Identifying and Supporting Productive STEM Programs in Out-of-School Settings This report provides guidance on how to evaluate and sustain STEM programs, and is a resource for local, state, and federal policy makers seeking to broaden access to multiple, high-quality STEM learning opportunities in their community.
Reaching Students: What Research Says about Effective Instruction in Undergraduate Science and Engineering
This 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.
Literacy for Science: Exploring the Intersection of the Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core for ELA Standards: A Workshop Summary
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.
Strengthening Research Experiences for Undergraduate STEM Students
BOSE 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.