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Presentation | Designing Powerful Digital Environments for Professional Development (Fosnot)
Designing Powerful Digital Environments for Professional Development Cathy Fosnot, Mathematics in the City Professional development environments that include digital video allow for the examination of children at work, opportunities to look at students over time, and analysis of the teacher’s decision making. This observation begs the question of how best to shape mathematics education courses...
Posted: Friday, April 02
Presentation | Mathematics Teachers Teaching English Language Learners: What Knowledge Do They Need? (Driscoll, Heck, Chval)
Mathematics Teachers Teaching English Language Learners: What Knowledge Do They Need?Mark Driscoll, Education Development Center, Inc.; Dan Heck, Horizon Research, Inc.; Kathryn Chval, University of Missouri Mathematics teachers of English language learners (ELLs) are increasingly expected to help ELLs learn academic language. This session focuses on the question, What knowledge do teachers of...
Posted: Friday, April 02
Presentation | The Role of the Institutional Setting in Teachers’ Development of Ambitious Instructional Practices in Middle-Grades Mathematics (Jackson, Cobb, McGraner)
The Role of the Institutional Setting in Teachers’ Development of AmbitiousInstruction in Middle School Mathematics Kara Jackson, Paul Cobb, and Kristin McGraner, Vanderbilt University Three DR-K12 projects report findings on aspects of the institutional setting of teaching thataffects teachers’ development of ambitious instructional practices in middle-school mathematics.
Posted: Friday, April 02
Presentation | SURGE: Connecting students' intuitive understandings about kinematics and Newtonian mechanics into explicit formalized frameworks (Clark)
Assessing the Learning in Cyberlearning: Supporting Teachers with Technology- Embedded AssessmentKimberle Koile and Paul Horwitz, Concord Consortium; Doug Clark,Vanderbilt University; Diane Jass Ketelhut, Temple University In this session, the presenters discuss findings and experiences regarding technology-embedded assessment and how to support teachers in using it effectively.
Posted: Friday, April 02
Presentation | A Framework and Suite of Adaptable Instruments for Examining Fidelity of Implementation (Century)
A Framework and Suite of Adaptable Instruments for Examining Fidelity of Implementation Jeanne Century, University of Chicago This session describes a suite of instruments for measuring implementation of instructional materials and ways those instruments have been adapted to other materials and interventions.
Posted: Friday, April 02
Presentation | What Knowledge Mediates Teachers’ Appropriation of High Leverage Practices? (Cartier, Lancaster)
What Knowledge Mediates Teachers’ Appropriation of High Leverage Practices? Jennifer Cartier, University of Pittsburgh; Leslie Lancaster, Vanderbilt University This session presents an instrument for measuring preservice elementary teachers’ application of instructional planning practices and discusses the relationship between these practices and teachers’ knowledge.
Posted: Friday, April 02
Presentation | Looking for PCK in All the Wrong Places? (Carlson, Taylor)
Looking for PCK in All the Wrong Places?Janet Carlson and Joe Taylor, BSCS This interactive session examines the different data sources for evidence of PCK in biologyteachers involved in professional development experiences linked to educative curriculummaterials.
Posted: Friday, April 02
Presentation | Plenary Presentation: The Opportunity Equation: Transforming Mathematics and Science Education for Citizenship and the Global Economy (Cahill)
Plenary Presentation: The Opportunity Equation: Transforming Mathematicsand Science Education for Citizenship and the Global EconomySpeaker: Michele Cahill, Vice President, National Programs, and Program Director, UrbanEducation, Carnegie Corporation of New York Cahill discusses the Carnegie-Institute for Advanced Study Commission on Mathematics andScience Education’s recent report in which they...
Posted: Friday, April 02
Presentation | Professional Learning Communities in STEM Teaching (Britton, Fulton)
Professional Learning Communities in STEM Teaching Kathleen Fulton, National Commission on Teaching and America’s Future; Ted Britton, WestEd In this session, participants discuss knowledge synthesis in process regarding STEM teachers’ participation in professional learning communities: What have we learned and what are the implications for other NSF projects?
Posted: Friday, April 02
Presentation | Establishing and Nurturing Effective Partnerships among University Faculty, Public School Administrators, and Classroom Teachers (Boger, Davis, Liles)
Content Mentoring of Middle Grades Math and Science Teachers and Its Impact on Teaching Efficacy: Establishing and Nurturing Effective Partnerships among University Faculty, Public School Administrators, and Classroom Teachers David Boger, Jane Davis, and Robin Guill Liles, North Carolina A&T State University This session describes one NSF experimental study’s strategies used to establish...
