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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

Graduate Research Internship Program
(PD  16-7172) Supplement: May 6, 2016

Cyberlearning and Future Learning Technologies
(NSF  14-526) Letter of Intent: May 9, 2016, Letter of Intent: Integration (INT) Projects only

Industry/University Cooperative Research Centers Program
(NSF  16-504) Letter of Intent: May 9, 2016

Innovation Corps - National Innovation Network Nodes Program
(NSF  16-539) Full Proposal: May 10, 2016

NSF Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
(NSF  16-540) Full Proposal: May 16, 2016

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News See All
dopamine neurons Dopamine neurons have a role in movement, new study finds
Released April 25, 2016
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old-growth forest in the Oregon Cascades Old-growth forests may provide buffer against rising temperatures
Released April 22, 2016
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upper molar of 21 million-year-old Panamacebus Paleontologists find North America's oldest monkey fossil along Panama Canal
Released April 21, 2016
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a baby bird flapping it's wings Leg-wing cooperation in baby birds, dinosaurs is key transition in origin of flight
Released April 21, 2016
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fossil tooth First-ever fossil monkey found in North America
Released April 20, 2016
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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

ACEAP participants at sunset Spreading the word
'Educator ambassadors' learn, then share #NSFastronomy
Released  December 10, 2015

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November 9, 2015  - December 9, 2016
2016 NRT Informational Webinars
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February 22, 2016  - September 1, 2016
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May 4, 2016
Webinar: Understanding SBIR & STTR Phase I Application Process
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May 12, 2016
Webinar: Understanding SBIR & STTR Phase I Application Process
Webcast

May 17, 2016
Webinar: Understanding SBIR & STTR Phase I Application Process
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May 18, 2016
North Dakota's first NSF Day is May 18
Workshop

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Award Specific Financial and Administrative Terms and Conditions (FATCs) for the Management and Operation of the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO)  NSF Cooperative Agreement AST-1519126
Dear Colleague Letter: Stimulating Research Related to the Science of Broadening Participation
Dear Colleague Letter: Hispanic Serving Institution - Supplements
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