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  • Date: 03/01/2018
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    This article discusses how camp professionals are taking a greater interest in the concept of allyship, a process of unlearning and re-evaluating whereby those in positions of privilege attempt to adopt a stance of solidarity with marginalized groups of people. It includes an annotated list of Indigenous Instructional Programming, which aims to ... »
  • Date: 09/15/2017
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    Diversity among scientists can foster better science, yet engaging and retaining a diversity of students and researchers in science has been difficult. Actions that promote diversity are well defined, organizations are increasingly focused on diversity, and many institutions are developing initiatives to recruit and enroll students from ... »
  • Date: 06/20/2017
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    There was a time when “science comic” meant a straightforward collection of pictures with a lot of captions and a few word balloons. The main character would recite a series of facts and definitions, and any attempt at plot or character development would be interrupted by a lecture. The comics featured more diagrams than action scenes, with clunky ... »
  • Date: 05/15/2017
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    This issue features contributions on the theme of STEM Learning Surrounds Us: Building learning ecosystems that connect STEM education across multiple settings. One contribution features a statewide effort in North Carolina, while two others deal with the challenges of serving rural populations. Reader response has been positive regarding the ... »
  • Date: 03/13/2017
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    van den Sanden and Vries curate reflections and insights about the shared goals, practices and processes which bring together academics and practitioners in science education and communication. The book spotlights areas of productive overlap but is just the beginning for meaningful collaboration. ... »
  • Date: 01/17/2017
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    The goal of this journal—to engage educators from both formal and informal STEM learning settings in areas of mutual activity and interest—involves different forms of “boundary crossing.” We are looking at both research and practice. We are thinking about teaching and learning. We are looking across in-school and out-of-school settings. Although ... »
  • Date: 11/15/2016
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    This editorial from the Connected Science Learning Journal celebrates the success of the journal's first issue. It also highlights the journal's switch to a serial format. ... »
  • Date: 06/22/2016
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    The article draws on the case study of the European In-service training course ‘School and Science Museum: Cooperation for Improving Teaching, Learning and Discovering’ aiming to offer insights into the training of educators in museums. It discusses training and contributes suggestions in the context of the contemporary museum context as well as ... »
  • Date: 03/15/2016
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    I am delighted to report that ASTC has joined with the National Science Teachers Association to launch a new, free online journal, Connected Science Learning. This new journal will help bridge in-school and out-of-school science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) learning by showcasing highly effective programs, practices, collaborations, ... »
  • Date: 03/01/2016
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    My dream—many would call it a fantasy—is that someday, science will be as pervasive in society as sports. We already have professional science, but imagine the day that we have extensive programs that feature intramural science, after-school science, and that pick-up science activity at the local park. Passionate amateur scientists will exist in ... »

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