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2016-17 Publications The following publications were submitted by DR K-12 project members. Find publications below by topic: Engineering | Math | Science | Science & Math | Science &…
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April 2018 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, It has been a busy spring for CADRE and the DRK-12 community who have been working hard on dissemination and outreach efforts. Representatives from DRK…
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April 2019 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, We are saddened to share the news that Julio Lopez-Ferrao passed away on March 25. Julio had been a DRK-12 program officer since the inception of the…
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April 2020 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, The current pandemic is making it impossible to ignore the health, economic, and educational disparities in our country. At the same time, current…
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April 2021 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, On the heels of Earth Day and the White House’s climate summit, we’re featuring a Spotlight on Earth and Environmental Science that discusses…
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April 2022 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, We thank all of you who completed our recent survey of DRK-12 projects. Based on the results, we’re taking an initial look at the ways DRK-12 projects…
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August 2018 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, We've heard! CADRE has been awarded a grant to continue serving the DRK-12 program and its awardees for another two years. Here's what we know. We…
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August 2019 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, The 2019 DRK-12 grants have been awarded, and new projects are beginning. Welcome to all the new members of the CADRE community! We send a special…
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August 2020 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, The demand for data skills is growing across industries and disciplines. Understanding how to analyze and interpret data will not only be critical for…
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August 2021 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, This month, we’re showcasing resources to support equitable and inclusive instruction and research from NSF resource networks (see article below). We're…
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August 2022 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, As summer winds down and the school year is upon us, we hope you’ve had some time to relax and are happily anticipating the opportunities ahead. In…
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December 2017 Newsletter Dear Colleagues,   We wish you all happy holidays and a new year! As we close out 2017, we are taking a moment to send you some CADRE and DRK-12 highlights from the…
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December 2018 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, In 2018 ... Approximately 56.6 million students were expected to attend elementary and secondary schools—the majority of whom are nonwhite. Public…
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December 2019 Newsletter Looking Back ... There were some exciting STEM achievements in 2019, such as the imaging of a black hole and the first all-female spacewalk. NSF managed to make a lot…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Fall 2012 Newsletter Dear Colleagues: This is our first "formal" opportunity to welcome new DR K-12 PIs, and welcome back those of you who we haven't seen since the June PI Meeting. Thanks to…
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Fall 2013 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, While the policy context seems to change almost daily, those of us in the field continue to work on our NSF awards with the same commitment, focus, and…
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Fall 2014 Newsletter Dear Colleagues: At the recent PI meeting, I mentioned that we were hopeful, but had not received official notification of funding. (You know this feeling!) We are pleased…
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Fall 2015 Newsletter 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…
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Fall 2016 Newsletter Dear Colleagues: While it isn't completely clear how the new presidency will impact education policy, schools, and students, those of us in the DR K-12 community will…
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February 2020 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, DRK-12 projects are out and about sharing their work. In this month's Spotlight, read about projects focused on improving STEM education for…
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February 2018 Newsletter Dear Colleagues,   CADRE has opened registration for the 2018 DRK–12 PI Meeting to invited DRK–12 and STEM+C PIs. (Note: a reminder invitation will be sent out later…
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February 2019 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, In this newsletter, we feature current DRK-12 projects doing research on assessment and learning technologies, as well as share a framing piece by…
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February 2021 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, As schooling during the pandemic has moved from classrooms to online learning, students with disabilities may be facing particular challenges with…
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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…
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January 2018 Newsletter Dear Colleagues,   We are excitedly preparing for the 2018 DRK-12 PI Meeting. The planning committee is working on the agenda, including designing strategies to…
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January 2019 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…
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January 2020 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, We are greatly saddened to share the news that Dr. Karen King passed away in December. Among her many accomplishments, Karen was a key DRK-12 and…
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January 2021 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, We’re happy to welcome a new year with optimism: optimism, in part, that we will be able to continue to respond to aspects of our recent national…
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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…
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July 2018 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, News keeps coming in from NSF! They recently announced a number of ways that researchers can positively influence the future of preK-12 STEM education…
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July 2019 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, This month's Spotlight focuses on improving science and mathematics education in rural America. Though rural areas differ, they often share similar assets…
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July 2020 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, In 2018, NSF and IES released a companion to the Common Guidelines which identifies principles to help education stakeholders design and report…
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July 2021 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, The National Academies report, Call to Action for Science Education: Building Opportunity for the Future, calls on communities across our nation to…
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July 2022 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, NSF receives many Design and Development proposals but fewer DRK-12 proposals for Exploratory projects. This month we're featuring a Spotlight on…
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June 2018 Newsletter: Special DRK-12 PI Meeting Issue This special edition newsletter shares resources from the 2018 DRK-12 Meeting, held June 6-8, 2018. The Keynotes NSF Welcome (Robert…
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June 2019 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, Many of you may be thinking about your next NSF DRK-12 proposal submission now that the deadline (November 13, 2019) is less than five months away. This…
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June 2020 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, The recent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbert, and Rayshard Brooks, as well as countless others, have shone a spotlight on the…
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June 2021 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, With over 500 registrants, the 2021 DRK-12 PI Meeting was our largest meeting ever! Aspiring, new, and experienced DRK-12 awardees, NSF staff, and guests…
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June 2022 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, Happy summer, and welcome to the most recent new awardees! For those preparing to submit proposals for the next DRK-12 deadline (October 5, 2022), we…
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March 2018 Newsletter Dear Colleagues,   Now that the 2018 US budget has just passed with increased research spending, we can focus on NSF's 2019 Budget Request to Congress. As you look at a…
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March 2019 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, This month, we are celebrating International Women's Day and Women's History Month by highlighting women and girls in STEM (@UN_Women; #WomenInScience…
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March 2020 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, Since our lives are saturated with COVID-19 concerns, we're starting this newsletter with good news. CADRE is happy to announce the early career…
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March 2021 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, Registration for the 2021 DRK-12 PI Meeting has opened! If you are the PI of a project that will be active in June, check your inbox for the invitation…
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March 2022 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, As we welcome the spring season, we also welcome a new group of DRK-12 awardees. Congratulations to the recent CAREER and RAPID award winners! Our…
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May 2018 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, The CADRE Team has been busy preparing for the June 6-8 2018 DRK-12 PI Meeting. For those who aren't able to attend, we invite you to view the agenda and…
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May 2019 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, Save the date! The 2020 DRK-12 PI Meeting will be held June 3-5, 2020, at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. Invitations will…
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May 2020 Newsletter Dear Colleagues, Congratulations and a warm welcome to the newest DRK-12 award winners. Also, congratulations to DRK-12 STEM for All Video Showcase award winners and all…