Below you can search a library of resources related to the major themes of the ITEST program. This library contains publications, newsletters, curricula, presentations, news items, and more. These resources will be useful to a variety of educators, policy-makers and researchers concerned with expanding the interests and skills of students and teachers in the fields of Science, Math, Engineering and Technology (STEM). Staff in the NSF ITEST Learning Resource Center (LRC) regularly add relevant resources. If you would like to suggest a resource, please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can sort the resources by any of the fields below. To search the STEM Education Instrument Database, please click here.
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News and Event
One of SUCCEED high school interns, Kelley Katzenmeyer from Riverside, led a team of kids at Shodor to put together a video entry to the "Voices of the South" contest, and she won first place with her video about the ITEST apprentices and interns at Shodor learning the skills to be computational scientists working on the National Science Digital Library.
See the winning video at ...02/16/2009 (All day)
On this webinar, ITEST project staff from across the U.S. showcased curriculum materials on topics ranging from video game development to ecology, which are designed for middle/high school teachers and students, and are available online at no charge. These curricula encourage and support innovative STEM learning and teaching and have been adapted through collaboration with partners, educators and students across the ITEST program.
Click on the website address to view the webinar...10/02/2008 - 10:07am
Effective Strategies for Working with Girls in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (Part 2)
Hosted by the National Girls Collaborative Project (NGCP)
Suzanne Reynolds-Alpert of the LRC facilitated and co-presented on this discussion of relevant research about working effectively with girls in STEM and highlighted two program models that are successfully integrating research-based strategies into their girl-serving STEM programs. Click the website link below, to view the archive of this webcast and read a summary publication.09/01/2008 - 12:04pm
Christina Gilmore from the Tech-Success ITEST project at the University of Oklahoma – Norman presented an overview of the ITEST program along with specific strategies from her ITEST project focused on young people with disabilities.09/01/2008 (All day)
Session: Lessons from NSF's ITEST Program: Innovative Technology Experiences for Students & Teachers
Facilitator: Tony Streit, Co-PI, ITEST Learning Resource Center at EDC ITEST program session for a national cross-section of program providers, researchers, and policy-makers in the growing movement for science and technology in out-of-school time. Conference sessions included research-based best practices, curriculum development and evaluation, with a particular focus on equity and...09/17/2008 (All day) - 09/19/2008 (All day)
In this first of a planned series of webcasts to connect ITEST project participants from across projects on topics of mutual interest, ITEST environmental science student and teacher project participants from Maine (CREST) and Massachusetts (Urban Ecology) showcased their work and discussed the impact participation in the ITEST program has had on their lives and on their view of their communities.07/01/2008 - 3:53pm
American Educational Research Association (AERA)
National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)
Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education (SITE)03/01/2008 - 10:21am
ITEST Learning Resource Center - National Science Teachers Association Presentation03/28/2008 - 10:00am
Listen to the recording from this 11/15/07 TA event by clicking the website link below, also view the attached ITEST IdeaBrief on this topic.11/15/2007 - 11:01am
ASU in the Community
Catherine Traywick, ASU in the Community feature writer
“We don’t have a lot of homegrown scientists, technologists, engineers, and mathematicians in the United States,” says Tirupalavanam Ganesh, assistant dean for information systems at ASU’s Mary Lou Fulton College of Education. “In order to grow our own, we need to open up avenues for everyone to come into these fields.”06/02/2008 (All day)
XTech at the California Exploratorium featured on ABC affiliate station KGO Television, click on the website link to view the video.07/11/2008 (All day)
Savannah Morning News
Amid its sea breezes, stately oaks and softly-treading deer, Ossabaw Island has seen an unusual amount of student activity this summer, a situation that will help bring this singular environment into classrooms across the state.
View the video: http://www.brightcove.tv/title.jsp?title=174718681308/01/2008 (All day)
University of Minnesota
OVPR (Office of the Vice President for Research)
U of M researchers find novel ways to engage students
...04/03/2008 (All day)
Middle school students immersed in computer programming at UNCW: Students immersed in programming summer lab
By Vicky Eckenrode, Staff Writer
...06/26/2008 (All day)
The Science Teacher
Thomas Speitel, Neil Scott and Sandy Gabrielli
The Invention Factory is a nontraditional youth-based, after-school program in Honolulu that teaches information technology and mechanics to teenagers through interactive, hands-on projects that improve human computer interaction for individuals with disabilities. Click on the attachment to read more.04/01/2007 (All day)