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Active Learning Week 2018

December 03, 2018

Active Learning Week 2018 was a great success! Thank you to the 134 STEM Faculty who took the Active Learning Week Pledge and joined our growing community of over 650 faculty and administrators who are committed to ensuring that their active learning classroom practices are culturally responsive – fully grounded in the lived experiences of students of all races/ethnicities, genders, sexual ... Read More

Funding Opportunity: Research Coordination Networks in Undergraduate Biology Education (NSF 18-510) image

Funding Opportunity: Research Coordination Networks in Undergraduate Biology Education (NSF 18-510)

October 29, 2018

Proposal deadline: January 22 2019. Informational webinars: • Noon ET, 9 November 2018 (Friday) • 4:00 p.m. ET, 13 November 2018 (Tuesday) Register for a webinar here. Connection information is on the registration page. The RCN-UBE program funds the creation of networks of researchers, educators, and other stakeholders that improve undergraduate biology. Among other things, awards can be used to ... Read More

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Join Active Learning Week! October 22 - 26, 2018

Active Learning Week was initiated in 2016 by the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy as a national effort to incorporate active teaching and learning strategies in STEM classrooms. As several of the original professional association partners in this effort, we invited STEM faculty and science teachers from more than 1400 secondary and postsecondary institutions to TAKE THE PLEDGE ... Read More

Call for Proposals: 5th Life Discovery – Doing Science Biology Education Conference (LDC) image

Call for Proposals: 5th Life Discovery – Doing Science Biology Education Conference (LDC)

September 19, 2018

Deadline for Proposals - September 30, 2018 Microbiomes to Ecosystems: Evolution and Biodiversity across Scale, Space, and Time Our knowledge about the Earth’s biodiversity across space, time, and scale is expanding rapidly. New tools, like remote sensing, are creating new data sources, while other tools, like digitization, are freeing traditional datasets from the cabinets and drawers of labs ... Read More