Educational researchers Justin Reich and Mimi Ito recently released a report, From Good Intentions to Real Outcomes: Equity by Design in Learning Technologies, which synthesizes research on why educational technology efforts so often fail to achieve equitable outcomes, and offers some guiding principles to address these pitfalls. The report addresses three important ed tech myths above and connects them to research findings from diverse fields and disciplines.
How are NSF programs laying a foundation for success in work at the Human-Technology Frontier?
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What Career Competencies should K-12 students develop to prepare for success in work at the Human-Technology Frontier?
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How does work contribute to our social and psychological well-being and the stability of our nation?
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What does work look like at the Human-Technology Frontier? What will workers need to know and be able to do to succeed there?
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NSF's Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (PAPPG) details NSF’s proposal preparation and submission guidelines, and provides guidance on managing and monitoring the award and administration of grants and cooperative agreements made by the Foundation. The webinar will provide an overview of significant changes and clarifications to the PAPPG that will take effect on January 29, 2018.
Brian Drayton from TERC and Billy Spitzer from the New England Aquarium will discuss two complementary strategies for engaging the public in climate change outside of the classroom. Brian will talk about a citizen science effort, and Billy will talk about an initiative to educate the public at informal science centers. Following a brief exposition of each strategy, they will discuss the similarities and differences between these approaches.