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Posted: Tuesday, June 19
Posted: Tuesday, June 19
Poster | Cluster Randomized Trial of the Efficacy of Early Childhood Science Education for Low-income Children
Norman Lownds Holly Brophy-Herb Steven Pierce Hope Gerde Brad Morris
Posted: Tuesday, June 19
Poster | An Innovative Approach to Earth Science Teacher Preparation: Uniting Science Education, and Schools to Raise Student Achievement
Co-Principal Investigators: Ro Kinzler, Ed Mathez, and Mordecai-Mark Mac Low, American Museum of Natural History
Posted: Monday, June 18
Blog | Proposals, Posters, Advocacy, Curriculum, and STEM Education (2012 PI Meeting Reflection)
On Being Inducted into the DRK-12 ProgramAs a CADRE Fellow, one of my tasks at the DRK-12 PI Meeting--in addition to making new connections and learning about the projects that are being funded by the DRK-12 program--is to blog about the sessions that I attend. The first day was a real interesting one, and this is the first of my posts on my experiences. I have learned that given the…
Posted: Saturday, June 02
Announcement | 2013 AERA Call for Submissions
The 2013 AERA Annual Meeting will be held Saturday, April 27 – Wednesday, May 1 in San Francisco, California. William G. Tierney, AERA President and Kristen Renn, Chair, 2013 Program Committee are pleased to announce this year’s Annual Meeting Theme: “Education and Poverty: Theory, Research, Policy and Praxis”. Now is the time to advance a paper or session submission for consideration by a…
Posted: Friday, June 01
Announcement | Request for Public Comment
Design Principles for Federal STEM Education Investments These design principles will inform the federal strategic plan for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education investments made by NSF and other federal STEM agencies. Comments will be received through June 15, 2012, 11:59PM EST.  All comments should be submitted electronically using the commenting function on the www…
Posted: Tuesday, May 22
Announcement | Webinar: STEM Education Instrument Database
ITEST is holding a webinar to preview the STEM Education Instrument Database on Tuesday, May 8, 20122:00pm – 3:00pm ET. To register for the webinar, go to: http://learningtimesevents.org/itest/ Description: Join us for a webinar to preview the STEM Education Instrument Database. The ITEST LRC has developed a database of validated instruments used by ITEST projects. The database includes…
Posted: Thursday, May 03
Announcement | Early Literacy Educator Award
Early Literacy Educator of the Year Award submissions are now being accepted.  Deadline: June 15, 2012 To view the full announcement, visit http://cadrek12.org/sites/default/files/2012ECEAAwardAnnouncement.pdf
Posted: Friday, April 27
Announcement | Analysis of STEM Ed Funding at NSF
The Congressional Research Service recently released a report, An Analysis of STEM Education Funding at the NSF: Trends and Policy Discussion. SummaryFederal policymakers have a longstanding interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education that dates to at least the 1st Congress. In its contemporary construct, this interest largely focuses on the connection between…
Posted: Tuesday, April 17
Announcement | Summer PD Opp for AP Bio Teachers
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 redesign AP science courses… For each discipline, the redesign has focused on developing a well-defined set of learning objectives that support teaching for deeper understanding, aligning the AP exams with…
Posted: Thursday, April 12
Announcement | DR K-12 at AERA!
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 attending AERA, we have attached a list of DR K-12 awardees, and related project staff, who plan to present at the upcoming AERA meeting in Vancouver, Canada, April 13-17. Please note that this list…
Posted: Friday, April 06
Resource | Supporting Implementation of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics: Recommendations for Professional Development
In 2010, the National Governor’s Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers published theCommon Core State Standards for Mathematics (CCSSM) and to date, 44 states, the District of Columbia,and the U.S. Virgin Islands have adopted the document. These content and practice standards, which specify what students are expected to understand and be able to do in K-12 mathematics,…
Posted: Monday, March 26
Announcement | Marina Bers NYC Book Talk! “Designing Digital Experiences for Positive Youth Development: From playpen to playground” (Oxford University Press)
  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 at Barnes and Noble, located at 2289 Broadway 82nd Street. This book is geared both for academics and a general audience interested on how we can create environments that can support the use of new…
Posted: Monday, March 12
Resource | Digital Textbook Playbook
About this Playbook The Digital Textbook Playbook is a guide to help K-12 educators and administrators advance the conversation toward building a rich digital learning experience. This Playbook offers information about determining broadband infrastructure for schools and classrooms, leveraging home and community broadband to extend the digital learning environment, and understanding necessary…
Posted: Wednesday, February 22
Resource | Webinar: Fellows Project Presentations 2.10.12
On February 10th, 2012, five Fellows presented on the work of their projects. Many thanks to the presenters and to the audience of Fellows who followed up each presentation with great questions and discussion. Due to technical difficulties, we unfortunately do not have a recording of the January 31st presentations by Rick Gaston (KCP Technologies;Project: Data Games: Tools and Materials for…
Posted: Thursday, February 16
Resource | Agreeing to Disagree: Challenges with Ambiguity in Visual Evidence
Matuk, C. F. & King Chen, J. (2011). The WISE Idea Manager: A Tool to Scaffold the Collaborative Construction of Evidence-Based Explanations from Dynamic Scientific Visualizations. In J. Shen & H.-Y. Chang (Eds.), Symposium 3, Learning Interactions - Collaboration as Scaffolding: Learning Together with Dynamic, Interactive Scientific Visualizations and Computer Models, Proceedings of the…
Posted: Tuesday, February 14
Resource | Agreeing to Disagree: Challenges with Ambiguity in Visual Evidence
Matuk, C. F. & King Chen, J. (2011). The WISE Idea Manager: A Tool to Scaffold the Collaborative Construction of Evidence-Based Explanations from Dynamic Scientific Visualizations. In J. Shen & H.-Y. Chang (Eds.), Symposium 3, Learning Interactions - Collaboration as Scaffolding: Learning Together with Dynamic, Interactive Scientific Visualizations and Computer Models, Proceedings of the…
Posted: Tuesday, February 14