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Resource | The Role of Instructional Materials in the Relationship Between the Official Curriculum and the Enacted Curriculum
We studied how the distal policy mechanisms of curricular aims and objectives articulated in official curriculum documents influenced classroom instruction, and the factors that were associated with the enactment of those curricular aims and objectives. The study was set in the U.S. context, where there is an ambitious effort to transform curriculum and instruction via the Common Core State...
Posted: Tuesday, December 15
Resource | Development and Validation of a High School STEM Self‐Assessment Inventory
The development of inclusive STEM high schools that have no academic admission requirements has been a national goal in the United States. However, there is no umbrella organization that gives guidance for structuring such schools. The purpose of this study was to develop and validate a self‐assessment using critical components of successful inclusive STEM high schools for school personnel and...
Posted: Tuesday, December 15
Announcement | "For comment" draft of the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG)
NSF published a notice in the Federal Register announcing the availability of a "For comment" draft of the Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) (NSF 22-1). The Foundation is accepting comments from the external community until close of business February 12, 2021. To facilitate review, revised text has been highlighted in yellow throughout the draft document and explanatory...
Posted: Monday, December 14
Event | Smart and Connected Communities (S&CC) Solicitation Office Hours
Join the Center for Advancement of Informal Science Education (CAISE) for a webinar on Monday, December 14, from 3:00- 4:00 ET with NSF Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) and Computer and Network Systems program officers on the Smart and Connected Communities (S&CC) solicitation. The S&CC program supports integrative research and planning grants, as well as one virtual organization...
Posted: Thursday, December 10
Announcement | New IES Grant Competitions
Research Networks Focused on Critical Problems of Education Policy and PracticeIES is funding a network of teams to expand the field’s capacity to conduct research using widely used digital learning platforms. In this call, IES is hoping to fund up to five platform development teams and a network lead. The platform development teams would work on developing tools and infrastructure to support...
Posted: Thursday, December 10
Newsletter | December 2020 Newsletter
NSF program officer and DRK-12 program lead, Michael Steele, opens our year-end newsletter with a message for the DRK-12 community.  To the Discovery Research PreK-12 PI Community, What a long, strange year it’s been! I want to start by thanking you all for your contributions, service, and perseverance in supporting the STEM education research community. This has been a challenging year to...
Posted: Thursday, December 10
Event | ADVANCE: Organizational Change for Gender Equity in STEM Academic Professions (ADVANCE) Full Proposal Deadline
Partnership and Adaptation proposals Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5383&org=EHR&sel_org=EH....
Posted: Wednesday, December 09
Event | EHR Core Research (ECR) Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504924&org=EHR&sel_org=....
Posted: Wednesday, December 09
Event | ADVANCE: Organizational Change for Gender Equity in STEM Academic Professions (ADVANCE) Full Proposal Deadline
Institutional Transformation proposals Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5383&org=EHR&sel_org=EH....
Posted: Wednesday, December 09
Event | Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12) Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=500047&org=EHR&sel_org=....
Posted: Wednesday, December 09
Posted: Wednesday, December 09
Event | Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers Program (IUCRC) Preliminary Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505789&org=EHR&sel_org=....
Posted: Wednesday, December 09
Event | Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5467&org=EHR&sel_org=EH....
Posted: Wednesday, December 09
Event | ADVANCE: Organizational Change for Gender Equity in STEM Academic Professions (ADVANCE) Full Proposal Deadline
Catalyst proposals Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5383&org=EHR&sel_org=EH....
Posted: Wednesday, December 09
Event | ADVANCE: Organizational Change for Gender Equity in STEM Academic Professions (ADVANCE) Letter of Intent Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5383&org=EHR&sel_org=EH....
Posted: Wednesday, December 09
Event | Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=503214&org=EHR&sel_org=....
Posted: Wednesday, December 09
Event | Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers Program (IUCRC) Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505789&org=EHR&sel_org=....
Posted: Wednesday, December 09
Event | HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (RISE) Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=6668&org=EHR&sel_org=EH....
