Formal Education

Real World Externships for Teachers of Mathematics and Science

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Expired
The Real World Externships project provides professional development for 150 mathematics and science teachers in grades 7-12 in Iowa.
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Society's Grand Challenges in Engineering as a Context for Middle School Instruction in STEM

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Expired
With the goal of broadening interest in engineering careers to a more diverse population, 12 science and math teachers at five Wisconsin middle schools (up to 500 student participants) will implement three instructional modules that meet curricular
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STEM Digital Images in Geoscience Investigations: Teaching Analysis with Light (STEM DIGITAL)

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Expired
STEM DIGITAL will enable 90 high school and middle school STEM teachers and their students to conduct environmental research aided by the analysis of images from digital cameras, scanners, and the Internet.
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Promoting STEM Career Interest in the Classroom: An Exploratory Study Linking Teacher Professional Development with Changes in Teaching Practices

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Expired
This ITEST research study examined over 50 ITEST teacher professional development projects to better understand their role in teacher implementation of STEM workplace technologies.
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Bio-ITEST: New Frontiers in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

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Expired
One hundred and twenty five high school teachers and their 3,750 students (with 90 scientists and 15 career counselors) from the Pacific Northwest use bioinformatics resources to learn about bioinformatics careers, explore biology, and conduct research.
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GLOBE California Academy Program (CAP) - Collaborative Research

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Expired
The GLOBE California Academy Program aims to strengthen student preparation for STEM-related careers by engaging students in scientific inquiry through the GLOBE program and career exploration/preparation through direct connection with scientists.
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Effects of STEM/ICT Aspirants' High School Experiences on STEM and ICT Course-Taking

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Expired
A three-year, longitudinal, multi-method research study investigating high school STEM and ICT course-taking for students who identified an interest in STEM or ICT careers as part of their eighth-grade career planning activities.
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GreenTECH 2011

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Expired
This project will reach over 600 students and 30 teachers in grades 10 and 11, focusing on green technology and careers using hands-on study of the school and surrounding community.
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Co-Robots for STEM Education in the 21st Century

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Expired
The project uses Mobot (an intelligent modular robotics platform designed for K-12 education) to prepare teachers to engage students with relevant pedagogy that illustrates abstract math concepts with concrete applications using computing and robotics.
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Eyes in the Sky: Applied Information Technology Project

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Expired
In Phoenix, Arizona, 48 Science and Math teachers are learning to use geospatial IT, computer mapping programs, aerial and satellite images, and image analysis software with their students in community-based research projects.
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