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Project | Engaging High School Students in Computer Science with Co-Creative Learning Companions (Collaborative Research: Magerko)
This research investigates how state-of-the-art creative and pedagogical agents can improve students' learning, attitudes, and engagement with computer science. The project will be conducted in high school classrooms using EarSketch, an online computer science learning environments that engages learners in making music with JavaScript or Python code. The researchers will build the first co-...
Posted: Thursday, August 23
Project | Understanding the Role of Simulations in K-12 Science and Mathematics Teacher Education
This project will develop and implement a working conference for scholars and practitioners to articulate current use cases and theories of action regarding the use of simulations in PreK-12 science and mathematics teacher education. The conference will be structured to provide opportunities for attendees to share their current research, theoretical models, conceptual views, and use cases focused...
Posted: Thursday, August 23
Project | Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Teaching in Rural Areas Using Cultural Knowledge Systems
This project will collaborate with Indigenous communities to create educational resources serving Inupiaq middle school students and their teachers. The Cultural Connections Process Model (CCPM) will formalize, implement, and test a process model for community-engaged educational resource development for Indigenous populations. The project will contribute to a greater understanding of effective...
Posted: Thursday, August 23
Project | Prospective Elementary Teachers Making for Mathematical Learning
This study takes an innovative approach to documenting how teacher knowledge can be enhanced by incorporating a design experience into pre-service mathematics education. Teachers will use digital and fabrication technologies (e.g., 3D printers and laser cutters) to design and use manipulatives for K-6 mathematics learning. The goals of the project include describing how this experience influences...
Posted: Thursday, August 23
Project | Design and Development of a K-12 STEM Observation Protocol (Collaborative Research: Roehrig)
This project will design and develop a new K-12 classroom observation protocol for integrated STEM instruction (STEM-OP). The STEM-OP will inform the instruction of integrated STEM in many contexts with the goal of improving integrated STEM education.
Posted: Monday, August 20
Project | Design and Development of a K-12 STEM Observation Protocol (Collaborative Research: Dare)
This project will design and develop a new K-12 classroom observation protocol for integrated STEM instruction (STEM-OP). The STEM-OP will inform the instruction of integrated STEM in many contexts with the goal of improving integrated STEM education.
Posted: Monday, August 20
Project | Design and Development of a K-12 STEM Observation Protocol (Collaborative Research: Ring-Whalen)
This project will design and develop a new K-12 classroom observation protocol for integrated STEM instruction (STEM-OP). The STEM-OP will inform the instruction of integrated STEM in many contexts with the goal of improving integrated STEM education.
Posted: Monday, August 20
Project | Exploring the Relationship Between High School Mathematics and Bioscience, Standardized Testing and College Performance in Biotechnology-Related Fields
This project will focus on an early stage exploratory study of an idea that will reveal ways to develop more effective interventions to address student retention in bioscience and bioengineering pipelines. The study will attempt to initiate a new line of research in search of factors associated with bioscience and bioengineering education as a novel approach for uncovering factors that may...
Posted: Monday, August 20
Project | Methods for Assessing Replication
The goal of this project is to formalize subjective ideas about the important concept of replication, provide statistical analyses for evaluating replication studies, provide properties for evaluating the conclusiveness of replication studies, and provide principles for designing conclusive and efficient programs of replication studies.
Posted: Monday, August 20
Project | Promoting Engineering Problem Framing Skill-Development in High School Science and Engineering Courses
This project will develop curricular activities and assessment guidance for K-12 science and engineering educators who seek to incorporate engineering design content into their biology, chemistry, and physics classes.
Posted: Monday, August 20
Project | Testing the Efficacy of the Strategic Observation and Reflection (SOAR) for Math Professional Learning Program
The purpose of this project is to develop, implement and test a professional development program, SOAR for Math, to build capacity for mentors and teachers to improve English learner's academic language development and mathematical content understanding.
Posted: Monday, August 20
Announcement | Now accepting applications for the 2018-19 Fellows program!
CADRE is now accepting applications for the 2018-19 Fellows cohort! The CADRE Fellows program provides professional growth opportunities for early career professionals in the field of STEM education research. Through a series of capacity-building activities, the program offers Fellows the opportunity to gain insight into what it takes to be successful and effective in this field, become more...
