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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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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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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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Broadening Participation — Making STEM Learning Relevant and Rigorous for All Students This CADRE brief explores factors that contribute to opportunity gaps in STEM education based on race,…
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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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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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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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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 The logic underlying inclusive STEM high schools (ISHSs) posits that requiring all students to…
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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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Family-school partnerships in a context of urgent engagement: Rethinking models, measurement, and meaningfulness This commentary highlights key themes across the five chapters of this volume,…
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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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Engineering Encounters: Engineering a Model of the Earth as a Water Filter This column describes creating a classroom culture for engineering. Noting the importance of infiltration in the…
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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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#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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The Role of Simulation-Enabled Design Learning Experiences on Middle School Students’ Self-generated Inherence Heuristics In science and engineering education, the use of heuristics has been…
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Exploring Students’ Experimentation Strategies in Engineering Design Using an Educational CAD Tool Experimentation is one of the important strategies used in engineering design to understand…
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Characterizing the Interplay of Cognitive and Metacognitive Knowledge in Computational Modeling and Simulation Practices Modeling and simulation practices have become commonplace in modern…
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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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The Impact of Engineering Curriculum Design Principles on Elementary Students’ Engineering and Science Learning The Framework for K‐12 Science Education and the Next Generation Science…
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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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Productive Thinking and Science Learning in Design Teams Recent reforms in science education have supported the inclusion of engineering in K-12 curricula. To this end, many science classrooms…
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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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Investigating Classroom-related Factors that Influence Student Perceptions of LEGO Robots as Educational Tools in Middle Schools This paper investigates classroom-related factors such as…
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Middle School Teacher Professional Development in Creating a NGSS-plus-5E Robotics Curriculum The persistent lack of diversity in STEM fields remains a serious challenge for U.S. global…
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Designing NGSS-Aligned Lesson Plans During a Teacher Professional Development Program Rapid technological advances are dominating the evolution of world’s economy and increasingly influencing…
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Analyzing Successful Teaching Practices in Middle School Science and Math Classrooms when using Robotics A robotics-based curriculum offers numerous opportunities to enrich science, technology…
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Use of a Design Canvas in a Robotics Workshop and Analysis of its Efficacy Advances in science and technology are shaping every aspect of our lives including education, work, healthcare,…
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Designing Robotics-based Science Lessons Aligned with the Three Dimensions of NGSS-plus-5E Model: A Content Analysis Currently, 19 states have adopted the Next Generation Science Standards (…
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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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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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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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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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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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Teaching STEM with Robotics: Common Core State Standards-Aligned Lessons 22 Common Core State Standards-aligned middle school lessons for teaching STEM with robotics…
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Teaching STEM with Robotics: 10 NGSS-Plus-5E Lessons 10 NGSS-Plus-5E middle school lessons for teaching STEM with robotics. http://engineering.nyu.edu/mechatronics…
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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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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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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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“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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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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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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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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Developing Transmedia Engineering Curricula Using Cognitive Tools to Impact Learning and the Development of STEM Identity This paper examines the use of Imaginative Education (IE) to create an…
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Collaboratively Engineering for Justice in Sixth Grade STEM In this article, it is argued that processes of co-production can support teachers and students in organizing resources for justice…
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Exploring Experienced Designers' Strategies in a CAD Learning Environment Computer-aided design (CAD) simulation environments offer opportunities for students to evaluate, redesign, and…
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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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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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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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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…