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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 (5) Research in Support of Wide-reaching Public Engagement with STEM.
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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 and Practice; and (5) Research in Support of Wide-reaching Public
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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 of Hearing (NSF Award #2005511). What is your project’s big
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Meet REVISE: Lisette Torres-Gerald

Co-Principal Investigator | Director of Operations & Communication | TERC
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Framing Equity (Part One)

Stephen Alkins, Director of Vision and Accountability, REVISE Center In this post, Stephen Alkins shares his thoughts about how to define and frame equity in the informal sciences community and the REVISE Center’s role in this process. This is part one in a series about discussing equity. The next blog
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Board on Science Education – Insights from Research on Science Learning and Teaching

The Board on Science Education at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a series of conversations with leaders in science education about insights they have gained over the past decade of science standards development, adoption, and implementation. The discussion during this event explored what have they learned
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Meet REVISE: Diane Miller

Co-Principal Investigator | Director of Affiliate Programs & Research to Practice | Detroit Zoological Society
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Meet REVISE: Pati Ruiz

Co-Principal Investigator | Director of Digital Infrastructure | Digital Promise
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Funded Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) 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 (5) Research in Support of Wide-reaching Public
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In Good Relation: Reimagining the Grant Process for Community-Based Projects

The American Alliance of Museums published a blog sharing their approaches for grantseekers working on community-based projects. Read the blog.
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It Begins with Us: Modeling an Accessible Webinar

Lisette E. Torres, Director of Operations & Communication, REVISE Center Those who attended our REVISE-ing the Conversation webinar wanted to learn more about our development of an accessible and inclusive webinar. REVISE co-principal investigator Lisette E. Torres shares her thoughts about the process. You can’t have equity without access. This
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Dear Colleague Letter: Supporting Knowledge Mobilization for PreK-12 and Informal STEM Learning and Teaching

The National Science Foundation (NSF) supports collaborations and partnerships among education researchers and practitioners to advance science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education for all Americans. Such collaborations address pressing needs in the Nation’s diverse preK-12 schools, including students, teachers, and families, as well as informal learning institutions where professional
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Equity Audits as a Tool for Change: Holding Up a Mirror to Organizational Practices

By Cecilia Garibay, Rabiah Mayas, Jamie Bell, and Shannon Sullivan. This post was originally published on ASTC Dimensions, the digital publication of the Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC). An increasing number of informal STEM education (ISE) institutions and organizations have committed to become more equitable and inclusive in
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Webinar: Exploring PCST’s diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA)

The Network for the Public Communication of Science and Technology (PCST Network) will be holding their 2023 conference in Rotterdam, The Netherlands from 12 to 14 April, with a pre-conference day on 11 April 2023. With PCST 2023 focusing on diversity, equity, inclusion and accessibility (DEIA), some of their members
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REVISE-ing the Conversation Webinar

In our “REVISE-in the Conversation” webinar, the REVISE team aims to revise the conversation about informal sciences by centering equity and the voices of those in the informal sciences field who have been historically excluded, marginalized, and negatively impacted.
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Illustration: Examining Access To The Rich Resources Of Science Communication Fellowship Programs

Explore a comic presenting key findings about science communication fellowships based off of interviews about their accessibility and inclusivity with fellowship directors.
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Article: A Change Management & Deep Equity Primer: The What, Why, How & Nuance

Read Dr. Sheryl Petty’s primer, in partnership with GEO, on observations and analysis for equity-embedded change management.
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Report: National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics on Diversity and STEM

The National Science Foundation’s National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics presents their biannual (every two years) report on statistical information about the representation of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities in STEM employment and science and engineering education. Read the report.
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Report: National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics on Diversity and STEM

The National Sciences Foundation’s National Center for Science and Engineering Statistics presents “statistical information about the representation of women, minorities, and persons with disabilities in STEM employment and science and engineering education” in a formal report issued every two years. Read the most recent report.