Teacher Professional Development and Pedagogy

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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STELAR Webinar: Digital Badging in ITEST Projects

On Tuesday, March 28, STELAR explored the use of digital badges in two ITEST projects.

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Upcoming ITEST Symposia in 2017

Each year, STELAR collaborates with NSF ITEST project teams to submit session proposals to education and research conferences around the country.  These sessions broaden awareness about the program and share the program's findings with others in the STEM education and research communities.  We are thrilled to announce these two ITEST symposia sessions that have been accepted for presentation during Spring 2017.  Look for us at these ITEST sessions, and connect with us on social media (@STELAR_CTR) to let us know where you will be

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2017 SACNAS National Diversity in STEM Conference

2017 SACNAS is a conference like no other. Equal parts science, culture, and community, 2017 SACNAS is the largest diversity in STEM conference in the country, with three days of cutting-edge science, training, mentoring, and cultural activities for scientists at all levels and disciplines. 

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STELAR Webinar: Digital Badging in ITEST Projects

On Tuesday, March 28, STELAR explored the use of digital badges in two ITEST projects.

Unlimited slots left.
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SciGirls Strategies Using Gender-Equitable Teaching Strategies and STEM Video Narratives to Engage Girls in Nontraditional STEM Fields

SciGirls Strategies: Using Gender-Equitable Teaching Strategies and STEM Video Narratives to Engage Girls in Nontraditional STEM Fields

POD Program Fuels Student Enthusiasm for STEM and GIS

Congratulations to ITEST PI Lori-Rubino Hare and her Power of Data colleagues on their article in Directions Magazine, the geospatial indust

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Education and The Barcode of Life (eBOL)

The Education and Barcode of Life (eBOL) Community Web Portal provides educators with the key tools needed to bridge biodiversity research and education, and place their students at the nexus of science, nature, and technology.

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Active Learning Approaches to Integrating Technology into Middle School Science Curriculum Based on 21st Century Skills

Chapter in X.Ge, D. Ifenthaler, & J.M. Spector (Eds.). Full Steam Ahead: Emerging Technologies for STEAM.

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