradigms (NMP) Report and the people and projects involved in the NMP work group.

NSF STEM for All Video Showcase (2018)
The STEM for All Video Showcase is an annual event held in May. NSF-funded projects are invited to submit 3-minute videos showcasing their work. During the virtual event, thousands of attendees viewed videos, voted on their favorite videos, and interacted with presenters asking questions and commenting. View Spotlights on the 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018 Video Showcases featuring the DR K-12 projects that participated.

Online & Blended Professional Development (2017)
This spotlight offers grantee perspectives on the current state of STEM professional development (PD) and highlights DR K-12 contributions in the area of online and blended PD.

STEM Practices: Scientific Modeling (2017)
This spotlight highlights resources developed to support scientific modeling.

Teacher Preparation Models and Programs (2018)
This spotlight features a range of DR K-12 projects that are designing, implementing, and/or studying preservice teacher programs in STEM disciplines.

Using Story in STEM Education (2014)
In this spotlight, listen to PIs Roy Gould and Jackie Miller discuss their work and explore the question, "Why is story such a powerful tool in the classroom?"

Visual Representations in Mathematics (2018)
In this Spotlight, five DRK-12 projects discuss the role of visual representations (VRs) in their work, how VRs are being implemented and tested, as well as emerging findings.