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  • Date: 05/01/2017
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    This one-year Collaborative Planning project seeks to bring together an interdisciplinary planning team of informal and formal STEM educators, researchers, scientists, community, and policy experts to identify the elements, activities, and community relationships necessary to cultivate and sustain a thriving regional early childhood (ages 3-6) ... »
  • Date: 04/28/2017
    Resource Category: Report
    Environmental education is about creating healthier communities for all—with ecological integrity, shared prosperity, and social equity as our long-term goals. Environmental educators have been working in, with, and for communities for decades. As communities have evolved, so has the field of environmental education. In creating the Community ... »
  • Date: 03/15/2017
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    One way to encourage youth to pursue training in the STEM fields and enter the STEM workforce is to foster interest and engagement in STEM during adolescence. Informal STEM Learning Sites (ISLS) provide opportunities for building interest and engagement in the STEM fields through a multitude of avenues, including the programming that they provide ... »
  • Date: 03/15/2017
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    In this article, we investigate how the national imperative to increase opportunities for young women of color in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and to broaden their participation was taken up locally at two high schools in one school district. Using ethnographic and longitudinal data, we focus on four young women of ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2017
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The University of California, Irvine will lead this Design and Development Launch Pilot to engage with collaborators from the Orange County CA STEM Initiative, the Orange County CA Department of Education, the Orange County CA Workforce Investment Board, the Jamboree Affordable Housing Communities, the Orangewood Foundation for Foster and ... »
  • Date: 12/01/2016
    Resource Category: Report
    Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education and programming has become a priority in our nation. In the United States, the STEM pipeline is considered "leaky" as many students disengage from STEM at various points during their lives. In particular, women, Latinos, and African Americans are more likely to disengage from the ... »
  • Date: 12/01/2016
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    Community colleges play a vital role in educating undergraduate students. These higher education institutions educate nearly half of the nation's undergraduate students, particularly among low-income and first-generation students and students of color. Because of the rich diversity that currently exists at these institutional-types, there are ... »
  • Date: 11/21/2016
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    STEM learning is a process that unfolds through dynamic interactions over time and across settings. Formal education in schools is not the only—or necessarily the most significant—context for STEM learning. ... »
  • Date: 11/15/2016
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    The lack of equitable access to science learning for marginalized groups is now a significant concern in the science education community (Bell et al. 2009). In our commitment to addressing these concerns, we (the HERP Project staff) have spent four years exploring different ways to increase diverse student participation in our informal science ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2016
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    General Abstract: This NSF INCLUDES Launch Pilot project, STEPs to STEM, will create a statewide STEM pipeline within an integrated program of community college education throughout the state prisons of New Jersey. The Pilot leverages a long-standing collaboration among education, government, and volunteer sectors including NJ-Scholarship and ... »

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