We have a severe shortage of tech workers that’s growing geometrically. Today, women make up just 27% of people in STEM careers. How do we finally get girls fully engaged in STEM? Anne Jolly shares a series of questions and tips that can guide STEM teachers and school leaders.
Category: Girls & STEM
Now’s the time to empower middle grades girls with understanding of their own STEM skills, strengths, and potential. Anne Jolly recommends hands-on problem solving, teamwork, and critical thinking to pave the way for success in engineering, life sciences and more.
Girls are smart, creative, and talented – they have the right stuff for STEM careers. So where are they? It’s still a front-burner issue – the lack of women in STEM. Anne Jolly talks with several experts, including Chevron executive Blair Blackwell.
STEM studies aren’t keeping up with STEM career opportunities. The solution? More girls! Anne Jolly has six new ideas to boost female interest & participation.
Guest blogger Bill Ivey reflects on the prospects of girl-centered organizations to help address the gender gap in STEM career education.
Blogger and science educator Anne Jolly is issuing a MiddleWeb Alert! Here are six things teachers in the middle grades can do to promote STEM Girl Power.