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BOSE Recent Reports 

Reaching Students: What Research Says about Effective Instruction in Undergraduate Science and Engineering

Reaching Students coverLThis guide book is based on the 2012 NRC report Disciplline-Based Education Research. Written for undergraduate science and engineering instructors, it provides concrete examples and case studies illustrate how experienced instructors and leaders have applied evidence-based approaches to address student needs, encouraged the use of effective techniques. 

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Guide to Implementing the Next Generation Science Standards

Implementing NGSS LThis report offers guidance to district and school leaders and teachers on necessary steps for putting the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) into practice.

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Literacy for Science:
Exploring the Intersection of the Next Generation Science Standards and
Common Core for ELA Standards: A Workshop Summary

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Literacy for Science is the summary of a workshop convened by the Board on Science
Education in December 2013 to clarify how the literacy for science aspect of Common Core State Standards for ELA and the practices in Next Generation Science Standards complement each other and can be used improve practices in science and ELA classrooms.

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BOSE Upcoming Event

AERA 2015 Annual Meeting

Chicago LJoin BOSE in Chicago for discussions about several recent reports and a new study.

April 16 (2:15-3:45): How People Learn II: The Science and Practice of Learning—Symposium and Discussion Forum about the new study to revise and extend the 2000 report How People Learn: Brain, Mind, Experience, and School.  Hyatt West Tower - Gold Level, Regency D.  
April 17 (2:15-3:45): STEM Integration in K-12 Education: Status, Prospects, and an Agenda for Research.  Discussion about this recent report.  Hyatt West Tower - Gold Level, Toronto.

April 19 (10:35-12:05): Discussion about two recent reports, Literacy for Science: Exploring the Intersection of the Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core for ELA Standards and Guide to Implementing the Next Generation Science Standards. Hyatt East Tower Gold Level, Columbus D.

BOSE New Activities 

Strengthening Research Experiences for Undergraduate STEM Students

Science headBOSE is overseeing a committee to examine the benefits and costs of different models for engaging undergraduate STEM students in research. Based on a review of relevant literature the committee will identify best practices for designing and evaluating undergraduate research experiences and identify areas where further research is needed.

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