[hackerspaces] US NSF Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) program

James Carlson james at schoolfactory.org
Mon Jul 9 22:09:36 CEST 2012

(raises hand)

On Monday, July 9, 2012, Jerry Isdale wrote:

> The US National Science Foundation (NSF) released a program solicitation
> that sounds like a great opportunity to get some Education $$ for
> hackerspace based life-long learning ...
> http://www.nsf.gov/funding/pgm_summ.jsp?pims_id=504793&org=EHR
> "The Advancing Informal STEM Learning (AISL) solicitation invites
> investigators to propose ideas, concepts, models, and other opportunities
> for learning and learning environments that will capture the creative and
> innovative potential of informal STEM learning for the future, and
> potentially forge new connections across all STEM learning communities.
> Leveraging new and emerging technologies, STEM learning can now be located
> and situated wherever the learner is and customized to meet the learner's
> educational needs. New interdisciplinary collaborations and partnerships
> for informal learning among academia, industry, and government can greatly
> advance our nation's goals to produce a scientifically and technologically
> literate population and workforce."
> Program categories range are:
> * Research (up to $1.5mil)
> * Pathways (up to $250k)
> * Full-Scale Dev (up to $2.5mil & 5 yrs)
> * Broad Implementation (up to $2.5mil and 5 yrs)
> Anyone want to collaborate on a response?
> Jerry Isdale
> isdale at gmail.com <javascript:;>
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