Articles and Resources
- The Friday Institute White Paper Series is designed to present expert opinions and begin conversations on topics related to transforming education.
- The NC State University Chancellor’s Report 2010 has a descriptive portion about on-going research at the university.
- NSF ITEST STEM Careers Quarterly Webinars – the ITEST national STEM Learning Exchange, in partnership with ITEST PIs and STEM professionals who work with ITEST projects, hosts a quarterly public webinar series designed to provide guidance counselors and educators with resources and strategies to increase student awareness of STEM career opportunities. The weries features STEM professionals speaking about their fields of expertise, how they became interested in this career, and how their work contributes positively to society. The sessions will include recommendations for transferring these learnings to increase students’ engagement and motivation in STEM learning.
- There are many K12 STEM Outreach resources on the eGHI website: http://teachers.egfi-k12.org/category/k-12-outreach-programs/
- The National Science Teachers Association has a wealth of resources for preparing students for a STEM-filled world: http://science.nsta.org/enewsletter/2011-09/NSTAPreparingStudentsForASTEMFilledWorld.htm
- INSPIRE (Institute for P-12 Engineering Research and Learning at Purdue) has developed a searchable database that includes published surveys with validity and reliability information. They have initially developed this for engineering education but it also includes instruments for science education and technology education: https://engineering.purdue.edu/Inspire_center/research-search-engine They are also developing a second database that will include classroom assessments designed for or by teachers to assess learning in engineering: https://engineering.purdue.edu/Inspire_center/assessment-center-hub
- This website has a wide array of STEM reports that are very captivating and informative: http://www.stemreports.com/
The material on this website is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1038154. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the National Science Foundation.