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Science teachers favor males in class, study finds

Two Illinois researchers found a way to gauge high school students’ thoughts and feelings at precise moments during science class—and in doing so uncovered some alarming differences between the way male and female students experience instruction. Perhaps most strikingly, they

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Women@NASA

This website includes a collection of 64 videos and essays from women across the agency who contribute to NASA’s mission in many different ways. The stories illuminate the vibrant community of dedicated women employees who play a vital role at

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Better Kid Care’s On Demand Distance Education

This online system provides professional development anytime you are ready to learn. Get started using On Demand with a video tutorial, review the lesson listing and read frequently asked questions. More

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Williams Valley’s afterschool program chosen to represent Pennsylvania as a featured STEM program

It was announced March 13 that Williams Valley’s afterschool program was chosen to represent Pennsylvania as a featured science, technology, engineering and mathematics program in a “virtual showcase” sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education. More

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Presentation proposals for S.T.E.A.M Conference: Engineering New Heights

May 31, 2014; Glenside, Pa. Deadline: April 7, 2014 Professional Development Dimensions seeks to develop a network of diverse stakeholders from post-secondary institutions, schools, OST programs, community-based organizations, business and industry to advance the knowledge and understanding of the important

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U.S. Department of Energy

The United States Department of Energy is actively working to address the shortage of females engaged in STEM in the United States through its Women @ Energy initiative, showcasing employees by sharing their stories of how they are changing the

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Earth Day April 22, 2014

This year’s theme, “The Green Cities Campaign,” is a call to action for investing in efficiency and renewable energy and rebuilding our cities and towns to solve the climate crisis. Learn more about how to get involved and explore their

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Black Engineers introduce students to STEM

The University of Pittsburgh and Penn State University’s National Society of Black Engineers Chapters held a Science Technology Engineering and Math Fair in February titled “A Walk for Education.” The STEM Fair was held on the campus of the University

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Girls Can Build – Girls Can Do Anything!

Sign up to WIN a set of Girls Can Build bricks with curriculum for Grades K-2 and 3-5, curriculum designed specifically for girls to get them excited about building The PCS Edventures BrickLab is used to promote hands-on learning and

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Sparking Interest in STEM

Interacting with youth during STEM Spark interest in your planned learning experiences by presenting the activity through a challenge, prompt, modeling or provocative questioning. Learn tried and true strategies for increasing youths’ interest, wonder and excitement in ways that make

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