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Posted: Wednesday, April 28
Project | Mapping Developmental Trajectories of Students' Conceptions of Integers
This project is using data from interviews with 160 K-12 students and 20 adults to describe common understandings and progressions of development for negative number concepts and operations. The project is motivated by the widely acknowledged finding that students have difficulty mastering key concepts and skills involved in work with integers.
Posted: Tuesday, April 27
Project | Developing an Empirically-tested Learning Progression for the Transformation of Matter to Inform Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Design
A principled framework is created for the development of learning progressions in science that can demonstrate how their use can transform the way researchers, educators and curriculum developers conceptualize important scientific constructs. Using the construct of transformation of matter, which requires understanding of both discrete learning goals and also the connections between them, a...
Posted: Tuesday, April 27
Project | CAREER: Learning About Complex Causality in the Classroom
This project focuses on how children learn to reason about three aspects of complex causality; probabilistic causation; action at a distance; and distributed causality;and how to best support the development of this reasoning in classrooms. Through microgenetic study across the school year with small numbers of students in grades K-6, the study will characterize children's reasoning at different...
Posted: Tuesday, April 27
Project | CAREER: A Study of Strategies and Social Processes That Facilitate the Participation of Latino English Language Learners in Elementary Mathematics Classroom Communities
The project aims to: (1) study resources and strategies for teachers that will facilitate participation of 3rd grade Latino English Language Learners (ELLs) in the mathematics classrooms; (2) develop related teacher professional development (PD) materials; and (3) integrate research and teaching activities. The basic research question is: How can 3rd grade teachers facilitate better mathematics...
Posted: Tuesday, April 27
Project | CAREER: Examining the Role of Context in the Mathematical Learning of Young Children
This project involves a longitudinal, ethnographic study of children's mathematical performances from preschool to first grade in both formal classroom settings and informal settings at school and home. The study seeks to identify opportunities for mathematical learning, to map varied performances of mathematical competence, to chart changes in mathematical performance over time, and to design...
Posted: Tuesday, April 27
Project | Math Snacks: Addressing Gaps in Conceptual Mathematics Understanding with Innovative Media
This project is developing and evaluating effectiveness of 15 - 20 short computer mediated animations and games that are designed to: (1) increase students' conceptual understanding in especially problematic topics of middle grades mathematics; and (2) increase students' mathematics process skills with a focus on capabilities to think and talk mathematically.
Posted: Tuesday, April 27
Wiki | Project Smart Search One-Line Wiki
Project Smart Search makes finding and learning about projects that best match your interests as easy as 1 2 3:   Select Keywords: Define the projects you're searching for by selecting keywords that characterize the project's work (Products, Project Focus, Project Type, Target Audience) or what is challenging about that work (Challenge Area). Refine the Results: Use the hot/cold slider to further...
Posted: Tuesday, April 27
Posted: Monday, April 26
Event | Afterschool, Diversity, Science. SACNAS. Dallas, TX
Science, Technology & Diversity for a Sustainable Future Anaheim, CA September 30-October 03, 2010 Location: Anaheim Convention Center SACNAS provides unparalleled conference activities for students, postdocs, educators, administrators, and researchers in all disciplines of science, mathematics, and engineering. Interdisciplinary, inclusive, and highly interactive, the national meeting...
Posted: Monday, April 26
Posted: Monday, April 26
Organization | Society for the Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (SACNAS)
SACNAS is a society of scientists dedicated to fostering the success of Hispanic/Chicano and Native American scientists—from college students to professionals—in attaining advanced degrees, careers, and positions of leadership.
Posted: Monday, April 26
Event | Diversity, Council for Opportunity in Education, San Diego, CA
Call for Proposals Be a presenter at the Council for Opportunity in Education's 29th Annual Conference in San Diego, CA! The Conference will be held September 1-4, 2010 at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego. The success of the Annual Conference depends on your active participation! Come share your expertise, successes, and new ventures with your educational opportunity colleagues. Please...
Posted: Monday, April 26
Event | NSF Solicitation: Math and Science Partnerships (MSP) Program
Full Proposal Deadline(s) (due by 5 p.m. proposer's local time): October 14, 2010  for Targeted Partnerships For more information, go to: http://hub.mspnet.org/index.cfm/20612
Posted: Monday, April 26
Event | NSF Solicitation: Math and Science Partnerships (MSP) Program
Full Proposal Deadline(s) (due by 5 p.m. proposer's local time): July 08, 2010 Institute Partnerships, MSP-Start Partnerships, Phase II Partnerships, RETA Projects For more infomation, go to: http://hub.mspnet.org/index.cfm/20612
Posted: Monday, April 26
Event | 9th International Conference of the Learning Sciences
The ICLS 2010 conference theme, Learning in the Disciplines, invites you to explore the ways disciplinary perspectives can inform the study of learning in educational settings, workplaces, and other contexts. This conference will bring together scholars from a range of disciplines with researchers in the sciences of learning, instruction, and design. These diverse perspectives will be brought...
Posted: Monday, April 26
Event | Inclusion, Disabilities, and Informal Science Learning [CAISE Forum/Online Discussion]
Online discussions in the CAISE Forum: Go to connect.astc.org, set up an account, find the "CAISE Forum," and enroll yourself using the word "informal" as the enrollment key. For more information, go to: http://informalscience.org/event/show/186
Posted: Monday, April 26
Event | Intersection: ISE and Learning Sciences (CAISE Forum/Online discussion)
The goal of the Intersection project is to build capacity and collaboration at the intersection of two fields, informal science education and the learning sciences. Our project supports researchers and practitioners to collaborate on educational research, development, and dissemination projects to advance our knowledge of how people learn in non-school settings and to inform best practices in...
Posted: Monday, April 26
Event | Request For Proposal for the Use of Research Evidence
In 2009, the Foundation released our first Request for Proposals (RFP) on Understanding the Acquisition, Interpretation, and Use of  Research Evidence in Policy and Practice. This RFP reflects our longstanding interest in supporting research that can inform policy and practice that affect youth.    The deadline for letters of inquiry is May 6, 2010.    Eligibility Criteria To be eligible for...
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