What's New on CADREK12.org

Posted: Thursday, May 27
Posted: Thursday, May 27
Posted: Thursday, May 27
Publication | CADRE brochure
Download the attached brochure for more information on CADRE's purpose, goals, and activities.
Posted: Thursday, May 27
Posted: Wednesday, May 26
Posted: Wednesday, May 26
Presentation | Tying Words to Images of Science Teaching (TWIST) (Roth)
Project Goals Develop and field test a words-to-video images tool for analyzing selected features of science teaching. Produce a Guide to Video Analysis of Science Teaching that includes a coding manual for the selected lesson features, a training guide for achieving inter-rater agreement, and a CD/DVD containing video segments for use as examples and for practice.
Posted: Tuesday, May 25
Event | Webinar on Fidelity of Implementation with Sharon Lynch
Sharon LynchThis webinar is a narrative tracing the development of fidelity of implementation measures for a study of the effectiveness of 3 different middle school science curriculum units. Initially, the study was based on a theory of change that predicted that student outcomes would be affected by teachers’ ability to find and enact instructional strategies that were embedded in the curriculum...
Posted: Friday, May 21
Media | Researchers Without Borders Fidelity of Implementation Webinars
As a supplement to this project, we have created an on-line collaborative environment called "Researchers Without Borders." If you go there, you can see and join a series of webinars on fidelity of implementation.
Posted: Friday, May 21
Event | 2010 CADRE Website Orientation
Join us for a virtual tour of the CADRE website where DR K-12 community members will learn how to maximize their project's presence on the website and take full advantage of the site's features and resources. Presenters will also spend time discussing the more advanced functionality on the site. Participants will be able to ask questions regarding any of the material presented or general...
Posted: Friday, May 21
Spring 2010 Newsletter | Contact Us
If you want additional information on CADRE or have specific questions, please email CADRE@edc.org.
Posted: Thursday, May 20
Spring 2010 Newsletter | Resource: CADRE Launches New Website
This isn't any ordinary website. It's your website, filled with information about your DR K-12 project. Even better, with Project Smart Search, we've made it easier to find other projects that align with your interests.NOTE: Principal investigators and program officers have been pre-registered on the site and do NOT need to create a new account. You will receive your login information within 24...
Posted: Thursday, May 20
Spring 2010 Newsletter Full | Resource: CADRE Launches New Website
This isn't any ordinary website. It's your website, filled with information about your DR K-12 project. Even better, with Project Smart Search, we've made it easier to find other projects that align with your interests. NOTE: Principal investigators and program officers have been pre-registered on the site and do NOT need to create a new account. You will receive your login information within 24...
Posted: Thursday, May 20
Spring 2010 Newsletter | Projects & People: CADRE Fellow Responds to NARST and AERA
In the CADRE blog, read Melissa Braaten's latest installment in the series of CADRE Fellows' responses to STEM education-related events. In her post, Melissa responds to her experience at NARST and AERA sessions in which the following questions were asked: How can we shed light on the day-to-day decisions and practices made by researchers when working to support teachers learning to engage in...
Posted: Thursday, May 20
Spring 2010 Newsletter Full | Event: 2010 DR K-12 PI Meeting - SAVE THE DATE
2010 DR K-12 PI MeetingDecember 1-3, 2010Capital HiltonWashington, D.C. Invitations for the 2010 DR K-12 PI Meeting will be emailed this fall to those with active grants. Registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis again this year, so watch your inbox for your invitation. Meet old friends, support new colleagues, find future project partners, have a talk with your program...
Posted: Thursday, May 20
Spring 2010 Newsletter | Event: 2010 DR K-12 PI Meeting - SAVE THE DATE
2010 DR K-12 PI MeetingDecember 1-3, 2010Capital HiltonWashington, D.C. Featuring more of what you have told us you want: Longer working sessions for in-depth discussion of topics More opportunities for informal networking to exchange ideas about best approaches to common challenges Options that allow youto choose the session content and formats you prefer Meetings with NSF program managers to...
