Engineering - design

Discipline Group: 

Engineering

Project BUILD (Building Using an Interactive Learning Design)

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Active
350 youth (grades 2-5), 100 caregivers, 16+ librarians, and 16+ engineers participate in a library education program centered on engaging youth with age-appropriate, technology-rich STEM learning experiences fundamental to the engineering process.
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Upcoming ITEST Symposia in 2017

Each year, STELAR collaborates with NSF ITEST project teams to submit session proposals to education and research conferences around the country.  These sessions broaden awareness about the program and share the program's findings with others in the STEM education and research communities.  We are thrilled to announce these two ITEST symposia sessions that have been accepted for presentation during Spring 2017.  Look for us at these ITEST sessions, and connect with us on social media (@STELAR_CTR) to let us know where you will be

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The Fish Weir: A Culturally Relevant STEM Activity

Curriculum and instructional strategies that are personally meaningful are key to engaging students from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
A “one size fits all” approach to curriculum development does not always translate to accessible education for many students, particularly in science,

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2017 NSF STEM for All Video Showcase: Research & Design for Impact

We invite you to present at the third interactive, online video showcase event, which will take place on May 15th - 22nd 2017

2017 NSF STEM for All Video Showcase: Research & Design for Impact. Share your cutting edge work by creating a 3-minute video and then discussing it with your colleagues, stakeholders and the public during a week-long interactive event.

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ASTE 2017 International Meeting

The Association for Science Teacher Education (ASTE) will be holding their 2017 International Meeting from January 12-14, 2017 in Des Moines, IA.

For information about registering please visit the following link: http://theaste.org/join-aste/

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US Department of Education Impressed by Laboratory School Engineering Curriculum Developed with NSF Support

On Monday, September 12, U.S. Secretary of Education John King visited to the Laboratory School for Advanced Manufacturing in Charlotteville, VA as the first stop on the Opportunity Across America 2016 Bus Tour. Located within the Buford Middle School, the Lab School was developed with NSF support, and serves as a site for internships by preservice teachers from the University of Virginia Curry School of Education

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Promoting Robotic Design and Entrepreneurship Experiences among Students and Teachers

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Active
2-teacher, 4-student teams from 24 high schools learn robotics and entrepreneurship in 4-week summer institutes, following which they engage 1,200 students in semester-long courses and semester-long capstone projects for NYU's Inno/Vention contest.
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Connected STEM - Promoting STEM Education through Connected Devices and Building Automation

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Active
Teachers will develop curriculum around the internet of things as applied to building automation.
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Designing Tactile Picture Books: Critical Making in Libraries to Broaden Participation in STEM Education and Careers

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Active
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Researching A School District's Integration Of The Maker Movement Into Its Middle And High School

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Active
Students and educators in the middle and high schools of a semi-rural school district are engaged in the extensive integration of Making and the Maker Movement their formal education setting.
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