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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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Coding Science Internships: Authentic Learning Experiences to Support Students' Science and Programming Practices and Broaden Participation in Computer Science

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Connecting STEM to Music and the Physics of Sound Waves

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Two thousands youth grades 7-10 learn science through making electronic music and musical instruments. Programs developed in-school and in after school settings. Professional development and online resources for teachers.
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Project BUILD (Building Using an Interactive Learning Design)

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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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Project-Based Learning Opportunities and Exploration of Mentorship for Students with Visual Impairments in STEM

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Preparing High Achieving Urban Students for STEM Careers: Engineers of the Future Program

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Over 700 rising 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students in Baltimore City Schools will participate in a 6-week summer learning program that informs students about STEM careers while preparing them to take a virtual Algebra I course during the school year.
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Designing the Impact Studio -- Dynamic Visualizations in the Write4Change Networked Community

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More than 100 adolescent youth in three countries engage in an educational social networking program to learn to use and visualize data to become more impactful digital citizens and writers.
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Closing Gaps: Connecting Assessment and Culture to Increase Achievement

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Indigenous education experts and teachers from the Na Lei Na'auao Native Hawaiian Charter School Alliance will foster learning through the effective, complementary use of two innovative learning technologies to support STEM learning across settings.
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