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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  • Teaching: The best-kept secret! Changing the conversation about STEM teaching careers

    Did you know? Half of STEM majors are interested in teaching as a profession, and STEM students of color are more interested in teaching as a profession than t…

  • National training in inclusive stem teaching: Status, initial outcomes and cycles of improvement

    Practicing inclusive STEM instruction requires an understanding of the challenges learners face and developing strategies that actively support their success. …

  • Exploring Features of Active Learning Instruction that Undergraduate STEM Students Appreciated

    We describe undergraduate students’ perceptions of two innovative pedagogical models that were implemented simultaneously in a single mathematics course - a mo…

  • Improving UREs for STEM Majors and Pre-Service Teachers via Berkeley Undergraduate Research Tools

    Undergraduate research experiences (UREs) are widely believed to be a valuable component of undergraduate STEM education, yet there has been little systematic …

  • Building and Supporting Layered Communities of Practice for Change

    Studies across the STEM disciplines have shown that active learning improves student engagement, retention, and understanding, with the largest impact on women…

  • Customizing a mixed-reality teaching simulator to support GTAs in active learning environments

    At large universities, Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs) are a critical part of undergraduate instruction. Investigating effective and innovative ways to pre…

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