Youth Motivation and Interests in STEM

STELAR Webinar: NSF DCL Advancing Educational Innovations that Motivate and Prepare PreK-12 Learners for Computationally-Intensive Industries of the Future

On Monday, July 13, STELAR held a webinar on behalf of the National Science Foundation sharing details of the recently-released Dear Colleague Letter: Advancing Educational Innovations that Motivate and Prepare PreK-12 Learners for Computationally-Intensive Industries of the Future (NSF 20-101). 

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STEM for ALL Video Showcase 2020

Congratulations to the 20 ITEST videos selected to present during the 2020 STEM for All Video Showcase: Innovations in STEM Education, held on May 5-12.  

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STELAR Webinars: 2020 NSF ITEST Solicitation and Q&A Session

In April and May of 2020, STELAR hosted National Science Foundation Program Officers for a series of informative webinars on the Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST) Program’s Solicitation (NSF 19-583). View the presentation, slides, and additional resources provided during these events.

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COVID-19 Resources for the ITEST Community

As we all face the challenges of COVID-19, making connections between communities and sharing resources with colleagues has become increasingly important. We would like to reassure you that STELAR is here for our community. In the meantime, we and pleased to share the below resources provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF), our colleagues at Education Development Center (EDC), the Community for Advancing Discovery Research in Education (CADRE), the Center for Advancement of Informal Science Education (CAISE) and the Center for Innovative Research in Cyberlearning (CIRCL).

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Announcing STELAR 3.0

With gratitude for support from the NSF, we are pleased to announce that the STELAR center will continue to support the ITEST program community through 2023. STELAR has now been continuously supporting the ITEST program since 2013, and we are ready to launch our next phase of work - STELAR 3.0!

Here is a sample of some of the new and exciting things to come: 

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Student’s Spatial Learning Attitudes (SLA)

The Student’s Spatial Learning Attitudes (SLA) instrument is valid and reliable instrument designed for secondary students to share their ideas about sp

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Student Interest in Science, Technology and Geospatial Technology (STEM-GEO)

The Student Interest in Science, Technology and Geospatial Technology (STEM-GEO) instrument is valid and reliable instrument designed to measure 

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ATE-Central Webinar: Targeted Coaching Skills for Instructors Preparing a Diverse Technician Workforce

Are you ready to teach Generation Z—the most diverse generation to enter U.S. higher education and the workforce in history? Are you seeking ways to recruit and retain women—who continue to lag in participation in the technician workforce? Once you’ve recruited diverse learners and workers to your technician program or workplace, do you know what to do next?

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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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Integrating Science Into Afterschool: A Three-Dimensional Approach To Engaging Underserved Populations In Science - Final Report

The initiative called Integrating Science Into Afterschool: A Three-Dimensional Approach to Engaging Underserved Populations in Science set out to promote science learning in three out-ofschool settings (afterschool programs, home, and community), to promote rich and varied science experiences to underserved Philadelphia communities, and to assess the value of this model for the broader field of out-of-school time and informal learning in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).

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