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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.

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  • 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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  • Leveraging Institutional Data to Advance Equity in STEM Courses

    If instructors and administrators are to understand where their efforts to advance student learning and equity are succeeding, they need to measure it.

  • Teaching algebra through physics-of-motion activities

    Preservice elementary and middle school teachers are often taught mathematics as if it were an isolated subject, a set of abstract algorithms lacking deeper me…

  • The Development of High Leverage Practices in Environmental Sustainability-Focused Service Learning.

    A focus on ‘High Leverage Practices’ (HLPs), or ‘core practices’, has been central to the field of teacher education as a set of fundamental planning and instr…

  • Connected Learning with Cognitive Maps in Sustainability Education

    NeedWhen teaching sustainability, it is important to bring together ideas from various disciplines and encourage systems thinking. One way to do so is via cogn…

  • Using Science Communication Instruction to Improve Undergraduate Science Literacy Skills

    Greater scientific literacy in the general population is critical to the United States successfully navigating global crises such as the ongoing COVID-19 pande…

  • Using the Curriculum Mapping Toolkit for Sociology to Improve Your Undergraduate Program

    This interactive workshop session will demonstrate one strategy that propels change within undergraduate STEM departments. This effective strategy is the Curri…

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