Learning & Teaching

STEM Parent & Teacher Symposium: How to Raise a STEM-Confident Daughter April 8

Join the conversation, ask the questions, and get hands-on with activities to help you think differently about what girls need from STEM. "How to Raise a STEM-Confident Daughter" is Apr. 8 at Colorado State.

How to Raise a STEM-Confident Daughter? Find Out April 8, 2017

Did you know that parents & teachers are a girl's Number #1 influence in her success and attitude toward STEM? Why do girls who do as well as or better than boys in STEM judge themselves to be inferior? How can you help when you yourself “don’t do” math and science? Learn how Apr. 8.

Young Engineers, Designers & Creatives Will Address Environmental Concerns

Fun is among the criteria for what works in education because my students tell me so. They tell their mothers, too, and the mothers say their daughters think a monthly or weekly Designathon is a good idea. Girls, here it is: 24 hours of Design Thinking begin Feb. 3 at 5 p.m. MST.

Three STEM Curriculum Outcomes for Parents, Teachers & Girls

"My favorite day of Pretty Brainy," writes Madeleine B., "was when we learned how to solder. . . . It probably will become a very useful skill if I pursue my dreams and become an aerospace engineer." Find out why Madeleine says soldering and helping others are the best ways to spend a Friday night.

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