Resources

This initiative compiles materials that help STEM education leaders create improvements in their classrooms, transform institutions, and advance research.
Review our staff picks for timely resources related to pressing issues or use the search and categorization features to browse research, reports, and other materials.

Staff Picks

  • Patching Together a Plan for Student Success

    Let us explore where innovative learning environments are best used to make learning more accessible and education more flexible and equitable, complementing t…

  • Advancing Interdisciplinary Undergraduate STEM Education for Increased Workforce Preparation

    How do we engage STEM students in interdisciplinary learning to better prepare them for the workforce? In this workshop, speakers share their experiences desig…

  • Environmental Technology and Data Literacy: Holistic Scientists for 21st Century STEM Careers

    Need: To develop and evaluate innovative methods for promoting discipline-specific data literacy in environmental science among undergraduate STEM students, Sa…

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  • Use of Physiological Techniques to Assess Cognitive Engagement of Chemistry Modeling Activities

    Among the STEM disciplines the chemistry and biochemistry curricula present a particular challenge to students with abstract concepts that can lead to rampant …

  • Students’ Mechanistic Explanations across Undergraduate Chemistry and Biology Courses

    Need:Constructing useable cross-disciplinary knowledge is essential if STEM graduates are to address societal challenges such as pandemics or climate change. H…

  • Transforming Organic Chemistry Instruction through Faculty Workshops and a Community of Practice

    With NSF support (awards: DUE-2021175, DUE-2021170, DUE-2021285), the Organic Education Resources (OrganicERs) leadership team seeks to expand and support the …

  • Impact of Augmented Reality Models on Students’ Usage of Gestures when Talking about Biochemistry

    Need: Learning biochemistry often involves the use and coordination of multiple external representations (ranging from 2D illustrations and physical models to …

  • Supporting Student Learning in Chemistry through Peer Review and Revision

    Writing is a key aspect of STEM instruction and writing-to-learn, where the focus is on using writing to support students’ conceptual understanding and discipl…

  • Researching Apun: Students Using Local, Traditional, and Science Knowledge Bases to Investigate Arct

    Student engagement in STEM increases when research activities are included in the curriculum. These research experiences, when paired with Culturally Relevant …

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