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Learning Science Graduate Student Conference

The Learning Sciences Graduate Student Conference is a two-day forum for emerging voices in the Learning Sciences and related fields to share and develop their ideas. With the aim of expanding apprenticeship, conference attendees will have opportunities to foster a sense of community among graduate students and faculty across Learning Sciences programs and gain fresh […]

NSF 2026 Idea Machine

The NSF 2026 Idea Machine is a competition to help set the U.S. agenda for fundamental research in science and engineering. Participants can earn prizes and receive public recognition by suggesting the pressing research questions that need to be answered in the coming decade, the next set of Big Ideas for future investment by the […]


NSF Advanced Technological Education (ATE) invites proposals on the education of technicians for the high-technology fields that drive our nation’s economy. Proposed work should involve partnerships between academic institutions and industry to promote improvement in the education of science and engineering technicians at the undergraduate and secondary school levels. See the solicitation Proposals due October […]

NSF DCL: STEM Education for the Future

NSF invites proposals to solve educational challenges created by the technology revolution. Specifically, through a new DCL: STEM Education for the Future, NSF aims to support STEM educational research and development projects whose results can enable our country to: better prepare its scientific and technical workforce for the future; use technological innovations effectively for education; […]

Meet Claudia Mazziotti

Claudia Mazziotti received her PhD in 2017 from the Ruhr-Universität Bochum in Germany, working with Nikol Rummel on the development of a tutoring platform and the role of collaborative learning for productive failure.

NSF Funding for Maker Education Projects

Tuesday, May 22, 4-5 pm ET Join STELAR as we host NSF Program Officers for a webinar to share information about Maker initiatives and NSF funded work in the Maker field. Learn more and register NSF’s strategic fundamental research investments enabled many of the innovations underlying 3-D printing, computer-aided design, geometric modeling and computer-integrated systems. […]