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Comic book introduces kids to key concepts and careers in cybersecurity

Featured ITEST project: Cultivating Elementary Students' Interest in Cryptography and Cybersecurity Education and Careers

 

This blog has been reposted with permission from The Conversation

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Developing K-12 STEM Career Pathways for the Future of Work

This is a reposting of a blog originally published on STEM for All Multiplex website. Posted by Sarah MacGillivray and Joyce Malyn-Smith

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10 Ways to Prepare Today’s Students for Tomorrow’s Workforce

This is a reposting of a blog originally published on Education Development Center, Inc.'s website. Dr. Malyn-Smith serves as a senior advisor to the STEM Learning and Resource (STELAR) Center. 

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Developing a Competitive ITEST Proposal: Tips from the STELAR Center 2021

Project Spotlight: Teaching for Equity in Appalachia in Mathematics and Science

NSF's ITEST and Noyce programs both focus on improving STEM education by exposing, immersing, and engaging students and educators in varied educational settings. This month we explore Appalachian State’s Teaching for Equity in Appalachia in Mathematics and Science (TEAMS) Noyce Project's work in STEM engagement, teacher preparation, and workforce development in rural settings.

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Project Spotlight: Morehouse College's iSTEM-Xe Program

Morehouse College iSTEM-Xe is an academic program designed for grades 6-8 that offers a rigorous, stimulating curriculum of project- and inquiry-based learning activities that explore principles related to STEM education and careers.

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ITEST Proposals Move to Research.gov

NSF has formally announced that FastLane will no longer accept any proposals to either the Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) or the Discovery Research pre-K—12 (DRK-12) Programs.

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STEM CareerBuilder Explores Strategic Government-University-Industry Partnerships Using Technology Enriched Interventions To Support High School Girls

By Kavita Mittapalli, Ph.D. MN Associates, Inc. (external evaluator) and Joselina Cheng, Ph.D. University of Central Oklahoma, (principal investigator) Computer Forensics Program

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MAGNET’s ECEC Project Demonstrates How to Connect Students to STEM Education and Careers and Transform STEM Education-to-Workforce Ecosystem

By: Nina de las Alas and Kavita Mittapalli, MN Associates, Inc.
Ethan Karp, Matthew Fieldman, and Autumn Russell, MAGNET

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The Road Ahead: STELAR’s New Resources

2020 was challenging in every avenue of life.  Here at STELAR, we have been creating products and tools to help our ITEST community and beyond make this coming year more positive by offering several new releases that we hope will provide support and offer inspiration for the important work that you are doing! 

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