Engineering - general

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Engineering

Expanding Opportunities for Innovative and Technology Rich STEM Experiences through Florida's High School Career Academies

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Expired
Approximately 520,000 Florida high school student records from the Florida Department of Education administrative data and qualitative data from a subsample will be analyzed to determine the course-taking patterns, and career or college enrollment
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ITEST Conference Event: Defining an Afterschool Research Agenda

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Expired
EDC convened a 3-day meeting comprised of NSF-funded ITEST grantees, researchers in STEM workforce development and informal learning, STEM industry leaders, and philanthropic organizations.
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Global Challenge Award ITEST Program

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Expired
One thousand high school students from around the world – with a focus on females and minorities - work in teams to create an innovative solution to address global climate change and to present their solution and its global business potential.
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Engineering in K-12 Education: Understanding the Status and Improving the Prospects

On Tuesday, September 8, 2009, The National Academy of Engineering and the National Research Council released a new report calling for improvements and expansion of K-12 Engineering Education. The report indicates that K-12 engineering education has the potential to improve student learning and achievement in science and mathematics, increase awareness about what engineers do and of engineering as a potential career, and boost students' technological literacy.

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Recruitment and Retention of Women Graduate Students in Computer Science and Engineering

The report, written by Janice Cuny (U. of Oregon) and William Aspray (CRA), is the result of a workshop that was held in June, 2000. Workshop participants included long-time members of the CSE academic and research communities, social scientists engaged in relevant research, and directors of successful retention efforts. The report's goal is to provide departments with practical advice on recruitment and retention in the form of a set of specific recommendations.

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EDC to continue leadership of ITEST Resource Center in “STELAR”

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected EDC to continue its role as the resource center for the ITEST (Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers) program.

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PBS LearningMedia

PBS LearningMedia hosts a collection of of classroom-ready, curriculum-targeted digital resources. Resources are aligned to Common Core and national standards and include videos and interactives as well as audio files, documents, and in-depth lesson plans. You can browse by standards, grade level, subject area, and special collections. You can also favorite and share resources with your class and colleagues through folders and social media.

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ITEST Engineering Model: Building a Better Future for STEM Learning

The report includes examples drawn from projects in the national ITEST program which seeks to ensure the breadth and depth of the U.S. STEM workforce.

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