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Newsletter | February 2022 Newsletter
Dear Colleagues, We’re excited to announce upcoming CADRE events. We launch our first Learning Series next month. The series will give our community the opportunity to learn together about professional development (PD) design—first during a webinar, followed by individual consultations, and ending with a discussion of case studies. Along with our newly updated Spotlight on Culturally Responsive…
Posted: Monday, February 14
Event | Civic Innovation Challenge (CIVIC) Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://beta.nsf.gov/funding/opportunities/civic-innovation-challenge-c…
Posted: Monday, February 14
Survey | CADRE Early Career Conference Survey
Attending education conferences in 2022? Connect with other Fellows and Postdocs while you're there! Let CADRE know which conferences you'll be attending, and we'll share that information with the CADRE Early Career network.
Posted: Friday, February 11
Event | Advancing Informal STEM Learning Equity Resource Center Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://beta.nsf.gov/funding/opportunities/advancing-informal-stem-lear…
Posted: Thursday, February 10
Event | Professional Development for Researchers Who Don’t Study PD
Are you incorporating a professional development (PD) component into your non-PD DRK-12 project or proposal (i.e., it’s not the primary focus and your team may have different expertise)? Register  for this free webinar series to learn from and work with expert colleagues on PD design. In this three part CADRE Learning Series, participants will have an opportunity to refine the designs for the…
Posted: Monday, February 07
Resource | Research Toolkit
In Development! Stay tuned for more resources...   CADRE and the EQR Hub have compiled education research tips, resources and tools on research design, theory & frameworks, methodologies, instrumentation, human subjects, and data management. Research Design  Common Guidelines for Education Research and Development Companion Guidelines on Replication & Reproducibility FAQs Checklists for…
Posted: Friday, February 04
Event | AISL Equity Resource Center (AISL-ERC) Q&A Session
The National Science Foundation seeks proposals to create an AISL Equity Resource Center (AISL-ERC) to advance equity within the informal STEM learning field through community building; supporting and extending infrastructures; technical assistance; and communications. (Program Solicitation nsf22556, Proposal Deadline May 10, 2022)  AISL program directors will be holding live sessions for those…
Posted: Wednesday, February 02
Event | AISL Equity Resource Center (AISL-ERC) Q&A Session
The National Science Foundation seeks proposals to create an AISL Equity Resource Center (AISL-ERC) to advance equity within the informal STEM learning field through community building; supporting and extending infrastructures; technical assistance; and communications. (Program Solicitation nsf22556, Proposal Deadline May 10, 2022)  AISL program directors will be holding live sessions for those…
Posted: Wednesday, February 02
Event | AISL Equity Resource Center (AISL-ERC) Informational Webinar
The National Science Foundation seeks proposals to create an AISL Equity Resource Center (AISL-ERC) to advance equity within the informal STEM learning field through community building; supporting and extending infrastructures; technical assistance; and communications. (Program Solicitation nsf22556, Proposal Deadline May 10, 2022)  AISL program directors will be holding live sessions for those…
Posted: Wednesday, February 02
Event | Unconference on Open Scholarship Practices in Education Research on
The 2022 Unconference will be a virtual participation event featuring participant-led sessions analyzing the current state of open scholarship practice and interactive hackathons seeking solutions to identified problems. Participants will assess barriers to adoption of open scholarship practices unique to the education community and brainstorm strategies for promoting greater awareness. Learn…
Posted: Wednesday, February 02
Survey | Professional Development for Researchers Who Don’t Study PD
Are you incorporating a professional development (PD) component into your non-PD DRK-12 project or proposal (i.e., it’s not the primary focus and your team may have different expertise)? Register below for this free webinar series to learn from and work with expert colleagues on PD design. In this three part CADRE Learning Series, participants will have an opportunity to refine the designs for…
Posted: Monday, January 31
Event | NSF Design and Discovery Forum: Climate Science, Children, and the Media
The National Science Foundation’s Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR) invites you to participate in a forum to stimulate a national conversation on the topic of climate science education for children ages 5-11. As scientists continue to study Earth’s changing climate and determine how society can both adapt to ongoing changes and mitigate future effects of climate change, there is…
Posted: Monday, January 31
Resource | CS-STEM Network
The CS-STEM Network offers research-based curricula created by Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy that focus on teaching big ideas with robotics. Over 20 curriculum options provide support for LEGO, VEX, Arduino, and Virtual robot platforms in this Learning Management System.
Posted: Thursday, January 27
Resource | CS-STEM Network
The CS-STEM Network offers research-based curricula created by Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy that focus on teaching big ideas with robotics. Over 20 curriculum options provide support for LEGO, VEX, Arduino, and Virtual robot platforms in this Learning Management System.
