|Climate Change Education|
This report is the summary of a workshop, convened by the National Research Council’s Board on Science Education and Board on Environmental Change and Society as part of its Climate Change Education Roundtable series, to explore approaches to the challenges that face state foresters, extension agents, private forestry consultants, and others involved with private family forestland owners on how to take climate change into consideration when making decisions about their forests. The workshop focused on how findings from the behavioral, social, and educational sciences can be used to help prepare for the impacts of climate change.
|Climate Change Education|
This report is the summary of a workshop hosted by the National Research Council’s Board on Science Education in March 2013 to explore issues associated with teaching climate change-related topics in business schools. This report discusses the role that business schools could play in preparing future corporate leaders for the challenges and opportunities that climate change poses.
|Literacy for Science: |
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 is seeking a Program Officer to develop and manage one or more of the the board's projects.
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New Director of BOSE
Heidi Schweingruber has been named the new director of the Board on Science Education (BOSE) at the National Research Council of the National Academies.
Dr. Schweingruber has been the deputy director of BOSE since 2008 and served as study director for many projects within the BOSE portfolio such as the NRC report A Framework for K-12 Science Education (2011) which was the first step in developing new standards for K-12 science education.
|The Importance of STEM Education|
At the 2014 White House Science Fair, held May 27, new steps to support science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education were announced as part of the president's Educate to Innovate campaign.
The Academies have produced dozens of expert reports on this topic, including a recent report that focused on integrating STEM disciplines in K-12 education and what would most likely lead to positive learning outcomes. Also important, STEM learning outside the classroom in informal and after-school settings is the subject of a June 3-4 workshop.
|Successful Out-of-School STEM Learning|
June 3-4, 2014
The workshop identified the impacts of informal and afterschool STEM learning experiences and explored how school and out-of-school environments can build upon and support one another.
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