You Are Your Daughter’s Number #1 Influence in Science & Math
Pretty Brainy Supports You in Giving Her a Healthy Edge in STEAM Learning.
Picture your daughter writing a computer program or being excited about physics. Imagine her jumping into technical studies or wanting to change the world through design.
See her taking on the challenge of transitioning to college — with the confidence that she has what it takes to navigate any major.
How you see your daughter affects her now and tomorrow. Your perspective shapes her perspective on her success in science and math.
Girls Gain Experience When Science & Math Learning Respects Their Interests
Choose from Kits for Homeschoolers and Independent Learners.
Parents use Pretty Brainy to show girls how science, tech, engineering, art and math – or STEAM – is loaded with the creative, social, and design opportunities important to girls.
For girls in grades 6-9, The STEM of Fashion Design Student Entrepreneur Kit contains 20+ hours of activities that appeal to the importance girls place on doing good and doing science and math with a purpose.
• Includes 83-page Design Guide and learning tools.
• Appeals to the DIY interests of ‘tween and teen girls.
• Builds experience in critical thinking, problem-solving, math and science reasoning, attending to precision and detail, decision-making, creativity, and more.
• Supports both self-guided and facilitated instruction.
The Support You Need to Bring Relevant STEAM Learning to Your Community
We support you in connecting with your daughter’s school or other organization to bring Pretty Brainy to you.
Checklist for Success:
□ Ask questions and have conversations. Find out what teacher or coordinator —
Leads STEM or STEAM initiatives or
Would love to start a club or program for girls in STEM or STEAM.
□ Find out what administrator makes decisions for new activities and partnerships in her or his building.
□ Develop or rely on your relationship with the office manager or other gatekeeper to schedule a meeting with decision-makers to pitch your idea.
□ Know that getting in the door may require multiple points of communication. Here is an effective succession: Email. Telephone follow-up. Stop by the school to say hello and leave a card. Email follow-up.
□ Include in your message these points that Pretty Brainy is —
Calibrated to national standards for STEAM and STEM.
Authentic: students feel ownership for the learning and its outcomes.
Project-Based: hands-on and steeped in problem-solving with a real-world purpose.
Interdisciplinary, blending, for example, art and physics, environmental science and mathematics, consumer science and communications.
Rigorous, going beyond national standards for critical thinking and problem-solving while respecting girls’ perspectives on science and math.
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