SLECOP in Action

The STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice has been a key driver of meaningful and measurable gains in STEM across the world.

The STEM Learning Ecosystems have been the subject of numerous research articles. Read more here.

 

Learn more about the Ecosystems that make up the Community of Practice.

Learn about some of the work of STEM Learning Ecosystems. From initiatives focused on computer science to those that involve storytelling, STEM Ecosystems have been leading critical gains in STEM.

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Published articles and reports covering the STEM Learning Ecosystems Community of Practice.


Key Resources

Existing resources

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Effective Practices in Undergraduate STEM Educat...

Labov, J. B., Singer, S. R., George, M. D., Schweingruber, H. A., & Hilton, M. L. (2009). Effective practices in undergraduate STEM education part 1: examining the evidence. CBE—Life Sciences Educatio …

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Connecting Learning Opportunities in STEM Educat...

Morrison, J., & Fisher, W. P. (2018, August). Connecting learning opportunities in stem education: ecosystem collaborations across schools, museums, libraries, employers, and communities. In Journal o …

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STEM Learning Is Everywhere

Council, T. A., & National Research Council. (2014). STEM learning is everywhere: Summary of a convocation on building learning systems. National Academies Press.

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Thriving STEM Learning Ecosystems – for al...

Dierking, L., Falk, J. H., Shaby, N., & Staus, N. L. (2021). Thriving STEM learning ecosystems—for all. Connected Science Learning, 3(6).

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From Quality to Outcomes, A National Study of Af...

Allen, P. J., Chang, R., Gorrall, B. K., Waggenspack, L., Fukuda, E., Little, T. D., & Noam, G. G. (2019). From quality to outcomes: A national study of afterschool STEM programming. International Jou …

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How Cross-Sector Collaborations are Advancing ST...

Traphagen, K., & Traill, S. (2014). How cross-sector collaborations are advancing STEM learning. Los Altos, CA: Noyce Foundation.

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STEM learning ecosystems: Evaluation and assessm...

Allen, P. J., & Noam, G. G. (2016). STEM learning ecosystems: Evaluation and assessment findings. Belmont, MA: The PEAR Institute: Partnerships in Education and Resilience. Retrieved from http://steme …

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STEM Learning Ecosystems: Building from Theory T...

Allen, P. J., Brown, Z., & Noam, G. G. (2020). STEM learning Ecosystems: Building from theory toward a common evidence base. IJREE–International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 8(1), 15-16 …

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Assessing the Impacts of STEM Learning Ecosystem...

Traill, S., Traphagen, K., & Devaney, E. (2015). Assessing the impacts of STEM learning ecosystems: Logic model template & recommendations for next steps. Noyce Foundation.

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Caliper: Measuring Success STEM Learning Ecosyst...

Morrison, J., & Fisher Jr, W. P. (2021). Caliper: Measuring success in STEM learning ecosystems. Measurement: Sensors, 18, 100327.

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STEM Learning Ecosystems: Evaluation and Assessm...

Allen, P. J., Brown, Z., & Noam, G. G. (2020). STEM learning Ecosystems: Building from theory toward a common evidence base. IJREE–International Journal for Research on Extended Education, 8(1), 15-16 …

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Restoring America’s position as a world leader...

Morrison, J., Briggs, A.L., Gonzales, V.M.(2021). Restoring America’s Position as a World Leader in STEM. Policy Memorandum.

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