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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

Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program
(NSF  16-559) Posted April 20, 2016

EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program Track-1:
(NSF  16-557) Posted March 31, 2016

Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate
(NSF  16-552) Posted March 11, 2016

Science Learning+ Partnership Grants
(NSF  16-548) Posted February 26, 2016

Innovation Corps- National Innovation Network Sites Program
(NSF  16-547) Posted February 26, 2016

Upcoming Due Dates See All

Innovation Corps- National Innovation Network Sites Program
(NSF  16-547) Full Proposal: May 25, 2016

Research Experiences for Undergraduates
(NSF  13-542) Full Proposal: May 27, 2016, Deadline for REU Site proposals requiring access to Antarctica. All other REU Site proposals must be submitted to the August REU deadline.

Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) and HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (RISE)
(NSF  16-525) Preliminary Proposal: June 10, 2016, Preliminary proposals are due for CREST Centers.

Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) and HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (RISE)
(NSF  16-525) Full Proposal: June 10, 2016, Proposals are due for HBCU-RISE.

Centers of Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) and HBCU Research Infrastructure for Science and Engineering (RISE)
(NSF  16-525) Supplement: June 13, 2016, Proposals are due for CREST Partnership Supplements.

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News See All
Elizabeth Thomas holds half of a sediment core A history of snowfall on Greenland, hidden in ancient leaf waxes
Released May 23, 2016
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Released May 20, 2016
Press Release
Dan Puperi and Jane Grande-Allen Study probes heart of synthetic heart valves
Released May 11, 2016
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Bruce Weinberg Young women in STEM fields earn up to one-third less than men
Released May 10, 2016
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Released May 6, 2016
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inaugural national science board members wearing party hats It's our birthday!
A celebration of NSF-funded research
Released  May 10, 2016

earth day infographic Infographic: Earth Day at NSF
NSF investments help us understand and protect the environment
Released  April 18, 2016

France Cordova and Gabriela Gonzalez at LIGO Celebrating women in science and engineering
NSF Director shares her thoughts on Women's History Month
Released  March 3, 2016

Tova N. Williams in her lab Celebrating Black History Month with our research fellows
Students in NSF's Graduate Research Fellowship Program tell their stories
Released  February 9, 2016

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November 9, 2015  - December 9, 2016
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February 22, 2016  - September 1, 2016
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May 23, 2016  - May 25, 2016
National SBIR Conference
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May 26, 2016
Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program Webinar
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May 26, 2016
NSF CAREER Program Webinar
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June 1, 2016  - June 3, 2016
S-STEM Panel Meeting June 1-3, 2016
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The National Science Foundation Strategic Framework for Investments in Graduate Education FY2016-FY2020
Dear Colleague Letter: Call for Submission of Conference Proposals to Inform the Design and Success of the Alliances and National Network for NSF INCLUDES
Dear Colleague Letter: Strengthening Research Capacity at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program
Dear Colleague Letter: Improving Graduate Student Preparedness for Entering the Workforce, Opportunities for Supplemental Support
Fundamental Research to Improve STEM Teaching and Learning, and Workforce Development for Persons with Disabilities within the EHR Core Research Program
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