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Event | Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier: Core Research (FW-HTF) Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505620&org=NSF&sel_org=...
Posted: Thursday, February 13
Resource | Characterizing the Formative Assessment Enactment of Experienced Science Teachers
Teachers' use of formative assessment (FA) has been shown to improve student outcomes; however, teachers enact FA in many ways. We examined classroom videos of nine experienced teachers of elementary, middle, and high school science, aiming to create a model of FA enactment that is useful to teachers. We developed a coding scheme through a validation‐in‐use approach to characterize teachers'...
Posted: Thursday, February 13
Project | CAREER: Implementing Mathematical Modeling for Emergent Bilinguals
This project will support teacher capacity for implementing mathematical modeling lessons by engaging teachers in co-planning and co-teaching with researchers skilled in Emergent Bilingual (EB) mathematics instruction. The outcomes of this project will be a framework for teaching mathematical modeling to EB students, teacher professional development materials that can be used widely to support EB...
Posted: Wednesday, February 12
Event | 2020 DRK-12 PI Meeting
Go to the event page for details.
Posted: Wednesday, February 12
Announcement | 2020 PI Meeting Call for Session Proposals
CADRE invites proposals for awardee-led concurrent sessions at the 2020 DRK-12 PI Meeting that are responsive to the purpose of the meeting and address topics of potential interest to subgroups of PIs. Sessions should go beyond a simple showcase of project work. Rather, sessions should address multiple perspectives on the focal topics outlined in the Call for Proposals and advance the knowledge...
Posted: Wednesday, February 12
Announcement | Job Opportunities at NSF
NSF is currently looking for temporary program directors, as well as a permanent program director with research expertise on the teaching and learning of Mathematics at the preK-12 level (including research on teacher education), and a permanent program director with research expertise in Science or Engineering teaching and learning research at the K-12 level. Learn more: Temporary/Rotator...
Posted: Wednesday, February 12
Survey | 2020 DRK-12 PI Meeting Poster Registration
If you did not register your poster when registering for the meeting, but would like to participate in one of the general poster halls, please fill out the form below. If you are unsure about your poster registration status, email cadre@edc.org. If you are the PI (or PI substitute) for more than one invited project, please fill out one form per invited project. Within the month, CADRE will send...
Posted: Friday, February 07
Early Career News | 3 Ways to Support Online Discussion Board Participation
Miriam Gates (2014-15 CADRE Fellow) was recently featured in EDC's Innovations blog.
Posted: Friday, February 07
Event | NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) Update Webinar
Learn more and register: https://nsfgrantsconferences.com/pappg-webinar-20/
Posted: Tuesday, January 28
Posted: Tuesday, January 28
Blog | Equitable Implementation of Computer Science Education
In-service teacher professional development is the lever most state and local initiatives are using to expand computing⁠—computer science and computational thinking⁠—instruction to all students. This is the case with the 10 year, $81 million public-private Computer Science for All (CS4All) initiative I helped lead during my time at the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE). Over the...
Posted: Tuesday, January 28
Newsletter | January 2020 Newsletter
Dear Colleagues, We are greatly saddened to share the news that Dr. Karen King passed away in December. Among her many accomplishments, Karen was a key DRK-12 and former CADRE program officer, as well as a generous contributor to the CADRE Fellows program. We know that many of you worked with her or were impacted by her work. We send our condolences to you and grieve the loss to the field. On...
Posted: Monday, January 27
Announcement | New PAPPG Effective On or After June 1, 2020
NSF has issued a revised version of the NSF Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 20-1). The new PAPPG will be effective for proposals submitted or due, and awards made, on or after June 1, 2020. Both versions of the PAPPG (19-1 and 20-1) can be found in our NSF Proposal Toolkit. The 19-1 version is effective until May 31, 2020. NSF will be hosting a webinar on...
Posted: Monday, January 27
Project | CAREER: Exploring Teacher Noticing of Students' Multimodal Algebraic Thinking
This project investigates and expands teachers' learning to notice in two important ways. First, the research expands beyond teachers' noticing of written and verbal thinking to attend to gesture and other aspects of embodied and multimodal thinking. Second, the project focuses on algebraic thinking and seeks specifically to understand how teacher noticing relates to the content of algebra....
Posted: Thursday, January 23
Project | CAREER: Promoting Equitable and Inclusive STEM Contexts in High School
This project focuses on fostering equitable and inclusive STEM contexts with attention to documenting and reducing adolescents' experiences of harassment, bias, prejudice and stereotyping. This research will contribute to understanding of the current STEM educational climates in high schools and will help to identify factors that promote resilience in the STEM contexts, documenting how K-12...
Posted: Thursday, January 23
Project | CAREER: Job Embedded Education on Computational Thinking for Rural STEM Discipline Teachers
This project will develop a professional development model that allows rural secondary teachers to learn and develop computational thinking related teaching skills with long-term support and scaffolds in place to both build their knowledge and the long-term capacity of their school districts.
Posted: Thursday, January 23
Project | CAREER: Investigation of Beginning Teachers' Expertise to Teach Mathematics via Reasoning and Proof
This project aims to develop the knowledge to teach reasoning and proving with secondary teacher candidates, and to follow them into they first years of independent practice to better understand how they are using that knowledge.  The goals of the project are to better understand how beginning teachers' knowledge, dispositions, and proof-related practices evolve over time, and how the...