Posted: Wednesday, August 15
Resource | 2018 Informational Webinars on DRK-12 Solicitation 17-584 Resources
Watch a Recording of the 2018 DRK-12 Solication Webinar:  Webinar held August 14, 2018 Webinar held September 13, 2018
Posted: Tuesday, August 14
Announcement | Webinar: Give Your Proposal A Competitive Edge with a Great Evaluation Plan
EvaluATE is hosting a webinar on August 22 at 1PM ET on the essential elements of an effective evaluation plan. EvaluATE is the evaluation resource center for the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program, so the webinar will focus on proposals for the ATE program, but there should be helpful tips for DRK-12 proposal writers. Learn more and register
Posted: Wednesday, August 08
Announcement | The NSF 2026 Big Idea Machine
The NSF 2026 Idea Machine is an opportunity for researchers, the public, and other interested stakeholders to contribute to NSF's mission to support basic research and enable new discoveries that drive the  U.S. economy, enhance national security, and advance knowledge to sustain the country's global leadership in science and engineering.  NSF has released a toolkit that includes material for...
Posted: Monday, August 06
Resource | Considerations for STEM Education from PreK through Grade 3
Research Says Early Learning in Science and Mathematics MattersQuality early STEM experiences provide a critical foundation for learning about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in ways that facilitate later learning. Early childhood educatorshave a unique opportunity to benefit all students by bringing the STEM disciplines into greater balance with literacy, reducing early...
Posted: Tuesday, July 31
Announcement | Upcoming Webinars on NSF DRK-12 Solicitation
Join NSF program officers for an informational webinar on the Discovery Research preK-12 Solicitation (17-584) due November 14, 2018. There are two webinar opportunities: August 14, 2018 at 1pm ET and September 13, 2018 at 1pm ET. REGISTER If you are submitting a proposal, we encourage you to visit our NSF Proposal Toolkit for more resources.
Posted: Monday, July 30
Event | Informational Webinar on DRK-12 Solicitation (17-584)
Join NSF program officers for an informational webinar on the Discovery Research K-12 Solicitation (17-584) due November 14, 2018. There are two webinar opportunities: August 14, 2018 at 1pm ET and September 13, 2018 at 1pm ET. WEBINAR RECORDING AND SLIDES If you are submitting a proposal, we encourage you to visit our NSF Proposal Toolkit for more resources.
Posted: Monday, July 30
Event | Informational Webinar on DRK-12 Solicitation (17-584)
Join NSF program officers for an informational webinar on the Discovery Research K-12 Solicitation (17-584) due November 14, 2018. There are two webinar opportunities: August 14, 2018 at 1pm ET and September 13, 2018 at 1pm ET. WEBINAR RECORDING AND SLIDES If you are submitting a proposal, we encourage you to visit our NSF Proposal Toolkit for more resources.
Posted: Monday, July 30
Newsletter | July 2018 Newsletter
Dear Colleagues, News keeps coming in from NSF! They recently announced a number of ways that researchers can positively influence the future of preK-12 STEM education research: a new  STEM education advisory panel (congratulations to the DRK-12 awardees who have been named to the panel), an opening for a science education program officer in DRL (more DRK-12 projects focus on science than any...
Posted: Saturday, July 28
Event | Virtual Office Hours for ITEST Program Applicants with NSF
You are invited to join NSF ITEST Program Officer Dr. Robert Russell for virtual office hours on the 2018 ITEST solicitation:  Tuesday, July 31, from 2:00 - 3:00 pm ET or Friday, August 3, from 12:00 - 1:00 pm ET These are informal sessions where you will be able to ask questions about the upcoming ITEST Solicitation. You are encouraged to review the ITEST Solicitation and the Solicitation...
Posted: Friday, July 27
Event | Virtual Office Hours for ITEST Program Applicants with NSF
You are invited to join NSF ITEST Program Officer Dr. Robert Russell for virtual office hours on the 2018 ITEST solicitation:  Tuesday, July 31, from 2:00 - 3:00 pm ET or Friday, August 3, from 12:00 - 1:00 pm ET These are informal sessions where you will be able to ask questions about the upcoming ITEST Solicitation. You are encouraged to review the ITEST Solicitation and the Solicitation...
Posted: Friday, July 27
Posted: Friday, July 27
Event | Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness (SREE) Spring 2019 Conference; Washington, DC
To learn more, visit https://www.sree.org/pages/conferences.php.
Posted: Thursday, July 26
Event | National Council on Measurement in Education 2019 NCME Annual Meeting; Toronto, ON, Canada
To learn more, visit https://ncme.connectedcommunity.org/meetings/annual.
Posted: Thursday, July 26
Event | League for Innovation in the Community College 2019 Innovations Conference; New York, NY
To learn more, visit https://www.league.org/inn2019.
Posted: Thursday, July 26
Event | International Society for Design and Development in Education 2019 ISDDE Conference; Pittsburgh, PA
To learn more, visit https://sites.google.com/view/isdde2019/.
Posted: Thursday, July 26
Event | Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development 2019 ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence; Orlando, FL
To learn more, visit http://www.ascd.org/conferences/past-and-future-conferences.aspx.
Posted: Thursday, July 26

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