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REL Northeast & Islands Webinar: Evaluating Professional Learning: Introduction to a Tool for Schools and Districts

This workshop will introduce state, district, and school leaders to a new tool to assist in evaluating their professional learning initiatives. The workshop will present Evaluating Professional Learning: A Tool for Schools and Districts and provide suggestions for getting started. A practitioner from Connecticut will also share about lessons learned using the tool. Following the workshop, office hours will be available for participants who need additional support in getting started.

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What Gets Measured Gets Done: Exploring ATE Evaluators’ and Principal Investigators’ Attention to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Increasingly, evaluators and principal investigators (PIs) are anchoring their work in equity-focused, culturally responsive, and social justice ideals. But we in the evaluation field have not yet established an empirical understanding of how evaluators and PIs define and measure diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). In this webinar, we will report an examination of how evaluators and PIs funded by NSF’s ATE program define and measure DEI within their projects.

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NSF Webinar for Dear Colleague Letter (NSF 21-033): Advancing Quantum Education and Workforce Development Webinar Series

The National Science Foundation published NSF 21-033, “Advancing Quantum Education and Workforce Development” in December 2020. This Dear Colleague Letter (DCL) encourages submission of proposals for projects that will motivate and prepare students for quantum industries of the future. The National Science Foundation (NSF) is interested in preparation of students for quantum information science and engineering (QISE) at all levels and in all settings, both formal and informal.

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Advising for Future-Ready Careers

 

Advising for Future-Ready Careers is a monthly webinar series, hosted by NCWIT Counselors for Computing (C4C), providing information and resources to help counselors join the front line of the computing conversation. This webinar series is free and open to the public, ages 16 and up - geared toward School Counselors, Educators, graduate students, and those in school advising roles.

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Digital Promise: Educators, AI, and the Future of Learning Webinar Series

Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming more important in everyday life, in business, and now in education. As we prepare for a future with AI, Digital Promise is hosting a series of three webinars to actively engage educators in how new technologies will shape education.

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SEEK18 Cybersecurity Module Teacher Guide

Over the course of a week, your young engineers can take on the Cyber Security Challenge.

Engineers will work in teams of 4-5 to apply the Engineering Design Process (EDP) and the scientific concepts related to simple 4 machines, force, energy and motion. Below you will find your week -at-a-glance, a materials list, and some background information that will help you prepare for the challenge topic area. Also included is a copy of the challenge letter as well as the end of week challenge expectations.

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3D Fossils for K-12 Education: A Case Example Using the Giant Extinct Shark Carcharocles Megalodon

Fossils and the science of paleontology provide a charismatic gateway to integrate STEM teaching and learning. With the new Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), as well as the exponentially increasing use of three-dimensional (3-D) printing and scanning technology, it is a particularly opportune time to integrate a wider variety of fossils and paleontology into K–12 curricula.

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NSF ATE Webinar: Preparing Forms for your NSF ATE Proposal

Each year, the Mentor-Connect project team produces a cost-free webinar that highlights the process for filling out various forms that are required in the National Science Foundation (NSF) Advanced Technological Education (ATE) grant proposal process. In 2018, they will offer this technical assistance webinar again with a fresh spin. 

Participants will:

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NSF Nuts & Bolts Webinar hosted by CADRE

Do you have questions about managing or reporting on your NSF project? Join our colleagues at the Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education (CADRE), resource center for the DRK-12 program,  for an NSF Nuts & Bolts webinar on managing your NSF-funded project!

NSF Nuts & Bolts Webinar: October 25 | 2-3pm ET

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NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Growing Convergence Research at NSF

Growing Convergence Research at the National Science Foundation (NSF) is one of 10 Big Ideas for Future NSF Investments. NSF seeks to highlight the value of convergence as a process for catalyzing new research directions and advancing scientific discovery and innovation. This Dear Colleague Letter describes an initial set of opportunities to explore Convergence approaches within four of the research-focused NSF Big Ideas:
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