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Resource | Early Childhood Educators’ Self-Efficacy in Science, Math, and Literacy Instruction and Science Practice in the Classroom
Quality early science education is important for addressing the low science achievement, compared to international peers, of elementary students in the United States. Teachers’ beliefs about their skills in a content area, that is, their content self-efficacy is important because it has implications for teaching practice and child outcomes. However, little is known about how teachers’ self-...
Posted: Tuesday, November 21
Announcement | CADRE Spotlight Featured in NSTA Reports "Freebies"
CADRE's Spotlight on Argumentation, Critique & Other Discursive STEM Practices was featured in the "Freebies" section of the November issue of NSTA Reports.
Posted: Tuesday, November 21
Event | Two Strategies for Climate Change Education
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...
Posted: Monday, November 13
Event | 2018 STEM for All Video Showcase
The 2018 NSF STEM for All Video Showcase: Transforming the Educational Landscape, will be held online May 14 - 21, 2018. This event is facilitated by TERC, in collaboration with six NSF-funded resource centers: MSPnet, CADRE, CIRCL, CAISE, STELAR, and CS for All Teachers. It is funded by the National Science Foundation (Award #1642187). This year's themes are: Transforming the Educational...
Posted: Thursday, November 02
Announcement | Save the Dates! 2018 STEM for All Video Showcase
STEM for All Video Showcase: Transforming the Educational Landscape If you are engaged in a federally-funded project to improve Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) and computer science education, we invite you to submit a video to the showcase and discuss it with researchers, practitioners, policy makers and the general public during an interactive week long event. We invite...
Posted: Thursday, November 02
Announcement | CADRE's October Newsletter is out!
CADRE's October newsletter features STEM education research resources, events, news and opportunities: 2017-18 CADRE Fellows Managing Your DRK-12 Award We're on LinkedIn Analyzing & Interpreting Data Across STEM Disciplines 2018 DRK-12 PI Meeting Planning DRK-12 Modeling Sessions at NSTA Newsbites from DRK-12 & NSF Upcoming Opportunities In Case You Missed It
Posted: Thursday, October 26
Newsletter | October 2017 Newsletter
Dear Colleagues,   Please join us in welcoming the 2017-18 CADRE Fellows! Their bios are accessible below. Over the next year, we may invite you to share your experiences with them!   In every CADRE newsletter, we include "newsbites" related to awardees, DRK-12 projects, and our "sister" NSF resource networks. In addition to taking advantage of CADRE's resources, we encourage you to visit the...
Posted: Thursday, October 26
Event | Nominations due for NARST Early Career Research Award
The NARST Early Career Research Award acknowledges contributions to science education through research by individuals during the seven years immediately following receipt of the doctoral degree. To qualify for the award this year, the nominee must have received the doctoral degree on or after January 1, 2010. All NARST members are encouraged to consider nominating an eligible and deserving early...
Posted: Wednesday, October 25
Announcement | 2017 NSF Nuts & Bolts New Grantee Webinar Recording and Slides
The slides and a recording of the NSF Nuts & Bolts New Grantee webinar led by NSF Program Director Rob Ochsendorf are now available. Learn more about reporting (annual, final, and project outcome reports), advisory boards, IRBs, and more! For additional resources, such as Tips for Preparting NSF Project Reports, visit NSF Project Management Tools.
Posted: Wednesday, October 25
Resource | 2017 NSF Nuts & Bolts New Grantee Webinar Resources
In this October 25th webinar, NSF Program Director Rob Ochsendorf introduced DR K-12 grantees to the ins and outs of project management, sharing information on evaluation and reporting, advisory boards, Institutional Review Boards (IRBs), NSF Highlights, and more. Attendees were able to ask questions at the end. Recording:Click here to view For additional resources, such as Tips for Preparting...
Posted: Wednesday, October 25
Resource | Tips for Preparing NSF Project Reports
In this brief, CADRE has compiled tips on preparing and submitting NSF project reports—annual, interim, final, and product outcome reports.
Posted: Tuesday, October 24
Resource | NSF Project Management Tools
Find resources to help manage your NSF project. General 2016 Nuts & Bolts Webinar Slides and Recording Just posted!  2017 Nuts & Bolts New Grantee Webinar Slides and Recording Awardee Guide to using CADREK12.org Advisory Boards Working with Grad Students and Advisors Annual, Interim, Final and Project Outcome Reporting New Resource!  Tips for Preparing NSF Reports NSF Tips and Guidelines...
Posted: Tuesday, October 24
Event | The Impact of Engineering Design on Elementary Teacher and Student Learning
Presented by: Brenda Capobianco, Science Learning through Engineering Design (SLED) MSP and Tamara Moore, EngrTEAMS: Engineering to Transform the Education of Analysis, Measurement, and Science in a Team-Based Targeted Mathematics-Science PartnershipRSVP: http://hub.mspnet.org/index.cfm/webinars/webinar_info?id=559 Webinar Description: The Next Generation of Science Standards (NGSS Lead States,...
