ITEST Webinar: Q&A Webinar: Strategies for ITEST Proposal Development
Presenters: Daryl Williams, NSF; Ruth Kermish-Allen, CREST; Kevin Clark, Game Design Through Mentoring and Collaboration; Patrik Lundh, Studio STEM; Jacob Martinez, TEC
Summary: On September 25, 2012, the Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) National STEM Learning Resource Center, National Science Foundation staff, and ITEST Principal Investigators responded to participants on this Q&A session on developing an ITEST proposal. This session was intended for those who submitted a letter of intent by the due date of September 20 and wanted to ask questions and gain insights on how to most effectively develop a full proposal.
Before registering participants were asked to review the following materials:
As indicated in the solicitation, NSF is especially interested in projects that focus on students from groups traditionally underrepresented in STEM and ICT-intensive careers (including but not limited to those residing in rural and economically disadvantaged communities), elementary student audiences, and innovative ways to connect mathematical reasoning with STEM and ICT career readiness.
In these archived webinars, current and former ITEST Principal Investigators share research and strategies for engaging participants from traditionally underrepresented groups and their families in STEM education programs:
- Research and Strategies for Engaging African American and Latino Families in Informal STEM Education
- Diversifying the STEM Workforce: The ITEST Program
- Scale-Up of ITEST Projects: Models, Challenges & Strategies
- Cultural Relevance in Science Teaching
- Instrument Database
- ITEST Data Brief Volume 1, Issue 2: Published Instruments Used by ITEST Projects to Measure Impact
- ITEST Data Brief Volume 1, Issue 3: ITEST Participants: Reaching Underserved and Underrepresented Groups
- Ninth Annual NSF ITEST Summit
About the ITEST Program
ITEST supports the research and development of innovative models for engaging K-12 students in authentic experiences that build their capacity to participate in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and information and communications technology (ICT) workforce of the future. ITEST projects must include students and may include teachers. View a brief video about the program.