Breaking Stereotypes in STEM Education

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Breaking Stereotypes in STEM Education

Most students don’t understand the influence that women (and especially women of color) had on the early development of computer technology and other science fields.  Hidden Figures (the movie) did a great job of shining light on the human computers who made the moon landing possible, but there are many other stories that need to be told.  Sharing stories about the men and women who have been historically overlooked can help students overcome the stereotypes about who can and should work in the STEM fields.  Sheena Vaidyanathan has a great column about how to incorporate these untold stories in the classroom and resources to find more.

By | 2017-04-06T16:18:01+00:00 April 6th, 2017|ePortal|0 Comments

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