NARST is a worldwide organization for improving science teaching and learning through research. Since its inception in 1928, NARST has promoted research in science education and the communication of knowledge generated by the research. The ultimate goal of NARST is to help all learners achieve science literacy.
NARST: National Association for Research in Science Teaching
The NARST Graduate Student Committee is hosting a webinar on “Presenting at Conferences and Publishing”. This is an opportunity to discuss with Drs. Lucy Avraamidou and Felicia Mensah Moore their experiences on presenting at conferences and publishing, as well as strategies that made those experiences better.
The Publication Advisory Committee (PAC) offers a total of nine scholarships to support attendance of classroom teachers or informal science educators at the NARST 2022 Annual Conference. The NARST classroom teacher/informal educator scholarships have been established to affirm NARST’s commitment to connecting research and practice of science education. The scholarships will financially support K-12 science teachers and informal science educators, who collaborate with NARST members on research projects, to participate in and present research papers at the NARST annual conference.
Extended Deadline October 29: The NARST Awards Committee is pleased to announce that we are now accepting nominations for the NARST 2022 Fellows Award. We encourage NARST members to apply for this award. Complete nomination packages are due October 1, 2021. Please see the full announcement for additional details.
Deadline October 22: NARST Graduate Student Committee will host the Fifth Annual Research Symposium during the 2022 NARST Annual Conference in Vancouver, BC. Please share the announcement to graduate students that you know are working on a research that they would like to present in our symposium We hope to see your applications!
From President Renee´ Schwartz: I am excited to announce a new NARST community engagement initiative: The NARST Presidential webinar series. Please join us on October 6 (12 PM EDT) for this inaugural webinar to discuss: Disrupting the image of who can be a scientist: What does inclusion look like? What should inclusion look like?
Dear NARST community: We are saddened to share that Emeritus Professor Peter Fensham passed away recently. An article about Peter was written by Dick Gunstone for a Special Issue of Cultural Studies of Science Education. It does a wonderful job of sharing wonderful memories of Peter and the work that he did. He will be sorely missed.
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