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Are you writing a proposal and not sure what to include in your mentoring plan? Or do you work with graduate students and want to learn more about mentoring strategies that work? Or are you a graduate student or postdoc who has specific...
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2019
This article describes key features of a hybrid professional development (PD) program that was designed to prepare elementary classroom teachers to mentor preservice teachers for effective science instruction. Five classroom teachers who...
Newsletter
Dear Colleagues, Happy new year. As the government shutdown continues, we want to remind you that NSF announced that it is still accepting project reports. NSF has also recently announced that the next DRK-12 submission deadline is...
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2019
This article focuses on the impacts of a program designed to prepare elementary classroom teachers to mentor preservice teachers for effective science instruction. The mentor preparation program was grounded in research on effective...
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2017
While the scholarship examining the teaching of high leverage teaching practices in the context of pre-service teacher education is continuing to grow (Ball & Forzani, 2009; McDonald, Kazemi, & Kavanaugh, 2013; Windschitl, Thompson...
Newsletter
Dear Colleagues: With spring almost here and preparation for conferences underway, we are all thinking more about dissemination strategies. Let us help you! Send us a quick update on your project with an accompanying link to more...
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Dear Colleagues: We've begun summer with a lot of enthusiasm about the coming year. Please save the date of June 1-3, 2016 for the DR K-12 PI Meeting to take place in Washington, D.C. On the basis of your evaluations of the 2014 meeting...
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Applications due Oct. 5th. Invitation for Nominations: Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) P AESMEM recognizes outstanding mentors and mentoring programs that enhance the...
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On October 13th at 2:30pm ET, CADRE hosted a webinar on mentoring plans and strategies. View slides and a recording of the webinar. Are you writing a proposal and not sure what to include in your mentoring plan? Or do you work with...
Project Spotlight
An Innovative Approach to Earth Science Teacher Preparation: Uniting Science, Informal Science Education, and Schools to Raise Student Achievement (NSF #1119444)PI: Maritza Macdonald | Co-PI(s): Ro Kinzler, Mordecai Mac Low, and Ed...
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2015
Since 2009, the NSF has required that all grant applicants requesting funding to support postdoc researchers submit a one-page statement describing how postdoctoral trainees will be mentored, but research on professional development among...
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Division L Junior Faculty Mentoring Session The Long Road to Tenure:  Navigating the Academic Terrain We invite all early career scholars (defined as pre-tenure university faculty in current tenure track positions) to apply to our Division...
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Dear Colleagues: Happy New Year!   We are starting the year with a commitment to disseminating your findings and resources in many different ways.   We have begun soliciting participants for the second annual NSF Video Showcase, May 17-...
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Are you writing a proposal and not sure what to include in your mentoring plan? Or do you work with graduate students and want to learn more about mentoring strategies that work? Or are you actually a graduate student or post-doc who has...
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Dear Colleagues: The CADRE team wishes you a productive professional year in 2015! In the fall, we welcomed the newest cohort of Fellows to the CADRE community. They are an exceptional group of early career researchers and developers, and...
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Dear Colleagues: The fall has been busy and productive for CADRE. First, you may notice that this newsletter and our website have a new look and feel! We're currently renovating and making changes to cadrek12.org to improve access to...
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Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) You are invited to a webinar on mentoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and the call for nominations for the...
Project Spotlight
Early career can take on a variety of meanings within the NSF research and development community. CADRE is purposefully not limiting the definition of early career. Rather, we hope these resources are helpful to all of our community...
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The following resources have been produced by CADRE partners and/or DRK-12 PIs with support from CADRE. They provide information on the research that is currently funded, the variety of instruments and methodologies in use, and strategies...
Announcement
All nominations for the AAAS Mentor Awards are due by July 31, 2013, Midnight EST. The Mentor Awards honor individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary leadership to increase the participation of underrepresented groups in the science...
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2009 - 2012
This project is developing a system for producing automated professional mentoring while students play computer games based on STEM professions. The project explores a specific hypothesis about STEM mentoring: A sociocultural model as the...