Posted: Friday, April 02
Presentation | Analysis of Children’s Mechanistic Reasoning about Linkages and Levers in the Context of Engineering Design (Benenson, Bolger, Kobiela)
MechAnimations! Designing Mechanical Linkages that Animate StoriesGary Benenson, City College of New York; Richard Lehrer, Vanderbilt University Following a hands-on experience in mechanism design, participants discuss the knowledge ofcontent, pedagogy, and student thinking needed to support similar experiences for children.
Posted: Friday, April 02
Presentation | Unpacking Core Teaching Practices in Elementary Mathematics to Support Teacher Learning and Assessment (Boerst, Moss, Blunk)
Unpacking Core Teaching Practices in Elementary Mathematics to Support Teacher Learning and AssessmentTimothy Boerst, Pamela Moss, and Merrie Blunk, University of Michigan In this session, participants explore analytical language developed to “unpack” core practices in mathematics teaching (e.g., leading discussion) when guiding teacher learning and supporting assessment across contexts.
Posted: Friday, April 02
Event | 2009 DR K-12 PI Meeting
ThemeDR-K12 PI Meeting: Building the knowledge base of teach learning in STEM education PostersYou can view the posters by clicking here. Agenda and Project DescriptionsThe agenda and project descriptions are attached below. Or you can view the agenda ONLINE by clicking here. Advisors2009 DR-K12 PI Meeting Advisors: Cos Fi, Cynthia Sunal, David Carraher, Gary Benenson, Judy Mumme, Karen Keene,...
Posted: Friday, April 02
Event | NSF Regional Grants Conference
NSF Regional Grants Conference The first National Science Foundation Regional Grants Conference of fiscal year 2011 will be held in Salt Lake City, UT, and co-hosted by Utah State University and University of Utah, October 25-26, 2010. Key representatives from the National Science Foundation as well as your colleagues - faculty, researchers and grant administrators - representing colleges and...
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Tool | NSF Annual and Final Reports Tips for PIs
Read CADRE's tips in this helpful guide to writing and submitting annual, interim, and final reports to NSF.
Posted: Wednesday, March 31
Tool | Tips for PIs: NSF Highlights Guidance
Guidelines for creating NSF Project Highlights.
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Organization | Spelman College
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Event | ATE Request for Proposals
With an emphasis on two-year colleges, the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program focuses on the education of technicians for the high-technology fields that drive our nation's economy. The program involves partnerships between academic institutions and employers to promote improvement in the education of science and engineering technicians at the undergraduate and secondary school...
Posted: Tuesday, March 30
Event | FIRE Request for Proposal
FIRE is a new strand of the Research and Evaluation on Education in Science and Engineering (REESE) program (NSF 09-601) and it is anticipated that after this first competition, FIRE will be incorporated into the REESE solicitation. The FIRE program seeks to facilitate the process by which scholars can cross disciplinary boundaries to acquire the skills and knowledge that would improve their...
Posted: Tuesday, March 30
Event | NSDL Request for Proposals
In FY2010, the program will accept proposals for large grants in 1) the Pathways track, 2) Pathways - II, 3) specific sub-tracks of Services, and 4) Targeted Research. In all tracks, the program will also accept proposals for small grants that extend or enhance results from existing services, collections, or targeted research activity to enlarge the user audience for the NSDL network or...
Posted: Tuesday, March 30
Project | Introducing Dynamic Number as a Transformative Technology for Number and Early Algebra
This project operationalizes research in number, operation, and early algebra. It builds on the paradigm of Dynamic Geometry (the interactive and continuous manipulation of geometric shapes and constructions) with a new technological paradigm, Dynamic Number, centered on the direct manipulation of numerical representations and constructions. Using The Geometer’s Sketchpad as a starting point, KCP...
Posted: Monday, March 29
Project | Addressing the Needs of the Nation's Physics Teachers through State-of-the-art Video Applications and Contemporary Pedagogy (Collaborative Research: Zollman)
This project extends the Physics Teaching Web Advisory (Pathway) to the full curriculum. Pathway's Synthetic Interviews and related video materials provide pre-service and out-of-field in-service teachers with much needed professional development and well-prepared teachers with new perspectives on teaching physics. Pathway combines state-of-the-art digital video library technology, developed...
Posted: Monday, March 29
Project | Connecting Children's Mathematical Thinking to Community and Family Funds of Knowledge in Elementary Mathematics Methods Course
This conference, convened in May 2008, produced a conceptual framework, a research agenda, and an instructional unit for elementary mathematics methods classes. A total of 35 participants were invited to attend, and participating faculty members were asked to bring a graduate student. The conference was scheduled for 2.5 days supplemented with significant pre-conference and post-conference...
Posted: Monday, March 29

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