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Posted: Tuesday, November 23
Announcement | Apply for a Permanent Position at NSF: Science Education Administrator (Program Director)
The National Science Foundation is seeking qualified candidates for a Science Education Administrator (Program Director) position for the Division of Research and Learning in Formal and Informal Settings (DRL) within the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR), Alexandria, VA. The Program Director(s) will work across programs in DRL, as all programs support research and development on...
Posted: Tuesday, November 23
Newsletter | Fall 2011 Newsletter
Dear Colleagues: CADRE has had a busy summer and fall, and you will read about some of our activities in this newsletter. DR K-12 PIs, please watch your email for the annual survey conducted by UMass Donahue Institute, our evaluator. As researchers, we know we can count on you to respond in a timely way! We hope you will join us in welcoming a group of new awardees to CADRE. To ease their...
Posted: Wednesday, November 17
Newsletter | Summer 2011 Newsletter
Greetings from CADRE Dear Colleagues, CADRE Advisory BoardWe recently met with our national advisory group and as always, found their guidance and counsel to be very practical and wise. Thanks to the following advisors who attended the May 24-25th meeting at EDC: Phyllis Buchanan, Du Pont Corporate Education Program; Chad Dorsey, Concord Consortium; Solomon Friedberg, Boston College; Gary...
Posted: Wednesday, November 17
Newsletter | Winter 2011 Newsletter
Greetings from CADRE Dear Colleagues, With the December PI meeting behind us, we are now planning some follow-up support for grantees who participated in special interest groups and job-alike groups. We are organizing activities for the CADRE Fellows who appreciated the opportunity to attend sessions and network with those of you who are experienced STEM researchers and developers. Their...
Posted: Wednesday, November 17
Newsletter | November 2021 Newsletter
Dear Colleagues, CADRE is excited to plan and offer new supports for DRK-12 awardees. Please take our survey on your professional interests and needs, if you haven't already. It should take you less than 10 minutes to complete and will help us design and offer valuable opportunities for you and the DRK-12 community.   This newsletter includes a Spotlight on DRK-12-led conferences and workshops...
Posted: Monday, November 15
Resource | Preparing Science Teachers Through Practice-Based Teacher Education
This comprehensive volume advances a vision of teacher preparation programs focused on core practices supporting ambitious science instruction. The book advocates for collaborative learning and building a community of teacher educators that can collectively share and refine strategies, tools, and practices.    A renewed interest in practice-based teacher education paired with increasingly...
Posted: Friday, November 12
Project Spotlight | Conferences and Workshops Organized by DRK-12 Projects
This Spotlight highlights the work of DRK-12 projects focused on organizing conferences or workshops to advance their work and the STEM education field. In this Spotlight... Featured Conferences & Workshops: Ambitious Science Teacher Preparation Lesson Study in Mathematics and Science Teacher Education Conference Understanding the Role of Simulations in K-12 Science and Mathematics Teacher...
Posted: Thursday, November 11
Event | NSF Fall 2021 ERA Forum Webinar
FastLane is going away at the end of 2022. Be in the know on NSF's proposal preparation and submission modernization and other important NSF updates.  You are invited to participate in the NSF Electronic Research Administration (ERA) Forum webinar on November 16, 2021, from 1:30 - 3:00 PM Eastern Time. To participate in this Forum, please Register Now.  The topics for this Forum webinar will...
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Event | EHR Fall 2021 Advisory Committee Meeting
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/events/event_summ.jsp?cntn_id=303779&org=EHR NAME AND COMMITTEE CODE: Advisory Committee for Education and Human Resources (#1119) (Virtual Meeting) DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, November 3, 2021; 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm and Thursday, November 4, 2021; 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm        PLACE: National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue. Alexandria, VA  22314 To attend...
Posted: Tuesday, November 02
Resource | SchoolWide Labs
The SchoolWide Lab middle school curriculum units are anchored in phenomena, aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards(NGSS) and purposefully integrate Computational Thinking (CT). To date, four units have been developed by a team of researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder in collaboration with middle school teachers from Denver Public Schools.
Posted: Friday, October 29
Posted: Wednesday, October 27
Project Spotlight | Astronomy & Space Sciences
This Spotlight features DRK-12-funded projects that are researching and developing innovations innovations in astronomy and space science education. In his blog post, former DRK-12 PI Roy Gould discusses the increasingly blurry boundaries between disciplines on the frontiers of astronomy as well as the opportunities and challenges they create. In this Spotlight... An Astronomy Frontier Where...
Posted: Monday, October 25
Blog | An Astronomy Frontier Where Boundaries Dissolve
There's an old saying that interesting things happen at boundaries:  Where the land meets the ocean, great seaports arise. Where nation borders nation, new cultures and languages arise. And at the thin boundary where earth meets sky, life emerges.  But the search for life on other worlds — now the most exciting frontier in astronomy — is rapidly dissolving traditional boundaries of science....
Posted: Monday, October 25
Resource | A Framework of Construct-Irrelevant Variance for Contextualized Constructed Response Assessment
Estimating and monitoring the construct-irrelevant variance (CIV) is of significant importance to validity, especially for constructed response assessments with rich contextualized information. To examine CIV in contextualized constructed response assessments, we developed a framework including a model accounting for CIV and a measurement that could differentiate the CIV. Specifically, the model...
Posted: Thursday, October 21
Announcement | Now accepting applications for the 2022 CADRE Fellows program!
CADRE is now accepting applications for the 2022 CADRE Fellows program. We invite early career scholars to apply. If you are a more senior scholar and know someone who may be a good fit for the program, we encourage you to invite them to apply. Applicants can be a member of an NSF research project team, someone in an education department, or a researcher at a non-profit. More specifically,...
Posted: Thursday, October 21
Newsletter | October 2021 Newsletter
Dear Colleagues, This month we begin accepting applications for the CADRE Fellows Program. We’ve made some exciting changes to the program. We’re combining the Fellows and Postdoc programs this year and inviting applications from early career scholars in PhD programs, postdoc positions, or similar stages of a research career. The program will begin in January and include monthly career-...
Posted: Monday, October 18
Event | Considering NSF STEM Education Funding
The Directorate of Education and Human Resources is holding a workshop, "Considering NSF STEM Education Funding," this October 12th through 14th. Workshop participants will hear from and engage with NSF Program Officers, learn about EHR programs of interest, and gain insight to the merit review process and proposal creation. The workshop will be hosted virtually through Zoom on the following...
Posted: Friday, October 08
Event | Considering NSF STEM Education Funding
The Directorate of Education and Human Resources is holding a workshop, "Considering NSF STEM Education Funding," this October 12th through 14th. Workshop participants will hear from and engage with NSF Program Officers, learn about EHR programs of interest, and gain insight to the merit review process and proposal creation. The workshop will be hosted virtually through Zoom on the following...
Posted: Friday, October 08
Event | Considering NSF STEM Education Funding
The Directorate of Education and Human Resources is holding a workshop, "Considering NSF STEM Education Funding," this October 12th through 14th. Workshop participants will hear from and engage with NSF Program Officers, learn about EHR programs of interest, and gain insight to the merit review process and proposal creation. The workshop will be hosted virtually through Zoom on the following...
Posted: Friday, October 08

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