STEM Career Opportunities and Workforce Development

The 2020 NSF STEM for All Video Showcase: Learning from Research and Practice

The 2020 NSF STEM for All Video Showcase: Learning from Research and Practice, will be held online May 5 - 12, 2020. This event is created and facilitated by TERC and is funded by the National Science Foundation (Award #1922641).

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NSF EHR Office Hours for ITEST Program Solicitation Applicants

The NSF Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR) is hosting an "office hours" call-in for those applying to the 2019 NSF ITEST Solicitation (https://www.nsf.gov/pubs/2019/nsf19583/nsf19583.htm). 

Join NSF Program Officers on Monday, August 12, 1:30-2:30 ET

Dial in details:
Toll-free: 877-485-2180
Passcode: 6893378

 

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STEM For All Video Showcase 2019: Featuring 31 ITEST Projects!

Congratulations to the 31 ITEST videos selected to present during the 2019 STEM for All Video Showcase: Innovations in STEM Education, held on May 13-20.  

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STEMStarter: A High School Capstone Course to Create STEM Career Pathways

High school capstone courses—culminating educational experiences for seniors as they conclude their formal high school education—have become increasingly popular across the nation, particularly in New England. The STEMStarter Capstone was designed to help Connecticut high schools meet new accreditation standards from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and graduation requirements that include a mastery-based learning project.

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COMPUGIRLS Stepping Stone to Future Computer-Based Technology Pathways

The COMPUGIRLS: Culturally relevant technology program for adolescent girls was developed to promote underrepresented girls' future possible selves and career pathways in computer-related technology fields. We hypothesized that the COMPUGIRLS would promote academic possible selves and self-regulation to achieve these possible selves. We compared the growth trajectories of academic possible selves and self-regulation between the program participants and a comparison group using latent growth modeling for two semesters.

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NSF EAGER Maker Summit: Charting the Future of Making in STEM Education

In December of 2018, nearly 60 NSF EAGER project PIs were invited to meet for two days and explore topics of interest to NSF and the Maker community. The event was designed to:

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Call for Proposals: Innovations Conference, League for Innovation in the Community College

The League for Innovation in the Community College is pleased to announce that the 2019 Innovations Conference will be held February 24-27, in New York City. All conference events will take place at the New York Marriott Marquis. This event is hosted by Borough of Manhattan Community College, Guttman Community College, and LaGuardia Community College.

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Call for Abstracts: Collaborative Network for Engineering and Computing Diversity (CoNECD) 2nd Annual Conference

2019 The Collaborative Network for Engineering and Computing Diversity (CoNECD)
Marriott Crystal Gateway, April 14 - 17, 2019

CoNECD is a collaborative effort of the American Society for Engineering Education’s (ASEE) Minorities in Engineering Division (MIND), and the ASEE Women in Engineering Division (WIED), NAMEPA (National Association of Multicultural Engineering Program Advocates), and WEPAN (Women in Engineering ProActive Network).

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NSF 2026 Idea Machine Competition

The NSF 2026 Idea Machine is a competition to help set the U.S. agenda for fundamental research in science and engineering. Participants can earn prizes and receive public recognition by suggesting the pressing research questions that need to be answered in the coming decade, the next set of “Big Ideas” for future investment by the National Science Foundation (NSF).

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Teaching for Robust Understanding (TRU)

Part of the Math Assessment Project has involved research into how the materials are used in classrooms, their effect on teaching practices, and how Professional Development can be used to support the goals of the Mathematics Assessment Project materials.

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