Formal Education

Opportunities to Learn: Creative Science Through Inquiry, a Middle Grades Teaming Framework

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Expired
Seventy-two teachers and 1,800 students in rural Mississippi will participate in a team-based inquiry approach to engage students to better them for a technologically advanced workforce.
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Making it Stick! Mobile Apps to Pedagogically Support Retrieval Practices

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Expired
More than 200 urban and suburban secondary school teachers will be trained to develop mobile apps for their STEM classrooms using effective retrieval memory strategies and computational thinking practices. Research will be conducted to explore its impact
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Connected STEM - Promoting STEM Education through Connected Devices and Building Automation

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Expired
Teachers will develop curriculum around the internet of things as applied to building automation.
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Collaborative Digital Bioscience Career Awareness Curriculum and Teacher Professional Development

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Expired
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Chief Science Officers: A Strategy for Student Awareness and Industry Engagement

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Expired
The Chief Science Officers (CSO) program empowers youth in STEM by providing access and workforce skills training to prepare them for the future.
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Kids as Urban Scientists: Mapping the Biodiversity of the Philadelphia Promise Zone

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Expired
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Researching A School District's Integration Of The Maker Movement Into Its Middle And High School

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Expired
Students and educators in the middle and high schools of a semi-rural school district are engaged in the extensive integration of Making and the Maker Movement their formal education setting.
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Skills21STEMStarter: An Incubator and Launch Pad to STEM Entrepreneurship and Careers

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Expired
More than 1,100 predominantly underrepresented urban, rural and suburban students grades 9-12 engage in a high school Capstone course focussing on the development, iteration, and launching of challenge project work.
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The IT College and CAREERS Readiness Project: Career Academy Research on Educational Experiences and Related Successes

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Active
One thousand National Academy Foundation (NAF) Information Technology (IT) students participate in California, Florida, and Oklahoma urban career academies.
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Enhancing Minority Middle School Student Knowledge, Literacy, and Motivation in STEM Using Contextualized Agricultural Life Science Learning Experiences

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Expired
This strategies project will provide over 250 underrepresented minority (URM) elementary/middle school students (grades 4-6) attending an inner city public school with contextualized agricultural life science learning experiences.
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