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A Conversation About Our Commitment to STEM ( STEM how to educate for America's future)

Blair Blackwell(Manager of Education and Corporate programs), Edie Fraser(CEO of STEMconnector), Ray Mellado(Chairman and CEO of Great Minds in STEM) and Dr. Cordelia Ontiveros(Associae Dean for Academic programs and student services, Cal poly pomona, college of engineering) those A panel of thought leaders discuss how collective efforts to improve STEM education will ensure American economic prosperity. and they says "A spirit of collaboration across organizations is producing significant achievements"View External Website

Region: N South Atlantic

Contributor: Jina Kim

Tags: MultiMedia/Virtual, STEM

2013 | By: Afterschool Matters

Afterschool Matters Spring 2013

The articles listed in this volume are: *Where It Gets Interesting: Competing Models of STEM Learning After School *How Wide Is A Squid Eye? Integrating Mathematics Into Public Library Programs for the Elementary Grades *Effective STEM Programs for Adolescent Girls: Three Approaches and Many Lessons Learned *Implementing Out-of-School Time STEM Resources: Best Practices from Public Television *Variations on a Theme: Characteristics of Out-of-School Time Science Programs Offered by Distinct Organization Types *Shifting Expectations: Bringing STEM to Scale Through Expanded Learning Systems *Getting Intentional About STEM Learning 182_ASM_Spring2013_full.pdf

Region: S South Atlantic

Contributor: Ta-Shana Taylor

Tags: Afterschool/Tutors, informal education, Program Model, Mathematics Instructional Strategies, STEM

2013 | By: Helena Scutt et al.

Research-Informed Practices for Inclusive STEM Classrooms: Strategies for Educators to Close the Gender Gap

ABSTRACT: The underrepresentation and attrition of women students in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields is a widely acknowledged, complex problem for which solutions will be multi-faceted. However, while a large body of research examines factors that influence girls and women's experiences in these fields, many STEM educators at the K-12 level may be unfamiliar with the most recent research on gender's relation to STEM classes. This paper aims to bridge research to practice by identifying strategies for educators as they work to capture students' interest in STEM and retain students who are already interested. Seven key practices for creating gender-inclusive STEM classrooms were identified through a comprehensive literature review of social science research in gender and education. This research indicates, moreover, that the benefits of most practices can be broadened to all STEM students. ASEE Conference: June 2013188_ASEE_2013_Scutt.pdf

Region: S South Atlantic

Contributor: Ta-Shana Taylor

Tags: Girl-friendly instructional strategies, Instructional Strategies, STEM

2013 | By: Gabriela A. Gonzalez

Hermanas Facebook Page

"Hermanas: DiseƱa Tu Futuro" is a STEM outreach program for under-represented middle and high school girls. Its mission is to increase the number of underrepresented female students choosing to go to college by inspiring them to pursue an education in a STEM field. This is a program originated by Intel Corporation in collaboration with the Maricopa Community College District and Portland Community College. Please join us on Facebook to learn more about this program and connect to valuable resources.View External Website

Region: N South Atlantic

Contributor: Gabriela A. Gonzalez

Tags: latinas, STEM, girls, engineering, Hispanic, latina, middle school, high school, outreach, K-12, education

2013 | By: Education Week

Education week SPOTLIGHT on STEM

The Education Week spotlight on STEM is a collection of articles in STEM education. You can find many resource of curriculum, programs, framework for educators and K-12 students. View External Website

Region: N South Atlantic

Contributor: Jina Kim

Tags: Website, STEM, Articles

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Science Central's Ms. Tech Camp

With support from a Girls RISEnet Minigrant, Science Central, a hands-on science center in northeast Indiana, partnered with the Boys and Girls Club of Fort Wayne and the Fort Wayne Urban League, as well as the general public, to host our first ...Read More

Privacy Policy | The Girls RISE (Raising Interest in Science and Engineering) National Museum Network is funded by Grant No. HRD-0937245 from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Human Resource Development, Research on Gender in Science and Engineering Extension Services (GSE/EXT) Program. Project collaborators include the Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science, the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC) and SECME, Inc. The project seeks to increase the capacity of science centers and museums to interest girls from underrepresented populations in the engineering sciences