Posted: Wednesday, December 09
Event | Research on Emerging Technologies for Teaching and Learning (RETTL) Full Proposal Deadline
Deadline for FY 2022 competition. Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504984&org=EHR&sel_org=....
Posted: Wednesday, December 09
Event | Research on Emerging Technologies for Teaching and Learning (RETTL) Full Proposal Deadline
Deadline for FY 2021 competition. Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504984&org=EHR&sel_org=....
Posted: Wednesday, December 09
Event | EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program: Track-2 Focused EPSCoR Collaborations (RII Track-2 FEC) Letter of Intent Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505263&org=DRL&sel_org=....
Posted: Wednesday, December 09
Event | EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program: Track-2 Focused EPSCoR Collaborations (RII Track-2 FEC) Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505263&org=DRL&sel_org=....
Posted: Wednesday, December 09
Page | Upcoming STEM Education Opportunities
The following funding, publication, conference, and career opportunities, listed by deadline and updated monthly, may be of interest to DRK-12 project members and other STEM education researchers.   Funding June 9, 2021 – NSF | Industry-University Cooperative Research Centers Program (IUCRC) (Full Proposal) July 13, 2021 – NSF | Racial Equity in STEM Education (EHR Racial Equity) July 21, 2021...
Posted: Monday, November 30
Resource | Transferability of Teacher Noticing
Numerous studies have reported positive outcomes of noticing interventions on the development of prospective mathematics teachers’ (PMTs) noticing of a range of important aspects of classroom instruction. Less is known, however, about whether noticing skills that are developed during an intervention transfer to support PMTs’ in-the-moment noticing during their own teaching practice. This study...
Posted: Monday, November 30
Resource | An Emerging Community in Online Mathematics Teacher Professional Development: An Interactional Perspective
Online collaborative and content-focused professional development (PD) is becoming an increasingly important setting for supporting mathematics teachers’ professional learning. The purpose of this study was to better understand the process by which a community emerges in such a PD setting by examining how the cohesiveness of 21 mathematics teachers’ social network evolves and associated shifts in...
Posted: Monday, November 30
Early Career News | Looking for Zebras: Unexpected Solutions to Pattern Tasks
Elizabeth Fleming and Dana L. Grosser‐Clarkson (2015-16 CADRE Fellow) published this Mathematics Teacher: Learning and Teaching PK-12 article.
Posted: Monday, November 30
Early Career News | Examining Variability in Elementary Science Teachers’ Pedagogical Content Knowledge About Phase Change: Implications for Teacher Development and Assessment
Jamie N. Mikeska (2010-11 CADRE Fellow), Debra Brockway, Joseph Ciofalo, Hui Jin, and Suzanne Ritter published this article in the Journal of Science Teacher Education.
Posted: Monday, November 30
Announcement | NSF Job Opportunities
NSF is seeking to hire visiting and permanent program officers in multiple areas of STEM education research. INFORMATIONAL WEBINAR: Learn more about the NSF DRL program officer role in this webinar recording, What does a program officer do? (use passcode: .kcr0Zt4 to view). CURRENT POSITIONS: SCIENCE EDUCATION PROGRAM OFFICER/DIRECTOR (TEMPORARY/ROTATOR POSITION) | NSF is searching for temporary...
Posted: Wednesday, November 25
Announcement | Research.gov now accepts RAPID, EAGER and RAISE proposals
Effective November 23, 2020, NSF has enabled three new proposal types (RAPID, EAGER and RAISE) in the Research.gov Proposal Submission System and in the recently launched Research.gov demo site.  Learn more
Posted: Tuesday, November 24
Blog | Interdisciplinary Challenges in Making Statistical Model-Based Inferences
If any year has highlighted the need for a data literate society, and the long road we before us to get there, it’s been 2020. A global pandemic with a new virus required scientists around the world to make predictions and decisions based on a diverse set of quickly evolving and competing data models. The uncertainty in the models was publicly visible because of the widespread policy...
Posted: Wednesday, November 18

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