Volume 1, Issue 9
Introducing Youth to STEM Careers
Welcome to the ninth issue of Connected Science Learning! Having spent most of my career building connections and supporting collaboration in STEM (...
By Beth Murphy
In 2010 the American Association of University Women (AAUW) published Why So Few?, a research report that synthesized information on the dearth of w...
By Vickei Hrdina, Sue Bluestein, Erin Harwood, Pamela M. M. Jull, and Alexander G. Dimitrov
The Rutgers University 4-H STEM Ambassadors program is a collaborative partnership between New Jersey public schools in urban communities in Paterso...
By Janice McDonnell, Marissa Staffenova, Chad Ripberger, David Shernoff, Marycarmen Kunicki, Denise Bressler, and Christine Bean
Two years ago, Minnesota STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) leaders from across the corporate, education, and government sectors came...
By Amanda Svedarsky, and Jennifer Granner
High school capstone courses—culminating educational experiences for seniors as they conclude their formal high school education—have become inc...
By Elizabeth A. Radday, Katherine A. Shields, Joshua Cox, and David Bamat
Girls start off strong in math and science, participating and achieving at similar rates as boys, but lose interest and confidence in their skills a...
By Karen Peterson
To combat the well-researched and documented drop in interest and confidence in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) that girls tend to...
By Tamar McPherson, Stephanie Reilly, and Colleen Smith
By Marti Lindsey, Heather Ingram, and Bob Mittan
If you were walking down a hallway at Desert View High School in Tucson, Arizona, on an early morning last February, flying projectiles and excited ...
By Sara Kobilka, Shalane Simmons, and Michelle Higgins
Where can a middle school girl wield a chop saw or welder in one moment, and build her interpersonal and self-advocacy skills in the next? For 20 ye...
By Alison Lamagna