Informal Education

Data Modeling with Young Learners and Their Families

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Expired
Fifty children ages 5-8 and their adult caregivers, from underrepresented New York City populations, participate in a 6-week workshop series offering playful, hands-on, collaborative exploration of foundational concepts of modeling and analyzing data.
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Conference on Literacies in Engineering for Access and Participation

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Expired
50 scholars and practitioners in engineering and literacy will meet for a two day conference to explore intersections between equity, engineering, and literacy and suggest a related research and practice agenda for the country.
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A Consortium Approach to CS for All

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Expired
The CSforAll Consortium brings together CS education content providers, funders, researchers, and schools to share resources and models of successful CS education implementation.
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Closing Gaps: Connecting Assessment and Culture to Increase Achievement

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Expired
Indigenous education experts and teachers from the Na Lei Na'auao Native Hawaiian Charter School Alliance will foster learning through the effective, complementary use of two innovative learning technologies to support STEM learning across settings.
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COMmunities Educating Tomorrow's Scientists (COMETS)

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Expired
COMETS targets 200 low-income, underrepresented and minority students at five community centers in Charleston, WV, for inclusion in a NASA-centered informal science education program.
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Understanding the Role of Gender in Engaging the Interest of Girls in Computer Science

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Active
More than 400 middle school participants from low income and rural backgrounds will develop skills in programming using App Inventor and learn about CS careers. 54 high school age students will act as mentors as they learn and teach computing skills.
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Strengthening the STEM Pipeline for Elementary School African Americans, Hispanics, and Girls by Scaling Up Summer Engineering Experiences

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Expired
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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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Investigating Digital Badges as Alternative Credentials to Broaden STEM Participation Among Underrepresented Youth

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Expired
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Inspiring Commitment for STEM Career Paths through Extended Women's Hackathons

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Active
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