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Many communities across the country are developing "maker spaces," environments that combine physical fabrication equipment, social communities of people working together, and educational activities for learning how to design and...
DATES: September 1st, 2014 - August 31st, 2016

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This paper explores how people from low-income, minority ethnic groups perceive and experience exclusion from informal science education (ISE) institutions, such as museums and science centers. Drawing on qualitative data...
DATE: September 11th, 2014

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This case study sought to understand why educators participate in museum summer institutes and how participation transferred to personal development and professional practice. The study found participation was affected by...
DATE: November 1st, 2010

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The article focuses on the survey titled, "Use of Informal Education Resources in Technology and Engineering Education" (ITEEA) on the informal science education (ISE) resources. In the survey, half of...
DATE: April 1st, 2011

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For children to achieve an understanding of science and of the ways of doing science, and for them to be motivated to use these ways in coping with, understanding, and...
DATE: January 1st, 2001

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Talk of the Nation: Science Friday is a weekly two-hour listener call-in talk radio show devoted to the understanding of complex scientific topics and methods. The series is hosted by...
DATE: September 4th, 2003

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Talk of the Nation: Science Friday is a weekly two-hour listener call-in talk show devoted to the understanding of complex scientific topics and methods. The series is hosted by science...
DATE: December 7th, 2006

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This article describes the keys to success of the Fresh Youth Initiatives program: the marriage of community service and social action to youth development, and a philosophy of discipline that...
DATE: March 1st, 2003

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In this paper, we explore the details of one youth's science-related learning in- and out-of-school at the time of her participation in an ethnography of youth science and technology learning...
DATE: March 1st, 2014

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This article describes an educator's experience in engaging reluctant male students in writing by leading an afterschool writing program. Write After School offers choice within structure and encourages interaction in...
DATE: November 1st, 2014

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The executive director of the Robert Bowne Foundation reflects on its decades of support for youth development programs....
DATE: September 1st, 2015

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This report presents findings from the evaluation of the Baseball Stories user generated content (UGC) project. The Baseball Stories project was created by the Information and Interactive Technology Department to...
DATE: October 1st, 2009

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The article draws on the case study of the European In-service training course ‘School and Science Museum: Cooperation for Improving Teaching, Learning and Discovering’ aiming to offer insights into the...
DATE: June 22nd, 2016

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The "community of practice" (CoP) has emerged as a potentially powerful unit of analysis linking the individual and the collective because it situates the role of learning, knowledge transfer, and...
DATE: January 1st, 2009

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Authors: Sue Ellen McCann, Asheley Landrum, Sevda Eris An exploration of millennials’ science media consumption habits, curiosity about science, and cultural beliefs has revealed some useful insights for engaging this generation when it comes to science. Millennials (people born between 1981 and 1996) are far more engaged with social media than previous generations and have ... Read more
DATE: February 22nd, 2022

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Young people's decisions to study post-compulsory science are strongly influenced by the attitude of their parents, but many families, especially those from deprived backgrounds, see science as ‘narrow’ and ‘not...
DATE: January 22nd, 2019

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In this research study, we explore the ways that youth engage in “interest signaling”, actions youth undertake that communicate their needs in ways that motivate adults and peers to...
DATE: January 27th, 2019

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Most tabletop research presents findings from lab-based user studies, focusing on specific interaction techniques. This means we still know little about how these new interfaces perform in real life settings...
DATE: October 28th, 2008

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Learn about how a university-based teacher preparation program, public schools, and local science-focused museums implement an ecological approach to STEM learning in Chicago....
DATE: March 14th, 2018

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The importance of increasing and widening participation in post-compulsory science and informal science learning (ISL) spaces is widely recognized—particularly for working-class and minority ethnic communities. While there is a growing...
DATE: May 10th, 2016

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This Conference Paper was presented at the International Soceity for the Learning Sciences Confernece in June 2018. We summarize interviews with youth ages 9-15 about their failure mindsets, and if...
DATE: June 12th, 2018

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On two Saturday mornings, December 3 and December 10, 2005, two groups of Deaf adults were invited to participate in a focus group to try out the Multimedia Tour in...
DATE: July 1st, 2006

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Background Mentorship has been well-established in the literature as fostering scientific identity and career pathways for underrepresented minority students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields. Mentorship is prioritized by...
DATE: June 18th, 2020

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This Knowledge Base article was written collaboratively with contributions from Rachel Bonnette and Christina Restrepo Nazar. This article was migrated from a previous version of the Knowledge Base. The date stamp does not reflect the original publication date.   Overview What does equity in making mean and for whom it is equitable?   The maker movement ... Read more
DATE: January 18th, 2017

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This study was a longitudinal summative evaluation of repeat visitors’ experiences in four Math Moves! exhibitions that were developed as part of a large collaborative exhibition development project called Math...
DATE: May 16th, 2016