Posted: Thursday, January 23
Project | CAREER: Supporting Model Based Inference as an Integrated Effort Between Mathematics and Science
This project will design opportunities for mathematics and science teachers to coordinate their instruction to support a more coherent approach to teaching statistical model-based inference in middle school. It will prepare teachers to help more students develop a deeper understanding of ideas and practices related to measurement, data, variability, and inference and to use these tools togenerate...
Posted: Thursday, January 23
Project | CAREER: Developing Elementary Preservice Teachers' Understandings and Abilities to Support Emerging Bilingual Students Scientific Sensemaking
This project will study ways to improve classroom instruction grounded in science practices to address inequities in science education for emerging bilingual students. The project will create research-based resources for teacher educators that focus on developing preservice elementary teachers' understanding and abilities to support emerging bilingual students' engagement in science practices.
Posted: Thursday, January 23
Resource | Helping K-12 Teachers Get Unstuck with Scratch: The Design of an Online Professional Learning Experience
K-12 introductory programming experiences are often highly scaffolded, and it can be challenging for teachers and learners to transition from these scaffolded experiences to experiences of learner-directed creative work, where learners are solving problems and fluently expressing ideas through code. Learners can often "get stuck" in this creative process due to a number of different factors: (1)...
Posted: Tuesday, January 21
Early Career News | Former CADRE Fellows receive new NSF CAREER awards
Three former CADRE Fellows are among the recipients of recent NSF CAREER awards: Carlos Nicolas Gomez (2014-15 Fellow), María González-Howard (2015-16 Fellow), and Joel Mejia (2013-14 Fellow).
Posted: Friday, January 17
Early Career News | Quantitative Research Methods for STEM Education Scholars Program
Applications for open for the NSF-funded Quantitative Research Methods for STEM Education Scholars Program (NSF QRM Scholars Program), presented by the University of Maryland, College Park. The program pairs early career faculty and postdoctoral fellows with quantitative mentors to help researchers develop their skills in design, measurement, and analysis.
Posted: Friday, January 17
Project Spotlight | Computer Science and Computational Thinking
As the field of computer science grows and computing technology becomes increasingly prominent, helping students develop proficiency with computer science concepts and practices and computational ways of thinking has become a national priority. Preparing all students for a computer-driven future will require innovations in curriculum, assessment, and teaching. In this Spotlight, Aankit Patel...
Posted: Thursday, January 16
Announcement | Now accepting applications for the 2020 CADRE Postdoc Professional Growth Opportunity
CADRE is inviting 5 postdoctoral researchers who work in the field of STEM education research to participate in the CADRE Postdoc Professional Growth Opportunity. Applications are open now through February 21, 2020. CADRE Postdoc Professional Growth Opportunity Overview Selected postdocs will have the opportunity to network with other early career researchers, engage in informal mentoring with...
Posted: Thursday, January 16
Event | Computer Science for All (CSforAll: Research and RPPs) Proposal Deadline
Read the solicitation here: https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20539/nsf20539.htm. Learn more about the program here: https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505359
Posted: Thursday, January 16
Announcement | NSF Computer Science for All (CSforAll) Solicitation
NSF’s Computer Science for All Solicitation has been updated with an additional strand to allow proposals that focus on research into computer science teaching and learning. The proposal deadline is April 13, 2020. View the full solicitation:https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2020/nsf20539/nsf20539.htm
Posted: Wednesday, January 15
Early Career News | Apply for the 2020 CADRE Postdoc Professional Growth Opportunity
CADRE is inviting 5 postdoctoral researchers who work in the field of STEM education research to participate in the CADRE Postdoc Professional Growth Opportunity. Selected postdocs will have the opportunity to network with other early career researchers, engage in informal mentoring with more experienced researchers, participate in capacity-building webinars on funding their research agenda,...
Posted: Tuesday, January 14
Project | CAREER: Spreading Computational Literacy Equitably via Integration of Computing in Preservice Teacher Preparation
This project will study the effect of integrating computing into preservice teacher programs. The project will use design-based research to explore how to connect computing concepts and integration activities to teachers' subject area knowledge and teaching practice, and which computing concepts are most valuable for general computational literacy.
Posted: Friday, January 10
Event | Join the Office Hour with NSF INCLUDES Program Officer Kurt Thoroughman
During this hour, Kurt will share a brief presentation on the overview and aspirations of the NSF INCLUDES program, the National Network and the Coordination Hub.   The presentation will be followed by time for a conversation. So, come with your questions and RSVP Now to join the conversation on January 23 at 1 pm ET.  Online Instructions: Url: http://meetings.ringcentral.com/j/...
Posted: Tuesday, December 17
Newsletter | December 2019 Newsletter
Looking Back ... There were some exciting STEM achievements in 2019, such as the imaging of a black hole and the first all-female spacewalk. NSF managed to make a lot of awards, despite a government shutdown. One of the CAREER grants was awarded to former CADRE Fellow Carlos (Nick) Gomez! This interactive NSF awards summary shows the number of awards and amount of funding by state, type of...
Posted: Monday, December 16

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