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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Nation of Makers NOMCON 2020: Requests for Proposals - All Virtual, Deadline Extended

The Nation of Makers will hold NOMCON 2020, on June 5-7, 2020.

Conference Theme: Sustainability: Creating and Supporting an Ecosystem That Sustains Us All

 

In light of the significant public health concerns related to coronavirus, NOMCON has pivoted from an in-person conference to an all-virtual experience. To learn more about this shift and to view information on the revised deadline, visit https://www.nomcon.org/2020-faq/#covid19

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NSTA 2021 Chicago National Conference - Call for Proposals

The National Science Teaching Association (NSTA) is the largest organization in the world committed to promoting excellence and innovation in science teaching and learning for all. NSTA's current membership of 50,000 includes science teachers, science supervisors, administrators, scientists, business and industry representatives, and others involved in and committed to science education.

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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

SYNOPSIS

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) 2020 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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