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2017
Find resources to help manage your NSF project. General Nuts & Bolts of Project Management - Webinar Slides and Recording Awardee Guide to Using CADREK12.org Annual, Interim, Final and Project Outcome Reporting NSF Tips and Guidelines...
Project Spotlight
Are you a mentor or an early career professional looking for mentorship? This video series contains mentoring tips, strategies, best practices, and challenges.
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2015
Visit the Mentoring Spotlight for more resources at http://cadrek12.org/spotlight/mentoring.
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2015
View additional resources by visiting CADRE's Spotlight on Mentoring: http://cadrek12.org/spotlight/mentoring
Announcement
An upcoming I-Corps Webinar will be held on Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 at 2 P.M. (EST): http://www.nsf.gov/news/special_reports/i-corps/program.jsp While I-Corps does not fund research, it does target NSF researchers to receive...
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NSF’s Innovation Corps Teams Program (I-Corps Teams: NSF 12-602) has created a new opportunity, called I-Corps for Learning Teams (I-Corps L). I-Corps L supports taking discoveries and promising practices from education research and...
Project Spotlight
This Spotlight features a range of DRK-12 projects that work with preservice teachers in STEM disciplines. These projects are working in cities around the country to design, implement, and/or study teacher preparation programs. Learn more...
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A collection of resources for developing a research agenda and applying for funding. Research Agenda Ten Tips for Developing a Programmatic Line of ResearchIn this column for the Association for Psychological Science, Inna Arnaudova...
Announcement
Our early career spotlight now features a podcast on mentoring and a sample postdoctoral mentoring plan: http://cadrek12.org/spotlight-early-career
PI Meeting Session
The session brings together seven DR K–12 projects focused on game-based STEM learning and assessments of science content and inquiry. The panel provides an overview of what they know about how learning takes place in games and how each of...
Announcement
Cyberlearning: Transforming Education RFP is out To view the full solicitation: http://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2010/nsf10620/nsf10620.htm?WT.mc_id=USNSF_25&WT.mc_ev=click Letter of Intent Due Date(s) (required) (due by 5 p.m. proposer's local...
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Existing research indicates that engaging and sustaining youth interest in STEM subjects past elementary school remains challenging. This is especially true for girls, students from minority groups, and economically disadvantaged...
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2006 - 2011
This project tests whether mentoring middle school science and math teachers by University Ph.D. STEM faculty has a positive effect on the teachers' understanding of science, their teaching ability and the learning outcomes of their...
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2005 - 2010
The project provides a detailed research plan to build on a university-based mentor model to design school-based approaches. It addresses two challenges of implementing professional development: a) transitioning professional development to...
Announcement
Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) The Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) is a Presidential award established by...
PI Meeting Session
How can curriculum, professional development, and school and district organizational arrangements, social relations, and material resources be coordinated to support mathematics teachers' development of ambitious and equitable...
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2013
The traditional model for supervision of pre-service science teachers during the field experience within teacher preparation programs includes the appointment of a university supervisor who is often a retired teacher and/or adjunct faculty...
Announcement
CADRE is inviting 5 postdoctoral researchers who work in the field of STEM education research to participate in the CADRE Postdoc Professional Growth Opportunity. Applications are open now through February 21, 2020. CADRE Postdoc...
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Current Issue: March 2020Featured articles on: Spotlight on Teacher Content Knowledge | CADRE Postdoc Professional Growth Opportunity | COVID-19 and Online Learning | Share Conference Materials Virtually | Project Tip: Lessons from the...
Announcement
NSF recently announced the following news: We are excited to announce that effective March 30, 2020, the research community can prepare and submit separately submitted collaborative proposals from multiple organizations in Research.gov....
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2015
Link to Recording:http://edc.adobeconnect.com/p7fp5zsupz3/
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2010 - 2014
This project will implement and study a professional community designed to alleviate the mismatch between the expectations of student teachers in mathematics and science and their mentor in-service teachers. The project is creating a...

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