Teague's Tech Treks

Learning Technology and other Tech Observations by Dr. Helen Teague

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NSF STEM for All Showcase Goes Live May 14-21, 2018

For one week, starting Monday, May 14 -21, the STEM for All Showcase, highlighting various NSF-funded projects advancing STEM education, will be fully activated for engagement. This is a great way to see thinking in action and the interesting projects going on across the globe.
Check out our research team’s video May 14 – 21st… you may want to visit periodically, contribute to the comments and ask questions. The comments will only be active during this week.
IC4 STEM for All Video

Here is Information on the Research

Research on an International Network for STEM Media Making and Student-Led Participatory Teaching

How does collaborative STEM project-based learning change when the participating students represent fundamentally distinct cultures, countries, economic, and social backgrounds, and work together over synchronous and asynchronous internet settings?

Does the use of videoconferencing in such STEM project-based learning settings alter intersubjectivity or shared meaning in ways that might have broad social impact?

Differences in where people live and in our cultures factor deeply into social and economic fractures in US and global society. Can students working together across such boundaries experience virtual presence and shared meaning-making through project collaborations in ways that allow deeper appreciation of each other’s differences, and reduce such fractures?

Does such collaboration from the context and comfort of one’s own cultural settings helped to neutralize anxiety and distrust of others, and in ways that are promising for the next generation learning settings that will feature more abundant international collaboration at middle and secondary school levels?

Featuring students who collaborate with one another from sixteen sites in the US, Kenya, Finland, Namibia, Mexico, Iran, and India, the IC4 project explores the intersection of learning, culture, and collaboration. Supported by NSF’s AISL Program, the project provides an international, collaborative, and digital makerspace that explores these questions and seeks to understand how student learning changes when collaborating teams identify themselves as teachers seeking to help peers understand STEM topics.

NSF Awards: 1612824

IC4 Research Team


Also, check out other projects in the Showcase, at least two or three, and provide some comments to them. Dialogue and exchange adds to our awareness of innovations in our learning landscape.

 

 

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The 2017 STEM for All Video Showcase “Research & Design for Impact” is now live!

The 2017 STEM for All Video Showcase: “Research & Design for Impact”  is now live! Come view the videos, comment on those that interest you and vote for your favorites.

478 presenters and co-presenters have submitted 171 videos related to all areas of STEM teaching and learning. You can search for videos of interest or filter by keyword, intended audience, grade level, resource center, NSF program, organization and state. They cover a vast array of topics in STEM including broadening participation, workforce development, scientific argumentation, NGSS, citizen science, maker spaces, classroom curriculum innovations, apps and games, integration of computer science into STEM and computational thinking (to name but a few). http://videohall.com/p/942

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STEM for All Video Showcase Begins Monday, May 15, 2017

STEM for All Video Showcase starts Monday May 15!

At the STEM for All Video Showcase next week (May 15-22), more than 150 projects will showcase three-minute videos of their innovative work by gifted students and educators. Researchers, practitioners, administrators, policy makers and the general public are invited to view the videos and interact with the presenters online. Past showcases have drawn more than 20,000 participants. Please schedule a few minutes to click over to the STEM for All Video Showcase and learn, discuss, and connect!

Link: http://stemforall2017.videohall.com/

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Thank you NSF STEM For All Video Showcase

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See the Videos Now! NSF 2016 STEM for All Video Showcase Ends Tomorrow

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