We are looking for new Working Groups to fund!

The RIOS Institute invites proposals for Working Groups that will function as innovation sandboxes or think tank incubators. Accepted proposals will receive a $2000 budget. Participants will bring new ideas and address challenges as they develop a tangible product aligned with the RIOS mission. Proposals are due by October 17th 2022. Go here to submit your Working Group proposal.

For more information, see the full call here, or contact Dr.…

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We are excited to invite you to a new community of learning exploring Open Pedagogy in STEM.

Participants in this Learning Community will explore and discuss benefits, actionable strategies, and challenges to implementing Open Pedagogy, including socially-just pedagogical approaches. Pre-session work and session mini-workshops and discussions will focus on exploring Open pedagogy attributes where we create learning spaces that include (but not limited to): creating a community where all…

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We are excited to announce our second learning community for this Fall: Difficult dialogues of social inequities in STEM classrooms

We are inviting applications to participate in a 5-session Learning Community series led by Desiree Forsythe and Meg Jones in which participants will engage in discussions, short readings and mini-workshops to explore Difficult dialogues of social inequities in STEM classrooms. Instructors engaging students in diverse STEM content should possess the…

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For a Racially Just, Inclusive, and Open STEM Education

The RIOS Institute provides resources for STEM education and organization leaders to implement social justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion (SJEDI)-centered Open Education and Open Science pedagogy, materials, and resources. We work with and provide support for leaders to bring change to their communities and members of their organizations. Read more about Our Mission, and learn Who We Are!

As we work towards equity and justice in STEM Education, the RIOS Institute promotes collaboration among the network of leaders we serve. We offer two primary opportunities, Working Groups and Learning Communities.

Have an exciting idea? We are accepting proposals for new Working Groups! Proposals are due by Oct 17th. For details, see the full call here.


Join the group and follow us at @RIOSCommunity on Twitter to stay updated on all news and announcements as we launch RIOS together!