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Resource | High school students’ evaluations, plausibility (re) appraisals, and knowledge about topics in Earth science
Evaluation is an important aspect of science and is receiving increasing attention in science education. The present study investigated (1) changes to plausibility judgments and knowledge as a result of a series of instructional scaffolds, called model–evidence link activities, that facilitated evaluation of scientific and alternative models in four different Earth science topics (climate change...
Posted: Thursday, December 14
Event | NSF PAPPG Updates Webinar
NSF's Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) details NSF’s proposal preparation and submission guidelines, and provides guidance on managing and monitoring the award and administration of grants and cooperative agreements made by the Foundation. The webinar will provide an overview of significant changes and clarifications to the PAPPG that will take effect on January 29,...
Posted: Friday, December 08
Announcement | NSF PAPPG Updates Webinar Dec 8
NSF will host a webinar to brief the community on the revised version of its Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG), (NSF 18-1) on December 8 at 2 PM EST. Registration is now available at: https://nsfgrantsconferences.com/pappg-update-webinar/.  The new PAPPG will be effective for proposals submitted, or due, on or after January 29, 2018.  Significant changes include: The...
Posted: Tuesday, December 05
Announcement | Candidate Search - Assistant Director for NSF Education and Human Resources
The National Science Foundation (NSF) is initiating a national search for the Assistant Director for Education and Human Resources (EHR). We seek your assistance in the identification of visionary candidates to lead the Directorate during the coming years. Dr. Joan Ferrini-Mundy served in the position from 2011 through 2016, with Dr. James Lewis serving as the acting Assistant Director since...
Posted: Monday, December 04
Newsletter | November 2017 Newsletter
Dear Colleagues,   To close out November, we are excited to share a new product, developed in collaboration with DRK-12 awardees, which offers practical design guidelines for online and blended professional development experiences. CADRE is currently launching two new topical groups: one on early learning and another on broadening participation. Watch for synthesis reports from these groups at...
Posted: Thursday, November 30
Event | eColloq Webinar: Cyberlearning Tools for Mobile, Community Engaged, and Connected Learning
The second webinar in a new eColloq Series on Cyberlearning featured presentations by Katie Headrick Taylor and Tom Moher on their research, followed by discussion. The eColloq will be chaired by Michael Hoffmann, Georgia Institute of Technology. REGISTER  Supporting Public-Facing Education for Youth: Learning with Mobile and Geospatial Technologies Katie Headrick Taylor, University of Washington...
Posted: Monday, November 27
Resource | A Student Asks About (-5)!
A first-year algebra student’s curiosity about factorials of negative numbers became a starting point for an extended discovery lesson into territory not usually explored in secondary school mathematics.
Posted: Monday, November 27
Resource | What is “repeated reasoning" in MP8?
To make sense of the Common Core State Standards mathematical practice (MP) 8, this article illustrates what “repeated reasoning” means, why looking for and expressing regularity in it is such a valuable mathematical habit of mind, and how that differs from analyzing structure (MP 7) and from finding patterns in numerical results. 
Posted: Monday, November 27
Event | Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers Program (IUCRC) Preliminary Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5501&org=DRL&sel_org=DR...
Posted: Monday, November 27
Event | Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers Program (IUCRC) Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5501&org=DRL&sel_org=DR...
Posted: Monday, November 27
Event | Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) Program Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505473&org=DRL&sel_org=...
Posted: Monday, November 27
Event | NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Full Proposal Deadline
Psychology, Social Sciences, and STEM Education and Learning Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=6201&org=DRL&sel_org=DR...
Posted: Monday, November 27
Event | Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=503214&org=DRL&sel_org=...
Posted: Monday, November 27
Event | Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5467&org=DRL&sel_org=DR...
Posted: Monday, November 27
Event | Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5464&org=DRL&sel_org=DR...
Posted: Monday, November 27
Event | Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504793&org=DRL&sel_org=...
Posted: Monday, November 27
Resource | Early Childhood Educators’ Self-Efficacy in Science, Math, and Literacy Instruction and Science Practice in the Classroom
Quality early science education is important for addressing the low science achievement, compared to international peers, of elementary students in the United States. Teachers’ beliefs about their skills in a content area, that is, their content self-efficacy is important because it has implications for teaching practice and child outcomes. However, little is known about how teachers’ self-...
Posted: Tuesday, November 21
Announcement | CADRE Spotlight Featured in NSTA Reports "Freebies"
CADRE's Spotlight on Argumentation, Critique & Other Discursive STEM Practices was featured in the "Freebies" section of the November issue of NSTA Reports.
