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Resource | STEM-focused High Schools as a Strategy for Enhancing Readiness for Postsecondary STEM Programs
The logic underlying inclusive STEM high schools (ISHSs) posits that requiring all students to take advanced college preparatory STEM courses while providing student-centered, reform-oriented instruction, ample student supports, and real-world STEM experiences and role models will prepare and inspire students admitted on the basis of STEM interest rather than prior achievement for postsecondary...
Posted: Wednesday, September 25
Resource | Expanding STEM Opportunities Through Inclusive STEM Focused High Schools
Inclusive STEM high schools (ISHSs) (where STEM is science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) admit students on the basis of interest rather than competitive examination. This study examines the central assumption behind these schools—that they provide students from subgroups underrepresented in STEM with experiences that equip them academically and attitudinally to enter and stay in the...
Posted: Wednesday, September 25
Resource | Broadening Participation in STEM College Majors: Effects of Attending a STEM-focused High School
To increase participation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) studies and careers, some states have promoted inclusive STEM high schools. This study addressed the question of whether these high schools improve the odds that their graduates will pursue a STEM major in college. State higher education records were obtained for students surveyed as seniors in 23 inclusive STEM...
Posted: Wednesday, September 25
Blog | The Frontline of Workforce Development: PreK-12 Education
Jamie is a 17 year-old junior at a Midwestern high school serving an average size community anchored by a regional public university and an agricultural equipment manufacturer. Since middle school he did just enough to keep his grades from attracting remedial attention while falling short of competing for scholarships or elite colleges. With a 2.0 grade point average Jamie was adrift, preferring...
Posted: Wednesday, September 25
Announcement | September 26 #NSTAChat on Technology-Enhanced Assessment at 9 PM ET
On September 26 at 9 PM ET, join @CADREK12, Libby Gerard, Christopher Harris (@chrsharris), J. Bryan Henderson (@JBryanHenderson), Joseph Krajcik (@krajcikjoe), Matt Silberglitt (@silberglitt), and @NSTA for a live Twitter chat on the topic of technology-enhanced assessment in STEM education, the focus of a recent Spotlight.
Posted: Tuesday, September 24
Newsletter | September 2019 Newsletter
Dear Colleagues, This month we are featuring DRK-12 projects with a focus on STEM pathways. Though there may not be consensus of what constitutes a STEM job, we might all agree that educational experiences are a critical factor in providing access to and removing roadblocks from the pursuit of STEM careers (including the skilled technical workforce) or the use of STEM skills in other occupations...
Posted: Monday, September 23
Resource | The Role of Teacher Framing in Producing Coherent NGSS-Aligned Teaching
We report on one teachers’ efforts to re-design an entire instructional unit as a coherent storyline about forces and motion as a part of a multiyear professional development (PD) project around the NGSS. Designing coherent storylines demands that teachers create opportunities for students to meaningfully engage in science practices in order to develop their knowledge over time. We found that...
Posted: Wednesday, September 18
Project Spotlight | STEM Pathways
According to the NCSES 2019 report on Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering, there are still significant gaps in representation in science and engineering. How do we broaden STEM opportunities so that all students get access to STEM skills and learn about possible STEM career paths?  In this Spotlight, Jeff Weld reflects on the importance and power of...
Posted: Monday, September 16
Event | NSF INCLUDES Webinar: Strengthening Capacity to Implement Culturally Responsive Practices
Join the NSF INCLUDES Coordination Hub for the webinar, Strengthening Capacity to Implement Culturally Responsive Practices, on September 25, 2019 from 2:00pm to 3:00pm-ET. The webinar will explore issues related to the intersectionality of social, economic, and environmental dynamics and culturally responsive practices effective for broadening participation in STEM. NSF INCLUDES Network...
Posted: Monday, September 16
Early Career News | A curriculum supplement that integrates transmedia to promote early math learning: A randomized controlled trial of a PBS KIDS intervention
Regan Vidiksis (2014-15 CADRE Fellow) co-authored this Early Childhood Research Quarterly article with Deborah Rosenfeld, Ximena Dominguez, Carlin Llorente, Shelley Pasnik, Savitha Moorthy, Naomi Hupert, and Sarah Gerard.
Posted: Friday, September 13
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: Friday, September 13
Posted: Friday, September 13
Event | EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Track 4: EPSCoR Research Fellows (RII Track-4) Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504901&org=DRL&sel_org=...
