NSF RFP for Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST)
TITLE: Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST)
NSF 12-597, replaces NSF 11-525
DUE: Letter of Intent (required) 20 September 2012
Full Proposal Deadline 13 November 2012
AWARD: : 15 to 20 awards, totaling $20M in FY132013.
SCOPE: ITEST supports the research and development of innovative models for engaging K-12 students in authentic experiences that build their capacity to participate in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) and information and communications technology (ICT) workforce of the future. ITEST projects must include students and may include teachers. The goals of the ITEST program are as follows:
– To develop, implement, study, and evaluate interventions that encourage K-12 students to develop interest in and to be prepared for careers in the STEM and ICT workforce of the future.
– To produce research findings that build knowledge about approaches, models, and interventions involving K-12-aged children and teachers that are most likely to increase the nation’s capacity and innovation in the STEM and ICT workforce of the future.
– To equip teachers with the resources to ensure that their students consider choosing and are prepared to enter the STEM and ICT workforce of the future.
No specific name given, but (703) 292-8628, email: [email protected]
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