Andy Zucker was a senior scientist at the Concord Consortium. Penny Noyce served on the Concord Consortium’s Board of Directors. Andy Zucker and Penny Noyce, both formerly associated with the Concord Consortium for many years, created a free one-week curriculum unit for grades 6-12 called Resisting Scientific Misinformation. The unit includes four short videos especially […]
The latest news from the Concord Consortium in fall 2016: data science education technology conference, middle grades students’ understanding of big math ideas, zoom in to data literacy, and more.
The March 2017 issue of The Science Teacher features “The future of energy: Having students compare the effects of different energy sources on the environment,” an article on the High-Adventure Science energy module by Amy Pallant, Sarah Pryputniewicz, and Hee-Sun Lee.
The Community College Journal of Research and Practice has published a new article by Paul Horwitz, Alina von Davier, John Chamberlain, Al Koon, Jessica Andrews, and Cynthia McIntyre in January 2017.
Concord Consortium senior scientist Charles Xie and his team’s Infrared Street View proposal has won the JUMP Competition for new ideas in saving energy in homes based on smartphone technologies.
A new article appears in the May issue of the Journal of Geoscience Education, featuring the Transforming Remotely Conducted Research through Ethnography, Education, and Rapidly Evolving Technologies (TREET) project. We describe eight undergraduate students’ experiences conducting ocean science research using telepresence, and lessons learned about the promise and challenges of using telepresence to engage undergraduate students in authentic research.
We’re thrilled to present five videos in the National Science Foundation STEM for All Video Showcase from May 17 to 23! We invite you to view the videos and join the conversation about the latest research in STEM and computer science teaching and learning. Please vote for our videos through Facebook, Twitter, or email!
We’re thrilled to be participating in Google Summer of Code (GSoC) for the fourth year running! Two international students will spend the summer coding for our open source projects, and through GSoC, they’ll earn stipends from Google, plus get a coveted GSoC t-shirt and certificate.
Two High-Adventure Science online curriculum lessons are now available on the National Geographic Education website. High-Adventure Science lessons explore questions such as “What is the future of Earth’s climate?” and “What are our energy choices?” and include interactive systems models and real-world data.
Join the Innovative Technology in Science Inquiry (ITSI) team on February 17 for an hour of stimulating chat on using ITSI models in science inquiry activities. Members of our Professional Learning Community will introduce you to model activities, answer your questions about using the ITSI tools and share updates on the new HTML5 format.