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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)

 

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

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

Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers
(NSF  15-599) Posted August 5, 2015

Graduate Research Fellowship Program
(NSF  15-597) Posted August 3, 2015

Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation
(NSF  15-594) Posted July 29, 2015

Advancing Informal STEM Learning
(NSF  15-593) Posted July 28, 2015

Discovery Research PreK-12
(NSF  15-592) Posted July 28, 2015

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Building Community and Capacity in Data Intensive Research in Education
(NSF  15-563) Full Proposal: September 1, 2015

Tribal Colleges and Universities Program
(NSF  14-572) Full Proposal: September 1, 2015, Instructional Capacity Excellence in TCUP Institutions

EHR Core Research
(NSF  15-509) Full Proposal: September 10, 2015

Documenting Endangered Languages
(NSF  15-567) Full Proposal: September 15, 2015

Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace
(NSF  15-575) Full Proposal: September 16, 2015, MEDIUM Projects

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News See All
security lock console background Researchers tackle issues surrounding security tools for software developers
Released August 24, 2015
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maps to characterize rubella fluxes Cellphone data can track infectious diseases
Released August 20, 2015
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Landscape photos and text, Conserving Water - Producing Energy - Sustaining Food New grants foster research on food, energy and water: a linked system
Released August 14, 2015
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Corina Antal (left) and Julia Callender Corrected protein structure reveals drug targets for cancer, neurodegenerative diseases
Released August 13, 2015
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Released August 13, 2015
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Robin Dodsworth and people at a market As a Southern community changes, an accent fades
Southern accents are declining in North Carolina. What does that tell us about social dynamics?
Released  July 27, 2015

Sarah Ovink Research aimed at improving the college experience for diverse students
Multi-year project seeks to uncover obstacles to success in the college environment
Released  July 20, 2015

student checks on ant colony The ecology of the future and the future of ecology
Researchers working with underrepresented groups to study the ecological impact of climate change and to craft citizen science tools, aim to explore pressing scientific questions while recruiting a new generation of ecology researchers
Released  July 17, 2015

students in SMART Summer program with robots in a lab Engagement in STEM through robotics, mechatronics, cybersecurity and more
With NSF funding, Summer of STEM at NYU Polytechnic supports and encourages students and teachers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics
Released  July 9, 2015

Events Calendar See All

July 8, 2015  - October 1, 2015
S-STEM 2015 "Flipped" Webinars
Webcast

October 2, 2015
Informational Webinar on NSF 15-598, Natural Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI)
Webcast

November 2, 2015  - November 3, 2015
NSF Grants Conference - Arlington, VA
Conference

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Dear Colleague Letter: I-Corps L - Stimulating Innovation in STEM Education
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