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I-Corps For Learning (I-Corps L)

A frustration common to both educators and policymakers surrounds the difficulty of getting effective, evidence-based approaches into widespread use in classrooms and other learning environments.  [More]

EHR Core Research

EHR has established a new cross-directorate Core Research Program.  Proposals are encouraged that help synthesize, build and/or expand research foundations in four core areas.  See the announcement at:

 EHR Core Research
(NSF  15-509) Posted October 23, 2014

Special Announcements

Common Guidelines for Education Research and Development

A publication titled Common Guidelines for Education Research and Development has just been released by the National Science Foundation and the U.S. Department of Education. It provides a framework for producing and sharing knowledge and evidence resources, so that innovations that work can be more quickly and widely used in classrooms around the country.

Here is a set of Frequently Asked Questions about the Guidelines.

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Look here for STEM Education Resources 

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Innovation Through Institutional Integration (I-3)

 

Successful K-12 STEM Education Activities
alt "Successful K-12 STEM Education," a report produced by the National Research Council, and funded by NSF, is a response to a request from a member of Congress, Rep. Frank Wolf, to identify the characteristics of highly successful K-12 schools and programs in STEM. Information about activities associated with the report are available from Successful STEM Education.org.
Recently Announced Funding Opportunities See All

Improving Undergraduate STEM Education: Education and Human Resources
(NSF  15-585) Posted June 26, 2015

CyberCorps(R) Scholarship for Service
(NSF  15-584) Posted June 26, 2015

NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
(NSF  15-581) Posted June 24, 2015

Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace
(NSF  15-575) Posted June 1, 2015

Documenting Endangered Languages
(NSF  15-567) Posted May 5, 2015

Upcoming Due Dates See All

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:
(NSF  15-566) Letter of Intent: July 7, 2015

Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies
(NSF  14-526) Full Proposal: July 13, 2015, Integration Projects (INTs)

Faculty Early Career Development Program
(NSF  15-555) Full Proposal: July 21, 2015, BIO, CISE, EHR

Faculty Early Career Development Program
(NSF  15-555) Full Proposal: July 22, 2015, ENG

Faculty Early Career Development Program
(NSF  15-555) Full Proposal: July 23, 2015, GEO, MPS, SBE

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News See All
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Released June 26, 2015
Press Release
Amanda Greenwell National Science Foundation selects Amanda Hallberg Greenwell
Released June 22, 2015
Press Release
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Released June 19, 2015
News From the Field
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Released June 18, 2015
News From the Field
Student working on a circuit board NSF awards $12 million to spur an engineering education revolution
Released June 15, 2015
Press Release
Discoveries See All
illustration showing a robotic hand at computer Balancing life, health and research
Graduate student perseveres to increase access for persons with severe disabilities
Released  June 2, 2015

screenshot from the game Progenitor X Games for good: Learning while you play
University of Wisconsin-Madison lab creates, studies cyberlearning tools
Released  May 15, 2015

Instructor working with a student at a technology center Who will do the technical jobs needed to fuel a commercial spacecraft industry?
With NSF funding, SpaceTEC is preparing the next generation of spacecraft technicians
Released  May 13, 2015

A University Success student working with seals on St. Paul Island in the Bering Sea. Increasing opportunities for Alaska Natives in science and engineering
An evolving pipeline model promotes STEM careers while changing attitudes
Released  April 30, 2015

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August 28, 2015
NSF Day at the University of Alaska Anchorage
Training

November 2, 2015  - November 3, 2015
NSF Grants Conference - Arlington, VA
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Dear Colleague Letter: Stimulating Research Related to the Science of Broadening Participation
Dear Colleague Letter - Hispanic Serving Institution - Supplements
Dear Colleague Letter: Indicators for Monitoring Progress Toward Successful K-12 STEM Education
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Dear Colleague Letter: I-Corps L - Stimulating Innovation in STEM Education
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