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Project | Critical Issues in Mathematics Education 2017
This conference will continue the workshop series Critical Issues in Mathematics Education (CIME). The CIME workshops engage professional mathematicians, education researchers, teachers, and policy makers in discussions of issues critical to the improvement of mathematics education from the elementary grades through undergraduate years. The workshop will deal with the problem of providing quality...
Posted: Thursday, July 27
Event | Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12) Full Proposal Deadline
DR K-12 Solicitation 17-584  For the solicitation and other proposal resources, visit our NSF Proposal Toolkit.
Posted: Tuesday, July 25
Event | Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12) Solicitation Deadline
DR K-12 Solicitation 17-584  For the solicitation and other proposal resources, visit our NSF Proposal Toolkit.
Posted: Tuesday, July 25
Announcement | New DR K-12 Solicitation!
Deadline: November 14, 2017 DR K-12 Solicitation 17-584 was just released! Read it here. For the solicitation and other proposal resources, visit our NSF Proposal Toolkit.
Posted: Tuesday, July 25
Project | Fostering Collaborative Computer Science Learning with Intelligent Virtual Companions for Upper Elementary Students (Collaborative Research: Wiebe)
The project will provide the opportunity for upper elementary students to learn computer science and build strong collaboration practices. Leveraging the promise of virtual learning companions, the project will collect datasets of collaborative learning for computer science in diverse upper elementary school classrooms; design, develop, and iteratively refine its intelligent virtual learning...
Posted: Monday, July 24
Project | Fostering Collaborative Computer Science Learning with Intelligent Virtual Companions for Upper Elementary Students (Collaborative Research: Boyer)
The project will provide the opportunity for upper elementary students to learn computer science and build strong collaboration practices. Leveraging the promise of virtual learning companions, the project will collect datasets of collaborative learning for computer science in diverse upper elementary school classrooms; design, develop, and iteratively refine its intelligent virtual learning...
Posted: Monday, July 24
Project | BioGraph 2.0: Online Professional Development for High School Biology Teachers for Teaching and Learning About Complex Systems
This proposal will develop and test an open-access, online system of professional development for high school biology teachers in order to build pedagogical competencies for teaching about complex systems and to support the application of those competencies in high school biology classrooms.
Posted: Monday, July 24
Project | Exploring the Potential of Tablets as Early Math Resources for Urban Kindergarteners in Schools and Homes
This project will examine the impact on mathematics learning of an initiative to provide kindergartners in an urban school district with personal tablet devices that include free, widely available digital mathematics resources. The research questions examine how teachers use table-based mathematics resources during instruction, how caregivers and children engage with table-based mathematics...
Posted: Monday, July 24
Project | Preparing Next Generation Scientists Through Teacher and Extension Science Partnerships and Schoolyard Citizen Science Investigations in Elementary Schools
This project will bring together two groups of educators - elementary school teachers (formal) and cooperative extension science volunteers (informal) - to create a community-based professional development partnership that improves educators' self-efficacy, science content knowledge, and instructional practice. The model builds on the premise that both groups have expertise that can be shared and...
Posted: Monday, July 24
Project | Project Accelerate: University-High School AP Physics Partnerships
Project Accelerate blends the supportive structures of a student's home school, a rigorous online course designed specifically with the needs of under-served populations in mind, and hands-on laboratory experiences, to make AP Physics accessible to under-served students. The project could potentially lead to the success of motivated but under-served students who attend schools where the...
Posted: Monday, July 24
Resource | Tips for Building Professional Networks
This tip sheet is one of a series developed for early career STEM education researchers. It offers tips for building professional networks.
Posted: Monday, July 24
Resource | Tips for Writing for Publication
This tip sheet is one of a series developed for early career STEM education researchers. It offers tips for writing for publication.
Posted: Monday, July 24
Resource | Tips for Pursuing Non-Academic Careers
This tip sheet is one of a series developed for early career STEM education researchers. It offers tips for pursuing non-academic careers.
Posted: Monday, July 24
Resource | Tips for Pursuing Academic Careers
This tip sheet is one of a series developed for early career STEM education researchers. It offers tips for pursuing academic careers.
Posted: Monday, July 24
Announcement | NSF DCL on Expanding the NSF INCLUDES National Network
New NSF Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) encourages proposals that would expand the NSF INCLUDES National Network. Read the full DCL.
Posted: Monday, July 17
Announcement | NSF at ACS Meeting
If you are attending the American Chemical Society Meeting in August, take advantage of opportunities to meet with NSF staff.
