The STEM Education Policy Research Team is engaged in research and evaluation of federal and state level STEM investments with the goal of determining if there are positive impacts on student, teacher and other outcomes. Our current work includes partners such as the Department of Defense (Army), the Department of Labor, the National Science Teachers Association, and Indiana's GEAR UP Project (at Purdue University).
In this study, Carla Johnson, Janet Walton and Toni Sondergeld examine the enactment of formative assessment by administrator-selected master teachers in large, urban, public school districts in three regions of the United States.
When University of Cincinnati faculty were surveyed in 2011 and asked what they thought STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) was, only 57% could identify all parts of the acronym,...
The United States Department of Labor announced a new four-year $12 million grant today focused on creating cybersecurity apprenticeships to help fill a growing need for cybersecurity professionals.