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Design and Pitch Challenges in STEM: Merging Entrepreneurship and Mathematics Learning

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Collaborative Research: Minoritized Youth Computer Science Learning, Belonging and Career Interest: Coding and Creating with Beats

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New Possibilities for Broadening the Impacts of Middle School Engineering through a Partnership between Teachers and Underrepresented Minority Engineering College Students

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Watershed Awareness using Technology and Environmental Research for Sustainability (WATERS)

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Digital technology integration and engineering contexts to support elementary students' systems thinking

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90 elementary teachers in rural, undeserved areas of Virginia are engaged in a 2-year cycle of professional development and classroom instruction to support engineering, digital technology, and systems thinking among their students.
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Caminos a la Ciencia/Pathways to Science: A Program Designed to Recruit, Retain, and Develop Latinas in STEM Disciplines

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Activating Student Potential through Innovation and Real-World Experience

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One thousand rural, suburban and urban students, grades 4-5 in MD, VA and DC, will participate in STEM simulation adventures, engineering challenges and writing exercises that include 21st century skill and delivered into classrooms via the cloud.
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Beyond Rubrics: Moving Towards Embedded Assessment in Maker Education

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MIT will partner with Maker Ed, a national nonprofit, to develop and evaluate practices of embedded assessment in maker-centered learning. The 2-year project will support design-based research in middle school science and engineering classrooms.
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Community-Engaged Engineering Interventions with Appalachian Youth

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In three rural Virginia counties, cohorts of 300 students per year, grades 6-8, are engaged with local engineers to do regular hands-on engineering activities integrated into the regular science curriculum to address teacher-identified state standards.
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