Posted: Thursday, May 20
Spring 2010 Newsletter | Greetings from CADRE
Dear DR K-12 Colleagues: We are pleased to send you our fourth CADRE newsletter. Since the PI meeting in November, we have had a lot of activity, thanks to many of you who are participating in working groups and special interest groups. Through listservs and virtual conversations, many of you are following up on conversations from the November meeting, or initiating discussions based on new ideas...
Posted: Thursday, May 20
Tool | Doodle - Meeting Scheduler
The world’s leading online scheduling tool, Doodle takes the pain out of finding the right date and time for a group of people to meet and makes scheduling virtually effortless. The basic service is a free online coordination tool which requires neither registration nor software installation.
Posted: Thursday, May 20
Help Text | Keywords Tutorial
Click here to watch our tutorial on adding or changing keywords: Keywords-tutorial Transcript:   Hi, and welcome to our tutorial on how to add and change keywords. Assigning keywords to your project helps other users find and learn about your work on our website. By rating each keyword’s importance within your project, Project Smart Search can more effectively match your project to users’...
Posted: Wednesday, May 19
Help Text | Project Smart Search Tutorial
Click here to view our Project_Smart_Search_Tutorial Transcript: Hi, and welcome to our tutorial on how to use Project Smart Search: a search that allows you to find projects by the parameters of the project, rather than needing to know the author or project title. Project Smart Search was designed so that you can use specific keywords to find projects that are either similar to your own project...
Posted: Wednesday, May 19
Project | Mathematics and Culture in Micronesia: Integrating Societal Experiences (Macimise)
Founded on ethnomathematics research findings, this project aims to increase the mathematics learning of first-, fourth-, and seventh-grade elementary school Micronesian students. Plans are to develop and field-test culturally and linguistically sensitive grade-level curriculum units in specific mathematics topics, such as number and counting, division of whole numbers and fractions, and elements...
Posted: Wednesday, May 19
Project | A Learning Progression for Scientific Modeling
This project will provide an empirically-supported learning progression for a key scientific practice, scientific modeling. The specific instructional materials created as part of the project can serve as a model other developers can use to design materials supporting scientific modeling and other practices. The model for educative curriculum materials as a form of teacher support can be adapted...
Posted: Wednesday, May 19
Project | Across the Sciences: Multidisciplinary Learning for Teachers through Multimedia
This project will conduct a professional development series to improve the content knowledge of science teachers. "Across the Sciences," a ten-unit series requiring approximately 145 hours to complete, will better qualify 9th and 10th grade science teachers to teach multidisciplinary science courses. Teachers prepared in one science discipline will benefit from opportunities to increase and...
Posted: Wednesday, May 19
Posted: Wednesday, May 19
Project | Policy Research Initiatives in Science Education (PRISE) to Improve Teaching and Learning in High School Science
This project will use a systems approach to link educational research with policy development to lead to the development of an articulated and coherent system of continuous professional career development that improves the quality of science teaching and makes significant contributions to reducing the current national shortage of qualified high school science teachers.
Posted: Wednesday, May 19
Project | The Science of Atoms and Molecules: Enabling the New Secondary Science Curriculum
The Science of Atoms and Molecules is supplemental material, constituting about 10% of the course work and providing a progressive understanding of the centrality of atomic scale phenomena and their implications in each discipline. Upgrading the computational models developed in the Molecular Workbench, the materials allow students to experience the atomic world and build models that can be used...
Posted: Wednesday, May 19
Project | The Professional Learning Community Model for Alternative Pathways in Teaching Science and Mathematics (PLC-MAP)
This project will develop a Professional Learning Community (PLC) model for engaging science and education researchers from a university with science and mathematics faculty at community colleges to increase the number, quality and diversity of middle school and high school mathematics and science teachers; apply design-based research to assess the effectiveness and replicability of the PLC model...
Posted: Wednesday, May 19
Blog | NARST and AERA: Reflections on 2010 Conferences
NARST 2010 Philadelphia For this year’s NARST conference in Philadelphia I had the opportunity to bring a high school teacher, Bethany Sjoberg, who has been a participant and collaborator on our research projects for the past four years. Having her attend sessions with me allowed me to see research in science education through new eyes as Bethany reflected about connections between conference...
Posted: Wednesday, May 19
Posted: Wednesday, May 19

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