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Strategic investments and coordination are needed for citizen science to reach its full potential.
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As science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) instruction begins to shift to a more active approach, how do we best collect and analyze data on how teachers and students spend their classroom time?
Support for nontraditional students, team-based quality control, and assessment design are critical.
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