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We Strive: Initial Explorations of STEM Teachers' Successes and Challenges in Implementing Socioscientific Issues This study explores two teachers participating in professional…
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The Role of Inclusion, Discrimination, and Belonging for Adolescent Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Engagement In and Out of School Women and ethnic minoritized individuals are…
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Publications for STEM Educators, Policymakers, and Researchers This list contains STEM education-related publications that may be of interest to DRK-12 grantees for the purposes of (1)…
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Improving Integrated STEM Education: The Design and Development of a K-12 STEM Observation Protocol (STEM-OP) (RTP) Integrated approaches to teaching science, technology, engineering, and…
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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…
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Taking STEM Enrichment Camps Virtual: Strategies & Reflections from Quick Pivot Due to COVID-19 Since COVID-19 began spreading in the US and quickly established as a global pandemic in…
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Eliciting and Refining Conceptions of STEM Education: A Series of Activities for Professional Development Integrated STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education is…
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Beyond Content: The Role of STEM Disciplines, Real-World Problems, 21st Century Skills, and STEM Careers within Science Teachers’ Conceptions of Integrated STEM Education Understanding…
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Impacts of Attending an Inclusive STEM High School: Meta-analytImpacts of Attending an Inclusive STEM High School: Meta-analytic Estimates from Five Studiesic Estimates from Five Studies…
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The Curious Construct of Active Learning The construct of active learning permeates undergraduate education in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM), but despite its…
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Insight from DRK-12 CAREER Awardees This resource contains advice from CAREER awardees in the DRK-12 portfolio about how to develop a competitive proposal and successfully manage a CAREER…
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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…
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3DLA: Three Dimensional Learning Architecture Instructional Planning Tool Hapgood, S., Wilson, G., Heuring, J. & Czerniak, C. M. (Accepted for January 2020). 3DLA: Three dimensional…
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Scientific Inquiry for Young Children: Linking Teacher Professional Development and Family Engagement to Improve Student Achievement Hapgood, S., Paprzycki, P., Czerniak, C.M. (2019).…
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“You are Never too Little to Understand Your Culture”: Strengthening Early Childhood Teachers through the Diné Institute for Navajo Nation Educators There is international and widespread…
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Computational Participation and the Learner‐Technology Pairing in K‐12 STEM Education The role of technology in STEM education remains unclear and needs stronger operational definition. In…
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K–12 DREAMS to Teach Program at Morehouse College This study explores the pathways to K–12 Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics instruction among Black/African American males in…
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Impact of Graph Technologies in K-12 Science and Mathematics Education Graph technologies are now widely available in K-12 science and mathematics classrooms. These technologies have the…
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Examining Temporal Dynamics of Self-Regulated Learning Behaviors in STEM Learning: A Network Approach From a network perspective, self-regulated learning (SRL) can be conceptualized as…
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Early Childhood Educators’ Declarative Knowledge of the Next Generation Science Standards Hapgood, S., Heuring, J. & Wilson, G., Czerniak, C. (Accepted for January 2020). Early Childhood…
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WISE: Web-based Inquiry Science Environment Web-Based Inquiry Science Environment (WISE)All WISE units are research-tested and aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards. Each unit is…
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Coordinating between Graphs and Science Concepts: Density and Buoyancy Graphs illustrating complex scientific relationships require students to integrate multiple concepts and visual features…
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CRIS 7e Lesson Plan Template The CRIS “7e” lesson plan template, adapted from the Next Generation Science “5e”, centers the importance of including Elders and Environment in Indigenous STEM…
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Longitudinal Impact of Early Childhood Science Instruction on Middle Grades Literacy and Mathematics Czerniak, C. M., Paprzycki, P., Hapgood, S., & Kaderavek, J. (2019). Longitudinal…
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Longitudinal Impact of Early Childhood Science Instruction on 5th Grade Science Achievement Czerniak, C. M., Kaderavek, J., Paprzycki, P., Hapgood, S., Mentzer, G., Molitor, S., &…
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Fostering Video Sharing and Discourse Among STEM Educational Researchers in a Multimodal Environment Multimedia environments provide multiple resources for expression, collaboration, and…
