Informal Learning and Afterschool

National Science Foundation - Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) Program Solicitation

ITEST is a program that promotes PreK-12 student interests and capacities to participate in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and information and communications technology (ICT) workforce of the future. To achieve this objective, ITEST supports the development, implementation, and selective spread of innovative strategies for engaging students in experiences that: 

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Call for Presenters: 2020 STEM for all Video Showcase

The 2020 NSF STEM for All Video Showcase: Learning from Research and Practice, will be h

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The 2020 NSF STEM for All Video Showcase: Learning from Research and Practice

The 2020 NSF STEM for All Video Showcase: Learning from Research and Practice, will be held online May 5 - 12, 2020. This event is created and facilitated by TERC and is funded by the National Science Foundation (Award #1922641).

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Integrating Science Into Afterschool: A Three-Dimensional Approach To Engaging Underserved Populations In Science - Final Report

The initiative called Integrating Science Into Afterschool: A Three-Dimensional Approach to Engaging Underserved Populations in Science set out to promote science learning in three out-ofschool settings (afterschool programs, home, and community), to promote rich and varied science experiences to underserved Philadelphia communities, and to assess the value of this model for the broader field of out-of-school time and informal learning in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

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Integrating STEM Into Afterschool: Lessons Learned for Educators In and Out of School

In 2013 The Franklin Institute, a leading science museum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, received a grant from the National Science Foundation (#1138911) to reach under-resourced urban communities by strengthening the capacity of afterschool centers to offer STEM programming.

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NSF Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) Solicitation

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The Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) program seeks to advance new approaches to and evidence-based understanding of the design and development of STEM learning opportunities for the public in informal environments; provide multiple pathways for broadening access to and engagement in STEM learning experiences; advance innovative research on and assessment of STEM learning in informal environments; and engage the public of all ages in learning STEM in informal environments.

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Informational Webinar on NSF's DRK-12 Solicitation (17-584)

 

The Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education (CADRE), resource center for the National Science Foundation's Discovery Research preK-12 (DRK-12) program, has announced the 2019 Solicitation Webinar!

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Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) 2019 Solicitation

 ITEST is an applied research and development (R&D) program providing direct student learning opportunities in pre-kindergarten through high school (PreK-12). The learning opportunities are based on innovative use of technology to strengthen knowledge and interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and information and communication technology (ICT) careers.

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2019 STEM for All Video Showcase: Innovations in STEM Education

STELAR invites you to take part in a free, interactive, week-long video showcase event that will feature over 200 federally funded projects, including 24 from ITEST projects! Support your colleagues and learn about similar projects at work to support innovative STEM educational programming! 

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Using Robotics and Game Design to Promote Pathways to STEM

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