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Resource | Breaking Dichotomies: Learning to Be a Teacher of Science in Formal and Informal Settings
This chapter examines the affordances of museum resources in informal settings and how they shape science teacher identity. More specifically, this chapter discusses how residents learning how to teach in school settings leverage experiences of learning to teach in museum settings.  Gupta, P., Trowbridge, C., & Macdonald, M. (2016). Breaking dichotomies: Learning to be a teacher of science in...
Posted: Friday, January 05
Posted: Friday, January 05
Event | Webinar Series Part 4: Policy Implications of future work at the Human-Technology Frontier
How are NSF programs laying a foundation for success in work at the Human-Technology Frontier? Learn more and register at: http://stelar.edc.org/events/stelar-webinar-policy-implications-future-w...
Posted: Wednesday, January 03
Event | Webinar Series Part 3: Educational Implications of future work at the Human-Technology Frontier
What Career Competencies should K-12 students develop to prepare for success in work at the Human-Technology Frontier? Learn more and register at: http://stelar.edc.org/events/stelar-webinar-educational-implications-wor...
Posted: Wednesday, January 03
Event | Webinar Series Part 2: The Psychology of Working
How does work contribute to our social and psychological well-being and the stability of our nation? Learn more and register at: http://stelar.edc.org/events/stelar-webinar-psychology-working
Posted: Wednesday, January 03
Event | Webinar Series Part 1: Future Work at the Human-Technology Frontier
What does work look like at the Human-Technology Frontier? What will workers need to know and be able to do to succeed there? Learn more and register at: http://stelar.edc.org/events/stelar-webinar-future-work-human-technology...
Posted: Wednesday, January 03
Event | Webinar: Accessible Cyberlearning: What You Need to Know to Create an Accessible Cyberlearning Program
Sheryl Burgstahler, University of Washington, SeattleRaymond Rose, Rose & Smith Associates As increasing numbers of people with disabilities participate in academic opportunities and careers, the accessibility of cyberlearning project activities increases in importance. The goal is simply equal access; everyone who qualifies to use cyberlearning resources or participate in sponsored...
Posted: Thursday, December 21
Newsletter | December 2017 Newsletter
Dear Colleagues,   We wish you all happy holidays and a new year! As we close out 2017, we are taking a moment to send you some CADRE and DRK-12 highlights from the last year.   Sincerely, The CADRE Team Top CADRE Content from 2017 Outreach Top @cadrek12 Tweet: Featured #DRK12 Publication: Using Technology to Support Teachers' Lesson Adaptations During Lesson Study  Top CADREK12 Facebook...
Posted: Thursday, December 21
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

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