Posted: Thursday, January 27
Project Spotlight | Motivation & Engagement in STEM Education
The unprecedented circumstances of the past two years have highlighted the need to better understand and support learner motivation and engagement in STEM education, particularly for underserved, underrepresented, and at-risk student populations. In this month’s Spotlight, we highlight three projects that are currently researching approaches and learning environments that are designed to motivate…
Posted: Monday, January 24
Event | EQR Hub and CADRE Information Session
The Evidence Quality and Reach Hub (EQR Hub) and CADRE hosted an introductory webinar to identify ways that we can help current and aspiring DRK-12 grantees build capacity in research methods, project management and implementation, topics and issues in teaching and learning research, knowledge translation, and principles of diversity, equity and inclusion. The EQR Hub and CADRE will develop and…
Posted: Friday, January 21
Resource | Beyond the Basics: A Detailed Conceptual Framework of Integrated STEM
Given the large variation in conceptualizations and enactment of K-12 integrated STEM, this paper puts forth a detailed conceptual framework for K-12 integrated STEM education that can be used by researchers, educators, and curriculum developers as a common vision. Our framework builds upon the extant integrated STEM literature to describe seven central characteristics of integrated STEM: (a)…
Posted: Thursday, January 20
Resource | Beyond the Basics: A Detailed Conceptual Framework of Integrated STEM
Given the large variation in conceptualizations and enactment of K-12 integrated STEM, this paper puts forth a detailed conceptual framework for K-12 integrated STEM education that can be used by researchers, educators, and curriculum developers as a common vision. Our framework builds upon the extant integrated STEM literature to describe seven central characteristics of integrated STEM: (a)…
Posted: Thursday, January 20
Resource | Beyond the Basics: A Detailed Conceptual Framework of Integrated STEM
Given the large variation in conceptualizations and enactment of K-12 integrated STEM, this paper puts forth a detailed conceptual framework for K-12 integrated STEM education that can be used by researchers, educators, and curriculum developers as a common vision. Our framework builds upon the extant integrated STEM literature to describe seven central characteristics of integrated STEM: (a)…
Posted: Thursday, January 20
Early Career News | Who's Who: How “Women of Color” Are (Or Are Not) Represented in STEM Education Research
Monica L. Miles, Charlotte A. Agger, ReAnna S. Roby (2018 CADRE Postdoc), and Terrell R. Morton (2018 CADRE Postdoc) published this article in Science Education.
Posted: Thursday, January 20
Early Career News | Twin Skin of Raza Learners: Race, Language, and Mathematics
Stacy R Jones (2020-21 CADRE Fellow) and Carlos Nicolas Gomez Marchant (2014-15 CADRE Fellow; CAREER Awardee) co-authored this publication for Mathematics Teacher: Learning and Teaching PK-12.
Posted: Thursday, January 20
Early Career News | Virtual Scaffolded Instruction for Students with Disabilities
Cassandra M. Smith and Rachel L. Juergensen (2020-21 CADRE Fellow) published this article in the Journal of Special Education Technology.
Posted: Thursday, January 20
Early Career News | The Representation of Social Groups in U.S. Educational Materials and Why it Matters
Amanda LaTasha Armstrong (2020-21 CADRE Fellow) published this article for New America: Education Policy Report.
Posted: Thursday, January 20
Early Career News | Quantification in Empirical Activity
Eve Manz (CAREER Awardee) published this Science & Education article with co-author Betsy Beckert.
Posted: Thursday, January 20
Event | 2022 STEM For All Video Showcase
Federally funded projects share their work to improve STEM & CS education in a 3-minute video. During the May 10-17 event, videos are shared and discussed by researchers, educators, policy makers and the public. Learn more: https://stemforall2022.videohall.com/
Posted: Wednesday, January 19
Event | NSF Virtual Meeting: Blockchain in education - education in blockchain
NSF would like to inquire about your interest in a 2-day virtual meeting, “Blockchain in education – education in blockchain”, to be organized by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI), February 14-15, 2022, noon-4PM Eastern time. This meeting is not intended to make recommendations to NSF. You can choose to attend one or more of the following…
Posted: Wednesday, January 19
Newsletter | January 2022 Newsletter
Dear Colleagues, In this month’s newsletter, we are excited to announce the 2022 CADRE Fellows! Thank you to the reviewers who helped identify this year’s cohort from a record number of amazing applicants. We look forward to supporting the scholars throughout the coming year. Our Spotlight addresses a topic of critical importance to STEM education, i.e., motivation and engagement. And we hope…
Posted: Friday, January 14
Event | 2022 NSF Policy Office Webinar Series: Current and Pending Support policy
The first webinar of the 2022 NSF Policy Office Webinar Series covering NSF’s Current and Pending Support policy and frequently asked questions will take place on Monday, January 31, 2022 from 2:00 – 3:00pm EST. There is no cost to participate.  Register Here About the 2022 NSF Policy Office Webinar Series Information on all current and pending support must be provided in proposals to NSF.…
Posted: Thursday, January 13
Announcement | Announcing the 2022 CADRE Fellows!
Please join us in welcoming the 2022 CADRE Fellows: Alonzo Brandon Alexander, North Carolina State University Tasnim Alshuli, University of Arizona Dara Bright, Drexel University Diana M. Crespo-Camacho, Oregon State University Shalece S. Kohnke, University of Central Florida Guillermo Lopez, Claremont Graduate University Vanessa Louis, Georgia State University Janice Mak, Arizona State…
Posted: Thursday, January 06
Newsletter | December 2021 Newsletter
Dear Colleagues, This month, we’re taking a pause from our standard articles to reflect on 2021, highlight resources and information that the DRK-12 community found most compelling, and invite you to revisit those that you missed. Below you’ll find our most popular Spotlights, blogs, tweets, videos and more! Reflecting on some of the highlights of CADRE this year, we found many sessions at the…
Posted: Thursday, December 16