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  • Date: 01/01/2011
    Resource Category!: Summative
    The 2010 Delivery and Reach study documented the delivery of nano education activities at NISE Network partner institutions and estimated the public reach of those activities. Surveys used in this study are included in the appendix of this report. ... »
  • Date: 08/21/2014
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    These slides accompanied the plenary talk given by Joan Ferrini-Mundy at the 2014 AISL PI Meeting in Washington, DC. Dr. Ferrini-Mundy connected the history of National Science Foundation (NSF) support for informal STEM education with the roles that it will continue to play within the Directorate of Education and Human Resources (EHR) at NSF. ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2014
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    This document was produced by Beck Tench for the Center for Advancement of Informal Science Education (CAISE). It provides visual documentation of the 2014 AISL PI Meeting that was held in Washington, DC. ... »
  • Date: 07/01/2011
    Resource Category!: Project Descriptions
    The Department of Education of the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, with broad participatory support from free-standing, university-based and regional natural history museums across the nation will conduct a 3-day national conference on informal science learning in natural history settings. The goal of this conference ... »
  • Date: 11/11/2014
    Resource Category!: Evaluation Reports
    The purpose of the 3-year formative and summative evaluation was to gauge public perceptions of the utility and quality of NASA-funded workshops and programs offered by the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. This final summative report includes 3-year project findings from 11 NASA Educator Workshops and three Astronomy Days events. ... »
  • Date: 06/20/2014
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    From March 26-28, 2014, the Coalition for Science After School (CSAS) hosted its final summit, Passing the Torch: Advancing Opportunity for Quality Science Learning. The Summit was intended to: (1) celebrate a decade of progress in strengthening and expanding STEM learning opportunities in out-of-school time; (2) call attention to critical issues ... »
  • Date: 06/25/2014
    Resource Category!: Reference Materials
    The Coalition for Science After School (CSAS) was established in 2004 in response to the growing recognition of the need for more opportunities for STEM in out-of-school time, and the increasing attention being paid to out-of-school time programs. CSAS sought to build the field of STEM in out-of-school time by uniting science education goals with ... »
  • Date: 06/09/2011
    Resource Category!: Conference Proceedings
    Report from an ITEST meeting to define a research agenda for the afterschool field convened by the ITEST Learning Resource Center at Education Development Center, Inc. ... »
  • Date: 06/26/2014
    Resource Category!: Research Agenda
    This research agenda is a living document, constructed in response to on-going field-wide conversations following the 21st Century Natural History Settings Conference at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History. At the conference, natural history professionals explored new directions for museums and other natural history institutions, including ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2008
    Resource Category!: Peer-reviewed article
    In evaluating the success of teacher development programs, valid and scalable measures of teaching practice are needed. We have developed and validated the Science Lesson Plan Analysis Instrument (SLPAI) for quantitative evaluation of teacher-generated multiday lesson plans. This paper presents the SLPAI as a complement to surveys and classroom ... »

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