Posted: Friday, September 13
Event | Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5541&org=DRL&sel_org=DR...
Posted: Friday, September 13
Event | Growing Convergence Research (GCR) Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505637&org=DRL&sel_org=...
Posted: Friday, September 13
Event | ADVANCE: Organizational Change for Gender Equity in STEM Academic Professions Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5383&org=DRL&sel_org=DR... Full proposal deadline for: Adaptation and Partnership (FY 2020 competition)
Posted: Friday, September 13
Announcement | Measuring Program Implementation Webinars
Why is it important to know how well a program was implemented? How do you know whether a program was implemented as designed? For answers to these questions and more, view the slides and recordings of these two webinars on evaluating program implementation.  Measuring Program Implementation held October 1, 2019  Dr. Hulleman reviewed the importance of developing a logic model and using...
Posted: Friday, September 13
Event | Developing a Program Implementation Measurement Framework
Why is it important to know how well a program was implemented? How do you know whether a program was implemented as designed? For answers to these questions and more, join Dr. Chris Hulleman for this second webinar in an engaging two-part series on evaluating program implementation. Dr. Hulleman will demonstrate how to develop an implementation measurement framework, aligned to a program logic...
Posted: Friday, September 13
Event | Measuring Program Implementation
Why is it important to know how well a program was implemented? How do you know whether a program was implemented as designed? For answers to these questions and more, join Dr. Chris Hulleman for this first webinar in an engaging two-part series on evaluating program implementation. Dr. Hulleman will review the importance of developing a logic model and using systematic measurement approaches to...
Posted: Friday, September 13
Event | Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness Spring 2020 SREE Conference; Crystal City, VA
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this conference is cancelled. To learn more, visit https://www.sree.org/spring-2020. DRK-12 Presenters: Susan M. Kowalski and Jeffrey Snowden, BSCS Science Learning Josephine Louie, Education Development Center (EDC); Beth Chance and Soma Roy, Cal Poly State University; Emily Fagan and Jennifer Stiles, Education Development Center (EDC); Willian Finzer, Concord...
Posted: Friday, September 13
Event | National Council on Measurement in Education 2020 NCME Annual Meeting; San Francisco, CA
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this conference is cancelled and may be rescheduled fall 2020. To learn more, visit https://www.ncme.org/events/event-description?CalendarEventKey=2e5ab44d-.... DRK-12 Presenters: Leanne Ketterlin Geller, Southern Methodist University
Posted: Friday, September 13
Event | The League for Innovation in the Community College 2020 Innovations Conference; Seattle, WA
To learn more, visit https://www.league.org/inn2020
Posted: Friday, September 13
Event | Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development 2020 ASCD Conference on Educational Leadership; Dallas, TX
To learn more, visit http://www.ascd.org/conferences/past-and-future-conferences.aspx
Posted: Friday, September 13
Event | Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development 2020 ASCD Conference on Teaching Excellence; Denver, CO
To learn more, visit http://www.ascd.org/conference-on-teaching-excellence.aspx.
Posted: Friday, September 13
Posted: Friday, September 13
Event | American Educational Research Association 2020 AERA Annual Meeting; San Francisco, CA
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this conference is cancelled. To learn more, visit https://www.aera.net/Events-Meetings/Annual-Meeting. DRK-12 Presenters: Alison K. Billman, University of California, Berkeley; Amelia Gotwals, Michigan State University Jinfa Cai, University of Delaware; Sararose Lynch, Westminster College; Katherine Lewis, University of Washington Jennifer King Chen*, Korah Wiley*,...
Posted: Friday, September 13
Event | American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education 72nd AACTE Annual Meeting; Atlanta, GA
To learn more, visit https://aacte.org/professional-development-and-events/annual-meeting. DRK-12 Presenters: Emily Reigh*, Stanford University *Denotes CADRE Fellow or Fellows alumnus
Posted: Friday, September 13
Event | Connected Learning Summit 2019; Irvine, CA
To learn more, visit https://2019.connectedlearningsummit.org/
Posted: Friday, September 13
Event | Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education 2020 SIGCSE Technical Symposium; Portland, OR
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this symposium is cancelled. To learn more, visit https://sigcse2020.sigcse.org/
Posted: Friday, September 13
Event | Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education 2020 SITE International Conference; New Orleans, LA
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this conference will be held virtually. To learn more, visit http://site.aace.org/conf/.
Posted: Friday, September 13

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