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Newsletter | October 2020 Newsletter
Dear Colleagues, Building strong foundations for STEM literacy, one of the goals outlined in the federal STEM education strategic plan, includes investing in our youngest learners. This month, we are rebooting our Spotlight on early learning with new research and resources. Learn more about the current findings, research challenges, and innovative products from the growing DRK-12 investment in...
Posted: Tuesday, October 20
Event | Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers Program (IUCRC) Preliminary Proposal Deadline
To learn more, visit https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505789&org=EHR&sel_org=....
Posted: Monday, October 19
Page | Featured Early Childhood Education Projects
As part of our Spotlight on Early Childhood Education, 14 DRK-12 projects describe their work in early learning and share their challenges, findings, instruments, and products. Featured Projects: Building a Grades K-2 Early Algebra Learning Progression Prototype for Diverse Populations Articulating a Transformative Approach for Designing Tasks that Measure Young Learners' Developing Proficiencies...
Posted: Monday, October 19
Announcement | NSF Job Opportunities
NSF is seeking to hire visiting and permanent program officers in multiple areas of STEM education research. CURRENT POSITIONS: SCIENCE EDUCATION PROGRAM OFFICER/DIRECTOR (TEMPORARY/ROTATOR POSITION) | NSF is searching for temporary Program Directors in a wide range of areas supported by the division. This is a rotator position. NSF offers a chance for scientists, engineers, and educators to...
Posted: Monday, October 19
Announcement | NSF Invites Public Participation in Identifying Mid-Scale Infrastructure for STEM Education Research
This listening session is an opportunity to provide feedback with respect to the nature of mid-scale research infrastructure for science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education research. It is not intended to make recommendations to NSF. EVENT: The National Science Foundation’s Directorate for Education and Human Resources invites your participation in a listening session to...
Posted: Monday, October 19
Posted: Monday, October 12
Project | Improving Evaluations of STEM Programs: An Empirical Investigation of Key Design Parameters
This study seeks to further understanding of the STEM learning environment by 1) examining the extent to which mathematics and science achievement varies across students, teachers, schools, and districts, and 2) examining the extent to which student, teacher, school, and district characteristics that are found in state administrative databases can be used to explain this variation at each level....
Posted: Tuesday, October 06
Early Career News | The Role of Recognition in Disciplinary Identity for Girls
Roxanne Hughes, Jennifer Schellinger (2019-20 CADRE Fellow), and Kari Roberts published this Journal of Research in Science Teaching article.
Posted: Tuesday, September 29
Early Career News | Fostering Collaboration with the Flip
Zandra de Araujo, Samuel Otten, Wenmin Zhao (2018-19 CADRE Fellow), Jessica Kamuru, and Jaepil Han published this article in Mathematics Teacher: Learning and Teaching PK-12.
Posted: Tuesday, September 29
Early Career News | Empirical Recovery of Learning Progressions through the Lens of Educators
Leanne R. Ketterlin-Geller, Yetunde Zannou, Anthony Sparks, and Lindsey Perry (2018 CADRE Postdoc) published this article in the Journal of Mathematical Behavior.
Posted: Tuesday, September 29
Blog | Practical Approaches to Advance K-12 Data Literacy
In October 2015, a panel of big data analysts and educators convened in order to articulate the types of activities data-literate people engage in and envision how this might be taught in K-16 classrooms. By the end of the thought-provoking three-day workshop sponsored by IBM and Education Development Center’s Oceans of Data Institute (ODI), all panelists signed a call to action to position data...
Posted: Tuesday, September 22
Project Spotlight | Adapting Research Amid COVID-19
Whether the pandemic-related changes in teaching and learning are short-term or the catalyst for a paradigm shift in education, many—if not most—DRK-12 projects have needed to adjust their research practices and design. In this Spotlight, four projects share the changes they made to their questions and/or collection, measurement, and analysis of data. Aligning the Science Teacher Education...
Posted: Monday, September 21
Newsletter | September 2020 Newsletter
Dear Colleagues, The CADRE Fellows nominations are open! Please spread the word about this professional growth opportunity for early career researchers. Applications are due October 8, 2020. Schools are back in session. Students, parents, teachers, and our community of researchers are all trying to adapt to the new COVID-19 education landscape (and more visible equity issues). In this month’s...
