Cultural Relevance, Equity, and Diversity

STELAR Webinar: Smart and Connected Communities: An ITEST Perspective

In this STELAR webinar, NSF Senior Advisors provided information about funding opportunities through Supporting Research Advances in Smart and Connected Communities and two of the NSF-supported Next Generation STEM Learning for All Forum presenters expanded on their Forum presentations and considered how ITEST projects may be able to connect to the Smart and Connected Communities work.

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REL Webinar - Mathematical Thinking and Communication: Access for English Learner Students

This webinar will present current research findings that demonstrate the importance of language proficiency for math learning among English learner students.

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Next Generation STEM Learning for All: A Forum Supported by the National Science Foundation

On November 9th, 2015 Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC) and SRI International, with the support of the National Science Foundation (NSF), hosted a one-day Forum on “Next Generation STEM Learning for All” in Washington D.C.

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STELAR & CS10K Twitter Chat: Beyond Color Lines: Increasing the Number of Ethnic and Racial Minorities in CS

The CS10K Community and the STEM Learning and Research Center (STELAR) hosted a #cs10k #ce15 Broadening Participation in STEM Education Twitter chat on Monday, October 12 from 8-9pm ET. Our chat discussed how to go beyond the color lines and increase the number of ethnic and racial minorities in computer science.

Check out the storify below and feel free to join in on the conversation.

For more information  on future CS10K events, please contact Melissa Rasberry via email at mrasberry@air.org or on Twitter @MelRasberry.

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Dr. Kimberly A. Scott appointed to lead the National STEM Collaborative

STELAR would like to congratulate Dr. Kimberly A. Scott, Principal Investigator for the CompuGirls ITEST project, on her appointment by President Obama to lead the National STEM Collaborative.

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NSF ITEST Proposal Writing Workshop: Developing a Strong ITEST Proposal

STELAR hosted this one-day workshop on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, at Tuskegee University (Tuskegee, AL), which was designed for people who have not been previously funded through the National Science Foundation's ITEST (Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers) Program.

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2016 AERA Annual Meeting - Call for Submissions

About the Annual Meeting

The AERA Annual Meeting is the largest gathering of scholars in the field of education research. It is a showcase for ground-breaking, innovative studies in a diverse array of areas -- from early education through higher education, from digital learning to second language literacy. It is where to encounter ideas and data that will shape tomorrow's education practices and policies, and where to connect with leading thinkers from the U.S. and around the world. 

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2016 ITEEA - Call for Presenters and STEM Showcases

The International Technology and Engineering Educators Association (ITEEA) is the professional organization for technology, innovation, design, and engineering educators.  Our mission is to promote technological literacy for all by supporting the teaching of technology and engineering and promoting the professionalism of those engaged in these pursuits.  ITEEA strengthens the profession through leadership, professional development, membership services, publications, and classroom activities.

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The Saint Paul Foundation - Advancing Racial Equity Grant Opportunity

For 75 years, The Saint Paul Foundation has worked with people and organizations to keep Saint Paul strong and vital. Today, advancing racial equity is one of the most critical challenges and biggest opportunities facing Saint Paul and East Metro communities. The Saint Paul Foundation is committed to supporting efforts to end racism and racial disparities so that everyone in the East Metro has opportunities to thrive for the next 75 years.

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ITEST Projects Shine in the NSF 2015 Teaching & Learning Video Showcase

In May 2015, seventeen ITEST projects presented videos in the 2015 National Science Foundation Teaching and Learning Video Showcase. Organized by TERC, the showcase contained 112 videos produced by NSF-funded projects associated with one of these resource centers: ARC, CADRE, CAISE, CIRCL, CS10K, MSPNet, and STELAR.

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