Posted: Tuesday, November 21
Event | Two Strategies for Climate Change Education
Brian Drayton from TERC and Billy Spitzer from the New England Aquarium will discuss two complementary strategies for engaging the public in climate change outside of the classroom. Brian will talk about a citizen science effort, and Billy will talk about an initiative to educate the public at informal science centers. Following a brief exposition of each strategy, they will discuss the...
Posted: Monday, November 13
Resource | Emerging Design Principles for Online and Blended Teacher Professional Development in K-12 STEM Education
Between February and September 2017, awardees representing 11 projects participated in a series of activities designed to elicit and form consensus around emerging design principles for online and blended teacher PD programs in K–12 STEM education. The resulting principles are organized and presented around three themes:  Motivating and sustaining engagement that builds knowledge and advances...
Posted: Tuesday, November 07
Event | 2018 STEM for All Video Showcase
The 2018 NSF STEM for All Video Showcase: Transforming the Educational Landscape, will be held online May 14 - 21, 2018. This event is facilitated by TERC, in collaboration with six NSF-funded resource centers: MSPnet, CADRE, CIRCL, CAISE, STELAR, and CS for All Teachers. It is funded by the National Science Foundation (Award #1642187). This year's themes are: Transforming the Educational...
Posted: Thursday, November 02
Announcement | Save the Dates! 2018 STEM for All Video Showcase
STEM for All Video Showcase: Transforming the Educational Landscape If you are engaged in a federally-funded project to improve Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) and computer science education, we invite you to submit a video to the showcase and discuss it with researchers, practitioners, policy makers and the general public during an interactive week long event. We invite...
Posted: Thursday, November 02
Announcement | CADRE's October Newsletter is out!
CADRE's October newsletter features STEM education research resources, events, news and opportunities: 2017-18 CADRE Fellows Managing Your DRK-12 Award We're on LinkedIn Analyzing & Interpreting Data Across STEM Disciplines 2018 DRK-12 PI Meeting Planning DRK-12 Modeling Sessions at NSTA Newsbites from DRK-12 & NSF Upcoming Opportunities In Case You Missed It
Posted: Thursday, October 26
Newsletter | October 2017 Newsletter
Dear Colleagues,   Please join us in welcoming the 2017-18 CADRE Fellows! Their bios are accessible below. Over the next year, we may invite you to share your experiences with them!   In every CADRE newsletter, we include "newsbites" related to awardees, DRK-12 projects, and our "sister" NSF resource networks. In addition to taking advantage of CADRE's resources, we encourage you to visit the...
Posted: Thursday, October 26
Event | Nominations due for NARST Early Career Research Award
The NARST Early Career Research Award acknowledges contributions to science education through research by individuals during the seven years immediately following receipt of the doctoral degree. To qualify for the award this year, the nominee must have received the doctoral degree on or after January 1, 2010. All NARST members are encouraged to consider nominating an eligible and deserving early...
Posted: Wednesday, October 25
Announcement | 2017 NSF Nuts & Bolts New Grantee Webinar Recording and Slides
The slides and a recording of the NSF Nuts & Bolts New Grantee webinar led by NSF Program Director Rob Ochsendorf are now available. Learn more about reporting (annual, final, and project outcome reports), advisory boards, IRBs, and more! For additional resources, such as Tips for Preparting NSF Project Reports, visit NSF Project Management Tools.
Posted: Wednesday, October 25
Resource | 2017 NSF Nuts & Bolts New Grantee Webinar Resources
In this October 25th webinar, NSF Program Director Rob Ochsendorf introduced DR K-12 grantees to the ins and outs of project management, sharing information on evaluation and reporting, advisory boards, Institutional Review Boards (IRBs), NSF Highlights, and more. Attendees were able to ask questions at the end. Recording:Click here to view For additional resources, such as Tips for Preparing NSF...
Posted: Wednesday, October 25
Resource | Tips for Preparing NSF Project Reports
In this brief, CADRE has compiled tips on preparing and submitting NSF project reports—annual, interim, final, and product outcome reports.
Posted: Tuesday, October 24
Resource | NSF Project Management Tools
Find resources to help manage your NSF project. General 2017 Nuts & Bolts of Project Management Webinar Slides and Recording Awardee Guide to using CADREK12.org Advisory Boards Working with Grad Students and Advisors Annual, Interim, Final and Project Outcome Reporting Tips for Preparing NSF Reports NSF Tips and Guidelines on the Submission of Effective Reports NSF website outlining technical...
Posted: Tuesday, October 24

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