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  • How NSF honors America's educators
  • During Teacher Appreciation Week, the National Science Foundation highlights grants and scholarships that promote best teaching practices
  • Released Fri May 12 00:00:00 EDT 2017
For each class, students and teachers wore portable electroencephalogram (EEG) headsets while participating in class lessons.
  • Neuroscience outside the laboratory
  • New methods and technologies for understanding brain function can reveal insights about learning in real-world environments
  • Released Thu Apr 27 00:00:00 EDT 2017
Fishing boats ply the waters of Africa's Lake Victoria, site of the research study.
William McRaven
The National Science Foundation administers the PAEMST program.
Social scientist and ethnographer Matthew Desmond's research methods include living in the communities where he studies eviction.
Daryl Baldwin will lead an NSF-supported workshop to help endangered language communities.
Princeton research team
Creating a sense of belonging helps keep women in STEM -- but teachers might not realize that need.

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