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GK-12 in China:
Five GK-12 fellows and five
GK-12 middle school teachers
will spend a week working on
science inquiry with the
Jiangsu Institute of Education
and a local K-12 school. Each
fellow will undertake
collaborative research in a
Chinese university for at
least 2 weeks. Check out
blogs written by a teacher
and a staff member and read
a short synopsis of the trip.

This web site received the
NSF GK-12 Web Site
Award for Promoting and
Disseminating GK-12

at its annual meeting in
Washington, D.C. in
March 2008.


NSF GK-12 Regional Conference
November 7-8, 2008

Speaker at Conference

The 2008 NSF GK-12 Regional Conference was held at Purdue University's Beck Agricultural Center on Friday, November 7th and Saturday, November 8th. This page contains links to the agenda with additional links to the featured speakers and session topics. At the bottom of the page, there is also a link to the original conference web page.

Conference Presentation

Participating GK-12 programs:

IUPUI Urban Educators GK-12 Program, Indiana University/Purdue University Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN

GK-12 Graduate Fellows Program, Lousiana Tech University, Ruston, LA

Ecological Literacy in the K-12 Classrooms of Rural Michigan, Michigan State University/Kellogg Biological Station, Hickory Corners, MI

STEAM (Science and Technology Enrichment for Appalachian Middle-Schoolers, Ohio University, Athens, OH

The Indiana Interdisciplinary GK-12: Bringing Authentic Problem Solving in STEM to Rural Middle Schools, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

SIUC Heart GK-12, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL

Fellows in High School STEM Education: An Environmental Science Learning Community at the Land-Lake Ecosystem Interface, The University of Toledo/Lake Erie Center, Toledo, OH

Teaching Alaskans, Sharing Knowledge (TASK) GK-12 Program, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK

GK-12 Graduate Teaching Fellows in K-12, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL

Notre Dame extended Research Community (NDeRC), University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN

Click here for the agenda for Friday, November 7, 2008.

Click here for the agenda for Saturday, November 8, 2008.

Click here for more photos of the conference.

Click here for the press release for of the conference.

Click here for the original Conference Web Site.

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