Posted: Thursday, July 13
Webform | CADRE Fellows Alumni Survey
Please complete the Fellows alumni survey form to update your professional profile and provide feedback on the Fellows program.
Posted: Wednesday, July 12
Event | Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP) Full Proposal Deadline
Targeted Infusion Projects, Broadening Participation Research Projects, Implementation Projects, ACE Implementation Projects Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5481&org=EHR&sel_org=EH...
Posted: Wednesday, July 12
Event | Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP) Full Proposal Deadline
Broadening Participation Research Centers Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5481&org=EHR&sel_org=EH...
Posted: Wednesday, July 12
Event | Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into Geoscience (IUSE: GEOPATHS) Letter of Intent Deadline
Learn more about the solicitation at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505169&org=EHR&sel_org=...
Posted: Wednesday, July 12
Event | Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Pathways into Geoscience (IUSE: GEOPATHS) Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more about the solicitation at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505169&org=EHR&sel_org=...
Posted: Wednesday, July 12
Event | Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more about the solicitation at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504793
Posted: Wednesday, July 12
Project Spotlight | Argumentation, Critique & Other Discursive STEM Practices
If you were to draw a Venn diagram of practices in the Math, Science and ELA standards, you would see that several discursive practices overlap (right image). Math, science, and engineering all require the ability to support an argument from evidence, critique the reasoning of others, and clearly communicate conclusions. This Spotlight highlights DR K-12 STEM resources—curriculum, professional...
Posted: Tuesday, July 11
Project | An Efficacy Study of a Comprehensive Middle School Science Curriculum that Integrates Disciplinary Core Ideas, Science and Engineering Practices, and Crosscutting Concepts
The project team will conduct an efficacy study of a new comprehensive science curriculum for middle grades 6-8 called Amplify Science Middle School (ASMS). This school science curriculum integrates disciplinary core ideas, science and engineering practices, and crosscutting concepts. The overarching aim of the study will be to understand the impact of the curriculum on student achievement,...
Posted: Friday, July 07
Project | The Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching Measures: Refreshing the Item Pool
This project proposes an assessment study that focuses on improving existing measures of teachers' Mathematical Knowledge for Teaching (MKT). The research team will update existing measures, adding new items and aligning the instrument to new standards in school mathematics.
Posted: Friday, July 07
Resource | Awardee Guide to CADREK12.org
Welcome to our network of DR K-12 awardees! The CADREK12 website is a tool for you that provides opportunities to.... feature your work: Personal Profile for your bio (other project members are also able to create profile pages) Project page to describe and feature your DR K-12 work Resource library to share your project publications, instruments, products, and presentations Learn how to add or...
Posted: Thursday, July 06
Announcement | See our latest newsletter!
CADRE's Spring/Summer newsletter features STEM education research resources, events, news and opportunities: STEM Practices: Scientific Modeling Practitioner Outreach 2017 STEM for All Video Showcase Advancing Mathematics Education Through NSF's DR K-12 Program AERA Early Career Networking Event CADRE Fellows Tips for Developing Successful NSF Proposals Newsbites from DR K-12 & NSF Upcoming...
Posted: Wednesday, July 05
Project | Building Capacity to Retain Underrepresented Students in STEM Fields
This workshop provides minority serving institutions with an opportunity to engage in dialogue about effective ways to create, implement, and evaluate models of intervention that will advance knowledge about retaining underrepresented minorities in STEM fields. It will advance knowledge in life science and the biosciences for K-12 and undergraduate students attending local schools or eligible...
Posted: Friday, June 30
Project | Exploring the Influence of an Asset-Focused Intervention on Students' Interest, Motivation, and Sense of Belonging in the Life Sciences
This intervention will explore whether technology enhanced professional development will provide third and fifth grade science teachers with the knowledge and skills needed to prepare and inspire students to become more interested and motivated to pursue careers in STEM fields. The professional development will provide teachers with instructional strategies that promote students' relational...
Posted: Friday, June 30
Project | Transforming Scientific Practices to Promote Students Interest and Motivation in the Life Sciences: A Teacher Leadership Development Intervention
This project will investigate the influence of a professional development intervention on the teaching and learning of content in the life sciences in the context of place, language, and culture. The research will enable teachers to develop lessons that will allow students to design solutions to problems of economic, cultural, and ecological importance to the state.
Posted: Friday, June 30

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