Focus on mathematics, including STEM, STEAM, and engineering-related topics.
Sep 16, 2019
The EF+Math Program
is focusing on improving the way students learn math. The effort, funded by NewSchools Venture Fund
, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
, and the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative
, aims to create strategies that develop students’ executive-function skills
and boost math outcomes
Jun 17, 2019
ASM Teacher Materials Camp
is a weeklong, idea-generating workshop
introducing teachers to methods that will make core math and science principles more enticing and relevant to their middle school and high school students. The materials topics
are motivators in any engineering, technology, or science course as students complete projects of personal worth to them.
May 15, 2019
The New York Hall of Science
(NYSCI) pioneered Design–Make–Play
, a novel approach to learning and engagement, drawing on deeper learning research and supporting the creation of learning experiences that develop critical thinking, knowledge integration, innovation, and creativity skills.
May 15, 2019
A new interactive national report
shows how states are performing based on 10 STEM benchmarks. The STEM Opportunity Index
, developed by the National Math and Science Initiative
, SRI International
, and 100Kin10
, looks at more than 100 public datasets and puts the results into an interactive map that compares how states are doing across 10 conditions, practices, and outcomes demonstrating STEM success rates.
Apr 15, 2019
The Association for Women in Mathematics
(AWM) has administered the NSF–AWM Travel Grant Program for Women
since 1988, supporting both travel to domestic or foreign research conferences and, more recently, longer-term visits with a mentor. The Mathematics Travel Grants
provide full or partial support for travel and subsistence for a meeting or conference in applicants’ fields of specialization, giving them a valuable opportunity to advance their research activities and their visibility in the research community.