Frontiers in Urban Science Education (FUSE) Resource Guide, Second Edition

February 1st, 2014 | RESEARCH

Grounded in the informal science education experiences of our partners around the country, Every Hour Counts developed this resource guide to profile promising strategies to advance informal STEM learning. The guide features: (1) Core elements of the national Frontiers in Urban Science Exploration (FUSE) strategy. (2) Overview of the The After-School Corporation's FUSE strategy and lessons learned in working to bring ISE to scale. (3) Profiles of city and county-wide initiatives, through the lens of a few key strategies to build after-school systems: advocacy, brokering relationships, building partnerships, school-district alignment and strengthening the workforce (4) After-school curriculum resources to advance STEM learning (5) Strategies to inform the development of comprehensive evaluation plans that assess the impact of ISE in after-school (6) Funding sources and partnerships to support the continued growth and long-term sustainability of after-school ISE programs (7) Resources to help support the development of inquiry-based ISE opportunities after-school.


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Team Members

Jessica Donner, Author, The After-School Corporation (TASC)
Nina Agrawal, Author, The After-School Corporation (TASC)

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Access and Inclusion: Urban
Audience: Educators | Teachers | Elementary School Children (6-10) | Middle School Children (11-13) | Museum | ISE Professionals | Youth | Teen (up to 17)
Discipline: Education and learning science | Engineering | General STEM | Mathematics | Technology
Resource Type: Reference Materials | Report
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Public Programs