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Co-Principal Investigator | Director of Operations & Communication | TERC
DATE: June 5th, 2023

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Co-Principal Investigator | Director of Digital Infrastructure | Digital Promise
DATE: May 5th, 2023

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We are excited to share our interview with Sana Karim, the project manager of digital infrastructure for the REVISE Team.
DATE: November 9th, 2023

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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 point in their informal STEM journey. Whether that’s a researcher with years of experience in the field learning about more ... Read more
DATE: January 18th, 2024

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Principal Investigator | Director of Vision and Accountability | TERC
DATE: July 5th, 2023

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We are excited to share our interview with Valeria Alderete, the Content & Communications Coordinator for the REVISE team.
DATE: January 4th, 2024

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Rihana Mason | Evaluator
DATE: December 9th, 2023

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Are you looking for brand new girl-centered STEM picture books and activities?  Join NGCP for an exciting meet-and-greet event with Sheryl Haft,  Founder of Let’s Engineer! and the author of the new book Mazie’s Amazing Machines. Mazie McGear loves to engineer! Author Sheryl Haft’s newest book Mazie’s Amazing Machines features dynamic illustrations, a fun fold-out spread, and even a QR code to meet Mazie in ... Read more
DATE: September 12th, 2023

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This Knowledge Base article was written collaboratively with contributions from Karen Knutson and CAISE Admin. This article was migrated from a previous version of the Knowledge Base. The date stamp does not reflect the original publication date. Overview  Studies of mentoring and informal science programs have shown that adult mentors can play an important role in facilitating the ... Read more
DATE: January 26th, 2017

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Despite the significant contributions of graduate students and postdoctoral scholars to scientific research, the environments in which they work and learn may constitute a detrimental and toxic “hustle culture,” often offering inconsistent mentorship and professional development opportunities and only intermittently addressing their mental, financial, and social well-being. This workshop will use an intersectional approach to ... Read more
DATE: October 19th, 2023

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Join the team at the University of Rhode Island’s Metcalf Institute as an Inclusive Science Communication Program Specialist and help center equity, inclusion, and intersectional perspectives in science communication.  Thanks to the support of the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, Rita Allen Foundation (via the Civic Science Associate program), and Burroughs Wellcome Fund, this position will lead the Metcalf ... Read more
DATE: June 6th, 2023

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If you are leading a summer program with a STEM club or group with middle school girls/non-binary youth this year, you may be able to join a research project testing a new engineering and Social-Emotional Development curriculum as part of the Million Girls Moonshot initiative. Project EDGE (Engagement and Development for Girls through Engineering) is ... Read more
DATE: May 2nd, 2023

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HHMI Tangled Bank Studios is partnering with SciStarter – a leading platform for citizen science projects – to foster leadership capacity among library staff and other community organizations supporting science education and migratory bird conservation this spring through fall. Priority is given to library partnerships.  Selected partners will receive $800 to host an event or ... Read more
DATE: June 13th, 2024

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The Diving Deeper, Looking Forward session topics at the 2014 National Science Foundation Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) Program Principal Investigator (PI) Meeting emerged from a pre-meeting survey of AISL-funded principal investigators; discussions with PIs and others who have participated in CAISE convenings over the past two years; and input from CAISE staff, co-PIs, and ... Read more
DATE: November 20th, 2015

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Description: The Mixture Modeling for Discipline-Based Education Researchers will support the training and mentoring of discipline-based education researchers in the use of a powerful technique, mixture modeling, to address critical questions in STEM education around diversity, equity, and inclusion. Modality: Training will be all virtual starting August 2023. The statistical training component will be a ... Read more
DATE: February 15th, 2023

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This article was migrated from a previous version of the Knowledge Base. The date stamp does not reflect the original publication date. Findings from Research and Evaluation  An early complaint about the use of mobile devices in informal settings was that the highly-engaging nature of interaction with mobiles led to a “heads-down effect” which could ... Read more
DATE: January 26th, 2017

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This blog was co-written with Josh Gutwill, Director of Visitor Research and Evaluation at the Exploratorium in San Francisco, CA. James (Jamie) is the Project Director and Principal Investigator of the Center for the Advancement of Informal Science Education (CAISE). Over the next five years, what topics will museums and science centers address in their exhibits ... Read more
DATE: December 17th, 2019

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Frequent and positive contact with nature before age 11, especially in active and playful experiences, is likely to foster pro-environmental affect, attitude, values, and behavior in adulthood. Direct contact with nature creates strong connections and affiliations between child and place, which is important for eco-centric value development and fosters self-efficacy in environmental issues   Findings from ... Read more
DATE: March 17th, 2017

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The Math and Science Partnership Network (MSPnet) Academy will host a free webinar on implementation measurement in educational research. “Implementation measurement” refers to assessing the fidelity of how a particular intervention is enacted, and the contextual factors that affect fidelity. Key issues addressed in the webinar will include: Definitions, theory and background; Study design and ... Read more
DATE: November 23rd, 2015

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The Museum Computer Network (MCN) is thrilled to host their first in-person conference since 2019! This year, the conference will be testing some new models while recalling their past. Join MCN in Philadelphia for conference sessions, networking, and open spaces for conversation and collaboration. The conference features two days of sessions and our signature evening ... Read more
DATE: September 13th, 2023

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Tamar Kushnir, Professor and Director of Cornell University’s Early Childhood Cognition Laboratory, works with a young visitor on the Sciencenter’s floor. Photo courtesy of Lindsay France/Cornell University Photography. This article was co-written by Donna DiBartolomeo, Director of Exhibits, Sciencenter, Michelle Kortenaar, Director of Education, Sciencenter, Jayatri Das, Chief Bioscientist, The Franklin Institute, and Holly Truitt, ... Read more
DATE: January 11th, 2016

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As gathering places for conversation and exploration within our communities, museums are an important part of America’s cultural fabric. As part of its Our Shared Future: Reckoning with our Racial Past initiative, the Smithsonian Institution has partnered with the Science Museum of Minnesota to host and facilitate Museums Advancing Racial Justice, a three-day convening for professionals ... Read more
DATE: August 17th, 2023

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Museums Advocacy Day is a unique opportunity to join with fellow museum professionals and supporters to speak up for museums. For 15 years, Museums Advocacy Day has been providing the essential training and support advocates need to meet effectively with members of Congress and their staff. Museums Advocacy Day is a unique opportunity to unite ... Read more
DATE: December 13th, 2023

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The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Research Announcement 2017 Competitive Program for Science Museums, Planetariums, and NASA Visitor Centers (Announcement Number NNH17ZHA002N) is now accepting proposals, which are due Monday June 19, 2017. Eligible proposers include U.S. non-profit science museums, planetariums, youth-serving organizations, and libraries.  Proposals are solicited in this NRA to uniquely perform NASA education or ... Read more
DATE: April 5th, 2017

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NASA is seeking proposals for the 2024 NASA TEAM II Community Anchor and STEM Innovator Awards. Eligible proposers include U.S. nonprofit science museums, planetariums, youth-serving organizations, and libraries. Selected parties will offer inquiry- or experiential-based opportunities that include NASA education and research and directly align with space exploration, aeronautics, space science, earth science, or microgravity. ... Read more
DATE: July 9th, 2024