Posted: Friday, September 18
Event | NSF Funding Opportunities Webinar: Broadening Participation in STEM through Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The National Science Foundation Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR) is hosting a FREE Webinar on September 30, 2020 from 2:30-4:30 pm ET. NSF Program Officers and Staff will highlight current funding opportunities available in EHR focused on diversifying the STEM workforce, supporting broadening participation in STEM research, and promoting equitable STEM practices and...
Posted: Friday, September 18
Announcement | NSF Funding Opportunities Webinar: Broadening Participation in STEM through Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
The National Science Foundation Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR) is hosting a FREE Webinar on September 30, 2020 from 2:30-4:30 pm ET.  NSF Program Officers and Staff will highlight current funding opportunities available in EHR focused on diversifying the STEM workforce, supporting broadening participation in STEM research, and promoting equitable STEM practices and...
Posted: Friday, September 18
Event | ADVANCE: Organizational Change for Gender Equity in STEM Academic Professions (ADVANCE) Preliminary Proposal Target Date
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5383&org=DRL&sel_org=DR...
Posted: Thursday, September 17
Event | EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Track 4: EPSCoR Research Fellows (RII Track-4) Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504901&org=DRL&sel_org=...
Posted: Thursday, September 17
Event | EHR Core Research (ECR): Building Capacity in STEM Education Research (ECR: BCSER) Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505645&org=DRL&sel_org=...
Posted: Thursday, September 17
Event | ADVANCE: Organizational Change for Gender Equity in STEM Academic Professions (ADVANCE) Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5383&org=DRL&sel_org=DR...
Posted: Thursday, September 17
Posted: Thursday, September 17
Announcement | NSF Announcement: Enforcement of NSF-approved Biographical Sketch and Current and Pending Support Formats Begins on 10/5/20
This announcement was recently sent out by NSF. Dear Colleagues: Effective October 5, 2020, the National Science Foundation (NSF) will begin enforcing the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 20-1) requirement to use NSF-approved formats for the preparation of the Biographical Sketch and Current and Pending Support proposal documents. The NSF-approved formats are...
Posted: Monday, September 14
Event | #NSTAchat on Data in the Science Classroom
CADRE has teamed up with NSTA for an #NSTAchat on the topic of data in the science classroom. DRK-12 researchers from our recent Spotlight on Analyzing & Interpreting Data Across STEM Curricula will be joining to share their work. Join us on the 24th at 8PM ET at https://twitter.com/hashtag/NSTAchat?src=hashtag_click&f=live
Posted: Monday, September 14
Event | Multiplex Webinar: Leveraging Authentic Data Across STEM Curricula
CADRE teamed up with the Multiplex to organize the September Theme of the Month: Leveraging Authentic Data Across STEM Curricula. Join us on September 17 to hear from an expert panel on the topic.  Learn more and register: https://terc.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJcvf-yoqz0tGd23O2LWGV8ynGIZVjgEf5...       
Posted: Monday, September 14
Announcement | Now accepting applications for the 2020-21 CADRE Fellows program!
CADRE is now accepting applications for the 2020-21 Fellows program.  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: Monday, September 14
Event | Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) Full Proposal Deadline
To learn more, visit https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504793.
Posted: Friday, September 11
Survey | More Information About You
Now that you have completed your application for the CADRE Fellows program, we would like to ask you a few questions. The information you provide here is anonymous and will not impact your application. This information is being collected to help inform CADRE’s early career initiatives and broader project outreach efforts, and will be used in our annual reporting to NSF. Your individual...
Posted: Wednesday, September 09
Organization | Towson University
Posted: Thursday, September 03
Announcement | Join us for the Multiplex Theme of the Month
CADRE is pleased to have organized September's Theme of the Month on the STEM for All Multiplex focused on Leveraging Authentic Data Across STEM Curricula. Join our expert panel—Randy Kochevar (moderator), Chad Dorsey, Margo Murphy, Suyen Machado, and Andee Rubin—for a webinar on September 17 at 3 PM ET (Register here). Read a related blog, watch a playlist of videos on this topic, explore...
Posted: Wednesday, September 02
Announcement | New FAQs on PAPPG 20-1
NSF has released a new set of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on proposal preparation and award administration related to NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 20-1).
Posted: Monday, August 31
Posted: Tuesday, August 25

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