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Developing Student 21st Century Skills in Selected Exemplary Inclusive STEM High Schools There is a need to arm students with noncognitive, or 21st Century, skills to prepare them for a more…
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#BlackGirlMagic: The identity conceptualizationof Black women in undergraduate STEM education Much of the research in science education that explores the influence of a racial and gendered…
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Curriculum and Instruction at Exemplar Inclusive STEM High Schools In recent years, prominent organizations have released large-scale policy reports on the state of science, technology,…
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Integrating STEM into Preschool Education: Designing a Professional Development Model in Diverse Settings High quality early childhood education and science, technology, engineering, and…
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Considerations for STEM Education from PreK through Grade 3 Research Says Early Learning in Science and Mathematics MattersQuality early STEM experiences provide a critical foundation for…
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Graphing Research on Inquiry with Data in Science (GRIDS) Curricular Units Three middle school science curricular units on the topics of genetics, ocean biodiversity & discourse, and solar…
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STEM starts early: Grounding science, technology, engineering, and math education in early childhood Researchers and educators agree: Children demonstrate a clear readiness to engage in…
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Students making systems models: An accessible approach Systems are a natural part of our world—from the smallest chemical system to the Earth's climate system. The Framework for K-12 Science…
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Learning with Sprout Pro: Reimagine what you can make Sprout Pro was developed as a new kind of all-in-one computer that enables students to make, design, and customize the world around them.…
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Next Generation STEM Learning for All-envisioning advances based on NSF supported research   On November 9, 2015, an NSF-supported STEM Forum was held, organized by STELAR (the ITEST resource…
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The eight essential elements of inclusive STEM high schools Background Inclusive STEM (traditionally known to stand for “Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math”) high schools are emerging…
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Can All Students Succeed at Science and Tech High Schools? No longer only for the elite, a new generation of science high schools could help low-income and minority students get better jobs.…
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STEM-focused high schools as a strategy for enhancing readiness for postsecondary STEM programs Means, B., Wang, H., Young, V., Peters, V. & Lynch, S. J. (2016). STEM-focused high schools…
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Use of Automated Scoring and Feedback in Online Interactive Earth Science Tasks In formative assessment, constructed response questions are typically used for scientific argumentation, but…
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Invaluable values: an expectancy-value theory analysis of youths’ academic motivations and intentions Ball, C., Huang, K., Cotten, S. R., Rikard, R. V., & Coleman, L. O. (2016). Invaluable…
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Supporting secondary students in building external models to explain phenomena Supporting Secondary Students in Building External Models is a collaborative project with Michigan State…
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Partnership Building as a Broadening-Participation Strategy: Helping Researchers and Developers Bridge the Gaps in STEM Education This brief examines the continued underrepresentation of…
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STEM-focused high schools as a strategy for enhancing readiness for postsecondary STEM programs The logic underlying inclusive STEM high schools (ISHSs) posits that requiring all students to…
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Tracing the Development of a Haptically-enhanced Simulation for Teaching Phase Change This paper traces the research-design-develop-test cycle of a haptically-enhanced science simulation…
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Why a Digital Teacher Guide? Inquiry-based educative curricula and teachers who use these curricula as intended are major factors in achieving successful student learning outcomes in science.…
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Monday's lesson: Students making models This brief article provides an overview of how to use the SageModeler systems modeling tool with an ocean acidification model as an example.…
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To customize or not to customize? Exploring science teacher customization in an online lesson portal New technologies are increasingly giving science teachers the ability to access and…
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Threatened by Stereotype: An investigation of the effect of stereotype threat on female and minority students’ STEM learning in the context of a computer intervention Huang, K., Cotten, S. R…
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The Learning Portal: Hundreds of Free Digital Activities Using Models and Probes The Innovative Technology in Science Inquiry (ITSI) project is a learning portal with hundreds of free,…