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Introducing the New InformalScience.org!

Following the launch of the new InformalScience.org, the REVISE team shared how we redesigned the website for both equity and accessibility ...
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Equity and AI in Informal STEM Learning

What does it mean to use artificial intelligence (AI) equitably, effectively, and safely in informal STEM education programs? Attendees learned about AI and what its presence can mean in informal STEM education in this REVISE informational webinar ...
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IRB Basics: An Introduction to Institutional Review Boards in Informal STEM Education

IRB Basics: An Introduction to IRBs in Informal STEM Education is designed to enhance your understanding of ethical human subject research in ISE initiatives ...
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Happily Ever After

Four PIs of AISL-funded projects offered ideas and questions at the 2023 AISL Awardee Meeting held in December, as well as their criteria for making decisions related to dissemination strategies, dissemination products, and continuity of research focus ...
Equity Project Spotlight: Using storytelling and a justice oriented STEM after-school club as critical tools for cultivating African American youths' STEM identities

Equity Project Spotlight: Using storytelling and a justice oriented STEM after-school club as critical tools for cultivating African American youths’ STEM identities

Renee Lyons and Corliss Wilson Outley share more about the Using storytelling and a justice oriented STEM after-school club as critical tools for cultivating African American youths' STEM identities (NSF Award #2214740) ...
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Process Documentation Blog Post: Selecting a Photography and Videography Vendor for the 2023 AISL Awardee Meeting

In this blog post, we take you through our process of researching, identifying, and securing a photography and videography vendor for the 2023 AISL Awardee Meeting ...
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REVISE Team Reflections on the 2023 AISL Awardee Meeting

In December 2023, the REVISE Center hosted the biennial AISL Awardee Meeting in Arlington, Virginia. The 3-day event convened projects funded by the NSF AISL program to share goals, processes, progress, challenges, and opportunities of their work. The event marked ...
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REVISE Conference Reflections: Critical Race Studies in Education Association

Lisette Torres-Gerald provides her thoughts on the 2023 Critical Race Studies in Education Association (CRSEA) Conference, held on October 26th-27th, 2023. Conference Background and Theme Critical Race Studies in Education Association (CRSEA) hosted a conference attended mostly by K-12 educators, ...
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Meet Revise: Valeria Alderete

About REVISE » Valeria Alderete We are excited to share our interview with Valeria Alderete, the Content & Communications Coordinator for the REVISE team. “I see parallels between my past experiences and the potential application in the realm of informal science education ...
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Meet REVISE: Sana Karim

About REVISE » Sana Karim We are excited to share our interview with Sana Karim, the project manager of digital infrastructure for the REVISE Team. I hope that the REVISE center can serve as a source for anyone at any ...
Equity Project Spotlight: Instrument Development: Racially & Ethnically Minoritized Youths’ Varied Out-Of-School-Time Experiences and Their Effects on STEM Attitudes, Identity, and Career Interest

Equity Project Spotlight: Instrument Development: Racially & Ethnically Minoritized Youths’ Varied Out-Of-School-Time Experiences and Their Effects on STEM Attitudes, Identity, and Career Interest

Philip Sadler, Remy Dou, Gerhard Sonnert, and Susan Sunbury share more about the Instrument Development: Racially & Ethnically Minoritized Youths’ Varied Out-Of-School-Time Experiences and Their Effects on STEM Attitudes, Identity, and Career Interest (NSF Award #2215050). PI and Co-PI Team: ...
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Meet Revise: Ivel Gontan

About REVISE » Ivel Gontan We are excited to share our interview with Ivel Gontan, the Center Manager of the REVISE team. “The field of ISE is in various stages of grappling and coming to terms with the DEAI (diversity, ...
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Conectando Saberes: Forum on STEM Learning Among Latiné Youth and Families by National Science Foundation

Latiné communities in the United States represent a dynamic and diverse population reflecting varied backgrounds, experiences, and contributions. These contributions can form the foundation for a future STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) workforce that is prepared to meet pressing ...
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Equity Project Spotlight: Diálogos: Harnessing Latinx Community Cultural Wealth to Support Executive Function in Early Childhood through Family Engineering Experiences

Smirla Ramos-Montanez, TERC, shares more about the Diálogos: Harnessing Latinx Community Cultural Wealth to Support Executive Function in Early Childhood through Family Engineering Experiences (NSF Award #2115463). “If a community partner is telling you something is not working, and you’re ...
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Meet REVISE: Kelly Paulson

About REVISE » Kelly Paulson We are excited to share our interview with Kelly Paulson, who supports the REVISE team. “REVISE is working to increase equity and inclusion in informal science settings and that’s inclusion for my son as well.” ...
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Pass the S’Mores – Designing and Evaluating Summer Camps

By Martha Merson and Elise Levin-GĂĽracar, TERC When we think of summer camp, we think of hot fields, sweaty sports, and swimming in a cold body of water. If we think of conversation, it might be after lights out giggling, ...
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Meet REVISE: Stephen Alkins

Principal Investigator | Director of Vision and Accountability | TERC ...
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2023 AISL-Funded Projects

The National Science Foundation’s Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) program has recently awarded funding to a wide range of projects. The AISL Program funds five types of projects: (1) Synthesis; (2) Conference; (3) Partnership Development and Planning; (4) Integrating Research and Practice; and ...
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2022 AISL-Funded Projects

The National Science Foundation’s Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) program has recently awarded funding to a wide range of projects. The AISL Program funds five types of projects: (1) Synthesis; (2) Conference; (3) Partnership Development and Planning; (4) Integrating Research ...
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Equity Project Spotlight: Workforce Stories for Adolescents Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing

PI: Judy Vesel Primary Organization: TERC Award Number: 2005511 Project Title: STEM Workforce Stories for Adolescents Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing Judy Vesel, TERC, shares more about the STEM Workforce Stories for Adolescents Who Are Deaf or Hard ...