Posted: Tuesday, October 24
Event | Webinar: Implicit Learning Assessments (Jodi Asbell-Clarke) and Pedagogical Agents (Chad Lane)
Register for the  October 24 from 12-1:30 pm PT / 3-4:30 pm ET CIRCL webinar featuring work by two cyberlearning researchers: Jodi Asbell-Clarke will present “We Know More Than We Can Tell: Differentiation through Implicit Learning Assessments”, and H. Chad Lane will present “Research on Pedagogical Agents: How Making Computers More Human-like Can Improve Learning.” This is the first webinar in...
Posted: Monday, October 23
Project Spotlight | Analyzing & Interpreting Data Across STEM Disciplines
In the age of Big Data, the ability to analyze and interpret data is becoming increasingly important. Explore a range of DRK-12 products—within and across STEM disciplines—that are designed to develop the knowledge, skills, and ways of thinking that students will need as data literate citizens and/or data-enabled professionals. CODAPGrade Levels: 6-14CODAP is a free, online, open source data...
Posted: Wednesday, October 18
Announcement | NSF Job Opportunity
NSF seeks DRL program officers with expertise in one or more of the following areas: advanced technologies for learning (cyberlearning), educational data mining, learning analytics, or computer science education including K-12. Learn more.
Posted: Monday, October 16
Event | Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=5474&org=EHR&sel_org=EH...
Posted: Friday, October 13
Event | Inclusion across the Nation of Communities of Learners of Underrepresented Discoverers in Engineering and Science (INCLUDES) Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more at https://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=505289&org=EHR&sel_org=...
Posted: Friday, October 13
Event | Webinar: NSF Cyberlearning Solicitation
An informational webinar on the NSF Cyberlearning solicitation, Cyberlearning for Work at the Human-Technology Frontier. REGISTER  Synopsis: The purpose of the Cyberlearning for Work at the Human-Technology Frontier program is to fund exploratory and synergistic research in learning technologies to prepare learners to excel in work at the human-technology frontier. This program responds to the...
Posted: Wednesday, October 11
Announcement | NSF Nuts & Bolts Webinar: October 25 | 2-3pm ET
NSF Program Officer Rob Ochsendorf will introduce DRK-12 awardees to the ins and outs of managing your NSF project. The discussion will include expectations around evaluation and reporting, advisory boards, Institutional Review Boards (IRB), NSF Highlights, and more. There will be time for attendees to ask questions. REGISTER
Posted: Wednesday, October 11
Event | Webinar: Professional Development for K-8 Mathematics Educators - Views on MKT & Mathematical Modeling
Register Professional development for inservice K-8 mathematics teachers is vital to support teachers’ growth in the field. This webinar will focus on two NSF projects — a STEM-C project emphasizing mathematical modeling and an MSP project supporting teachers in advancing their knowledge about the teaching and learning of middle school mathematics. The STEM-C project engaged K-6 teachers in...
Posted: Wednesday, October 11
Announcement | Announcing the 2017-18 CADRE Fellows!
Congratulations to the 2017-2018 Fellows! They are: Portia Botchway, Vanderbilt University (PI: Rich Lehrer) Shondricka Burrell, Temple University (PI: Doug Lombardi) Santiago Gasca, TERC (Co-PI: Judy Storeygard) Salvador Huitzilopochtli, University of California, Santa Cruz (PI: Trish Stoddart) Jenifer Hummer, University of Delaware (PI: Michelle Cirillo) Josie Melton, Western Washington...
Posted: Friday, October 06
Event | 2018 DR K-12 PI Meeting
Visit the 2018 DR K-12 PI Meeting event page for all event information!
Posted: Thursday, October 05
Webform | 2018 DR K-12 PI Meeting Planning
CADRE would like your input for 2018 DR K-12 PI Meeting planning. Help us get started by completing this 2-minute survey:
Posted: Thursday, October 05
Event | Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources (IUSE: EHR) Full Proposal Deadline
Learn more about the solicitation at https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2017/nsf17590/nsf17590.htm?WT.mc_id=USNSF_29&WT...
Posted: Monday, October 02
Announcement | New STEM+C Dear Colleague Letter
The latest NSF Dear Colleague Letter encourages investigators to submit proposals to study the integration of computing and/or computational thinking within disciplinary STEM learning and teaching in formal STEM education. There have been 6 EHR Dear Colleague Letters released this year: Dear Colleague Letter: Announcement of an Effort to Expand the NSF INCLUDES National Network Dear Colleague...
Posted: Friday, September 29
Event | Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness SREE Spring 2018 Conference; Washington, DC
To learn more, visit https://www.sree.org/conferences/2018s/
Posted: Monday, September 25
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Posted: Thursday, September 21
Newsletter | September 2017 Newsletter
Dear Colleagues,   CADRE is happy to welcome a new cohort of DRK-12 awardees. The new projects are already represented on the CADRE website. We invite you to explore!  CADRE is one of the new DRK-12 awards! We are enthusiastic to begin a new year of providing support to the DRK-12 program, and helping to make connections among awardees, their work, and those who might benefit from knowing more...
Posted: Thursday, September 21