Author Archives: CIRCL Admin

NSF CRII (Research Independence) Call

NSF Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE) Research Initiation Initiative (CRII) seeks to support independent research upon obtaining one’s first academic position after receipt of the PhD. Funds will be used to support untenured faculty or research scientists in their first three years in a primary academic position after the PhD, and allow the […]

Learning Positioning Systems (LPS) Launch & Webinar

April 25, 2017, 4-5 pm EST In this webinar, Digital Promise will unveil and discuss the new Learning Positioning Systems (LPS) tool that links research to practice to enhance opportunities for personalized learning and addresses learner variability. LPS is intended product developers and education practitioners. The LPS tool facilitates the connection among researchers, edtech product […]

Families Learning Across Boundaries (FamLAB) Spark Grants Program

The Joan Ganz Cooney Center (JGCC) at Sesame Workshop is pleased to announce the Families Learning Across Boundaries (FamLAB) Spark Grants Program. The goal of the grants program is to identify, support, and promote innovative approaches to help children and youth ages 3 through 12 learn more deeply across home, community, and school settings. With […]


3-5 pm ET, April 14, 2018 New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) in Queens is hosting a special session for AERA participants on April 14. NYSCI’s work is guided by an approach to learning called Design-Make-Play, which draws upon research on deeper learning that points to the importance of creating learning experiences that develop cognitive […]

NSF DCL: Growing Convergence Research

The NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Growing Convergence Research seeks to identify potential future research areas that go beyond NSF’s Big Ideas, require a convergence approach, cross internal and/or external organizational and disciplinary boundaries, and advance the progress of science as articulated in NSF’s mission. NSF encourages the submission of prospectuses to identify these new areas […]

Meet Andrés Henríquez

Andrés Henríquez is Vice President of STEM Learning in Communities at the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI), where he leads the Queens 2020 initiative, a partnership between NYSCI and the local community.

Ready to Learn Report

A new report from EDC and SRI International, explores parental involvement in children’s early science experiences. The report, What Parents Talk About When They Talk About Learning: A National Survey About Young Children and Science includes rich descriptions of parent experiences in their own words, a full set of findings, survey questions, data tables, key […]

Innovating Pedagogy 2017

The sixth in a series of annual reports on innovations in teaching, learning and assessment, Innovating Pedagogy 2017 includes some pedagogies that have an urgency about them. They are addressing problems of today’s world, where learners are faced with fake news, pseudo-science, ‘post truth’ and increasing tensions between some communities. This report is the result […]

EXP: Development of Human Language Technologies to Improve Disciplinary Writing and Learning through Self-Regulated Revising

8/01/2017-7/31/2020 PIs: Rebecca Hwa, Diane Litman, Amanda Godley University of Pittsburgh Award Details Writing and revising are essential parts of learning, yet many college students graduate without demonstrating improvement or mastery of academic writing. This project explores the feasibility of improving students’ academic writing through a revision environment that integrates natural language processing methods, best […]

Call for Papers: Computational Models Learning Systems and Educational Assessment 2018

The second annual Workshop on Computational Models Learning Systems and Educational Assessment (CMLA 2018), held in conjunction with CVPR 2018, provides an excellent platform for the sharing of knowledge and ideas across disciplines around building learning and assessment systems that facilitate the development of “21st-century” skills such as critical thinking, communication, problem-solving, persistence and collaboration. […]