Announcements

Each year, CADRE, the resource network for the DR K-12 program, asks awardees to send information on upcoming presentations they are making at conferences. For the convenience of those of you who are...
Summer 2012 Professional Development Opportunity for AP Biology Teachers In response to [a 2002 National Research Council] report and other influences, a comprehensive effort is under way to...
  On Thursday March 22nd, I will be giving a presentation of my new book “Designing Digital Experiences for Positive Youth Development: From playpen to playground” (Oxford University Press) at 6 pm...
Qualified educators are those who are: 1) educators in early childhood classrooms (Pre-K through 2nd grade); 2) agree to use and integrate robotics (provided by the researchers) during the upcoming...
http://spotlight.macfound.org/featured-stories/entry/programming-with-scratch-jr-when-it-comes-to-screen-time-and-young-kids/
Proposals for 2012 DR K-12 PI Meeting sessions are now being accepted. To submit a proposal, please read the full Call for Proposals and submission instructions. Only invited DR K-12 PIs may submit a...
The Social Media and Technologies Toolkit has been updated to include new education tools, as well as social media tips and apps. Read more at http://cadrek12.org/resources/tools/social-media-and-...
The White House announced that nine states—California, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island and Washington—will receive grant awards from the $500...
The CADREK12 Twitter page is #3 on the 50 Essential Twitter Feeds for STEM Educators, compiled by the Best Colleges Online blog. This list includes Twitter pages for educators; STEM news and...
The Teacher College Record recently featured DR K-12 PI Jamal Abedi and his ELL work on Opportunities to Learn:  http://www.tcrecord.org/Content.asp?ContentID=15878
A recording of the 11/2 webinar (both audio and visual) is now available at http://cadrek12.org/resources/presentations/2011-dr-k-12-program-webinar.
A list of the most recent DR K-12 awardees: http://cadrek12.org/sites/default/files/New%20DR%20K-12%20Awardees%20List.pdf
The CADRE Fellowship is a competitive program providing a significant professional development experience for early career researchers and developers currently working on a DR K-12 project. Through...
Resnick wins the 2011 World Technology Award, announced Oct 26th. Mitchel Resnick was also the winner of the 2011 McGraw Prize in Education this year. Congratulations to Mitchel and his team for both...
Applications due Oct. 5th. Invitation for Nominations: Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) P AESMEM recognizes outstanding mentors and...
NCES releases Projections of Education Statistics to 2020 Postsecondary enrollment rose by 43 percent between 1995 and 2009, and is projected to increase another 13 percent by 2020. The...
Yesterday, Microsoft Corp. announced the findings of two national surveys, conducted online by Harris Interactive, of college students currently pursuing science, technology, engineering and math (...
AERA leads effort to examine proposed changes intended to improve practices for human research protection and promote research. In late July, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS),...
On Tues. Sept. 13th, the REL Rural Working Group will be holding a webinar:  Achievement Data and Instructional Decision Making in Rural Schools and Districts To register or for more information,...
DR K-12 PI, Okhee Lee, is an ELL expert on the team that will work to develop English-language-proficiency resources for the states' common-core academic standards. To read the full article: http://...
The Minority Science and Engineering Improvement Program (MSEIP) is designed to effect long-range improvement in science and engineering education at predominantly minority institutions and to...
"Successful STEM Education: A Workshop Summary" was just released by the National Research Council. To View: http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=13230
The social media and technologies toolkit has been updated. Educational mobile app suggestions, Google+ tips and more! Go to: http://cadrek12.org/resources/tools/social-media-and-...
Advancing Research on Youth Motivation in STEM The NSF ITEST Learning Resource Center at Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC), will be hosting a convening entitled “Advancing Research on Youth...
New Commerce Department Report Shows Fast-Growing STEM Jobs Offer Higher Pay, Lower Unemployment WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA) today...

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