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NSF Proposal Toolkit Learn more about NSF’s funding opportunities in education and explore resources to help you in the proposal preparation, submission, and review process.   PART 1: FUNDING…
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CS-STEM Network The CS-STEM Network offers research-based curricula created by Carnegie Mellon Robotics Academy that focus on teaching big ideas with robotics. Over 20 curriculum options…
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Research Toolkit In Development! Stay tuned for more resources...   CADRE and the EQR Hub have compiled education research tips, resources and tools on research design, theory & frameworks…
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Newcomer Emergent Bilingual Students’ Meaning-Making in Urban Biology Classrooms: A Communities of Practice Perspective This study investigated how newcomer emergent bilinguals made meaning in…
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Mathematical and Scientific Argumentation in PreK-12: A Cross-Disciplinary Synthesis of Recent DRK-12 Projects This review synthesizes insights from 23 NSF-funded projects, totaling $40…
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Modeling in Science Education: A Synthesis of Recent Discovery Research PreK-12 Projects This review synthesizes findings from 18 NSF-funded projects, totaling nearly $22 million, that studied…
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Teachers’ Pedagogical Content Knowledge in Mathematics and Science A Cross-Disciplinary Synthesis of Recent DRK-12 Projects This review synthesized insights from 27 NSF-funded projects,…
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Secondary Mathematics Teachers’ Use of Students’ Incorrect Answers in Supporting Collective Argumentation This study illustrates how two secondary mathematics teachers used students’ incorrect…
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The Development and Assessment of Counting-based Cardinal Number Concepts The give-n task is widely used in developmental psychology to indicate young children’s knowledge or use of the…
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Standards-Aligned Instructional Supports to Promote Computer Science Teachers' Pedagogical Content Knowledge The rapid expansion of K-12 CS education has made it critical to support CS…
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Rethinking Online Science Learning: Creating Virtual Research Experiences using Digitized Museum Specimens Butcher, K. R., Larson, M., Lane, M., & Power, M. (2022). Rethinking Online…
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Elementary Preservice Teachers’ Perceptions of Assessment Tasks that Measure Content Knowledge for Teaching about Matter Developing knowledge about science instruction is critical for…
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No Science Fair? No Problem. Engaging Students in Science Communication through Peer Review and Publication in a Remote World Since March 2020, in-person science competitions have been…
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Beyond Assessing Knowledge about Models and Modeling: Moving toward Expansive, Meaningful, and Equitable Modeling Practice Schwarz, C., Ki, L., Salgado, M., & Manz, E. (2022). Beyond…
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Fourth-Grade Students' Sensemaking during Multi-step Problem Solving The purpose of this study was to investigate fourth-grade students’ sensemaking of a word problem. Sensemaking occurs…
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Curriculum Materials Designed for the Next Generation Science Standards Show Promise This report describes initial findings from a study of middle school science curriculum materials that were…
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Twin Skin of Raza Learners: Race, Language, and Mathematics Through a composite counter-story from the perspective of fifth-grade Raza learners, the authors show how race and language play a…
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ReLaTe-SA: An Effort to Understand Teachers’ Reasoning Language in Algebra The purpose of the Reasoning Language for Teaching Secondary Algebra (ReLaTe-SA) project is to understand teachers'…
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Using 360-degree Video to Explore Teachers' Professional Noticing Professional noticing is an essential skill for teachers that is enacted by teachers via their embodied senses (sight,…
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Representations of Practice Used in Mathematics Methods Courses This preliminary study explored how many representations of standard videos, animations/comics, and 360 videos are being used in…
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Investigating Data Like a Data Scientist: Key Practices and Processes With a call for schools to infuse data across the curriculum, many are creating curricula and examining students’ thinking…
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Digging into Data: Illustrating a Data Investigation Process Lee, H.S., Mojica, G. M., & Thrasher, E. (2022). Digging into data: Illustrating an investigative process. Statistics Teacher…
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It's Challenging but Doable: Lessons Learned from a Remote Collaborative Coding Camp for Elementary Students The COVID-19 pandemic shifted many U.S. schools from in-person to remote…
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“I Remember How to Do It”: Exploring Upper Elementary Students’ Collaborative Regulation While Pair Programming Using Epistemic Network Analysis Background and Context Students’ self-efficacy…
