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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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Elementary content specialization: Models, affordances, and constraints This study investigates the models of elementary content specialization (ECS) in elementary mathematics and science and…
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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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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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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 math and science engagement scale: Development, validation, and psychometric properties There is an urgent need to develop appropriate instruments to measure student engagement in math and…
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Using qualitative methods to develop a survey measure of math and science engagement Student engagement in math and science is vital to students' academic achievement and long-term…
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Gender Gap in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM): Current Knowledge, Implications for Practice, Policy, and Future Directions Although the gender gap in math course-…
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Motivational pathways to STEM career choices: Using expectancy-value perspective to understand individual and gender differences in STEM fields The United States has made a significant effort…
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Staying Engaged: Knowledge and Research Needs in Student Engagement In this article, we review knowledge about student engagement and look ahead to the future of study in this area. We begin…
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Who Chooses STEM Careers? Using a Relative Cognitive Strength and Interest Model to Predict Careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Career aspirations in science,…
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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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Emerging Design Principles for Online and Blended Teacher Professional Development in K-12 STEM Education Between February and September 2017, awardees representing 11 projects participated…
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A Pleasure to Measure! Tasks for Teaching Measurement in the Elementary Grades Measurement is paired with data as a fundamental domain of K–grade 5 mathematics in the Common Core State…
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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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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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Beyond Classroom Academics: A School-Wide and Multi-Contextual Perspective on Student Engagement in School School engagement researchers have historically focused on academic engagement or…
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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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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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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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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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PhET Interactive Simulations Collection of 158 free interactive math and science simulations from University of Colorado Boulder. Engage students in math and science practices, and virtual…
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Data Nuggets Data Nuggets are free classroom activities, co-designed by scientists and teachers, designed to bring contemporary research and authentic data into the classroom. Data Nuggets…
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Family Science Activities Each short video provides ideas for family science activities for preschool-grade 3 students that reinforce NGSS 3D learning. https://www…
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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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Mathematical and Computational Methods for Planning a Sustainable Future (PS-Future) Instructional modules that bring sustainability topics into classrooms in a way that emphasizes the methods…
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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…