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  • Date: 11/10/2012
    Resource Category: Conference Proceedings
    This year we are pleased to be publishing the second volume of the annual proceedings for the Games+Learning+Society (GLS) Conference. For eight years now, GLS has been a valued event for individuals working in academia, industry, and as practitioners in schools to come together around their shared interest and passion for videogames and learning ... »
  • Date: 11/02/2012
    Resource Category: Summative
    Two Billion More Coming to Dinner is a 9 minute 32 second long film developed for the Science on a Sphere (SOS) network by the Science Museum of Minnesota (SMM). This film was funded by a Discovery Grant from the University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment (IonE). Science Museum of Minnesota staff worked closely with members of IonE’s ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2012
    Resource Category:
    CAISE blog post on the Organizational Networks session at the 2012 ASTC Annual Conference. ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2012
    Resource Category: Reference Materials
    This report, commissioned by the Wellcome Trust, provides a review of the value of informal science learning to science education in the UK. The study seeks to provide: a better understanding of the scope of informal science learning, its theoretical base and the types of change it can bring about in the understanding of and attitudes towards ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2012
    Resource Category: Research and Evaluation Instruments
    The aim of the work reported here has been to give an overview of the support that the informal sector provides for learning and engagement with science. In addressing this goal, we have taken the view that engagement with science and the learning of science occur both within and without schools. What is of interest is not who provides the ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2012
    Resource Category: Policy/Memoranda
    Graduates of science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) degrees stand to earn more in their lifetime while contributing innovation and technical expertise necessary for a robust society. Further, improving the diversity of such graduates will produce a workforce that empowers all communities to equally share in the benefits of a STEM- ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2012
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The Exploratorium comes together with the Education Development Center, Inverness Research, TERC, the University of Colorado - Boulder, and the University of Washington to form a Research+Practice (R+P) Collaboratory. The Collaboratory seeks to address and reframe the gap between research and practice in K-12 STEM education. This gap persists ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2012
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    The article discusses initiatives by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology to connect youth to the natural world through birding. It has developed educational resources, known as BirdSleuth which are used around the U.S. to support students in citizen-science participation, outdoor activities, and inquiry-based investigations. It talks about BirdSleuth's ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2012
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    While the opportunity to engage in scientific reasoning has been identified as an important aspect of informal science learning (National Research Council, 2009), most studies have examined this strand of science learning within the context of physics-based science exhibits. Few have examined the presence of such activity in conjunction with live ... »
  • Date: 11/01/2012
    Resource Category: Summative
    In August 2009, the Program Evaluation and Research Group (PERG) at Lesley University contracted with the project's PI at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) to evaluate My Dome: Defining the Computational and Cognitive Potential of Real Time Interactive Simulations in an Immersive Dome Environment, an NSF funded grant. The project focuses on ... »

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