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A Web-based Tool for Participatory Science Learning in the Context of Human Psychology Research We describe an online citizen science platform for human brain and behavior research that uses a…
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Models for Developing Explanations of Earth's Dynamic Plate System Pallant, A., Lord, T., Pryputniewicz, S., & McDonald, S. (2022). Models for developing explanations of earth's…
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Revised Hurricane Module Now Available Climate change, and the rise of the natural hazards that climate change brings, has been at the top of news feeds every week over the past year. Extreme…
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Using Machine Learning to Predict Engineering Technology Students’ Success with Computer-Aided Design Computer-aided design (CAD) programs are essential to engineering as they allow for better…
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Training a New Generation of Problem Solvers: How Can Education Programs Develop the Problem-Solving Skills of Today's Schoolchildren and Tomorrow's STEM Workforce? Songer, N.B. (…
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Person Early College Sees Success with the Project-Based Inquiry (PBI) Global Program Globally relevant, action-oriented learning, like Project-Based Inquiry (PBI) Global, is a powerful tool…
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"I Happen to Be One of 47.8%": Social-Emotional and Data Reasoning in Middle School Students' Comics about Friendship Effective data literacy instruction requires that learners…
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Dancing with Data: Embodying the Numerical and Humanistic Sides of Data Data literacy is important for supporting individuals to incorporate information from research studies into their own…
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Exploring Adaptations of the VisChem Approach: Advancements and Anchors toward Particle-Level Explanations The Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) have been imperative for informing many…
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Pedagogical Chemistry Sensemaking: A Novel Conceptual Framework to Facilitate Pedagogical Sensemaking in Model-based Lesson Planning Researchers have typically identified and characterized…
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Theoretical Diversity and Inclusivity in Science and Environmental Education Research: A Way Forward As distinct communities of practice (COP), science education research (SER) and…
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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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Exploring the Viral Spread of Disease and Disinformation The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance of mathematical models in predicting the spread of the coronavirus (…
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Science Education and the Learning Sciences: A Coevolutionary Connection In this chapter, we argue that the learning sciences and science education have coevolved, a co-evolution that began…
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Adapting Existing Curriculum for Equitable Learning Experiences Despite the increased availability of curricular resources intended to support teachers to engage in equitable instruction as…
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Beginning School-University Partnerships for Transformative Social Change in Science Education: Narratives From The Field These narratives explore what it might entail to begin school–…
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DRK-12 Publications, Presentations, and Websites View sortable Excel lists of your colleagues' upcoming presentations, recent publications and products, as well as project-related websites. …
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Conferences for STEM Educators, Policymakers, and Researchers This file contains a listing of STEM education-related conferences that may be of interest to DRK-12 grantees, such as for the…
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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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Dissemination Toolkit: Accessible Products & Communications Background Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 was amended in 1988 to require federal agencies to make their…
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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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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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Using Authentic Video Clips of Classroom Instruction to Capture Teachers’ Moment-to-Moment Perceiving as Knowledge-Filtered Noticing In this article, we report on the development of a novel,…
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Students and Teachers Mobilizing Mathematical Concepts through Reciprocal Noticing This article elaborates a theoretical, methodological, and analytical approach intended to highlight the…
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Machine Learning-Enabled Automated Feedback: Supporting Students’ Revision of Scientific Arguments Based on Data Drawn from Simulation A design study was conducted to test a machine learning (…
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Data Investigations to Further Social Justice Inside and Outside of STEM This article focuses on discussion and preliminary findings from classroom testing of the prototype learning module:…