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NARST announces the publication and release of the Journal of Research in Science Teaching’s special issue: “Science Teaching, Learning, Assessment with 21st Century, Cutting-edge Digital Ecologies.” The special issue will appear as the November issue of JRST (57n9). The Guest Editors invite reader criticism and comments, which may be submitted through the JRST ScholarOne Manuscript System portal between October 20 and December 20, 2020.
NARST members are encouraged to apply for one of fifteen (15) Jhumki Basu Scholar Awards. The corresponding stipend is offered to help defray expenses to participate in the 2021 NARST Annual International Conference (April 7-April 10, Orlando, FL, USA). View the full announcement for details. The application is available online and must be completed by Sunday November 1, 2020.
The NARST Fellows Program is an award program that honors and recognizes excellence in science education research and service. This program promotes and advances the NARST mission in science education, and the role of science education in the local and global community, by designating NARST members as Fellows. This program recognizes excellence in research and service that represents the full gamut of science education related work.
Submissions are now being accepted for the Sandra K. Abell Summer Research Institute for Doctoral Students. Sandra (Sandi) K. Abell, in whose memory the institute is named, was a University of Missouri professor of science education and was instrumental in conceptualizing, planning, and hosting the first Summer Research Institute.
NARST is pleased to announce the first of three virtual writing retreats for members of NARST. Dr. Felicia Moore Mensah, a co-editor of the Journal of Research in Science Teaching, will facilitate the first virtual writing retreat scheduled for September 30, 2020. Please register!