Resources

Tools and resources to provide support for potential as well as funded AISL projects.

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Featured News from the Field

Read blogs, reports, and other news from the informal STEM Education community
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Project Planner

A resource for developing informed proposals
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Belonging: A Weekly Practice

A PDF and Weekly drop-in space from the Othering & Belonging institute. Belonging: A Weekly Practice
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Broadening Participation Toolkit

A suite of professional learning tools to support your work
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CAISE Newsletter Archives

2021-2022 funding opportunities, key events and new publications
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Design Evaluation

Explore approaches and techniques for ISE
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About CAISE

Review a brief summary of CAISE activities from 2007-2022
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Discover Research

Learn what's applicable to the design, implementation, and assessment of ISE
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Year in ISE

Annual compilations of trends and accomplishments from the ISE field
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NSF AISL Program: Applying for Funding

Informational webinars and key documents
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REVISE Newsletter Archive

REVISE newsletters about the informal sciences community
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Diversifying Museum Boards

Tools to support diverse museum board trustees
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Dialogue & Deliberation Toolkit

Understanding an approach to facilitating conversations to bring community members together
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STEM in Libraries Toolkits

Guides to implementing STEM programs in libraries
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Making Earth & Space Science More Relevant and Inclusive

A guild developed by the National Informal STEM Education Network
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IF/THEN® Gender Representation Toolkit

A toolkit that helps institutions collect data on the representation of gender in museum content. IF/THEN® Gender Representation Toolkit
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Academic Ableism: Disability and Higher Education

An open-access book on academic ableism.
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Do No Harm Guide: Collecting, Analyizing, and Reporting Gender and Sexual Orientation Data

The current state of data around gender, gender identity, and sexual orientation
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REVISE Webinars

We welcome you to explore our REVISE-led webinars that cover a variety of topics for the Informal STEM Education community. You can view all of
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NSF Resources

Various NSF resources to guide your project. Working with NSF: Resources, tools, and training to strengthen proposal competitiveness. Resources, tools, and training to strengthen proposal
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Connected Learning Research Tools

Featuring tools and instruments from 10 connected learning studies and projects. Connected Learning Research Tools
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Guidelines for Equitably Scaling Informal STEM Programs

A set of resources for anyone interested in equitably scaling informal STEM learning programs and curricula for program developers, implementers, researchers, evaluators, funders, and more.