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Connected Science Learning March 2016

Volume 1, Issue 1

Successful Formal-Informal Science Education Collaborations

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Monday Night Science

CSL editor Dennis Schatz introduces the first journal dedicated to bridging in-school and out-of-school science education.  ...

By Dennis Schatz

Informal Education STEM

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Taking an Ecosystem Approach to STEM Learning

Explore the Synergies project, a case study for how to comprehensively integrate three exemplary teaching practices into a STEM-learning ecosystem. ...

By John H. Falk, Lynn D. Dierking, Nancy Staus, Jennifer Wyld, Deborah Bailey, and William Penuel

Informal Education STEM

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When Spider Webs Unite, They Can Tie Up a Lion

Urban Advantage Denver builds collaboration between formal and informal education partners to meet a common challenge: filling the opportunity gap f...

By Eric Godoy, and Patricia Kincaid

Middle School Informal Education Equity STEM

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Working at the Intersections of Formal and Informal Science and Literacy Education

The National Writing Project provides professional development, develops resources, generates research, and works to improve the teaching of writing...

By Becky Carroll, and Tanya Baker

Informal Education Literacy STEM

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Bridging Neuroscience and Education Through Museum-School Partnerships

The Franklin Institute provides programs that help educators of all disciplines understand the key ideas and recommendations for enhanced teaching p...

By Dale McCreedy, Jayatri Das, and Julia Skolnik

Informal Education Professional Learning STEM

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Zoo Academy

Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium and the Omaha Public School District partnered to form the Zoo Academy, a school-within-a-zoo model that rel...

By Elizabeth Mulkerrin

High School Informal Education STEM

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STEM Learning Ecologies

The science education community is buzzing about STEM learning ecosystems, ecologies of learning, and ecological perspectives on learning. You may n...

By Bronwyn Bevan

Informal Education Research STEM

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Science Club

Science Club is a new, mentor-based after-school program for underserved middle school youth. It is designed to address the gaps described above by ...

By Michael Kennedy, Rebecca Daugherty, Cecilia Garibay, Camellia Sanford, Jennifer Koerner, Jennifer Lewin, and Rosemary Braun

Middle School Informal Education Equity STEM

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Full STEM Ahead

Full STEM Ahead: Afterschool Programs Step Up as Key Partners in STEM Education, describes parental attitudes and perceptions of STEM programming in...

By Anita Krishnamurthi

Middle School Elementary High School Informal Education STEM

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STEM Smart

STEM Smart meetings bring together educators, advocates, policy makers, and STEM thought leaders. The resulting Briefs allow all educators to learn ...

By Barbara Brauner Berns

Middle School Elementary High School Informal Education STEM

NASA Science Mission Directorate Diversity Resources

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NASA Science Mission Directorate Diversity Resources

NASA’s Science Mission Directorate (SMD) explores the Earth, the Sun, our solar system, the galaxy and beyond through four SMD divisions: Earth Sc...

By Bonnie Meinke and Nancy Ali

Informal Education Equity STEM

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STEM Pathways

STEM Pathways is a collaboration between five Minnesota informal STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) education organizations—...

By Abby Moore, Beth Murphy, Melanie Peters, and Steven Walvig

Informal Education Is Lesson Plan STEM

Bridging the Gap With STEM

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Bridging the Gap With STEM

Connected Science Learning is a journal around which all science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) educators can gather. The National Scienc...

By Anthony (Bud) Rock, and David L. Evans

Middle School Elementary High School Informal Education STEM

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